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Fears for more tsunamis after hundreds killed in Indonesia

(CNN) More deadly tsunamis could strike the Indonesian coastline in the coming days, authorities warn, as the volcano which triggered the weekend's devastating wave continues to erupt. At least 373...

T&T: A flood of caring: Citizens rally to help victims

Trinidad Express:-  The very best of the people of Trinidad has emerged this weekend. The flood that caused misery for thousands is being replaced by a flood of caring people who...

NEMO: Tuesday’s quake proves hazards can occur at any time

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has said that Tuesday's earthquake as confirmed by The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, (UWISRC), is a reminder that hazards can occur...

Sandals Foundation Donates US$ 50,000 To Relief Efforts In T&T

Press Release:- The Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International has noted with alarm the terrible flooding situation in Trinidad and Tobago which has left so many families...

Dominica PM warns of more frequent and ferocious storms

Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has warned that the Caribbean will see more frequent and ferocious storms in the future. He was addressing the 43rd annual general meeting of the...

Hurricane Michael leaves ‘unimaginable destruction’

BBC:-  Hurricane Michael left "unimaginable destruction" as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state's governor, Rick Scott says. "So many lives have been changed forever," he said. "So many...

Millions evacuated as typhoon batters south China

Sky News:-  Two people have been killed and 2.5 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut slams south China. Mangkhut, which also hit Hong Kong, is packing winds of up to 125mph and...

T&T rocked by fifth earthquake in seven days

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 rocked sections of Trinidad and Tobago this morning. The  Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies...

Flood-Hit T&T Asks Regional Catastrophe Facility for Financial Help

CNC3:- The Ministry of Finance has requested the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to urgently disburse funds under our catastrophe insurance policy. This was confirmed via a tweet by Finance...

Tropical Storm Kirk accelerates west over Atlantic Ocean

NHC and weather.com: Tropical Storm Kirk, the 11th named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, developed Saturday morning and is now aout 2,000 miles east of the Lesser Antillies. 'Kirk...