Real Life Stories

Hurricane hunter aircraft

Hunting Hugo

In 1989, a NOAA hurricane hunter airplane intercepted Hurricane Hugo as it approached the Caribbean islands on what was to become the most harrowing flight ever conducted by the NOAA hurricane hunters.

Satellite image of Hurricane George

Battered by Georges

The riveting account by Antiguan journalist Tim Hector, and his wife Jennifer, who survived the monstrous Hurricane Georges which pounded Antigua relentlessly for 12 hours in 1998 with sustained winds of 120mph and higher gusts.