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Typhoon Wipha Battering Tokyo, Eastern Japan

Typhoon Wipha Battering Tokyo, Eastern Japan

Millions of people in Japan are bracing for the approach of Typhoon Wipha and the expected destructive winds, life-threatening flooding and mudslides

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Cyclone Phailin Leaves Trail Of Destruction In India

Cyclone Phailin Leaves Trail Of Destruction In India

Morning light revealed damage from Tropical Cyclone Phailin after it pounded the eastern coast, the strongest storm in India in 14 years.

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800,000 Evacuated as Powerful Cyclone Hits India

800,000 Evacuated as Powerful Cyclone Hits India

A massive cyclone came ashore along the eastern coast of India about 9 p.m. Saturday, flooding homes throughout the region and leading to the evacuations of more than 800,000 people, one of the largest such evacuations in India’s history.

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Cyclone Phailin Menaces India’s East Coast

Cyclone Phailin Menaces India’s East Coast

Preparations are under way on India’s east coast ahead of the expected landfall of a massive cyclone, Phailin, now gathering strength in the Bay of Bengal. Experts say that the enormous storm, currently equivalent in strength to a Category 5 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of more than 160 mph (260 km/h), will bring a “catastrophic” storm surge…

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Typhoon Fitow Hits China: Half A Million People Forced To Evacuate

Typhoon Fitow Hits China: Half A Million People Forced To Evacuate

A typhoon slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services.

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Two Storms Strike Mexico

Two Storms Strike Mexico

With 9,330 kilometers (5,800 miles) of coastline surrounded by warm tropical and subtropical waters, Mexico is no stranger to tropical storms. But on September 15-16, 2013, the country experienced a rare double strike as two storms moved ashore simultaneously, one from the Pacific and one from the Atlantic.

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Hurricane Sandy Raised Risk Awareness in Eastern Cuba

Hurricane Sandy Raised Risk Awareness in Eastern Cuba

Nine months after Hurricane Sandy, the worst disaster to hit this city in eastern Cuban in decades, local residents say they are now better prepared for catastrophes. According to the authorities, every new building must take into account the risk of hurricanes and earthquakes.

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Super Typhoon Utor

Super Typhoon Utor

Super Typhoon Utor made landfall as a Category 3 storm over the northern Philippines in the early morning hours of August 12, 2013. It was the strongest storm to hit the Philippines so far this year.

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Atlantic Hurricane Season On Track To Be Above-Normal

Atlantic Hurricane Season On Track To Be Above-Normal

NOAA issued its updated Atlantic hurricane season outlook today saying the season is shaping up to be above normal with the possibility that it could be very active.

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