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Why this hurricane season has been so catastrophic

After Harvey, Irma, and Maria, a look at why this hurricane season has been so active.

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Hurricanes: A perfect storm of chance and climate change?

The succession of intense and deadly tropical cyclones that have barrelled across the Atlantic in recent weeks have left many people wondering if a threshold of some sort has been crossed. Is this chain of hurricanes evidence of some significant new frontier in our changing climate? The answer is mostly no, but with worrying undertones of yes.

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How Hurricane Irma blew away the beach in Miami Beach

Hurricane Irma smacked Miami Beach’s shoreline with enough wind and rain to reshape some of the water’s edge, including washing away chunks of sand from a recently completed $11.5 million beach widening project.

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Puerto Rico flooded by Hurricane Maria, video

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Sep
21

All regions in Puerto Rico are facing catastrophic flooding from hurricane Maria.

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Category 5 Hurricane Maria closes in on Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

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Sep
19

Hurricane Maria’s destructive tear across the Caribbean is well underway, with the Category 5 storm obliterating parts of Dominica, killing at least one person in Guadeloupe and threatening “catastrophic” damage to Puerto Rico within 24 hours.

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Hurricane Maria strengthens to Category 4 hours before landfall

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Sep
18

Hurricane Maria became an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm on Monday afternoon as it barreled towards Dominica in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 24 to 36 hours.

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Three tropical storms churning in the Atlantic Ocean

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Sep
17

Tropical Storm Maria could become a hurricane Sunday as it takes aim on islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.

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Hurricane Jose Expected to Bring High Surf to the Eastern Seaboard in the Upcoming Week

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Sep
17

Jose, a Category 1 hurricane in the western Atlantic, will continue to produce dangerous high surf and rip currents as it moves parallel to the Eastern Seaboard in the upcoming week.

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How Irma unfolded: the hurricane by the numbers

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Sep
11

Irma set several meteorological records, with 37 hours of sustained 185mph winds in the Caribbean. Here’s a look at some more of the key figures.

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