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The wild horses of the Outer Banks won’t evacuate. They have a special trick to survive hurricanes

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Sep
5

A bunch of majestic horses that spend their days frolicking on the beach in North Carolina’s Outer Banks will not be evacuated. They will move to higher ground and gather under sturdy oak trees to shelter.

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“Everything is gone”: Hurricane Dorian survivors share stories of survival in the Bahamas

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Sep
4

Aboard the HC-144 cargo plane, the devastation is clear. The fragile islands were no match for Dorian’s Category 5 fury and the landscape looks like a bomb site.

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Live Update: Hurricane Dorian threatens the US east Coast after devastating the Bahamas

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Sep
4

Where’s Dorian? It’s off Florida’s east coast, moving north. It could reach the coasts of the Carolinas later in the week. Track the storm here.

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Hurricane Dorian moving up East Coast after leaving Bahamas in ruins

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Sep
4

While Florida didn’t get the brunt of the storm, as the storm slowly moved north up the East Coast, North Carolina and South Carolina were bracing for a direct hit. Dorian could still potentially make landfall Thursday or Friday.

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A Devastating Stall by Hurricane Dorian

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Sep
4

The second strongest Atlantic hurricane in modern meteorological records stalled over Grand Bahama, the northernmost of the Bahama Islands. When Dorian finally began drifting north, it left a wake of catastrophic damage in the Bahamas. Preliminary assessments indicated that nearly 70 percent of homes were underwater at some point. The Red Cross reported roughly 13,000 homes were destroyed or severely damaged.

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The only airport on Grand Bahama is wiped out, severely hampering aid to Hurricane Dorian victims

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Sep
4

Across the northern Bahamas, what used to be stunning islands are now scenes of widespread destruction. Hurricane Dorian pulverized the islands for two days, hurling catastrophic winds and relentless rain. It was the strongest storm ever to make landfall in the country.

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NASA’s ARIA Team Maps Flooding in the Bahamas

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Sep
3

The map covers an area of about 109 miles by 106 miles (176 kilometers by 170 kilometers) shown by the large red polygon. Each pixel measures about 32 yards (30 meters) across. Authorities and responders can use flood maps like this one as guidance to identify areas that are likely experiencing flooding

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‘Very dangerous’: Cyclone Veronica to bring 4m storm surge to northern WA

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Mar
24

Residents in Western Australia’s far north are bracing for dangerous storm surges caused by Cyclone Veronica, while Northern Territory residents are slowly returning home as ex-cyclone Trevor circles back towards Queensland. Trevor crossed the mainland as a category 4 storm on Sunday morning.

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Cyclone Idai called worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

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Mar
20

When Cyclone Idai, a devastating tropical storm, swept across southeastern Africa on Thursday, it killed at least 150 people, displaced hundreds of thousands and left Beira, a coastal city of a half-million people in central Mozambique, almost totally destroyed.

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