Another rescue mission was successful: On Thursday night, the Coast Guard helicopter lifted 12 sailors from their sinking 212-foot cargo ship besieged by Joaquin and listing 51 miles northwest of Haiti, the guard said.
Coast Guard officials in Miami said the rescue took place Thursday evening as the area experienced heavy weather caused by Hurricane Joaquin. Driving to work in drizzling rain, Bishop saw several high-water areas near train underpasses in town but didn’t have to alter his...
HAMILTON, Bermuda – Bermuda was getting lashed Sunday by gusting winds and pelting rains from a weakening Hurricane Joaquin as its spinning centre tracked just southwest of the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination after plowing through the Bahamas as a major storm.
Hurricane Joaquin rapidly grew in strength Wednesday night, generating winds at speeds in excess of 111 miles per hour and elevating it to a Category 3 hurricane shortly after the storm had been classified Category 2.