A powerful Hurricane Maria is sweeping across the Caribbean, dealing some islands a second blow just days after Hurricane Irma thrashed the region. Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico just before … Click to Continue »
Key West’s Island House resort has been a longtime supporter of the work we do here at Towleroad, so we were very concerned about how they would emerge after Hurricane Irma left a path of destruction through the Florida Keys. RELATED: 10 Reason… Read The post Some Good News from Key West: Island House is ‘Safe and Sound’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Power’s a loaded word and Miami’s ready to blow its top. Nine days into the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, thousands of residents across Miami-Dade and Broward remain without power. Many locals feel powerless in the face of the brute force of nature, and also Florida Power and Light, the state's...
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma created headaches for business owners and managers along the southern United States. A natural disaster can leave a business inoperable for weeks, and it can affect your company's bottom line. Prepare for such events with a written plan that has several facets. Show More Summary
As readers should know by now, annual FCC Regulatory Fees are due to be paid by no later than September 26 by all FCC regulatees. However, in recognition of the havoc caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma the FCC has has extended the deadline for regulatees in the areas impacted by those storms (which the...… Continue Reading
Officials on U.S. island predict entire towns will have to be rebuilt after hurricanes Maria, Irma
By Robert W. Klein, Director, Center for RMI Research, Associate Professor, Risk Management and Insurance, Georgia State University. Immokalee, Florida sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Irma. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Hundreds of thousands of Americans whose homes were damaged or destroyed by...
Cruise ship passengers who unexpectedly spent more than two weeks helping Hurricane Irma victims are finally going home. Royal Caribbean sent some of its ships to the Caribbean to help with relief efforts. One of them, the Majesty of the Seas, was in the middle of a five-day cruise when it joined the humanitarian mission. DeMarco Morgan reports.
OH FER CRYIN’ OUT LOUD: Hours After Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County Tickets Residents For Code Violations. Celso Perez was helping his neighbors remove some fallen trees blocking their street when a county code enforcer rolled up and issued him a safety notice for having a downed fence. “I laughed,” Perez tells WSVN-TV. “I thought he […]
The popular Florida destination currently is closed to tourists as clean-up in the wake of Hurricane Irma continues.
Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a wake-up call for President Donald Trump and the world.
Editor's note: Due to Hurricane Irma, events are subject to cancellation or postponement. Please contact the venue to confirm. Thursday There's nothing a little pop music can't fix, even when a hurricane pummels your town, leaving plenty of people hungry and homeless. The A+E District knows this and is dedicating...
A Florida state senator who is running for governor said this week that he would punish Duke Energy for its slow response after Hurricane Irma by refusing their donations for one campaign cycle. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Sen. Jack Latvala was one of several Republicans to lash out at...
Hurricane workarounds for industrial production and housing Hurricane Harvey has already affected some of the August data releases. Irma has already started to affect some weekly releases, and will undoubtedly affect the September monthly releases. I have already begun to adjust for the hurricanes in the case of initial jobless claims. But what of the […]
Millions of Florida residents lost power after Hurricane Irma raged through the state. But homeowners with solar energy installations couldn't use them during the outage - or they'd be breaking the law. State code requires people toShow More Summary
Slightly weakened but “extremely dangerous,” the storm was expected to cause damage across the island, which was grazed by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago.
Here we go again. So soon after Harvey and Irma, another massive and powerful storm is headed to destruction as Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rico. Reports vary as to whether it is a Category 4 or 5, as the wind speed is right at the break (about 155 to 157 mph sustained winds reported, which is the line.) Gov. Show More Summary
Puerto Rico was spared the worst of Hurricane Irma, which grazed the island and caused huge power blackouts but did not ravage the U.S. territory in the same way it did other islands. That will not be the case with Hurricane Maria, according to forecasters. The category 5 storm is barrelling...
The U.S. territory is still dealing with the consequences from Hurricane Irma.