Hurricane Fiona blasts Turks and Caicos Islands as a "life-threatening" Category 3 storm

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2022
From The Left

Hurricane Fiona blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remained without electricity or running water. Hurricane conditions slammed Grand Turk, the small British territory's capital island, on Tuesday morning after the government imposed a curfew and urged people to flee flood-prone areas.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said parts of the Dominican Republic and Turks and Caicos would experience "life-threatening" flooding Tuesday. Storm surge could raise water levels in the British territory by as much as 5 to 8 feet above normal,...

Read full story

More News about Environment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right