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Maximus Air operates humanitarian relief flights to Barbados

Abu-Dhabi based aviation company Maximus Air provided vital humanitarian relief to Barbados in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which caused catastrophic damage when it swept across the Caribbean and several US states in early September this yea

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Emirates cancels Florida flights as Hurricane Irma approaches

Dubai-based Emirates has suspended all flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando as Hurricane Irma makes its way to Florida. Fort Lauderdale Flights have been cancelled till September 10 and Orlando flights from September 9 to 11, th

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Hurricane Irma set to hit Florida mainland

Violent winds and rains close to hurricane force are battering islands in Florida's south as Hurricane Irma is due to hit the mainland in the coming hours.   Winds of 74 mph -- hurricane force -- reached Flor

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Crude reverses gains as US floods cause havoc

Oil futures declined on Friday from sharp gains achieved in the previous session despite the turmoil in the oil industry caused by the Hurricane Harvey which struck Texas, US.   US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) w

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Hurricane Matthew wreaks havoc across Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, recorded as the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, has claimed the lives of over 300 people in Haiti, on Friday, a report said. Initially categorised as a Category 4 storm, the hurricane downgraded to a

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US cargo ship lost in hurricane

Missing cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, was undergoing engine room work before it sank off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, said the ship's owner. The US Coast Guard said the s

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Hurricane batters Bahamas, fate of cargo ship unknown

The fate of more than 30 crew aboard a cargo ship missing off the Bahamas in heavy seas whipped up by Hurricane Joaquin was unknown on Friday as the storm battered the island chain for a second day. News the vessel had lost contac

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Iselle lashes Hawaii with wind, rain as Julio looms

Tropical Storm Iselle pummeled the Hawaiian Islands with high winds and heavy rain on Friday, forcing hundreds to seek shelter and knocking out power to over 20,000 people as residents kept a wary eye on an even more powerful storm headed their

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India on red alert as

Rain and wind lashed India's east coast and nearly 400,000 people fled to storm shelters after authorities issued a red alert and warned of major damage when one of the largest cyclones the country has ever seen hits land later on Saturday

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Big city slowly returns to bright lights after Sandy

Few thought it would take quite so long to fully restore the dimmed lights of the famed skyline of New York City's Financial District. At last, however, firms displaced by the flooding and power outages brought on by Superstor

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