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Hurricane Irene Wreaks Havoc and Heads for Florida!

August 22, 2011 – Hurricane Irene Wreaks Havoc and Heads for Florida: As of 9:00AM EST, Hurricane Irene was 90 miles WNW of San Juan Puerto Rico, 75 miles ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; with maximum sustained winds of … Continue reading

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The Rains of Pain – – Food, Drought, population Increases and War!

The world map, above, shows the average annual rainfall in millimeters (mm) and inches. The equator is marked horizontally on the map. Generally, the closer to the equator the more rainfall a country gets. There are several exceptions, e.g., Norway, … Continue reading

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