Gulf Times - Hurricane-Maria
Trump to request $29bn for storm-hit Puerto Rico

Trump to request $29bn for storm-hit Puerto Rico

Trump will request a package that includes $12.77bn in disaster relief and a $16bn bailout to keep a critical flood insurance programme running.

Under fire, Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

Under fire, Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

US President Donald Trump blamed Puerto Ricans on Saturday for the slow pace of relief from the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Maria, saying his government, which has come under fire for its response, was doing an "amazing job."

Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts

Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts

Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead.

Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north

Death toll from Hurricane Maria rises as storm heads north

The second major hurricane to rage through the Caribbean this month, Maria has killed a total of 17 people and devastated several small islands, including St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands and Dominica.

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico ...

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico with high rains, storm surge

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico with high rains, storm surge

Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the US territory in nearly 90 years, ripping windows from their fixtures and sending debris hurtling through the streets ...

Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica

Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica

Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the powerful storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma.

Hurricane Maria gains strength, bears down on Caribbean islands

Hurricane Maria gains strength, bears down on Caribbean islands

Hurricane Maria picked up strength and roared towards the Leeward Islands on Monday on a track that could whip several eastern Caribbean islands with their second powerful storm this month.

Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane

Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane

A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying Maria would strengthen rapidly into a major hurricane as it ripped into the Leeward Islands on Monday night.

England will bowl short to dizzy Rogers, says Wood

England will bowl short to dizzy Rogers, says Wood

England will continue to bowl bouncers at Australian batsman Chris Rogers if the opener is passed fit for this week’s third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.