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Tropical Cyclone Ian impacts Tonga

Powerful and rare Category 5 tropical cyclone is starting to affect northern Tonga archipelago. Tropical Cyclone Ian is a first cyclone of the South Pacific season, which typically runs from November through April. The Met

January 11, 2014

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Intense Tropical Cyclone Bejisa approaching Reunion and Mauritius

At 21:00 UTC on January 1, 2014 Tropical Cyclone "Bejisa", was located approximately 136 NM (251 km) northwest of St. Denis, La Reunion, and has tracked south- southeastward at 08 KT (14 km/h, 9.2 mph) over the past six hours. It is expected to

January 02, 2014

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Massive storm surges expected as Severe Tropical Cyclone "Christine" makes landfall in Western Australia

Australian officials have issue red alert warnings as Severe Tropical Cyclone "Christine" moved toward the Western Australian coast of Pilbara with winds of up to 200 km/h today. Christine is expected to bring massive storm surges of up to five meters,

December 30, 2013

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Deadly storms caused chaotic Christmas in Europe and USA

It seems the weather acted accordingly to chaos felt in the heads of many Europeans and Americans today. Over a million homes and businesses were left without power on Christmas and hundreds of flights were canceled as deadly storms continued to sweep the two

December 25, 2013

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Severe winter storm hit Britain and France

A severe winter storm, named Dirk by Berlin's institute for meteorology, has caused major problems in Britain and France. Latest reports mention 4 deaths in Britain and one in France. UK's Environment Agency issued hundreds of flood warnings across all of

December 24, 2013

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Newborn Tropical Cyclone Amara strengthening as it nears La Reunion island

Third tropical depression of the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season strengthened into tropical storm named Amara today. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) expects that Tropical Cyclone Amara will continue to strengthen over the next 5 days reaching

December 17, 2013

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The worst winter storm since 1953 causes mayhem across the Middle East

Powerful winter storm Alexa is sweeping eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East and causing mayhem across the region since Wednesday, December 11. Alexa is the worst snow storm that hit the Middle East since 1953 and its effects are far worst than anyone

December 14, 2013

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Tropical Cyclone Madi headed for a landfall in southeastern India

Tropical Cyclone Madi developed over the Bay of Bengal, northeast of Sri Lanka and east of India, on December 6, 2013. It organized from low pressure System 92B, about 492 km (306 miles) southeast of Chennai, India. At the time. its maximum sustained winds

December 10, 2013

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Northern Europe under the worst storm since 1953 - Hurricane Xaver

Powerful Atlantic storm named Xaver, the worst since 1953, has tracked east to the north of Scotland overnight, bringing very strong winds across northern parts of the UK. Severe storm and flooding warnings are in effect for the UK, Netherlands, Denmark,

December 05, 2013

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Northern Europe prepares for powerful storm system

Northern Europe is bracing for powerful storm system expected to reach land by the middle and end of the week. The system will begin to organize on Tuesday, December 3, near southern Greenland and move eastward toward Scotland, Scandinavia and northern mainland

December 02, 2013

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Red alerts issued as Tropical Cyclone Lehar spins toward land, Bay of Bengal - India

A new tropical cyclone formed in Bay of Bengal and is currently located approximately 1290 km (695 NM) east-southeast of Visakhapatnam, India. This new tropical cyclone was named Lehar and it comes only 2 days after TC Helen made landfall near

November 24, 2013

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Rare Tropical Cyclone Alessia about to impact western Australia

An unusually early-season tropical cyclone developed in the Indian Ocean between Indonesia and Western Australia and will continue its slow journey eastward, reaching the northwestern part of the Australia by the end of the weekend. The Australian cyclone

November 22, 2013

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Tropical Cyclone Helen makes landfall in India

Tropical Cyclone Helen, accompanied by strong winds and heavy rain, has made landfall near Machilipatnam, across the Andhra Pradesh in India. 8,000 people have been evacuated to safer places while two persons were killed in separate rain-related

November 22, 2013

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A portrait of global winds - GEOS-5

New visualization by NASA’s Goddard Earth Observing System Model (GEOS-5) shows global winds simulation using 10-kilometer resolution. Surface winds (0 to 40 meters/second) are shown in white and trace features including Atlantic and Pacific cyclones.

November 22, 2013

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Subtropical Storm Melissa formed in Atlantic Ocean

Subtropical Storm Melissa, formed late November 18th about halfway between Africa and the Americas, will produce rough surf around Bermuda and parts of Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the Islands of the Caribbean this week. The MODIS instrument

November 20, 2013

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Devastating Cyclone Cleopatra drops record breaking rainfall in Sardinia, Italy

A devastating Cyclone "Cleopatra" struck Mediterranean island of Sardinia, Italy, on November 18, 2013, flooding towns and villages, killing at least 17 people and leaving hundreds homeless. This is one of the strongest storms that hit Sardinia in

November 19, 2013

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More than 60 tornadoes struck US Midwest leaving trail of destruction

According to the National Weather Service, more than 60 tornadoes struck US Midwest on Sunday, November 17, 2013, leaving trail of destruction and unleashing 130 km (80 mph) winds and hail stones up to 5 cm (2 inches) in diameter. Entire neighbourhoods were

November 18, 2013