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Dust storm over China's Taklimakan Desert

The Taklimakan Desert is China’s largest, hottest, and driest desert located far in the western part of the country. Shifting sand dunes cover About 85 percent of the desert floor is covered by shifting sand dunes, with some rising to a height of 200 meters (650

November 02, 2012


Hurricane Sandy timelapse videos - GOES 13 satellite view

A complete timelapse animation of Hurricane Sandy from October 23-31, as seen by GOES-13 (a geosynchronous satellite that is in orbit nearly 36,000 km (23,000 miles) above Earth).Another timelapse animation from GOES-EAST (GOES-13) shows the full disk and the

November 02, 2012


Cyclone Ladislav raised Adriatic sea levels, submerged streets along Croatian coastline cities

Gale-force south Cyclone Ladislav developed over northern Italy and northern Adriatic sea, causing floods along Adriatic sea coastlines on November 1, 2012. Combination of full moon, low air pressure along with strong winds blowing from the sea toward the coast,

November 02, 2012

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Tropical Cyclone Nilam loosing it strenght after landfall

Tropical Cyclone Nilam is located approximately 35 nm south-southwest of Chennai, India and is moving west-northwestward at 12 knots. Nilam has made landfall over southern India and the low-level circulation center is becoming elongated. The system will weaken as

November 01, 2012


Tropical Storm Rosa formed in eastern Pacific

According to latest public advisory by US National Hurricane Center (NHC) at 21:00 UTC on November 1 the center of Tropical Storm Rosa was located near latitude 14.2N and longitude 117.9W, about 1285 km (795 miles) SW of Cabo San Lucas Mexico. The system is moving

November 01, 2012


New Jersey devastated - Ruptured gas lines, fires rage on island of Mantoloking

Flames were burning all over the cut-off barrier island of Mantoloking, New Jersey on Wednesday morning, October 31, 2012 after severe devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. There was a large cluster of flames and smaller fires spread out from it, with some flames

October 31, 2012


Sandy's deadly aftermath - millions without power, major flooding and destruction

As Hurricane Sandy churned slowly inland US, millions along the East Coast awoke on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 without power or mass transit.By latest reports more than 150 people were killed in US. New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial market closed

October 30, 2012

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Tropical Cyclone Nilam headed toward India - coastal areas brace for impact tomorrow

Coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in India braced for a Tropical Cyclone Nilam expected to make landfall tomorrow.By JTWC report issued 15:00 UTC (October 30, 2012) Nilam was located approximately 265 NM southeast of Chennai, India, and has tracked

October 30, 2012

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Three nuclear power plants shut down as Sandy ravages northeastern US

Hurricane Sandy forced three nuclear power plants to shut and put another on alert as federal regulators dispatched inspectors to monitor 11 facilities in the path of the storm.(1) An alert was declared at the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey because

October 30, 2012

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How big and serious is Sandy and why?

Sandy is now post-tropical cyclone. Regardless its hurricane status, Sandy, dubbed Frankenstorm, is a massive system that will affect a huge swath of the eastern U.S. It is now evident that it may become the biggest storm of century. The circulation of Sandy could

October 30, 2012


Hurricane Sandy - live coverage, latest public advisory and satellite imagery

Follow latest Hurricane Sandy conditions, public advisory, satellite imagery and live web cam with us. Livestream Storm Cam - "Sandycam" is located on top of Livestream's World Headquarters in Chelsea, Manhattan, New York City. The camera is mounted on the roof facing

October 29, 2012


New Jersey braces for Hurricane Sandy impact

Hurricane Sandy is centered off the coast of North Carolina coast and is expected to lose tropical characteristics in about 36 hours as it moves northward.According to latest public advisory by US National Hurricane Center (NHC) from 03:00 UTC on October 29, the

October 29, 2012


Typhoon Son-Tinh - Red alert for wind impact in Vietnam, China

Up to 5.5 million people people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above. In addition, 3.2 million people people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.Typhoon Son-Tinh struck Vietnam at about 0:00 UTC on

October 28, 2012

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USGS storm-surge sensors deployed ahead of TS Sandy

Storm response crews from the U.S. Geological Survey are installing more than 150 storm-tide sensors at key locations along the Atlantic Coast -- from the Chesapeake Bay to Massachusetts -- in advance of the arrival of Tropical Storm Sandy.Working with various

October 28, 2012


Hurricane Sandy on trail to become historic "Perfect storm"

On October 26, 2012, Hurricane Sandy churned over the Bahamas, with the eye of the storm near the island of Grand Bahama. Destructive Sandy is gradually pulling away from the Bahamas, leaving more than 40 dead behind. As it approaches US East Coast, states of emergency

October 27, 2012


Tropical Cyclone Murjan made landfall in Somalia and Ethiopia

Horn of Africa experienced a tropical cyclone landfall on October 25. According to latest report by Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC),Tropical Cyclone Murjan is located approximately 140 nm south-southwest of Cape Guardafui. The system is moving westward at 10

October 25, 2012


Hurricane Sandy forms in the Caribbean Sea

Hurricane Sandy has formed in the Caribbean Sea. Sandy is now a Category 1 hurricane, and is about 30 miles south of Kingston, Jamaica. Environmental conditions are expected to remain favorable for additional strengthening to occur up until Sandy makes landfall on

October 25, 2012