Browsing the "Hurricanes & Cyclones" Category

Typhoon Nesat Slams Philippines (VIDEO)

September 27th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The capital of the Philippines, Manila, has lost power after being struck by a powerful typhoon, Typhoon Nesat. So far, at least 7 people have been killed, some of them children. 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate the Albay province


1 Million Urged to Flee Japan Typhoon, Typhoon Roke

September 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Japan has already had a horrible year when it comes to disasters. The tremendous Fukushima earthquakes, tsunami, and nuclear meltdowns were more than any country should have to deal with. Now, unfortunately, it is about to be slammed with a potentially deadly typhoon, Typhoon Roke


Lee Continues to Drench Eastern US

September 7th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Tropical Storm Lee's remnants combined with a warm front along the US East Coast are bringing heavy rainfall from New England to the Appalachian Mountains, causing rivers to flood and residents to consider moving to higher ground.


“It is doubtful that Irene will even cough up eight bodies” (Quote of the Week)

August 29th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Leading humans-cause-global-warming denier Pat Michaels, largely funded by the Koch brothers and Big Oil, gave the world a wonderful line of compassion last Friday. With much of the country panicking, or at least concerned, about Hurricane Irene (and for good reason), Michaels commented, “It is doubtful that Irene will even cough up eight bodies.”


Good Morning Irene

August 27th, 2011 | by Bob Higgins

It's 4AM on Saturday and I'm up early. When you cant go back to sleep in the 21st century you turn the on computer, then the news. According to NOAA, and verified visually on Google Earth, Hurricane Irene is centered at 33.7N and 77.5W which puts it in position to munch Beaufort, North Carolina just a degree or so north and west at 4°43′15″N 76°39′9″W according to Wikipedia



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