- Tropical Storm Nate - Oct 2017
- Mexico: Earthquakes - Sep 2017
- Tropical Cyclone Franklin - Aug 2017
- Hurricane Earl - Aug 2016
- Central America: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2016
- Latin America: Storm Surge - May 2015
- Mexico/Guatemala: Earthquake - Jul 2014
- Central America: Drought - 2014-2017
- Mexico: Tropical Storms Ingrid and Manuel - Sep 2013
- Central America: Dengue Outbreak - 2013-2014
Washington (dpa) - Florida residents faced a huge cleanup Tuesday after Hurricane Wilma ripped through the Sunshine State, killing at least four people, leaving millions without electricity and causing billions of dollars in damage.
Two men died from falling trees, a woman was killed by flying debris and another man died after a roof collapsed on him, The Miami Herald reported. Several other bodies have been found, but it was unclear whether those deaths were hurricane-related.
Mexico City (dpa) - Hurricane Wilma inched toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula early Friday and battered the region with high winds and rains.
Mexico City (dpa) - Hurricane Wilma threatened to roar into Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and its tourist spots as a devastating, top-speed storm after picking up renewed speed over the Caribbean.
Thousands were being evacuated from the region as the hurricane, packing top sustained winds near 240 kilometres an hour, spun slowly toward a brief landfall expected Friday. Wilma could cause "catastrophic damage'', said Max Mayfield, head of the U.S.
Washington (dpa) - Hurricane Wilma
has changed course slightly and is now expected to make a brief landfall
in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
The storm has weakened slightly, but remains a powerful hurricane with sustained winds of 230 kilometres per hour. Wilma is a Category 4 hurricane, the second highest on a standard scale, but is expected to strengthen further during the next 24 hours.
While earlier forecasts had predicted that Wilma would not make landfall until reaching Florida, a new model now has the storm hitting near the Cancun, a popular spot for tourists.
Washington (dpa) - Hurricane Wilma rapidly picked up speed early Wednesday and has become the most intense storm on record in the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center said.
Mexico City (dpa) - Mexicans in an area devastated by this month's heavy rains and flooding took to the streets Friday to demand faster government aid.
Some 3,000 protesters marched in the southern city of Tapachula, which was cut off by flooding after the border river with Guatemala burst its banks, sweeping away more than 2,000 ramshackle dwellings.
Protesters carried signs accusing the President Vicente Fox's government of failing to follow up on promises of quick help.
Days of heavy rain touched off by Hurricane Stan loosed mudslides and flooding on Guatemala, El …
Mexico City/Guatemala (dpa) - Guatemalan authorities were set Monday to declare several buried villages as graveyards following a week of heavy rains that have devastated parts of Central America and Mexico and left thousands dead.
Mexico City (dpa) - More than 200 people have died in Central America from flooding and mudslides triggered by the remnants of Hurricane Stan.
One mudslide in Guatemala killed 56 Thursday, bringing the death toll in that country to about 140. Hundreds of others were still reported missing in the area that was devastated by the torrential downpours.
Floods and mudslides have also killed at least 73 in El Salvador, 15 in Mexico and nine in Nicaragua. Tens of thousands of people had to flee their homes.
Washington (dpa) - Hurricane Emily roared late Tuesday across the Gulf of Mexico as a "dangerous'' Category 3 storm, regaining strength and moisture over warm waters as it approached northern Mexico.
Washington (dpa) - After chasing 20,000 tourists from their vacation idylls along Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, hurricane Emily lost some strength, dropping Monday to a category two on the five-level Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale as it reached maximum sustained winds of 160 kilometres per hour.