In early September 2017, an enormous hurricane caused untold damage in the Caribbean, devastating several islands. I live on the French-Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, which seemed to be right in the path but was in the end spared the worst of the storm - here's my story. Click any French phrase in our bilingual reader for the English translation.
- Image source: AccuWeather Satellite (screenshot from 5 September at about 3am local time)
- French disaster vocabulary
- Irma : au milieu des décombres de Saint-Martin, Macron réfute toute négligence de Paris
- French Caribbean