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Hurricane Irma damages North West Company's Caribbean businesses

Hurricane Irma damages North West Company's Caribbean businesses

The Times reports that as many as 5.8 million people in the state are without power, and at least four people are reported dead. The highest surge could be 4-6 feet along in SC and on Florida's east coast as well as the northwest Florida coast, the hurricane center said .


Forecasters studying path of Hurricane Jose

Forecasters studying path of Hurricane Jose

AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski, believes that the hurricane will remain over warm waters over the next few days, which should allow it to maintain "robust circulation". "Jose is expected to remain between Bermuda and Hispaniola for the next several days but then eventually move westward late this week and then more northward this weekend", he added.


Frankfurt - Honda Urban EV on sale in two years

Frankfurt - Honda Urban EV on sale in two years

Honda says this auto will be launched within two years - "This is not some vision of the distant future", says president and CEO Takahiro Hachigo , suggesting that the concept is pretty close to the finished vehicle. The vehicle has been created to accommodate up to four occupants, across two bench seats that have been finished in different materials, and the seatbelts for the rear bench seat are fixed in the middle of the seat so the belt can retract out of the way before a passenger gets ...


May Moves to Appease Voter Anger With Public-Sector Pay Raise

May Moves to Appease Voter Anger With Public-Sector Pay Raise

However there is a sting. But critics have pointed out it is effectively a pay cut because the jump in their pay will be less than the rate of inflation, which hit 2.9% in August . The Prime Minister's spokesman said the government would continue to deploy a "balanced approach to public spending" but recognised the need to address recruitment and retention issues in certain parts of the public sector.


In US : Storm Katia builds in Caribbean as Irma strikes

In US : Storm Katia builds in Caribbean as Irma strikes

Hurricane Irma is the largest storm in diameter but no longer the largest in wind speed as Hurricane Jose has now matched the peak eye wall speed of 150 miles per hour. It's the first time since 2010 that three active hurricanes have been in the Atlantic . The second tropical storm is closer to home. "This rainfall may cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain", the Miami-based NHC said.


Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

First, the station flew approximately 250 miles over Hurricane Jose at approximately 10:10 a.m. EDT while the Category 3 storm was in the Atlantic just east of the Caribbean. "This rainfall may cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain". There are now three hurricanes in the Atlantic.