New York: As the North Atlantic hurricane season enters its traditional peak period, the US National  Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) has adjusted its forecast to monitor the conditions which impact cyclonic activity, according to the UN weather agency, WMO, on Friday.  more
UN warns of catastrophe as second hurricane in two weeks hits Central America 

New York: The United Nations warned on Tuesday of catastrophic consequences from Hurricane Iota, the second major tropical cyclone to hit Central America this month.  

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’

New York Sept 15 (JEN): The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as more like a &ldq ...

UN ‘prioritizing needs’, ramping up aid, as Hurricane Dorian continues to batter the Bahamas

New York, Sept 4 (JEN): Renewed warnings of deadly destruction in the Bahamas caused by Hurricane Dorian have been issued by UN agencies and partners, who said on Tuesday that they’ ...

Top officials say UN will support Bahamas’ rescue, relief efforts as Hurricane Dorian churns in Atlantic

New York, Sept 3 (JEN): United Nations leaders on Monday expressed solidarity with the people and Government of the Bahamas and all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, the massive storm p ...

Hurricane Willa: Category three storm makes landfall in Mexico; residents asked to stay indoors

Mexico City: 'Life threatening' and 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa made landfall in Mexico on Tuesday.

Devastating storms like Hurricane Florence ‘unusual this far north’: UN weather agency

New York,  In another manifestation of extreme weather conditions, hurricanes as strong as the Category 4 storm Florence - barreling towards the coast of the Carolinas in the United ...

Hurricane Florence to make landfall on Thursday; US President Trump sounds alert

Washington: A category four storm is presently looming large over the United States of America, prompting its President, Donald Trump, to sound an alarm.

Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN

New York: Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations ...

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria leaves country without electricity

San Juan, Sep 21 (JEN): The whole of Puerto Rico is facing a blackout, devastated by the category four Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the US territory on Wednesday, reports said.