Tropical storm heads for Canada

Tropical storm Earl is heading for eastern Canada.

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Weakened hurricane still a threat to US coast

Weakened hurricane still a threat to US coast

The last ferry left for the mainland and residents took shelter as Hurricane Earl closed in on North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks today with 105mph winds.

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Obama declares emergency as Hurricane Earl closes in

Obama declares emergency as Hurricane Earl closes in

President Obama declared an emergency in one state today as Hurricane Earl headed towards the US east coast with winds at around 145 mph.

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Up to 30,000 evacuated as hurricane approaches island

Up to 30,000 evacuated as hurricane approaches island

Around 30,000 residents and visitors were ordered to evacuate a US island today as Hurricane Earl approached.

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Holiday island cleared as Hurricane Earl nears

Holiday island cleared as Hurricane Earl nears

Tourists on a holiday island in North Carolina were ordered to board ferries and head for the mainland today as Hurricane Earl threatened to sideswipe the US East Coast.

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