Hurricane Ian becomes major Category 3 storm as it hits Cuba, with Florida’s west coast in its sights

Hurricane Ian’s outer bands start to lash South Florida Hurricane Ian’s outer bands start to lash South Florida 03:29 Ian intensified into a major hurricane packing sustained winds of around 125 mph early Tuesday morning just before hitting western Cuba. The powerful Category 3 storm was expected to continue strengthening as it passed over the … Read more

Hurricane Ian expected to intensify rapidly and hit Florida as major storm this week

Hurricane Ian was growing stronger as it approached the western tip of Cuba on Monday, on a track to hit the west coast of Florida as a major hurricane as early as Wednesday. Ian was forecast to hit Cuba as a major hurricane and then become an even stronger Category 4 with top winds of … Read more