Category Archives: Low Pressure System

The Costliest Hurricanes in United States History.

July 11, 2014 – The Costliest Hurricanes in U.S. History: Even though a Category 4 or 5 hurricane can cause serious damage, it’s not always the strongest hurricanes that leave the most devastation in their wake. In fact, out of … Continue reading

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Hurricane-force Gusts Batter UK, Europe, 13 Dead.

October 29, 2013 – Hurricane-force gusts batter UK, Europe; 13 dead: A savage coastal storm powered by hurricane-force gusts slashed its way through Britain and western Europe on Monday, felling trees, flooding lowlands and snarling traffic in the air, at … Continue reading

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Venice flooding swamps 70 percent of city – Capital Weather Gang – The Washington Post

November 13, 2012 – Venice, Italy Flooding Swamps 70 Percent of the City:  Sunday’s tide in Venice, Italy reached it sixth-highest level since 1872 as strong winds funneled water up the Adriatic Sea. Up to 70 percent of central Venice … Continue reading

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New York and New Jersey Get Clobbered Again.

November 5, 2012 – New York and New Jersey Get Clobbered Again: A significant winter storm off the U.S. East Coast is likely to hit Sandy-battered areas of New York and New Jersey by Thursday, forecasters said on Sunday, warning … Continue reading

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Sandy Slams New York City.

October 30, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy Slams New York City: Hurricane Sandy sent crippling floods pouring onto New York streets Monday, provoking a power plant explosion, blacking out much of Manhattan and leaving widespread storm devastation. The so-called “Franken-storm” left … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Takes Aim at the U.S. East Coast.

October 27, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy Takes Aim at U.S. East Coast: By Friday afternoon, the storm’s center was predicted to approach Delaware on Monday and Tuesday, with powerful winds, torrential rains and dangerous tides ranging over hundreds of miles. New York … Continue reading

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The Biggest Ocean Wave Ever Recorded Measured 1,740 feet!

September 28, 2012 – The Biggest Wave Ever Recorded Measured 1,740 feet: That monster wave was in Lituya Bay on the southern coast of Alaska in 1958. An earthquake measuring 8.3 on the Richter scale hit the area and shook … Continue reading

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Tornadoes Barrel Through Dallas Area – WSJ.com

April 4, 2012 – Two Powerful Tornadoes Ripe Through Dallas/Fort Worth:  Twisters menaced Dallas on Tuesday, stripping roofs off houses, prompting office workers to take shelter in the basements of downtown towers and forcing students to hunker down at schools … Continue reading

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Cyclone Heidi Batters Port Headland, Australia.

January 12, 2012 – Port Headland, Australia Battered by Cyclone Heidi: Port Hedland residents are emerging from their homes after being battered by 130km/h (81 MPH) winds and torrential rain brought on by Tropical Cyclone Heidi, which crossed the West … Continue reading

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Cyclone Thane Makes Landfall in Southern India.

December 30, 2011 – Cyclone Thane Makes Landfall in Southern India: Cyclone Thane ripped through coastal districts in southern India Friday, killing at least 33 people and damaging thousands of homes. The storm over the Bay of Bengal made landfall … Continue reading

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