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Florida tourism resilience proved in the storm

CLOSE Hurricane Michael landed near Mexico Beach, Florida. The video shows huge debris mountains and houses that are completely submerged. USA TODAY The destruction will be observed after Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The devastation caused by Hurricane Michael came into focus on Thursday. Houses were torn to pieces and rescue workers began to …

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Storm Leslie meets Portugal, leaving thousands without strength

LISBON (Reuters) – On Sunday, there were at least 300,000 households without power after tropical storm Leslie shook the Portuguese Atlantic coast, with heavy rain, strong winds and stormy seas. On October 14, 2018, neighbors of trees in a street in Benfica are seen on a street in Benfica as Hurricane Leslie passes by. REUTERS / Rafael Marchante Leslie was …

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Nine mountaineers killed in the Himalayan storm | world news

Five South Korean mountaineers and their four Nepalese leaders were killed after a storm devastated their base camp in the Himalayas, local police and migrant officials said. Among them, the record-breaking mountaineer Kim Chang-ho in Nepal became the worst climbing accident in two years Police officer Bir Bahadur Budhamagar said the locals helped the rescuers get the nine bodies near …

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'Zombie' storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storm's packing nearly 180 kilometer-per-hour winds hit Portugal. The region around capital Lisbon and the center of the country Leslie was dubbed a "zombie" hurricane at Leiria and Coimbra as it was first formed on September 23, 1966, the Atlantic Ocean for weeks. There were fears that it would take more than 150 years, but it weakened before reaching the …

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The rural areas also felt affected by the strength of the storm

CLOSE Hurricane Michael devastated Panama City, Florida. Aerial views of the episodes show the extent of the destruction. USA TODAY Building in Panama City, Florida damaged by Hurricane Michael on Friday, October 12, 2018. (Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE / USA TODAY Network) Throughout the country, people were fascinated by the accounts and images of destruction that Hurricane Michael had wrought in …

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Nepal Storm kills several climbers in the Himalayas

image copyright Frank Bierewald / Getty Caption Nepal is home to eight of the 14 highest peaks in the world Nine climbers are believed dead after a heavy blizzard destroyed their camp on a peak in the Himalayas in western Nepal. A five-man South Korean expedition team and four Nepalese leaders were in base camp of Mount Gurja when the …

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Update on NASA's occasional rover after Storm Dust |

<! – -> <! – -> 10th June 2018 – Last Communication with the Rover A windy time on Mars – known to Opportunity's team as the "Dust Scrambler Season" – occurs between November and January, helping clean the Rovers panel in the past. The team still hopes that the rover can become blocked during this period. (NASA Image) Updated …

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Where the tropical storm Michael brought the strongest gusts and heaviest rain in Virginia weather

Here are some of the most extreme weather that has brought Tropical Storm Michael to Virginia. The measurements were collected by the National Weather Service Offices in Wakefield, Blacksburg and Sterling, with a variety of weather stations, observers and sources. By JOHN BOYER Richmond Times-Dispatch Highest gusts of wind in Virginia (ashore) * 80 mph, Portsmouth, South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, …

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Queensland storm clearing: Student injured "head to toe" after being hit by falling trees

Updated October 12, 2018 14:20:45 Photo: Damaged building on a property in Tansey, west of Gympie. (ABC News: Bruce Atkinson) Related Story: City flattened by tornado as storms cross Queensland A schoolboy is in critical condition after a tree has fallen and caught him on a property near Kingaroy, where after a tornado and heavy storms yesterday a massive Devastation …

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