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Rare Hurricane Hits Bermuda

News
Oct
13

Hurricane Nicole roared across Bermuda on Thursday, pummeling the resort island with winds up to 115 mph

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Why Are Storm Surges So Deadly?

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Oct
12

Hurricanes can be deadly, but it’s typically not the wind from these powerful storms that causes the highest number of fatalities. Rather, storm surges caused by hurricanes are “often the greatest threat to life and property from a hurricane,” according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

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Flooding death toll climbs to 19 in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

News
Oct
12

The swollen Neuse River — cutting through coastal flatlands south of Greenville — underscores the flood threats facing parts of the state for the coming days even as rescue teams try to move people out of danger…

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Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in South Carolina

News
Oct
8

Category 1 Hurricane Matthew made landfall late Saturday morning over South Carolina’s central coast, and the storm’s sea surges and rainfall appeared poised to threaten life.

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Hurricane Matthew has decimated parts of Haiti – How to help

News
Oct
8

Hurricane Matthew’s trail of destruction in Haiti stunned those emerging from the aftermath on Friday.

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Hurricane Matthew Drives Storm Surge Into Northeast Florida; Coastal Flood Damage in Carolinas, Georgia

News
Oct
7

Hurricane Matthew’s eyewall continues to brush parts of Florida’s northeast coast with high winds and storm surge flooding, and will spread those impacts, in addition to potentially serious rainfall flooding into Georgia, South Carolina, and southern North Carolina through at least Saturday night.

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What causes hurricanes? What happens when 2 tropical cyclones collide?

News
Oct
6

Every year, coastal regions brace themselves for violent windstorms known as hurricanes. But how do these storms form and grow?

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Matthew strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

News
Oct
6

Hurricane Matthew has strengthened to a catastrophic Category 4 storm as it barrels toward the heavily populated coast of Florida. The biggest threat Matthew poses may be storm surge.

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Rare October typhoon hits South Korea, charges toward Japan

News
Oct
5

When typhoon Chaba landed in Busan around 11 a.m. Wednesday, the waves – some as high as 4 meters – flooded over the breakwater and poured into the streets of high-rise apartment complex Marine City in Haeundae District. Videos posted by residents on social media showed seawater flooding the streets.

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