Hurricane


Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit Puerto Rico, pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and doors, toppling cell towers and unleashing heavy flooding in an…

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Hurricane Maria Slams Dominica, Now Menaces Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister’s residence and causing what he called “mind-boggling” devastation Tuesday…

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Harvey’s Insured Losses Estimated to Cost Nearly $19B

The nation’s largest state insurance trade association estimates insured losses from Hurricane Harvey at nearly $19 billion — and that doesn’t count damage not covered by insurance. The Insurance Council…

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Miami Community Keeps Up With Post-Irma Challenges

Nearly five days after the southern Florida community was, bechasdei Hashem, spared the worst of Hurricane Irma’s predicted damage, many were still left without electricity in their homes. In Miami’s…

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Trump Visits Florida, Thanks First Responders

President Donald Trump praised first responders in storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday for limiting the U.S. death toll from devastating Hurricane Irma, the second major storm to hit the United States…

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Mayor: Eight Dead After Fla. Nursing Home Lost Power

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said that eight people have died from a Florida nursing home that had lost power after Hurricane Irma roared through the state. Police and fire…

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Florida Hurricane Preempted by Tefillos

Last week, while news of the devastation in Houston still fresh, and terrifying weather conditions forecasted for the state of Florida and especially Miami with its large Jewish community, Yidden…

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