Less than a week after Mexico was struck by Hurricane Katia as well as the strongest earthquake the country has experienced in a century, its Pacific Coast is about to take a hit from newly formed Hurricane Max.
Local Florida officials urged citizens to leave areas of the state that are expected to take the brunt of Hurricane Irma’s wrath.
Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses have marvelled at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in the US in nearly a century.
Hurricane Irma is not the only show in town.
The first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season made landfall in eastern Mexico and should break up by late Thursday or Friday, forecasters say but the storm, Franklin, still poses grave danger, with the possibility of more than a foot of rain in isolated areas.
"Hurricane Irma has intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane," the National Hurricane Center says, citing the latest data from NOAA and Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft.
Civil Protection Director General Ricardo de la Cruz Musalem announced that the preventive strategy known as Plan MX has been put into action in response to tropical storm Franklin’s trajectory through Mexico, as per orders of President Enrique Peña Nieto.
A weakening Tropical Storm Lidia marched up Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Saturday after flooding streets and homes in resort cities, stranding tourists and leaving at least five people dead.
Tropical Storm Franklin will continue to spread heavy rain and gusty winds across Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula through Tuesday before emerging over the Bay of Campeche.
A large area of showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure off the coast of western Mexico will heighten the risk for flooding and mudslides this week.
On Aug. 21, the moon's shadow will roll across the U.S. as tens of millions of Americans witness a total solar eclipse. Here's everything you need to know: