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Tropical storm Fiona

Weather; Storms

Formerly known as Invest 97L, is latest storm following Earl and Danielle, that has formed is the North Atlantic west of the Cape Verde Islands.

Hurricane Earl

Weather; Storms

Hurricane Earl is the second major hurricane of the 2010 Atlantic season. It's expected to sideswipe much of the East Coast just ahead of the U.S. labour Day. The hurricane could force major ...

Hurricane Katrina

Weather; Storms

Hurricane Katrina of the 2005 was the costliest natural disaster triggering one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the history of the United States. At least 1,836 people lost their lives in the ...

Typhoon Fanapi

Weather; Storms

Typhoon Fanapi was the first major storm to strike Taiwan in 2010 and the 11th typhoon to hit Mainland China. It landed in Fujian province at 7 a.m. on September 2010. Fanapi had peak winds of 102 ...


Weather; Storms

A severe weather condition characterised by low temperatures, winds 35 mph or greater, and sufficient falling and/or blowing snow in the air to frequently reduce visibility to1/4 mile or less for a ...

Eye of God

Weather; Storms

Nickname given to the images of a perfect storm captured by electrician and storm chaser Sean R Heavey, who lives in Glasgow, Montana, USA. Sean created this panoramic image by stitching together ...

Hurricane Isaac (2012)

Weather; Storms

Hurricane Isaac reached hurricane strength the morning of August 28 2012. It is now a category 1 storm currently hitting the northern Gulf Coast of the United States, including the western Florida ...

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