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Before and After Photos: SE Beach Dunes Lost to Hurricane Matthew

Erosion, News
Nov
2

New low-altitude aerial photos of Southeastern beaches taken before and after Hurricane Matthew passed offshore show a new storm-cut inlet, and roads, dunes and structures lost. Hurricane Matthew’s storm surge and waves overwashed about 15 percent of the sand dunes on Florida’s Atlantic coast, 30 percent along Georgia’s coastline, and 42 percent of dunes on South Carolina’s sandy beaches.

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Scientists find link between tropical storms, decline of river deltas

A change in the patterns of tropical storms is threatening the future of the Mekong River delta in Vietnam, research shows, indicating a similar risk to other deltas around the world.

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Typhoon Haima slams Philippines in second storm in a week

News
Oct
19

Officials in the Philippines warned that Typhoon Haima, which made landfall late Wednesday, could be even stronger than Haiyan in 2013.

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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?

Inform
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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