Hurricane Irma

Dominica 'Has Lost All That Money Can Buy' After Being Devastated By Hurricane Maria

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

Dominica has “lost all that money can buy”, the country’s prime minister has said after the nation was hit by Hurricane Maria. Roosevelt Skerrit...

7 Stories You May Have Missed Because Of Friday's Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.09.2017 | UK

1) 100 Rampaging Prisoners Freed By Hurricane Irma Captured More than 100 criminals who escaped from a prison in the British Virgin Islands after Hurr...

Helping The BVI In Times Of Need

Giles Cadman | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK
Giles Cadman

The British Virgin Islands have been absolutely devastated in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Almost all houses have been destroyed, there is no food, no water and no electricity. Right now, it's crucial that people, especially children, stuck in the BVI get off the islands for the sake of health, safety, and security. Sadly, the location is currently unlivable... My severe disappointment in the UK Government's response to this disaster was only overcome by the extreme altruism and genuine concern for human life and dignity that I've witnessed from all those who care about the BVI and the people in it.

Chainsaw Toting Nun Tears Up Trees Felled By Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma it’s all hands on deck as the cleanup efforts begin. And this chainsaw-toting nun was no exc...

NASA Reveals How Hurricane Irma Completely Transformed These Caribbean Islands

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

Hurricane Irma has been making headlines as the storm moved north from the Caribbean towards mainland USA last week, leaving behind a trail of destruc...

Boris To Visit Caribbean As Brit Reveals They Relied On French To Escape Hurricane Irma Aftermath

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK

Boris Johnson is to fly to the Caribbean to see firsthand the destruction Hurricane Irma wrought, after the Government was widely condemned for failin...

Pope Francis On Climate Change Denial: ‘Man Is Stupid’

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK

Climate change denials amid catastrophic hurricanes are a reminder that humans are not a particularly smart species, Pope Francis said on Sunday while...

This Sign Language Interpreter Is Managing To Bring People Some Joy In The Mayhem Of Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK

A sign language interpreter stole the show at a Hurricane Irma conference while translating Florida Governor Rick Scott’s message about evacuation. ...

8 Batsh*t Crazy Moments TV Reporters Risked Their Lives To Report On Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK

Hurricane Irma has brought devastation to Florida, with streets flooded, homes and businesses out of power, and trees uprooted by high winds which pea...

These Dramatic Videos Show Florida Being Battered By Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.09.2017 | UK

Dramatic videos have emerged of the devastating impact being wrought in Florida by Hurricane Irma as it flooded streets and knocked out power to milli...

Police Warn People Not To Shoot At Hurricane Irma After Facebook Joke Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.09.2017 | UK

Florida police have warned people not to fire guns at Hurricane Irma after a joke on Facebook spiralled out of control. Ryon Edwards, who created the ...

Everything We Know As Hurricane Irma Batters Florida

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK

Summary: Hurricane Irma hits Florida Keys on Sunday Hurricane upgraded to a Category 4 storm, with winds of 130 miles per hour recorded, but later ...

Shocking Video Shows Bahamas Beach Sucked Dry Of Water Because Of Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.09.2017 | UK

Beaches in the Bahamas have been completely drained of water because of the sheer force of Hurricane Irma. In a shocking video shared online, the powe...

Second Hurricane Threatens The Caribbean As Irma Batters Cuba On Its Deadly Path To Florida

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK

Hurricane Irma has ravaged Cuba with tree-bending winds, lashing rain and huge waves on its deadly path to the US, while a second hurricane threatens ...

Boris Johnson And Priti Patel Blasted Over Response To Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK Politics

Ministers are under pressure to explain the UK Government’s response to Hurricane Irma and their “apparent lack of forward-thinking”. Two chair...

Caribbean Airport Famous With Thrill-Seeking Tourists Pounded By Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

A world famous airport where Caribbean beach-goers could watch planes taking off and landing has been seriously damaged by Hurricane Irma. Princess Ju...

Climate Change Denier Who Mocked Hurricane Irma Has To Evacuate To Escape It

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

A climate change denier, who mocked the threat of Hurricane Irma, has had to evacuate his Florida home to get out of its way. Right-wing radio show ho...

Hurricane Irma's Destruction Of British Virgin Islands Revealed In Devastating Images

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

A chef stranded on the British Virgin Island of Tortola has spoken of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma. Much of the British Overseas Territor...

Alan Duncan, Who Criticised Caroline Lucas Over Hurricane Climate Change Comments, Has Links To Oil Industry

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Politics

A minister who criticised Caroline Lucas for raising climate change during a statement on Hurricane Irma has links to the oil industry. Alan Duncan t...

Teenage Pro-Surfer Killed Surfing Waves Caused By Hurricane Irma

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

A teenage professional surfer has been killed after surfing waves created by Hurricane Irma. Zander Venezia, of Bridgetown, Barbados, was surfing on t...

Rescue Animals Saved From Euthanasia And Evacuated From Storm-Hit Houston After Hurricane Harvey

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

Around 80 orphan dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters in storm-hit Houston have been saved from euthanasia and flown to new lives in California fol...

Deadly Hurricane Irma Will 'Devastate' Parts Of The US As It Powers In From The Caribbean

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

Hurricane Irma leaves at least 21 people dead as it thrashes the Caribbean The hurricane - the strongest ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean - has ba...

Worried Families Face News Black-Out After British Virgin Islands Devastation

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK

A British woman whose husband remains on one of the British Virgin Islands battered by Hurricane Irma and 185mph winds has spoken of how people are fa...

UK's Slow Response To Hurricane Irma Labelled 'Pathetic' As Military Sent To Help British Citizens

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK

The UK Government is facing withering criticism that it has been too slow to help British overseas territories devastated by Hurricane Irma as it anno...

There's A Petition To Rename Hurricane Irma To Hurricane Ivanka

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK

A petition to rename Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Ivanka has taken the internet by storm. The social networking site Care2 created a petition calling o...