Hurricane Irene

'A Serious And Dangerous Storm'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

New York City is in lockdown as the American east coast braces itself for mega-storm Hurricane Sandy. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered the evacu...

Why you Should Take Cover From Katia - and There's Another Storm on the Way

Clare Nasir | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK
Clare Nasir

Should us weather obsessed Brits be worried? Well yes, to be honest. This ex-hurricane is potent and currently blowing gusts of 60-70mph over Scotland and North Wales, stronger winds have been measured over exposed hills.

Want a Gentle Hurricane? Move to Australia

Ben Wakeling | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Ben Wakeling

What may be less well-known is that each region of the world has their own list of names for hurricanes and tropical storms which crop up in that area; and it's interesting to see how the names chosen reflect the cultures of the areas in which they fall.

Britons In US Brace For Hurricane Irene

Ned Simons | Posted 27.10.2011 | UK

Hurricane Irene hit the United States on Saturday, battering the Eastern Seaboard with winds as strong as 115 mph. But while around two million peo...

Irene Becomes First Atlantic Hurricane Of 2011, Florida Threatened | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK