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"Freshwater Fury" continues to lash Great Lakes

A powerful "Freshwater Fury" will leave the Great Lakes tonight, but not before unleashing more wind-driven rain, strong winds and pounding waves today. The corridor from central Ontario to Lake Michigan to Indiana will continue to endure the nastiest conditions

October 20, 2011

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Huge haboob hits Lubbock, Texas

A giant dust storm known as a haboob swept through Lubbock, Texas, on Monday, blotting out the sun and turning everything a hazy copper.The 8,000-foot-tall (2,400 meters) dust cloud knocked down trees and power lines, sparked small wildfires and damaged a hangar at

October 18, 2011

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Severe thunderstorms and hail hit southeast Queensland, Australia

South-east Queensland in Australia was battered by a series of severe thunderstorms late on Saturday. The Australian Weather Bureau said sustained winds of 80 km/h were recorded in the Brisbane area. Thousands were left without electricity when strong winds brough down

October 15, 2011

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Tropical depression forms east of southern Philippines

Tropical Depression 23 (T.D. 23W) has formed east of southern Philippines as of Monday, and the tropical weather system is set to track across the island nation with heavy rain and gusty winds during the next few days.Torrential rainfall, flooding and landslides will

October 11, 2011

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Hurricane Jova could become Category 4 hurricane

On October 6, 2011, a tropical depression over the eastern Pacific Ocean strengthened into Tropical Storm Jova. On October 8, Jova became a hurricane. By 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on October 10, 2011, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported, Jova

October 11, 2011

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A heavy veil of dust continued to veil central Asia

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Terra satellite passed over the central Asia on October 6, 2011 and captured this true-color image bellow. Dust is especially heavy in the valleys and low lying areas, while the skies over the

October 10, 2011

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Severe storm hit Croatia - Waterspout, hail and lightning strikes

A waterspout appeared near the city of Dubrovnik threatening big cruisers and other ships and disappeared after 20 minutes. Severe thunderstorm claimed 4 lives after lightning struck the community house for older people in Bjelovar city.Area around Rijeka and Pula was h

October 08, 2011

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Hurricanes Irwin and Jova moving in Eastern Pacific, heading toward Mexico

Irwin became the eighth hurricane of the eastern pacific season early Friday morning, and could be quickly followed by Jova on Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)....IRWIN MOVING SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH DURING

October 08, 2011

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Hurricane Philippe Forms In The Atlantic, weakening into tropical storm

 Philippe is the sixteenth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, following Hurricane Ophelia which brought strong winds to Ireland and Britain on Thursday. Hurricane Philippe is expected to weaken and become post-tropical during the weekend as it

October 07, 2011

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Typhoon Nalgae heads for Vietnam

Super Typhoon Nalgae crossed the Philippines Saturday, October 1, bringing flooding rains and widespread damage, and making landfall in Isabela province with maximum sustained winds of 146 mph (127 knots). Nalgae struck about 25 miles (40 kms) north of Typhoon

October 05, 2011

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Two deadly tornadoes hit South Africa

A deadly tornado hit the township of Duduza in South Africa on Sunday. An 8-year-old child died and more than 160 people were injured when the twister struck Duduza, about 40 miles east of Johannesburg, destroying dozens of houses, many of them tin shacks, according...

October 04, 2011

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Air pollution is stunting India's monsoon

India has been drying out for half a century, and air pollution thousands of kilometres away is partly to blame. The monsoon has been weakening since the 1950s. Indian air pollution has been blamed, but now it seems that emissions further afield are also a factor.The

October 04, 2011

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Ophelia weakens to a tropical storm as it races toward the Avalon peninsula of Newfoundland

Ophelia was strengthening into a hurricane when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image on September 29, 2011. MODIS acquired this image at 10:40 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time (AST). Twenty

October 03, 2011

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Typhoon Nalgae (22W) approaching the Philippines

Typhoon Nalgae, known in the Philippines as Quiel, was approaching the archipelago on September 30, 2011 when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Terra satellite passed over the region and captured this true-color image.Residents

October 02, 2011

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Philipinnes battered by typhoons causing floods and landslides

As of Saturday afternoon, Typhoon Nalgae is moving westward away from the northern Philippines as a strong typhoon, downgraded from a super typhoon earlier today.Late Friday evening, Nalgae made landfall along the central Luzon coast as a super typhoon with

October 02, 2011

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Winds in Chicago push massive waves onto Lake Shore Drive

High winds produced dangerous, 10- to 15-foot waves along the lakefront path, knocking down morning bikers and runners. Police closed off the path early Friday from North Fullerton Avenue, but some runners and bikers didn't heed the warnings. NBC Chicago helicopter

October 01, 2011

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Dust over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Dust from the Arabian Peninsula lingered over the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea on September 29, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite took this picture the same day.Dust plumes nearly surround the

September 30, 2011