Some areas in the US are extremely vulnerable to hurricanes. According to the NOAA, hurricanes “in the Atlantic basin strike the US mainland just less than twice a year on average.” Many cities in Florida are at higher risk.
The internet is in meltdown mode after Donald Trump tweeted a CNN-mocking meme inspired by his recent briefing on Hurricane Dorian. Media outlets accused Trump of making erroneous changes to a map showing the hurricane’s path.
Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm by the US National Hurricane Center, with the potential to wreak destruction once it makes land. The storm is currently en route to the Bahamas.
Canada’s former prime minister, Kim Campbell, found herself in hot water after wishing in a tweet that Hurricane Dorian would make a “direct hit” on President Trump’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, prompting a swift retraction.