Around 65million people are in the path of the storm which has weakened slightly to a Category 2 with 110mph winds as it approaches the East Coast. Heightened waves of 6ft to 9ft have already started hitting North Carolina’s coast, which is first in line and home to some of America’s most heavily populated areas […]

The Hurricane Center expects Irene to target the Southeast coast as a strengthening hurricane after emerging from the Bahamas on Thursday. The coastal communities at risk to serve as Irene’s landfall point later this week lie from Miami, Fla., to Morehead City, N.C. North Carolina Department of Transportation evacuation routes “A look at [latest […]