Typhoon Mangkhut

In September 2018, The Philippines, Hong Kong and China suffered major damage and loss of life due to a major typhoon. Follow the story of this weather event below:

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Hurricane Florence

In September 2018, the east coast of the USA was battered by strong winds and heavy rain leading to major flooding.

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Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria hit Dominica on the 18th September 2017, causing major damage before causing more destruction on neighbouring Caribbean islands, including The British Virgin Islands, Puerto Pico and Barbuda.

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Puerto Rico’s long road to recovery

In Puerto Rico, most of the islands 3.5 million people are still living in darkness two months on from Hurricane Maria cbc.ca/news/thenation…


H
urricane Maria: Puerto Rico in Crisis (3 part documentary)
* Inside The Storm, Controversy & Recovery m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuJaEf…
* A Fragile Economy On The Brink Of Collapse m.youtube.com/watch?v=NJIA8W…
* From Stable In Puerto Rico To Displaced In New York m.youtube.com/watch?v=dTUEfq…


Many in Puerto Rico are still suffering 3 months on after Hurricane Maria hit.
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Nearly six months now since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Half a million people are still without power, whilst reported suicides have risen by 50% m.youtube.com/watch?v=m4qfal…

 

VIDEO – Puerto Ricans still in hotels 6 months after Hurricane Maria m.youtube.com/watch?v=gWCsO_…

 

Return to Puerto Rico: How Puerto Ricans continue to struggle many months after Hurricane Maria youtube.com/watch?v=B8Kdfm…

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma developed off the west coast of Africa in late August 2017. By the 4th of September, it had developed into a Category 5 hurricane with winds up to 185 m.p.h.

As the hurricane moved west it caused major damage to the Caribbean islands of Barbuda, Anguilla, Saint Martin, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands.

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Charting Hurricane Irma’s path of destruction

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“My roof blew off. I lost everything.”

Hurricane Irma – all you need to know (BBC Newsround)

Hurricane Irma: Drone footage shows Saint-Martin devastation 

Barbuda – A paradise lost 

Hurricane causes major devastation in the Caribbean 


Scroll through a series of interactive before and after images of the areas affected here:

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Cost of rebuilding Barbuda after Hurricane Irma estimated to be $250 million. pic.twitter.com/Otzk8UBzHG

Virgin Islanders still in shelter, six months after Hurricane Irma bbc.com/news/uk-433035…

 

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