A couple watch the waves on the beach as Hurricane Michael approaches land, in Pensacola, Florida, US. Photograph: Dan Anderson/EPA

Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm on Tuesday as it headed for the Florida Panhandle, where authorities ordered residents to get out(...)

Heavy rains are forecast for this weekend. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Heavy rains are reportedly on the way this weekend, when the remnants of Storm Ernesto are forecast to hit Ireland. The sub-tropical storm is curren(...)

Hurricane Maria is shown in the Atlantic Ocean east of Martinique. Photograph: Nasa/Reuters

Hurricane Maria picked up strength and roared towards the Leeward Islands on Monday on a track that could whip several eastern Caribbean islands with(...)

Handout satellite image issued by Nasa dated 10/09/17 of Hurricane Irma over southern Florida. Photograph: PA

Hurricane Irma, which has raked Florida and is heading north towards Georgia and the Carolinas in the US, will barely cause a whimper in Ireland. Hu(...)