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Ferocious typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead, floods over 1,000 homes in Japan

News
Oct
13

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening and battered central and northern Japan.

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Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

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Sep
21

Hurricanes can cause significant damage to human structures on land, and often permanently alter terrestrial landscapes. But these powerful storms also affect the ocean.

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Coastal birds can weather the storm, but not the sea

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Sep
18

How can birds that weigh less than a AA battery survive the immense power of Atlantic hurricanes?

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Major Oil Spill on Grand Bahama Reaches the Ocean, Damages Coastline

News, Pollution
Sep
12

An oil spill caused by Cat 5 Hurricane Dorian has been spotted in the ocean and has damaged the Bahamas coastline, the Norwegian energy company that owns the oil storage facility, Equinor, confirmed on Wednesday, a week and a half after the hurricane blew the lids off of six massive crude oil tanks.

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Thousands of Dorian survivors desperate to evacuate wrecked Bahamas as death toll climbs to 44

News
Sep
8

There are about 76,000 people left homeless and in need of assistance in the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island, the U.N. said.

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Hurricane Dorian gains strength again as it heads toward Canada

News
Sep
7

Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane Saturday afternoon as it began moving past the coast of Maine towards the east coast of Canada with maximum sustained wind speeds of 100 mph.

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Hundreds stranded on Outer Banks island, ‘catastrophic’ flooding as Hurricane Dorian moves off coast

News
Sep
7

“We went from almost no water to 4 to 6 feet in a matter of minutes,” said Steve Harris, who lives on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.

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Hurricane Dorian: ‘We’re at the frontline of climate change but we don’t cause it’, says Barbados PM – as it happened

The “force and size” of Dorian took everyone by surprise, a situation made worse by the hurricane stalling over the archipelago. “Grand Bahama is not in good shape at all because 70% of it was under water,” St George said.

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Dorian obliterated the Bahamas. The US must help

News
Sep
6

The destruction is near-total in some places. Early aerial photos show whole towns inundated, shipping containers tossed around, roofs floating on stagnant floodwaters, airports submerged. Dorian left a massive swath of Grand Bahama Island underwater.

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