Tammy intensified into a hurricane at 14:00 UTC on Friday, October 20, 2023, some 150 km (90 miles) NE of Barbados and 275 km (170 miles) ESE of Martinique.
A notable meteor was seen from Puerto Rico at about 23:34 UTC (19:34 LT) on Monday, March 20, 2023, looking in an easterly direction.
The number of fatalities caused by Hurricane “Fiona” in Puerto Rico rose to 16 on September 26, the Government of Puerto Rico reports. The entire island (population 3.1 million) was without power after landfall on September 18. The number of customers without power was at 746 000 on September 26, and at 528 000 early on September 27.
Category 1 Hurricane “Fiona” made landfall along the extreme southwestern coast of Puerto Rico near Punta Tocon at 19:20 UTC on September 18, 2022, with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h (85 mph) and minimum central pressure of 986 hPa. This is the first hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico since Hurricane “Maria” in 2017.
An asteroid up to 5 m (16.4 feet) in diameter exploded over Puerto Rico at 03:28 UTC on July 28, 2022, creating a spectacular display seen across the entire island.
A large meteor entered the atmosphere over the Caribbean Sea at around 08:55 UTC (04:55 LT) on July 16, 2021, and was visible for 27 seconds. The object had a turquoise green color, suggesting it contained magnesium and copper. Eddie Irizarry, vice president of the…
A brilliant fireball exploded over the night sky in Puerto Rico around 07:45 UTC (03:45 LT) on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The trajectory suggests that it moved over the Mona channel towards Desecheo, according to the Society of Astronomy of the Caribbean (SAC)….
Tropical Storm "Laura" brought strong winds and heavy rain to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti over the weekend, August 22 into 23, 2020, leaving at least 11 people dead and more than 1 million without power. The storm is now dumping heavy…
Tropical Cyclone "Isaias" barrelled through the Caribbean after making landfall in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on July 30, 2020, leaving several people dead and hundreds of thousands without power and water supply. The storm then moved over the…
Tropical Storm "Isaias" formed at 03:00 UTC on July 30, 2020, as the 9th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Isaias continued record early storm formations in the basin and is now the earliest 9th Atlantic named storm formation on record….