Category Archives: Tropical Wave

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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Philippines Flood – from Typhoon Bopha – Kills 283.

December 5, 2012 – Philippines Flood from Typhoon Bopha Kills 283: Pictured above, flooding around Bulacan, north of Manila.  Update Dec. 5, 2012 – 2:30PM EST (11:30AM PST) – Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers … 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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Isaac Drenches Gulf Coast – WSJ.com

August 30, 2012 – Isaac Drenches Gulf Coast: Isaac dumped more than a foot of rain on parts of the Gulf Coast Wednesday, leaving some residents stranded and hundreds of thousands of homes without power. Pictured above, people walk in … Continue reading

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Hurricane Isaac Follows Katrina’s Path – Exactly Seven Years Ago!

August 28, 2012 – Tropical Storm Isaac to Hit New Orleans as a Hurricane: Huge and slow, Tropical Storm Isaac lumbered up through the Gulf of Mexico from Florida toward Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday, growing stronger by the hour … Continue reading

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Rains Flood a Third of Manila Area as Many Flee – NYTimes.com

August 8, 2012 – 50 Dead in Manila’s Worst Flooding on Record:  At least a third of this overpopulated capital and its suburbs were submerged on Tuesday as torrential rains battered the city and floodwaters poured in from almost all … Continue reading

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Natural Disaster History and 2011 World Summary.

February 10, 2012 – Natural Disaster History and 2011 World Summary: The top chart is a summary of global natural disasters by type for 2011. The most notable being the March 11, 2011 meg-quake and tsunami that struck Japan. However, … Continue reading

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Australia’s Summer is taking a Battering from La Nina Again.

January 27, 2012 – Australia’s summer is taking a battering from La Niña again: Last year, heavy rainfall brought devastating floods to large swathes of the country that could knock half a percentage point off fiscal 2011’s gross domestic product. … Continue reading

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