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Haitian president defends aid effort as anger mounts

Nov 04 2016
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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.

Storm Arlene weakens into a post-tropical cyclone: NHC

Apr 21 2017

Tropical storm Arlene has weakened into a post-tropical cyclone in the North Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.

Tropical Storm Arlene forms in the North Atlantic

Apr 20 2017

Tropical Depression One has strengthened into Tropical Storm Arlene in the North Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.

Tropical depression one forms west of Azores: NHC

Apr 20 2017

Subtropical depression one has transitioned into a tropical depression and is expected to dissipate Thursday night or Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Thursday.

NHC says subtropical depression one seen dissipating by Thursday

Apr 19 2017

Subtropical cyclone one, about 830 miles (1,335 kilometers) west-southwest of the Azores, is expected to dissipate by Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Wednesday.

Subtropical depression one forms over north central Atlantic: NHC

Apr 19 2017

A subtropical depression has formed over the north central Atlantic and is located about 890 miles (1,435 kilometers) westsouthwest of the Azores, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

NHC says 70 percent chance of cyclone formation over central Atlantic

Apr 19 2017

A non-tropical low pressure system located over the central Atlantic a little more than 700 miles southwest of the Azores could strengthen into a cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

NHC says 50 percent chance of cyclone over central Atlantic

Apr 19 2017

A subtropical cyclone could emerge in the next 48 hours over the central Atlantic, as a low pressure system 700 miles (1,127 km) southwest of the Azores has a 50 percent chance to strengthen, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

NHC says 30 percent chance of cyclone over central Atlantic

Apr 17 2017

A non-tropical low pressure system located over the central Atlantic about midway between Bermuda and the Azores Islands has a 30 percent chance of strengthening into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.

Thousands of Fijians shelter in evacuation centers from floods, landslides

Dec 20 2016

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.

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Storm Otto kills nine in Costa Rica, moves out to Pacific

Nov 26 2016

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

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Storm Otto moves out to sea after slamming Nicaragua, Costa Rica

Nov 25 2016

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.

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Hurricane Otto causes deaths in Costa Rica, number unknown: president

Nov 25 2016

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.

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Otto weakens into tropical storm over Costa Rica: NHC

Nov 24 2016

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.

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Otto strengthens to hurricane again: NHC

Nov 24 2016

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

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Otto forecast to become hurricane again: NHC

Nov 23 2016

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.

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Storm Otto becomes hurricane off Nicaragua's Caribbean coast

Nov 22 2016

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.

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Tropical storm Otto near hurricane strength off Nicaragua

Nov 22 2016

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.

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Tropical Storm Otto forms over Atlantic: NHC

Nov 21 2016

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.

NHC says 20 percent chance of storm over southwestern Caribbean Sea

Nov 15 2016

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.

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Living in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Nov 10 2016

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.