Hurricane Irma

China's first global Recovery Aid Rebuilds Over 250 Barbuda Roofs After Hurricane Irma

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Latin America

FEMA: We Were Unprepared for Hurricane Maria

FEMA admitted in a report released Thursday that it wasn’t adequately prepared for the devastation Hurricane Maria would cause to Puerto Rico. The …

Hurricane Maria

Legoland: Pirate ship returns to park's water show

<b>WINTER PARK, Fla.</b> -- The ship used in the pirate-themed water ski show at Legoland Florida has returned after a nearly 10-month absence.<p><b>Brickbeard's</b> …


Florida police emergency-response team drank beer before city was slammed with Hurricane Irma: report

An emergency-response unit in Florida drank Coronas while on duty the night before Hurricane Irma made landfall, The Miami Herald reported on Monday.<p>The paper reported that the 12-person unit was the city’s only team on the ground and they were encouraged to drink by their commander.<p>The city …


Officers in North Bay Village drank beer while Hurricane Irma approached South Florida

On Sept. 9, 2017, as Hurricane Irma rolled in, six North Bay Village police officers and one public service official sat down for some beers in the …

North Bay

Police Officers Admit To Drinking On The Job During Hurricane Irma

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b>MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – As Hurricane Irma approached Florida last year, not everyone was scrambling to get …


A Menacing Line of Hurricanes

Three intense storms are bearing down on North America and the Caribbean Islands.<p>Image of the day for September 9, 2017<p>Instruments:Suomi NPP — …


Massachusetts giving more than $8 million to aid students impacted by Hurricane Irma, Maria

Massachusetts is releasing more than $8.2 million in education dollars to school districts that enrolled students who evacuated from Puerto Rico and …


Mystery tank washes up on South Carolina beach. So where did it come from?

A large metal tank that recently washed up on Hilton Head Island's Burkes Beach is drawing the attention of beachgoers and the Coast Guard, which …

Coast Guard

US government OKs Florida's Hurricane Irma recovery plan

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The federal government has approved Florida's request for $616 million that will be partially used to repair homes destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Irma last year.<p>Gov. Rick Scott and Housing Secretary Ben Carson announced the approval Thursday in a conference call.<p>Irma …


Hurricane Irma continues to pound Florida

Hurricane Irma pounded heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved through the state with high winds, storm surges, and …


Temporary housing program for hurricane survivors ends

The FEMA program that helped Americans impacted by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey has come to an end. The agency said the program was meant to be a temporary solution, but nearly 2,000 displaced survivors struggle to find permanent housing.


Hurricane Irma claims now top $9.7 billion

TALLAHASSEE — More than nine months after Hurricane Irma battered Florida, leading to more than 84 related deaths in the state, insurance claims …


Florida airports open but cancellations linger after Irma

Most commercial airports in Florida reopened Tuesday, but activity was limited and hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed as the state recovered from Hurricane Irma.<p>American Airlines said the storm forced it to cancel more than 5,000 flights over several days, cutting into revenue and …


Housing crisis dogs Florida Keys months after Irma |

After Hurricane Irma destroyed some 1,200 homes in the Florida Keys and parts of the mainland last September, many residents fled and have not returned to the area where affordable housing is hard to find.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>After Hurricane Irma destroyed some 1,200 homes in the …


Florida citrus closes books on worst season since World War II

It's official: Hurricane Irma's wrath has left Florida's citrus industry limping out of its worst season since 1942.The U.S. Department of …

Tampa Bay

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Facing South Florida: Hurricane Heroes

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>As we begin a new hurricane season, we take a look back at lessons learned from Hurricane Irma.<p>For instance …


8:04am: Hurricane Irma reveals new parts of old Keys shipwreck by WLRN - Listen to music


SXM Festival announces return to Saint Martin in 2019 following Hurricane Irma devastation

SXM Festival, the underground electronic aficionado’s paradise, has announced it will return to its idyllic Caribbean home of St. Martin in 2019 …


New Hurricane Season Brings Anxiety For Some

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Hurricane season began on June the first.We’re now in a time of year when daily tropical …


SBA Deadline Approaches For Businesses Financially Hurt By Hurricane Irma

3 weeks ago<p>As we quickly approach nine months since Hurricane Irma blew through South Florida, time is nearly up to get federal government recovery …

Small Business

First Alert Weather: Surviving the Season

WESH 2 News is getting you ready for whatever hurricane season brings to Central Florida.<p>Surviving the Season, the WESH 2 News hurricane special, …


Sailing Channels


5:44pm: South Florida Looks Back On Irma To Prepare For Hurricane Season by WLRN - Listen to music

Hurricane Season

Caribbean Island Devastated by Hurricane Irma

Significant damage was reported on Saint Martin, an island split between French and Dutch control, including wrecked harbors, homes and coastal flooding.


No, this Florida Democrat wasn't hosting a DC fundraiser while Hurricane Irma was battering Florida

Republican Scott Sturgill is making waves with accusations that Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., abandoned her constituents and "spent thousands on a …


Hurricane Season Is Officially Underway

1 month ago<p>June 1st officially kicks off the start of the 2018 Hurricane Season.<p>What should we expect to see in Florida and how can we help ourselves …


Lessons From Hurricane Irma: When To Evacuate And When To Shelter In Place

With the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, residents in coastal areas throughout the Southeast are once again being urged to have a plan ready in case they have to evacuate.<p>After last year, it's a message that carries some weight. In the days before Hurricane Irma struck Florida last …