Tag Archives: Disaster/Accident

10Sep/17

Social media video shows early storm surge in Florida’s Key West

KEY WEST, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 9, 2017) (LOGAN BULLINS VIA INSTAGRAM) – Social media video posted on Instagram showed the early storm surge in Florida’s Key West as Hurricane Irma headed towards Florida on Saturday (September 9). Continue reading

10Sep/17

The calm before the storm in Miami

MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 09, 2017) (REUTERS) – Hurricane Irma turned its fury toward the Florida Keys on Saturday (September 9)as it completed a destructive march along Cuba’s northern coast and set off an 11th hour scramble for safety by Americans who may have ignored earlier warnings to evacuate. Continue reading

09Sep/17

Flying into the eye of Hurricane Irma with U.S. ‘Hurricane Hunters’

BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – The sky darkened, lightening flashed and a jolt of turbulence shook the cabin of the hulking Air Force turbo-prop aircraft as it plied its way toward the eye of Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded. Continue reading

08Sep/17

Tsunami confirmed in Mexico, waves as high as 3.3 ft – Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

INTERNET (SEPTEMBER 7, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – An earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday (September 7), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least five people, triggering small tsunami waves and damaging some buildings. Continue reading

08Sep/17

Awaiting Irma in the Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS (SEPTEMBER 07) (REUTERS) – Residents in the Bahamas were bracing for Irma which raged offshore vulnerable Haiti on Thursday (September 7) after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at the Turks and Caicos islands and Florida. Continue reading

08Sep/17

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach braces for Irma

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 07, 2017) (NBC) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida was boarded up on Thursday (September 7) bracing for Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in half a century which resulted in hurricane and storm surge warnings for south Florida and the Florida Keys. Continue reading

06Sep/17

Hurricane Irma threatens Antigua with “potentially catastrophic” force

ST. JOHN ANTIGUA (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (ANTIGUA OBSERVER) – The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Irma, which it upgraded to a “potentially catastrophic” Category 5 storm, was about 130 miles (210 km) east of Antigua on Tuesday (September 5) afternoon. Continue reading