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Twin Hurricanes Head Toward Hawaii as Tropical Storm Hermine Forms off Florida’s Gulf Coast

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Aug
31

The island of Hawaii rarely takes a direct hit from a hurricane. This week, two Pacific storms are lining up to change that. Meanwhile, in the Atlantic, Tropical Depression 9 has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Hermine, with a hurricane watch in effect for parts of Florida.

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Three Tropical Systems Spin Near Japan At Once; Typhoon Mindulle Strikes Tokyo

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Aug
22

Satellite imagery this weekend showed an interesting sight near Japan as a trio of tropical systems spun near the country. One of those three systems, Mindulle, made landfall near Tokyo as a typhoon on Monday.

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Downgraded Earl lashes Belize

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Aug
4

Packing winds of up to eighty-miles-per-hour, Tropical Storm Earl hit the coast of Belize on Thursday morning, downing trees and cutting power and while forecasters say it is expected to weaken, heavy rains are likely through Friday.

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Tropical Storm Earl Forms in Caribbean Sea

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Aug
2

The fifth tropical cyclone of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed today in the Caribbean Sea. NOAA’s GOES-East satellite provided a look at the storm as hurricane-hunter aircraft confirmed a closed circulation.

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Typhoon Nida Makes Landfall Near Hong Kong After Making a Direct Hit on Philippines

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Aug
1

Gale-force winds and heavy rains lashed Hong Kong after Typhoon Nida made landfall Tuesday near Dapeng Peninsula in China’s Guangdong Province.

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Powerful Category 5 Typhoon Nepartak Takes Aim at Taiwan, China

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Jul
7

The typhoon, the first of the year, was expected to make landfall on Taiwan’s east coast in the city of Hualien early Friday and then cross the Taiwan Strait and hit China Saturday. Large waves were already lashing the shore Ilan port city in Taiwan Thursday.

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Nearly 7 million US homes at hurricane risk this season: Report

More than 6.8 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at risk of damage from hurricane storm surges, with a total reconstruction cost value of more than $1.5 trillion, according to CoreLogic’s 2016 Storm Surge Report.

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U.S. expects more hurricanes as tropical storm brews off East Coast

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May
28

U.S. meteorologists predicted the number of storms in the upcoming hurricane season will increase from years of below-average levels, as a weather system brewed off the East Coast.

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Cyclone Roanu: Half a million flee in Bangladesh

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May
22

Cyclone Roanu has pounded coastal areas of Bangladesh, forcing half a million people to flee their homes. It made landfall at noon local time (06:00 GMT) on Saturday, causing floods, landslides and submerging homes.

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