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  1. Meatpie

    Hurricane Ida Strengthens into Category 4 as Thousands Flee in Louisiana

    Tens of thousands of people are fleeing the US state of Louisiana as Hurricane Ida closes in from the Gulf of Mexico. Ida is now a category four hurricane, one below the highest level, with up to 140mph (225km/h) sustained winds. It is expected to make landfall on Sunday evening, bringing a...
  2. Meatpie

    N.Y. governor declares state of emergency as Hurricane Henri nears coast

    A State of Emergency has been declared for 24 counties in New York State as Hurricane Henri threatens to make landfall on Long Island Sunday morning, Aug. 22. The storm, which is expected to be near hurricane strength when it makes landfall, is forecast to affect coastal areas with dangerous...
  3. Meatpie

    Forecasters Predict another Overactive Hurricane Season 2021

    After last year's record-breaking hurricane season, forecasters are expecting another overactive season. Colorado State University (CSU) released its 2021 Atlantic hurricane season forecast on Thursday morning and is predicting another above-average season this year. CSU is calling for 17 named...
  4. Meatpie

    Devastating 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Breaks all Records

    Flood waters from Hurricane Delta in October surround buildings that were destroyed by Hurricane Laura in August in Creole, Louisiana. The annual record for the number of major storms forming in the Atlantic has been shattered, with Subtropical Storm Theta becoming the 29th named event in a...
  5. Meatpie

    Nicaragua Braces for Catastrophic Damage as Category 4 Hurricane Eta Nears Landfall

    Rescue working in a flooded area due to Hurricane Eta, in Tela, Honduras, on Monday. Eta, a powerful Category 4 hurricane, continued to gain strength as it neared the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, where it was expected to make landfall early Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said...
  6. Meatpie

    Hurricane Laura makes landfall in the US as high-end Category 4

    Hurricane Laura, still a high-end Category 4 storm, has made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana. There are already "catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds, and flash flooding" taking place in some portions of the state, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane is now about 30...
  7. Meatpie

    Cyclone Harold hits Vanuatu after killing 27 in Solomons

    A cyclone bringing winds of 135mph (215km/h) has arrived in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Cyclone Harold is a category five storm - the most severe - and has already killed 27 people in the neighbouring Solomon Islands. The victims were swept off a ferry that defied cyclone warnings...
  8. Meatpie

    Hurricane Dorian is Strengthening Before Making Landfall in Florida

    Hurricane Dorian is strengthening and is now a Category 3 system. Further significant intensification is expected and it will likely track across the Bahamas and parts of Florida as a potentially devastating hurricane. <center> </center>Hurricane Dorian has, after a short pause, resumed...
  9. Meatpie

    The Atlantic and Pacific Ocean hurricane season is most powerful on record this year

    Category 5 Super Typhoon Yutu as seen by Himawari-8 satellite on October 24 at 8:00 UTC. When all the hurricanes and tropical storms that have formed in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans this year are added together, the 2018 hurricane season is the most active season ever recorded...
  10. Meatpie

    Hurricane Florence Lingers over Carolinas Bringing Historic Flooding

    Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team check cars in a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, North Carolina The National Weather Service has declared a flash-flood emergency for...
  11. Meatpie

    Cyclone Maria Explodes into Super Typhoon in 24 hours hours

    Super Typhoon Maria now ranks among the fastest tropical storm to Category 5 intensification rates on record for a storm in the western Pacific Ocean. This storm has already placed itself in rare meteorological company. Last year, Hurricane Maria devastated parts of the Caribbean and Puerto...
  12. Meatpie

    Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record

    People walk through floodwater near Interstate 10 in Houston on Aug. 27 in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria combined with devastating Western wildfires and other natural catastrophes to make 2017 the most expensive year on record for disasters in the United...
  13. Meatpie

    Strong winds damage peace pyramid in Kazakh capital 13 people injured

    Gale-force winds have punched holes in one of Astana’s best known buildings, a granite-and-glass pyramid, the Kazakh authorities said, warning that stormy weather could continue. The Palace of Peace and Accord, a 62-metre high pyramid designed by British architect Lord Norman Foster, is in...
  14. Meatpie

    At Least 22 Dead as Tropical Storm Nate Batters Central America

    At least 22 people were killed today after Tropical Storm Nate moved over Central America with clusters of heavy rain and gusty winds. In Nicaragua, at least 15 were killed, including two women and a man working with the Health Ministry to provide aid were killed after being swept away by a...
  15. Meatpie

    Category 5 Hurricane Maria Headed for the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico

    Forecasters predict mudslides caused by heavy rains and life-threatening flash floods across the Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands. For the first time in 85 years, Puerto Rico is expected to suffer a direct landfall from a Category 5 hurricane. Puerto...
  16. Meatpie

    Hurricane Jose upgraded to Category 4 threatens second Caribbean destruction

    Buildings were damaged by Hurricane Irma on the French side of the island of St. Martin on Thursday. National hurricane center is warning that hurricane Jose has become a very dangerous threat to the Caribbean. Data collected by an Air Force Hurricane Hunter plane indicates that Hurricane Jose...
  17. Meatpie

    Category 5 Hurricane Irma Headed for Florida

    Irma potential impact zones Hurricane Irma now poses a serious threat to the USA and a state of emergency has been decalred for every county in Florida. In the Caribbean, hurricane warnings were issued for 12 island groups, including Antigua, where the governor urged people to evacuate the...
  18. Meatpie

    Athens hit by torrential rainfall

    Several hours of heavy rain and a thunderstorm in the Greek capital Athens have flooded roads and homes, caused traffic jams and disrupted the train and tram network, officials say. The deluge inundated basements and forced authorities to close underpasses and a central subway station...
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    Hurricane Sandy hero drowns in Puerto Rico

    Poor dead hunky hero. http://gawker.com/dylan-smith/
  20. Meatpie

    Did you know that the Bellevue morgue was badly flooded during hurricane Sandy?

    Waterworld...naked corpses float as morgue workers frantically try to save equipment. New York City's busy Bellevue morgue was badly flooded during hurricane Sandy on Nov 3, 2012. Those (alive) present at the scene said corpses in the basement "drowned" :facepalm: Morgue techs first tried...
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