In Acapulco, families held funerals for the dead on Sunday and continued the search for essentials while government workers and volunteers cleared streets clogged with muck and debris.
The images reveal the extensive damage to the Pearl of the Pacific, which has resulted in the tragic loss of at least 27 lives. Four people were still missing at last check from Mexico’s Minister of Security and Civil Protection.
Acapulco, known as the Pearl of the Pacific, is recovering after being pummeled by deadly Hurricane Otis, the most powerful storm on record for the Pacific coast of Mexico.
The latest analysis shows Lee has sustained wind speeds of around 120 mph, making the storm a Category 3, as it slowly churns in the southwestern Atlantic ocean.
Hurricane Lee weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm after reaching Category 5 strength Thursday night. Lee is expected to remain a powerful storm through early next week as its potential path for East Coast impacts remains uncertain.
Hurricane Lee is undergoing rapid intensification and reached Category 5 status on Thursday evening.
The Biden administration initially asked for $12 billion in additional funding for FEMA's disaster relief fund, which helps with rescue and relief efforts.
Analysts said the fast-moving nature of the storm and its path over rural communities helped prevent a worst-case scenario. Some of the worst impacted counties were Dixie, Levy and Taylor.
Authorities have attributed at least three deaths to Idalia -- two in Florida and one in Georgia. The storm is forecast to move away from North Carolina on Thursday while dumping heavy rain on coastal areas of the state.
Dramatic video shows the moment a vehicle, propelled by a strong gust of wind, flies into the air before crashing down onto another car.
The deadly Category 3 hurricane hit along the coast of the Florida Big Bend near Keaton Beach about 7:45 a.m. local time, posing an immediate threat to lives and properties with 125 mph winds and significant flooding.
At the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida, there’s room for 3,000 horses and other animals to evacuate during a hurricane, free of charge. Over at a smaller equestrian center, the owner said she is preparing as well.
An electrically charged sky gave U.S. Air Force pilots a rare light show while evacuating planes in Florida ahead of Hurricane Idalia.
The time to prepare is over and a dire situation is unfolding along Florida’s Gulf Coast as Category 4 Hurricane Idalia continues to rapidly intensify in the Gulf of Mexico. Catastrophic, life-threatening storm surge and destructive winds will pound the state’s Big Bend region as the monster storm nears the coast just hours away from landfall.
The International Space Station flew over Hurricane Idalia on Tuesday as it churns toward the Gulf Coast of Florida.
One day after the state’s first tropical storm in 84 years, Southern California was busy on Monday cleaning up the aftermath of Hilary.
Hilary is no longer a hurricane but still carries so much rain that forecasters say “catastrophic and life-threatening" flooding is likely in Tijuana, Southern California and points north as far as Idaho.
Even though Hurricane Hilary is expected to weaken, it won’t be disappearing. From the desert to the mountains to the city – 'This is a storm everyone needs to take very seriously," says an NWS forecaster.
Look out, California. Hurricane Hilary is headed this way and is raising the likelihood of torrential rain and major flash floods beginning this weekend and lasting into next week.
The dozen unmanned vehicles will be storm chasing in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.