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By ROBIN WEBB, BROOKE BAITINGER and VICTORIA BALLARD (SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL) — Tropical Storm Epsilon, the earliest 26th-named storm on record in the Atlantic, emerged southeast of Bermuda on Monday and could become a hurricane by early Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said. At 11 p.m., Epsilon was stalling at 2 mph over the […]

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AccuWeather meteorologists upped the number of tropical storms anticipated in the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season this week, as the last name on the list designated for the season, Wilfred, has been exhausted as of midday Friday. Forecasters, led by veteran hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski, now expect a total of 28 storms, which would tie […]

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The United States Embassy recently donated $30,000 USD worth of hurricane shelter equipment to Saint Lucia’s National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) to aid in preparation efforts for future hurricane seasons. “This U.S. funded project will support the local purchase of 230 foam covered mattresses that will be pre-positioned at the various community satellite warehouses throughout […]

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Paulette made a rare landfall in Bermuda early Monday as a strong Category 1 storm just hours after the wealthy British territory shuttered schools, government agencies and air and sea ports. The eye of the storm passed over the island as government officials warned of heavy flooding given […]

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( — The already busy, record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season has gone into hyperactive mode, with Tropical Storms Paulette and Rene continuing to spin, a tropical depression near Florida on the verge of strengthening into a named storm, and three other tropical disturbances brewing. Forecasters say the tropical depression that formed near South Florida on Friday, […]

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(KBTX) – Four days away from the climatological peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring multiple, westbound tropical waves. Two of these tropical waves have been given invest numbers, tagged so that computer models can start running for them, and are expected to form into tropical depressions over the next […]

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Press Release:- The UK ships RFA Argus and HMS Medway recently sailed into Bridgetown, Barbados, to replenish supplies ahead of anticipated hurricanes. The two ships form the UK’s immediate response to any disasters which may hit the Caribbean. Embarked on board the ships are different teams working together as a UK Task Group. They have […]

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The National Hurricane Center has identified two areas for potential tropical development, one in the central Atlantic, the other in the eastern Atlantic. Both have a 30% chance of development within the next five days. For the one in the central Atlantic, the hurricane center said that “some gradual development of this system is possible during the next […]

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CNN: Experts from Duke University shared advice on Wednesday on how to prepare for the possibility of facing a hurricane during a pandemic. Dr. Cameron Wolfe, associate professor of medicine at Duke Division of Infectious Diseases and an infectious disease specialist at Duke Health, said that when it comes to storm preparedness, communities should be […]

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Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have received proposals for dealing with the possibility of responding to a hurricane within the COVID-19 outbreak. At their 11th Special Meeting held by video conference on Monday 17 August, the Heads of Government recognised that such an occurrence would add a significant layer of complexity and would […]

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