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Cyclone Marcus

News
Mar
23

It is the first category 5 cyclone of 2018 and the strongest to hit Darwin, Australia, since 1974. But so far, Cyclone Marcus has directed most of its fury into the Indian Ocean, rather than onto landmasses.

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Massive ‘bomb cyclone’ pounds Northeast, bringing strong winds and flooding

News
Mar
2

A massive nor’easter is pummeling the East Coast, halting travel as it brings damaging winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and inland snow to 15 states.

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Tropical cyclone Gita Batters the South Pacific

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Feb
16

For nearly a week, Tropical Cyclone Gita has been battering and threatening small South Pacific islands. And the storm is not done.

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Tropical Cyclone Berguitta approaches the islands of Mauritius and Réunion

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Jan
17

After several days marching across the Indian Ocean, Tropical Cyclone Berguitta approached the islands of Mauritius and Réunion, to the east of Madagascar.

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The breach at Fire Island National Seashore, Video

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy opened up a new inlet on Fire Island National Seashore. A video, showing how this storm-formed inlet has transformed water quality in the estuary.

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Typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan, causing flooding and landslides

News
Oct
23

Typhoon Lan, so enormous that its cloud field has been said to be larger than Japan, brought high winds and heavy rain as it made landfall around 3 a.m. local time on the Pacific coast of central Japan, the Kyodo News service reported.

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Typhoon Lan

News
Oct
20

With Lan churning over warm water, and with upper level winds staying relatively calm, forecasters believe the storm could undergo rapid intensification and reach category 4 strength on October 20 or 21. The storm is expected to pass east of Okinawa on October 22 and make a possible landfall near Tokyo on October 22 or 23.

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Three people die as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland and Britain

The Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, described Ophelia’s impact as a “national emergency.” He said it was the worst storm in Ireland in 50 years.

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Hurricane Ophelia strengthens to major Category 3 storm, barreling toward Ireland

News
Oct
14

Hurricane Ophelia has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said late Saturday morning. Ophelia is now the farthest east an Atlantic major hurricane has existed on record.

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