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Maria strengthens into a ‘major’ Category 3 hurricane

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Hurricane Maria is shown in the Atlantic Ocean about 85 miles east of Martinique in this September 17, 2017 Nasa handout satellite photo. — Nasa/handout pic via ReutersMIAMI, Sept 18 — Hurricane Maria strengthened to a ‘major’ Category Three storm today as it bore down on Caribbean islands still recovering from megastorm Irma. The Miami-based Read More

Hurricane Maria Is Category 2, Threatening Caribbean Islands

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Hurricane Maria is strengthening fast. It is now a Category 2 storm with winds of 110 mph, according to a post from the U.S. National Hurricane Center in an 8 a.m. post on Monday, Sept. 18. Maria is approaching the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, and it may strengthen to a Category 4 storm before hitting Read More

Tech: Hurricane Maria is now a major Category 3 hurricane on track to slam the Irma-ravaged Caribbean

5 months ago Editor Comments Off on Tech: Hurricane Maria is now a major Category 3 hurricane on track to slam the Irma-ravaged Caribbean
Hurricane Maria is rapidly intensifying in the Caribbean and is likely to hit some of the same areas recently devastated by Hurricane Irma. As of 11 a.m. ET, the National Hurricane Center declared Maria a major hurricane, a term that refers to storms Category 3 or above. Maria’s sustained wind speed of 120 mph pushed Read More

Smallest countries in the world

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Monaco, one of the world’s smallest countries and home to the famous Monaco Grand Prix Everyone has heard of Russia, Canada, the USA, China, and Brazil and for good reason — they are the five largest countries in the world. But have you heard of Nauru or Tuvalu? Did you know there are countries that Read More

Hurricane Jose to pound East Coast this week

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The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that Hurricane Maria has strengthened to a Category 3 storm as it headed toward the Caribbean. Maria on Monday was ‘rapidly’ intensifying into a major hurricane. The eye is expected to move through the Leeward Islands later Monday. The storm’s center was about 60 miles east of Martinique, Read More

Hurricane Maria strengthening as it nears islands battered by Irma

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Hurricane Maria is churning towards a string of Caribbean islands already battered by Hurricane Irma as forecasters warn it is expected to strengthen rapidly over the coming hours. Maria swiftly grew into a hurricane on Sunday and is following a path which would take it near many of the islands wrecked by Hurricane Irma and Read More

Hurricane Maria intensifies as it barrels toward Puerto Rico

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NOAA Related content (CNN) – Hurricane Maria has intensified to a Category 3 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph and gusts of 150 mph. As of 11 a.m. ET, it was about 60 miles east of Martinique. As feared, Read More

Hurricane Maria intensifies as it barrels toward Puerto Rico

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NOAA Related content (CNN) – Hurricane Maria has intensified to a Category 3 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph and gusts of 150 mph. As of 11 a.m. ET, it was about 60 miles east of Martinique. As feared, Read More

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

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Hurricane Maria strengthened Monday as it blasted towards the eastern Caribbean, a region already struggling to recover from megastorm Irma. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Maria had intensified to a Category Two storm as it approached the French territory of Guadeloupe, the base for relief operations for several islands hit by Irma this Read More

Hurricane Maria Speeds Up, Threatening Already-Battered Caribbean Islands

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For the third time this month, a hurricane is spinning toward the already battered Caribbean and gathering strength along the way. The National Hurricane Center upgraded tropical storm Maria to a hurricane Sunday as winds picked up to 90 miles (150 kilometers) per hour by Monday morning. The storm, 100 miles east of Martinique, is Read More