The category five hurricane appears to be the strongest storm ever to tear across the Western Hemisphere. Patricia is due to make landfall, which could mean disaster for Mexico's southwest coast. Locals there are battening down the hatches.
US authorities expect Hurricane Nate to slam into the Gulf Coast as it heads for New Orleans. Nate claimed at least 25 lives as a tropical storm in Central America before charting a path towards the US.
The powerful eye of Hurricane Irma has reached the Florida Keys. Hundreds of thousands lack power and more than 6 million people in Florida and Georgia have left their homes in one of the country's largest evacuations.
Weakened but not finished, Harvey is dumping even more rain onto the state of Louisiana. Back in Texas, rescue work continues and residents have been evacuated as a heavily flooded chemical plant threatens to explode.
At least 61 people have died after one of the most powerful earthquakes to hit Mexico was followed by Hurricane Katia, which roared onshore in the Gulf. The president has declared three days of national mourning.
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