Tragedy repeats itself in Haiti

Aid is now a priority in the Caribbean nation, but everyone here wants to be sure not to repeat mistakes of the past.


Horrors left by Hurricane Matthew become clear in Haiti

Fears of cholera outbreak and food shortages as Caribbean nation's crops are wiped out by Hurricane Matthew.


Hurricane Matthew hammers Haiti, headed towards US

The powerful hurricane lashes the Caribbean leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti, where at least 22 people killed.


Hurricane Matthew storms towards Haiti and Jamaica

Packing winds of 240km/h, Category 4 hurricane threatens the Caribbean nations with Guantanamo Bay evacuation under way.


Hurricane Matthew strengthens rapidly

Category 4-5 Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba


Baja California takes direct hit from Hurricane Newton

First Baja, then the Sonoran Desert, next Arizona ... Hurricane Newton brings minor damage but lots of rain.


Hurricane Hermine makes landfall in northern Florida

Hermine, the first hurricane to hit Florida since 2005, brings flooding and destructive winds to the state's "Big Bend".


Hawaii braces for two powerful storms

President Obama visits Hawaii as Tropical Storm Madeline passes by and Hurricane Lester threatens to visit too.


A unique event in tropical storm history

Never before have we witnessed two concurrent named January storms; one in the Atlantic and one in the Pacific.


Extraordinary rain hits Texas with more to come

Half-metre of rainfall in Texas is just the start as Hurricane Patricia's moisture adds to the mix.


Hurricane Patricia breaks several records

The most destructive force brought by Hurricane Patricia is likely to be the storm surge, but floods will follow inland.

Poverty & Development

Obama praises New Orleans' post-Katrina recovery

Ten years after hurricane hit Gulf Coast, US president holds out residents of city as symbol of renewal and resilience.


The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo slam the UK

After battering Bermuda, the storm is now turning its attention to the British Isles.


Hurricane Gonzalo batters Bermuda

Storm packing winds of 175km per hour is strongest to make a direct hit on the island in a decade.


Hurricane Gonzalo batters the Caribbean

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands feel the full force of the storm.