Hurricane Irma: storm makes landfall near Naples with life-threatening surges – Irma news

Irma so far and what’s next #Hurricane Irma will bear down on Fort Myers, north of #Naples, within the hour as a category two storm, with sustained winds of 110mph. Storm surges have begun in and around Naples, with waters rising more than four feet in less than an hour and forecasts predicting as much as 10-15ft above ground level. Hurricane #Irma made landfall at Cudjoe Key at 9.10am, with sustained winds of 130mph. #Massive #storm surges, estimated at 10ft or higher, inundated buildings, overwhelmed roads and cut off theRead More

Storm Cindy expected to make landfall Thursday morning: NHC | Reuters

Tropical storm Cindy is expected to move inland near the Louisiana-Texas border Thursday morning as it continues to produce heavy rainfall over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Cindy, located about 50 miles (85 Km) south-southeast of Port Arthur, Texas with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kmh), is expected to weaken while it moves over land, the Miami-based weather forecaster said. “On the forecast track, the center of Cindy will move inland near the Louisiana-Texas border later this morning, then move across western andRead More