Natural Disasters

Hurricane Ana stays well south of Hawaii

- Hurricane Ana stayed on a slow course south of Hawaii on Sunday, well off shore but spinning off threats of heavy rains, strong winds and high surf to the Pacific archipelago, the National Weather Service said.

Hurricane Gonzalo speeds across far north Atlantic

HAMILTON Bermuda - Hurricane Gonzalo was speeding across the cold waters of the far north Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, meteorologists said, leaving Bermuda to clean up from a direct hit of howling winds and driving rain.

Environment, 19 Oct 2014

Bermuda fares better than expected after hurricane's direct hit

HAMILTON Bermuda - Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda Friday night into Saturday morning, pummeling the tiny island chain with rain and howling winds that downed trees and knocked out power but spared it catastrophic damage or death.

World, Environment, 18 Oct 2014

Hurricane Ana, brushing past Hawaii, to bring strong rain, surf

- A hurricane churning past Hawaii on Saturday pummeled the Pacific archipelago with heavy rain, strong gusts and dangerous surf but was skirting the islands without making a direct hit, the National Weather Service said.

U.S., Environment, 18 Oct 2014

Bermuda fares better than expected from hurricane's direct hit

HAMILTON Bermuda - Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda Friday night into Saturday morning, pummeling the tiny island chain with rain and howling winds that downed trees and knocked out power but spared it catastrophic damage or death.

World, Environment 18 Oct 2014

Hurricane Gonzalo scores bull's eye hit on Bermuda

HAMILTON Bermuda - Hurricane Gonzalo slammed into Bermuda on Friday, knocking out most of the electricity as it lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with pounding surf, torrential rain and howling wind, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

Environment, U.S., 18 Oct 2014

Eye of weakening Hurricane Gonzalo smashes into Bermuda

HAMILTON Bermuda - The eyewall of Hurricane Gonzalo made a direct hit on Bermuda on Friday evening pounding the Bermuda coast with high waves, driving rain and gusting winds, becoming the strongest storm to hit the tiny Atlantic island chain in a decade, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. | Video

U.S., Environment, 17 Oct 2014

Ana strengthens into hurricane but may miss Hawaiian Islands

- Tropical Storm Ana, swirling in the central Pacific Ocean, was upgraded to hurricane status on Friday but forecasters said they now believe the storm will drift some 100 miles to the south and miss the Hawaiian Islands.

Environment, 17 Oct 2014

Japan's volcanoes made more jittery by 2011 quake, expert says

TOKYO - Japan's massive 2011 earthquake may trigger more, and larger, volcanic eruptions over the next few decades, perhaps even that of Mount Fuji - but predicting them remains close to impossible, a volcano expert said on Friday. | Video

Environment, Japan, 17 Oct 2014

Tropical Storm Ana churns toward Hawaii, could become hurricane

- Tropical Storm Ana churned across the central Pacific and remained on track to hit Hawaii by Friday, forecasters said, in what could be the island's first hurricane in more than two decades.

Environment, 17 Oct 2014