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Puerto Rico braces for flash floods after Hurricane Maria batters island, destroys homes
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Puerto Rico braces for flash floods after Hurricane Maria batters island, destroys homes

Puerto Rico braced for potentially calamitous flash flooding on Thursday after being pummeled by Hurricane Maria which devastated the island and knocked out the entire electricity grid.

Hurricane Maria destroys homes, triggers floods in Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Maria destroys homes, triggers floods in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, strengthened into a rare Category 5 storm bearing down on the tiny island nation of Dominica while on a likely collision course with the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria back to Category 5 as it plummets Dominica; now barrels towards Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Maria back to Category 5 as it plummets Dominica; now barrels towards Puerto Rico

Maria had maximum sustained winds of 160 mph (260 kph) late Monday when it slammed into Dominica.

Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 5 storm, bears down on Dominica, Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 5 storm, bears down on Dominica, Puerto Rico

The 4th major Atlantic hurricane of 2017, Maria, strengthened into a rare Category 5 storm, as it churned through the eastern Caribbean, bearing down on Dominica

Hurricane Maria likely to become Category 4 before it hits Caribbean islands
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Hurricane Maria likely to become Category 4 before it hits Caribbean islands

Hurricane Maria is forecast to become a major storm before it hits the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, intensifying to a Category 4 hurricane in the next 48 hours.

Hurricane Maria expected to make landfall in Caribbean tonight, islands prepare for yet another disaster
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Hurricane Maria expected to make landfall in Caribbean tonight, islands prepare for yet another disaster

Eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands.

Hurricane Irma: After Caribbean, Florida hunkers down; 6.3 million residents ordered to evacuate
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Hurricane Irma: After Caribbean, Florida hunkers down; 6.3 million residents ordered to evacuate

Hurricane Irma began pummelling Florida, threatening almost the entire southeastern American state after cutting a deadly path of destruction through the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 4 storm after making landfall in Cuba while heading for Florida
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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 4 storm after making landfall in Cuba while heading for Florida

Hurricane Irma weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm on early Saturday, according to the US National Hurricane Center, after making landfall hours earlier in Cuba

Hurricane Irma: Indian missions in US, France in touch with diaspora to provide assistance, says MEA
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Hurricane Irma: Indian missions in US, France in touch with diaspora to provide assistance, says MEA

With Hurricane Irma leaving a trail of destruction, India has asked its missions in Venezuela, US, Netherlands and France to remain in constant touch with Indian diaspora.

Mexico earthquake: President declares three days of national mourning after death toll rises to 61
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Mexico earthquake: President declares three days of national mourning after death toll rises to 61

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night. At least 61 people were reported dead.

Hurricane Irma 'longest-lasting', top-intensity cyclone ever recorded, says Meteo France
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Hurricane Irma 'longest-lasting', top-intensity cyclone ever recorded, says Meteo France

Hurricane Irma, rampaging across the Caribbean is the longest-lasting, top-intensity cyclone ever recorded, France's weather service said.

Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean leaving nine dead; emergency declared in Puerto Rico, Florida, Virgin Islands
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Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean leaving nine dead; emergency declared in Puerto Rico, Florida, Virgin Islands

Powerful Hurricane Irma cut a swathe of deadly destruction as it roared through the Caribbean, claiming at least nine lives.

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: How do mega-storms get their names?
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Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: How do mega-storms get their names?

First, there was Harvey, which put much of Houston under water. Now Hurricane Irma is rampaging across the Caribbean and closing in on Miami.

Hurricane Irma lashes Caribbean islands, Florida prepares for potentially catastrophic 300 kph winds in Miami
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Hurricane Irma lashes Caribbean islands, Florida prepares for potentially catastrophic 300 kph winds in Miami

Hurricane Irma lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds Wednesday night, leaving nearly 9,00,000 people without power.

Hurricane Irma set to hit US, Caribbean: Florida declares emergency, storm predicted to strengthen over next 48 hours
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Hurricane Irma set to hit US, Caribbean: Florida declares emergency, storm predicted to strengthen over next 48 hours

Hurricane Irma surged to a dangerous Category Four storm on Monday as it churned toward the Leeward islands

Hurricane Irma hits category 4: Florida declares state of emergency as Caribbean girds for massive storm
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Hurricane Irma hits category 4: Florida declares state of emergency as Caribbean girds for massive storm

Hurricane Irma surged to a dangerous “Category Four” storm Monday as it churned toward the Leeward islands, sparking alarm and alerts from the Caribbean to Florida, which declared an emergency.

Hurricane Irma to remain 'powerful' for days as it heads toward Caribbean, say US weather monitors
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Hurricane Irma to remain 'powerful' for days as it heads toward Caribbean, say US weather monitors

Hurricane Irma in the central Atlantic is expected to remain a "powerful hurricane" as it heads towards the Caribbean, US weather monitors said on Friday.

England vs West Indies: Geoff Boycott believes current Windies side is 'the worst Test match team' in 50 years
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England vs West Indies: Geoff Boycott believes current Windies side is 'the worst Test match team' in 50 years

The defeat in the first day-night Test in England left both Caribbean legends and old international foes alike bemoaning what they saw as Windies cricket crashing to rock bottom

India vs West Indies: From awesome to awful, glory of Caribbean cricket remains only in nostalgia
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India vs West Indies: From awesome to awful, glory of Caribbean cricket remains only in nostalgia

The decline of the West Indies cricket team is so shocking that the glory of Caribbean cricket can only be found in nostalgia.

India-Chile to implement expanded PTA from Tuesday
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India-Chile to implement expanded PTA from Tuesday

India and Chile will implement a bilateral expanded Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA)from 16 May, it was announced on Sunday.