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2014-03-31 23:36:48

During every hurricane season, there is a tendency to make preparations at the very last minute. Chairman of Cool Group of companies, Joey Issa, is calling for an early start in order to protect lives and property ahead of the upcoming 2014 Atlantic weather systems. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In the midst of the 2014 pre-hurricane season (before June) Chairman of Cool Group of companies Joseph J. Issa, says Jamaicans should stop being complacent in their preparations for the annual hurricane...

Tropical Storm Ingrid Made Landfall In Northeastern Mexico
2013-09-17 10:47:01

NASA Tropical Storm Ingrid made landfall in La Pesca located in northeastern Mexico on Monday, Sept. 16. NASA's TRMM satellite found heavy rainfall occurring in the storm before its center made landfall.  A tropical storm warning is in effect for Cabo Rojo northward to Rio San Fernando. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over Tropical Storm Ingrid on Sept. 16 at 0227 UTC/Sept. 15 at 10:27 p.m. EDT and measured its rainfall rates from space. Some of the...

2005-10-19 11:14:25

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma became the fiercest Atlantic hurricane ever seen as it churned toward western Cuba and Mexico's Yucatan peninsula on Wednesday, and threatened densely populated Florida after having already killed 10 people in Haiti. The season's record-tying 21st storm, fueled by the warm waters of the northwest Caribbean Sea, intensified with unexpected and unprecedented speed into a Category 5 hurricane, the top rank on the five-step scale of...

2005-10-19 11:38:41

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma became the fiercest Atlantic hurricane ever seen as it churned toward western Cuba and Mexico's Yucatan peninsula on Wednesday, and threatened densely populated Florida after having already killed 10 people in Haiti. The season's record-tying 21st storm, fueled by the warm waters of the northwest Caribbean Sea, intensified with unexpected and unprecedented speed into a Category 5 hurricane, the top rank on the five-step scale of...

2005-07-18 11:20:19

By Tim Gaynor and Anahi Rama CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico's Caribbean beach resorts escaped almost unscathed on Monday from Hurricane Emily, which blew down trees and cut power but nothing more serious. Cozumel island, a popular diving destination, took the hardest hit. The storm uprooted trees and smashed windows of homes and businesses. "The danger has passed ... the worst is over," said Felix Gonzalez, the governor of Quintana Roo state, home to Mexico's Caribbean resorts. Mexico...

2005-07-17 14:32:42

By Tim Gaynor and Anahi Rama CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Emily howled toward Mexico's Caribbean coast on Sunday bearing 145 mph (235 kph) winds, pounding waves and torrential rain, and causing chaos in Cancun as tourists fled resorts in its path. As the breeze picked up and waves grew larger, business owners winced at the thought of what the storm could do to an economy that is one of Mexico's richest thanks to a year-round tourist influx. Locals, many of whom live in ramshackle...

2005-07-16 18:51:10

By Anahi Rama CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Thousands of sun seekers abandoned the palm-fringed Caribbean beaches around Cancun, Mexico, on Saturday, and local fishermen fled for cover as powerful Hurricane Emily headed toward the coast. A Category 4 hurricane packing winds of 155 mph (250 kph), Emily was expected to hit Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula -- one of the world's most popular vacation spots -- late on Sunday after tearing past southern Jamaica on Saturday. Emily's power put it on the...


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Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring coasts, are together known as the Caribbean. The sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of...

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