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Tropical Storm Sean Forms Near Bermuda

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda after Tropical Storm Sean formed between the British territory and the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in an advisory Tuesday that the weather system was located 685 kilometers southwest of Bermuda with 75 kilometer-per-hour winds. Forecasters expect the nearly stationary system to begin […]

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2 Million Without Power in Northeastern US After Rare Snowstorm

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The northeastern United States is digging itself out of a rare October snowstorm that has left more than two million homes and businesses without power and killed at least five people. As much as 76 centimeters of heavy, wet snow fell on the region Sunday, snapping trees still bearing leaves and cutting power lines. Widespread […]

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Rare October Snowstorm in Eastern US Causes Deaths, Power Outages

Posted October 30th, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A rare October snowstorm has caused three deaths and cut power to more than 3 million homes and businesses in several northeastern U.S. states. As much as 30 centimeters of snow fell in parts of Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New Jersey, setting records and forcing officials to declare states of emergency. The storm also severely affected […]

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Tropical Storm Jova Forms in Pacific

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. weather forecasters say a new tropical storm has formed over the Pacific. Tropical Storm Jova is the 10th Pacific storm of the season. The National Hurricane Center says the storm was centered about 800 kilometers southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico and could grow into a hurricane by Saturday. There are currently no watches or warnings […]

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Hurricane Ophelia Heads Towards Newfoundland

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. forecasters have downgraded Hurricane Ophelia to a Category 2 hurricane as it continues moving northward towards Newfoundland. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its latest bulletin Sunday that Ophelia’s winds have decreased to 175 kilometers per hour and it is traveling north-northeast towards Cape Race, Newfoundland in Canada. The eye is expected […]

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Hurricane Ophelia Heads Towards Newfoundland

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. forecasters say Hurricane Ophelia is moving northward as a Category 3 hurricane and is expected to brush Newfoundland early Monday. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its latest bulletin Sunday that Ophelia had winds of 205 kilometers per hour and is traveling north-northeast towards Cape Race, Newfoundland in Canada. Although the storm […]

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Hurricane Ophelia to Pass East of Bermuda

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Ophelia is gaining strength and is expected to pass east of Bermuda Saturday. The NHC says Ophelia is a category three storm, packing winds nearing 200 kilometers per hour. Bermuda remains under a tropical storm watch. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Philippe continues to churn in the open Atlantic away […]

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Hurricane Ophelia Strengthens Near Bermuda

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. weather forecasters say Hurricane Ophelia is strengthening near Bermuda and could bring tropical storm-force winds to the British territory on Saturday. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its latest bulletin Friday that Ophelia had intensified to a Category 3 storm with winds of 195 kilometers per hour. The system was located 770 […]

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Hurricane Ophelia Strengthens Near Bermuda

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. weather forecasters say Hurricane Ophelia has strengthened near Bermuda and could bring tropical storm-force winds to the British territory on Saturday. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its latest bulletin Friday that Ophelia had intensified to a Category 3 storm with winds of 185 kilometers per hour. The system was located 935 […]

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Hurricane Ophelia Heads Toward Bermuda

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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A strengthening hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean is expected to bring tropical storm-force winds and large swells to Bermuda as it passes east of the British territory Saturday. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda. At last report, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was more than 1,100 kilometers southeast of […]

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