Typhoon Lan may intensify as superstorm in the Pacific Ocean, pose threat to Japan

Typhoon Lan

Typhoon Lan is intensifying in the western Pacific Ocean and forecast to become a superstorm early Friday before heading towards Japan. It has developed between the Philippines and Guam in the western Pacific Ocean that is historically home to some earth’s most powerful storms. Typhoon Lan is now located about 500 miles east of the Philippines, to the north-northwest of ...

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Hurricane Nate: now Category 1 storm threatens New Orleans

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Hurricane Nate is now a Category 1 storm and is gaining more strength as it barrels towards the US Gulf Coast, according to National Hurricane Center. It is learned that Nate is now less than 500 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River, moving rapidly north-northwest about 22 miles per hour. It is been reported that the maximum ...

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Tropical Storm Nate kills 22 in Central America, heads for U.S.

Tropical Storm Nate killed at least 22 people in Central America on Thursday as it pummeled the region with heavy rain while heading toward Mexico’s Caribbean resorts and the U.S. Gulf Coast where it could strike as a hurricane this weekend. In Nicaragua, at least 11 people died, seven others were reported missing and thousands had to evacuate homes because ...

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Tropical Depression Sixteen forms; likely to impact Gulf Coast this weekend as Hurricane Nate

Tropical Depression Sixteen

A newly formed Tropical Depression Sixteen in the western Caribbean Sea is increasingly likely to pose threats to parts of the US Gulf Coast as a tropical storm or a hurricane this weekend, the National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. The centre of Tropical Depression 16 is currently about 195 miles south-southeast from the Caribbean Sea border of Nicaragua and ...

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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico’s Guajataca Dam fails, forcing 70,000 to evacuate


  A startling current of water cleared through Puerto Rico after a dam failed at Lake Guajataca in the northwest region. Water was seen clearing through the regions of Isabela and Quebradillas after the dam sustained structural damage from Hurricane Maria. The area received about 16 inches of rain, significantly raising water levels on the 90-year-old dam. Earlier, Puerto Rican ...

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Hurricane Maria intensifies to Category 4, extremely dangerous strike on Caribbean islands ahead


Hurricane Maria is beginning to strike some of the Caribbean islands as an extremely dangerous Category 4 that will follow the path which is still recovering from Hurricane Irma, according to the National Hurricane Center. Maria could gain a strength of Category 5 while it approaches the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Wednesday. It forces evacuation orders for parts ...

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