The Caribbean is still reeling after Hurricane Irma, and now the region is being pummeled by Hurricane Maria. How will this part of the world recover?
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Hurricane Harvey stranded a mysterious fanged eel on the beach in Texas, leaving the animal to die, rot and bloat. But despite its untimely end, the creature has since become an internet star.
Trees generally snap, or at least lose a few branches, when faced with hurricane-strength winds. Not palm trees. These staples of the tropics typically bend during gusty weather.
Here are some before-and-after satellite images of Texas that show the devastation caused by Harvey.
To help you stay on top of the storm's development, Live Science has compiled everything you need to know about Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Harvey, over the course of five days, dumped an unprecedented level of rainfall expected based on probabilities.
Irma, now weakened to a tropical storm, is still producing some wind gusts that are close to hurricane strength.
Experts predict that Irma will remain a hurricane though Monday morning (Sept. 11), and perhaps longer.
Hurricanes can affect millions of people on the ground, but only a handful of individuals see what the "Hurricane Hunters" squadron sees — the eye of the storm from the inside.
Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 5 hurricane early on Sept. 5. Check out these photos of the monster storm.
Today, September 10, the is the likeliest day to have a hurricane, according to weather prediction models.
Space and weather agencies are sending data to the National Hurricane Center to issue warnings and forecasts about Irma's potential for destruction in the Caribbean Sea.