Mexico Beach is ‘wiped out’ by Hurricane Michael as other Florida cities are smashed

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By Holly Yan, Christina Maxouris and Nicole Chavez, CNN Updated 1:20 PM ET, Thu October 11, 2018 (CNN)What used to be a gorgeous beachfront city now looks like an apocalyptic mess after Hurricane Michael shredded Mexico Beach, Florida. “Mexico Beach was wiped out,” said Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “That’s probably […]

Hurricane Florence’s Flooding Continues More Than Two Weeks After Landfall

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Dennis MersereauContributori Science Observed rainfall totals between September 12 and September 19, 2018.DENNIS MERSEREAU It’s been more than two weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall and parts of the Carolinas are still dealing with flooding left behind by the storm. There are still some rivers in North Carolina and South Carolina reporting water levels at […]

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES LOSSES TOP $1 BILLION

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California Fires Kill at Least 10 and Destroy 1,500 Buildings By THOMAS FULLER, JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and MAGGIE ASTOROCT. 9, 2017           U.S. By ROBIN LINDSAY and SARAH STEIN KERR 1:37 SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Fast-moving wildfires raged across Northern California on Monday, killing at least 10 people, sending well over 100 […]

HURRICANE HARVEY WIDESPREAD DEVASTION IN TEXAS

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Major Hurricane Harvey – August 25-29, 2017   Over the past several years, meteorologists in South Texas (and other areas) have stated “it’s not a matter of if but when” a major hurricane would strike the Middle Texas Coast. The last hurricane to do so was Celia back on August 3rd, 1970. Well, the “when” […]

THE STRONGEST HURRICANE IN MORE THAN 80 YEARS DESTROYS PUERTO RICO, LEAVES MORE THAN 1 MILLION WITHOUT POWER

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The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunging the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. Leaving at least nine people dead in its wake across the […]

CYCLONE MORA KILLS 203 IN SRI LANKA, LEAVES 96 OTHERS MISSING

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  June 2, 2017: Cyclone Mora caused massive flooding and landslides throughout Sri Lanka claiming lives of at least 203 people and left 96 others missing. According to the Disaster Management Centre, more than 400,000 people have been affected by the severe rains and strong winds that started on 24 May 2017. The recent flooding […]

HURRICANE IN MOSCOW KILLS 16, INJURES 168 OTHERS

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May 30, 2017: At least 16 people died and 168 others injured in a hurricane that hit Russia’s capital Moscow and the adjacent areas. Eleven people died in Moscow and five others in the suburbs were killed as high winds and rain ripped through the city, felling trees, tearing off roofs and damaging more than […]

 
 
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