PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti's interim President Jocelerme Privert defended a government-coordinated storm relief effort on Friday, saying aid had reached some 2 million victims of Hurricane Matthew, amid anger about uneven distribution of food and other materials.
SYDNEY Thousands of Fijians sheltered in evacuation centers and tents on Tuesday as heavy rain and floods cut roads, covered sugarcane fields and caused landslides, said the South Pacific nation's disaster office.
SAN JOSE Tropical storm Otto killed at least nine people and forced thousands to evacuate when it battered Nicaragua and Costa Rica with hurricane-force winds and torrential rains, before moving out into the Pacific Ocean. | Video
BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua Tropical storm Otto moved out to sea on Friday after battering Nicaragua and Costa Rica with hurricane-force winds and torrential rains, killing at least three people and forcing thousands to evacuate.
SAN JOSE Hurricane Otto has caused an unknown number of deaths since hitting Central America, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis said late on Thursday.
Otto, formerly a hurricane, weakened into a tropical storm over northwestern Costa Rica, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest alert late on Thursday.
Otto, the seventh hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic season, regained hurricane strength and is located about 180 miles (285 km) east-southeast of Bluefields, Nicaragua, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said on Wednesday. | Video
Tropical storm Otto was forecast to become a hurricane again on Thursday before weakening over central America after landfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.
Storm Otto became a hurricane off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua on Tuesday, the U.S.-based National Hurricane Center said, with additional strengthening expected over the next couple of days.
Tropical storm Otto, located about 335 miles (545 km) east-southeast of Bluefields, Nicaragua, is now near hurricane strength, the U.S.-based National Hurricane Center said in its latest update on Tuesday.
Tropical depression 16 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Otto east of Nicaragua over the Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.
A broad low pressure system over the southwestern Caribbean Sea has a 20 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical storm over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.
JEREMIE, Haiti Haiti had been hit so hard by Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, that people considered themselves lucky to be alive.
WASHINGTON Hurricane Matthew washed away at least 162 miles (261 km) of U.S. Atlantic sand dunes this month, less than predicted for the powerful storm, a government agency said on Monday.
JEREMIE, HAITI The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed.
An area of low pressure about 450 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has a 40 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE The scale of a cholera outbreak in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew may be underreported because remote areas are cut off, a United Nations official in charge of controlling the disease said on Tuesday, adding protests over slow aid made the problem worse.
A broad area of low pressure located near the southeastern Bahamas has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.
Nicole, previously a Category 1 hurricane, weakened into a tropical storm east of Newfoundland, the National Hurricane Center said late Monday.
LES CAYES Haitians desperate for relief from hunger and sickness in the wake of Hurricane Matthew looted United Nations trucks on Saturday during a short visit to a hard-hit port town by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who promised more aid. | Video