United States

Tropical Storm Florence 'to batter US for days'

Mother and child among five fatalities as storm sweeps through eastern US states, bringing with it heavy rain and gusts.

Tropical Storm Florence to batter US for days, officials warn

Hurricane

Hurricane Florence edges closer with life-threatening storm surge

Outer edges of Florence, now Category 1 storm, reach North Carolina with centre of hurricane expected to hit on Friday.

Hurricane Florence edges closer with life-threatening storm surge

US & Canada

Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

Around 5.4 million people were issued storm warnings on the US East coast as Hurricane Florence builds in the Atlantic.

Weather

1 million told to evacuate as hurricane nears US coast

The Category 4 storm, declared 'very dangerous', set to make landfall in North or South Carolina states on Thursday.

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

Weather

This week's weather in pictures

A recap of the flooding caused by tropical cyclones and the scorching summer heat.

This week's weather in pictures

Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 in Puerto Rico: study

Government-commissioned independent study finds that 2,975 deaths in the six months after Marie resulted from storm.

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 in Puerto Rico: study

Weather

Hurricane Lane set to go down in Hawaii's record books

Once a category-5 hurricane, Lane brought incredible amounts of rain to Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane Lane set to go down in Hawaii's record books

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico acknowledges Hurricane Maria likely killed hundreds

Government quietly recognises estimate, but says official death toll of 64 won't updated until new study is released.

Puerto Rico acknowledges Hurricane Maria likely killed hundreds

Weather

Dominican Republic hit by an 'easterly wave'

Africa builds them. The Atlantic winds them up. Some of them become hurricanes.

Dominican Republic hit by an 'easterly wave'

Fault Lines

Puerto Rico: Shelter After the Storm

Why are some of Puerto Rico's poorest residents being denied federal aid to rebuild their homes after Hurricane Maria?

UpFront

Did Donald Trump abandon Puerto Rico?

We ask San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz about Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery, Trump, and statehood.

Did Donald Trump abandon Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico crisis ongoing months after Hurricane Maria

Affects of deadly hurricane still being felt as critics take Trump administration to task for failing reconstruction.

Puerto Rico crisis ongoing months after Hurricane Maria

Fault Lines

Houston after Hurricane Harvey

Is an equitable recovery possible for Houston, or has the storm deepened the city's social and economic divide?

Hurricane

Houston residents celebrate Astros World Series 2017 victory

The Houston Astros have won their first World Series championship in the team's 55-year history. The baseball glory comes as a boost to morale for the Texan city still recovering from the weeks of flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane

One month on, Florida struggles after Hurricane Irma

It has been one month since Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys as a Category Four storm. The chain of islands sustained substantial damage - almost a quarter of all homes were destroyed.