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Tag: Tropical Cyclones

Flooding death toll climbs to 19 in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

Flooding death toll climbs to 19 in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

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

Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in South Carolina

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

Hurricane Matthew has decimated parts of Haiti – How to help

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

Hurricane Matthew Drives Storm Surge Into Northeast Florida; Coastal Flood Damage in Carolinas, Georgia

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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What causes hurricanes? What happens when 2 tropical cyclones collide?

What causes hurricanes? What happens when 2 tropical cyclones collide?

Every year, coastal regions brace themselves for violent windstorms known as hurricanes. But how do these storms form and grow?

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Matthew strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

Matthew strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Matthew has strengthened to a catastrophic Category 4 storm as it barrels toward the heavily populated coast of Florida. The biggest threat Matthew poses may be storm surge.

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Rare October typhoon hits South Korea, charges toward Japan

Rare October typhoon hits South Korea, charges toward Japan

When typhoon Chaba landed in Busan around 11 a.m. Wednesday, the waves – some as high as 4 meters – flooded over the breakwater and poured into the streets of high-rise apartment complex Marine City in Haeundae District. Videos posted by residents on social media showed seawater flooding the streets.

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Hurricane Matthew Continues Destructive Path Toward US, Killing 11 in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew Continues Destructive Path Toward US, Killing 11 in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew, the strongest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, barreled toward the Bahamas today with the coastal U.S. lying ahead in its path.

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NASA just released footage from space of category 4 hurricane Matthew

NASA just released footage from space of category 4 hurricane Matthew

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured dramatic views of major Hurricane Matthew. Hurricane Matthew pounded western Haiti Tuesday morning, packing powerful winds and heavy rain as it crossed the country.

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