Caribbean

Hurricane Maria churns toward Caribbean

(NBC News) – A hurricane watch was issued for Puerto Rico early Monday as Maria left residents of Irma-battered Caribbean islands racing to prepare for yet another potentially powerful storm. Maria was about 85 miles east of Martinique at 8 a.m. ET, …

Hurricane Matthew gains strength

(NBC News) — Hurricane Matthew has once again strengthened to a Category Four storm, packing sustained winds of 140 miles per hour as it approaches Florida. The storm is now being blamed for at least 25 deaths in the Caribbean. Evacuation orders …

Caribbean bracing for Hurricane Matthew

(NBC News) — A strengthening Hurricane Matthew, with winds peaking at more than 150 miles an hour, is taking aim at the Caribbean. The water is already knee-deep in Jamaica and more is on the way. Haiti, Columbia and Aruba are feeling …