Atlantic Ocean News

Tornado Rattles Florida Residents, Damages Homes

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A tornado in Florida’s Tampa Bay region peeled off rooftops, snapped trees and roused residents from bed early Sunday morning. The National Weather Service said there were no serious injuries reported from the twister that …

Paulette Makes Rare Landfall In Bermuda, Grows to Cat 2

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Paulette made a rare landfall in Bermuda Monday and strengthened into a Category 2 storm just hours after the wealthy British territory shuttered schools, government agencies and air and sea ports. The eye of …

Nadine Among Top 5 Longest Lasting Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Nadine has become one of the top five longest-lasting cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean after forming more than 20 days ago. U.S. National Hurricane Center forecasters said Wednesday that Nadine is in fifth place. The list includes depressions, …

Tropical Storm Chris Forms Over Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Storm Chris formed over the open Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday and posed no threat to land, the Miami-based U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Chris, the third cyclone of 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, swirled to life 560 miles (905 km) …