The Dutch ministry of defense released aerial footage on September 7 showing Hurricane Irma’s path of destruction across the Dutch Caribbean island enclave of Sint Maarten. According to reports, at least 11 people had been confirmed dead by the morning of September 7.
Aerial view of St. Maarten destruction from Irma
Hurricane Maria lashes Guadeloupe's airport
Swells from Hurricane Jose wash over Outer Banks road
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Hurricane Maria blasts Caribbean island of Guadeloupe
Hurricane Maria heading toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
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Waves build as Hurricane Jose passes near Outer Banks
Swimmer takes on Hurricane Irma waves at Myrtle Beach
Hurricane Maria gains strength
Residents survey damage on Big Pine Key following Hurricane Irma
Residents return to Summerland Key after Hurricane Irma
Officials in Guadeloupe said the French island would probably experience heavy flooding on Tuesday, as Hurricane Maria threatened Caribbean islands already ravaged by Hurricane Irma. Video emerged from the airport in Pointe-à-Pitre showing high winds from the monster storm's approach.
The rough surf and swells generated by Hurricane Jose caused flooding and the closure of NC-12 in the Outer Banks, North Carolina, on Tuesday, September 19. The Department of Transportation said it had closed the road in the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge because of the high tide washing over the road. There were at least two areas along the road affected by the tide, a news report said.
Mayor Jennifer Roberts and Charlotte City Council may be ending a long-standing tradition of starting its meetings with a prayer. On Monday, Roberts told the audience that they had been in a meeting with attorneys to discuss several recent court cases and the separation of church and state before the meeting. Then, instead of starting with the typical prayer that rotates between council members, City Council went straight into the Pledge of Allegiance.
Hurricane Maria has regained Category 5 strength overnight into Tuesday. Officials in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe said the French island near Dominica probably would experience heavy flooding and warned that many communities could be submerged. The storm was located early Tuesday about 65 miles west-southwest of Guadeloupe.
Hurricane Jose stirred up heavy swell and strong waves as it passed 200 miles east of the Outer Banks, North Carolina, on September 18. This footage, taken around mile marker 4 in the Outer Banks’ Kitty Hawk, shows the weather by the beach.
Danielle VanHoven arrives at her father's devastated home in Big Pine Key on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Residents were allowed to return to their homes today a week after Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys.
Joann and Joe Ferrero return to their home in Summerland Key on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, the first day residents were allowed back in following Hurricane Irma. Their home, a trailer that had survived for 65 years, was completely destroyed by the storm.
One year after the Scott shooting, The Observer examines Charlotte City Council's three promises to address the underlying cause of the unrest. The first was to review and implement recommendations on police practices to improve trust and accountability with CMPD. The second was to create 5,000 new workforce and affordable housing units over the next three years. The third was to invest one million dollars in a new Workforce Development Program to help people with barriers to employment find good-paying jobs.