Hurricanes

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Among the storm chasers: witnessing the terrifying power of tornadoes
Witnessing the destructive power of a tornado can be exhilarating. Now some amateur enthusiasts are helping scientists predict these awesome weather events. By Alex Hannaford

Alex Hannaford

14, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Countries adapting too slowly to climate breakdown, UN warns
Report says not enough funding is being made available to deal with effects of extreme weather

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘This was worse than Eta’: Hurricane Iota brings repeat destruction to Honduras
Second devastating hurricane in two weeks lashes fragile nation and leaves villages submerged

Jeff Ernst in La Lima, Honduras

19, Nov, 2020 @11:39 AM

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Hurricane Iota: at least six killed and 60,000 evacuated in Nicaragua
Joe Biden warns on climate emergency as storm inflicts catastrophic damage

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

18, Nov, 2020 @12:15 PM

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Weatherwatch: seabed holds clues to understanding hurricanes
Researchers filling in gaps in knowledge by carbon dating layers of sand

David Hambling

16, Nov, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Hurricane Eta leaves trail of destruction in Central America
Nicaragua and Honduras bear the brunt as storms cause landslides and flooding, and leave 100 dead

Jonathan Harrison

11, Nov, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Florida braced for Eta as new study finds hurricanes staying stronger for longer
Central Florida set for tropical storm to make landfall in the next 24 hours, as officials say ‘life-threatening storm surge’ is possible

Guardian staff and agency

11, Nov, 2020 @6:43 PM

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Devastating 2020 Atlantic hurricane season breaks all records
Dozens of people have died this year as Theta becomes 29th major storm

Oliver Milman

10, Nov, 2020 @9:28 AM

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Hurricane Eta lashes Nicaragua, raising fears of disastrous floods
Many thousands evacuated as outer bands of storm wrench roofs off houses, down trees and sever power lines in Puerto Cabezas

Oliver Milman and agencies

03, Nov, 2020 @3:59 PM

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After a category 5 hurricane, nature saved me. It has the power to save us all | Michael Lees
Maria devastated Dominica. But the islanders’ connection to the natural world gave them a resilience the west can’t match, says filmmaker Michael Lees

Michael Lees

23, Oct, 2020 @1:40 PM

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Record number of hurricanes make landfall in US in 2020
Storm from Hurricane Delta strikes Louisiana only six weeks after destruction wrought by Laura

Richard Martin-Barton

14, Oct, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Hurricane Delta: Louisiana battered by 100mph winds as storm makes landfall
National Hurricane Center warns of ‘significant’ flash flooding surge in state hit by Hurricane Laura six weeks ago

Miranda Bryant in New York

10, Oct, 2020 @12:06 AM

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