Topic: Lesser Antilles
Tropical storm Chantal moves toward the Lesser Antilles, after forming in the Atlantic. Tropical storm Chantal had maximum sustained winds early Monday of near 45 m.p.h. with some strengthening expected over the next two days.
It's still a tropical depression, but forecasters expect it to become a hurricane by early Thursday. Some models show it dousing Tampa, Fla. – and the Republican National Convention – next week.
Hurricane Katia is churning high surf and rip tides on the East Coast before racing across the Atlantic. But Nate is stewing in the Gulf of Mexico and Maria is skimming toward the Caribbean.
09/08/2011 03:31 pm
For residents of Haiti, still struggling to recover from last January's destructive earthquake and more recently trying to cope with an outbreak of cholera, the country dodged a bullet.
11/06/2010 06:30 pm
Aid groups and the Haitian government try to prepare as tropical storm Tomas threatens to regain hurricane strength. More than 1 million people live in tents on the rubble-strewn island nation.
11/02/2010 05:25 pm
Hurricane Danielle grew from a tropical storm into a Category 2 hurricane overnight, with sustained winds of more than 100 p.m.h. according the the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane Danielle was 1,110 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, moving toward Bermuda.
08/24/2010 09:20 am
Researchers want to learn if volcano-triggered landslides can trigger even larger problems.
05/18/2010 06:26 pm
But two researchers say it will be a slightly reduced hurricane season, partly because of a developing El Niño.
08/12/2009 01:00 am