Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
An animal shelter says one of two dogs killed when a restaurant fire spread to a pet store had recently arrived from Puerto Rico after surviving two hurricanes.
A ninth person has died nearly a week after the evacuation of a Florida nursing home left without air conditioning by Hurricane Irma.
Maria has been forecast to surge to major hurricane strength as it nears the storm-battered eastern Caribbean with 140km/h winds, the US National Hurricane Centre has said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma.
Eight patients at a sweltering Florida nursing home have died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath, raising fears about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens amid widespread power outages that could go on for days.
Twenty miles may have made a $150bn difference.
Hurricane Irma has punished the Florida peninsula with high winds and rain, swamping homes and knocking out power to millions.
SA should make a real drive, led by real leaders, to show people why climate change should affect all policy decisions, says Mandi Smallhorne.
Hurricane Irma toppled houses and a museum, flooded coastal cities and destroyed crops as it raked Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in a trail of destruction that has left 22 people dead so far
Florida insurance companies have not been tested to see if they can withstand a historic storm like Hurricane Irma, and an industry expert warned that "all bets are off" if the damage is as catastrophic as predicted.
Hurricane Irma has pounded more of the Caribbean, shredding homes and weather records and leaving at least 12 people dead as it honed in on the United States, where up to a million people have been told to flee.
Emergency calls from the sweltering Florida nursing home show staffers had become increasingly stressed and agitated as patients began dying after Hurricane Irma knocked out air conditioning to the home.
Hurricane Maria has strengthened into a "potentially catastrophic" Category Five storm as it barrelled into eastern Caribbean islands still reeling from Irma, forcing residents to evacuate in powerful winds and lashing rain.
The remnants of Hurricane Irma have largely dissipated over the eastern US, leaving behind a swathe of death and destruction across the Caribbean.
Five patients at a Hollywood nursing home have died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath as people confront a multitude of new hazards in the storm's wake.
Production has shut down on American TV shows The Walking Dead, The Originals and some films as tropical storm Hurricane Irma approached Georgia.
Hurricane Irma is threatening Florida with almost R2,6trn ($200bn) worth of damage, with its wrath already roiling markets, sending insurance stocks plunging and orange juice futures surging.
Irma began to lash southern Florida with hurricane-force winds as the huge storm strengthened, threatening severe damage in what could end up being the most expensive storm in US history.
Florida has ordered 5.6 million people to evacuate as massive Hurricane Irma menaces the southeastern US state, according to its Division of Emergency Management.
The US House of Representatives passed a critical $15 billion hurricane relief package Friday that included raising the debt ceiling and funding government until early December, sending the bill to President Donald Trump.
Hurricane Irma has ripped through the northern Caribbean, leaving at least 10 dead and thousands homeless, and is on course for a catastrophic strike on Florida. Watch.
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