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Tropical Cyclone Fani lands

The stormy wind caused street shops to collapse on Friday, May 3, before the Tropical Cyclone Fani landslide on the outskirts of Puri, Odisha, India. AP Updated 7:08 am ET, Fri May 3, 2019 Stormy winds have led to street shops facing the landfall of Tropical Cyclone Fani on the outskirts of Puri in the Indian state of Odisha on …

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Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at a high level

image copyright Getty Images Around 12 million hectares of forest in the tropical regions of the world were lost in 2018, equivalent to 30 soccer fields per minute. While this means a decline in 2016 and 2017, this is still the fourth highest loss rate since records began in 2001. Of particular concern is the continued destruction of so-called primary …

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The tallest tropical tree in the world is longer than a football field

The tallest tropical tree in the world ever seen is a giant that measures a staggering 330 feet (100.8 m) from the ground to the sky – a height that's more than five bowling lanes, one of which End to end are stacked. This tree, probably the world's tallest flowering plant, lives in a rainforest in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, according …

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Tropical cyclone Veronica floods the Australian coast of Pilbara with life-threatening flooding

25th March 2019 Life and property will be in grave danger early this week along the northwestern coast of Western Australia as the tropical cyclone Veronica slows down and discharges extreme rains. Veronica is part of a two strike of tropical cyclones on Australia. Trevor hit the northeastern Northern Territory on Saturday. Veronica will follow Monday (local time) with flooding …

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Extreme storms could soon become more frequent as the tropical oceans get warmer

Extreme storms may become more frequent as tropical oceans become warmer due to climate change, warns NASA study Researchers studied 15-year data from NASA's atmospheric infrared aspirator They found extreme storms when the average temperature at the Sea Surface Exceeds 82F The probability increases by 21% for every additional 1.8 degrees, the study said By Cheyenne Macdonald for Dailymail.com Published: …

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Thailand: Tropical Storm Pabuk kills 3, moves to the Andaman Sea

Two elderly people drowned in Nakhon Si Thammarat, and a third person died following the capsizing of his fishing boat in Pattani, according to the Thai Department for Disaster Prevention and Disposal. The storm that swept through the surrounding islands off the east coast of Thailand Friday before crossing the mainland provinces has reached the Andaman Sea on the western …

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Tropical storm Pabuk edges closer to southern Thailand | Thailand News

Tropical storm Pabuk is forecast to make landfall on Friday night at Nakhon Si Thammarat At Nakhon Si Thammarat, the airport was closed "The strong winds are forecasting with waves up to three All the ships (should) keep ashore, "the Thai Meteorological Department said Lamai beach, Koh Samui [Florence Looi/Al Jazeera] Officials expect the conditions to persist into Saturday. Al …

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Tropical Storm Pabuk: Thailand braces amid fears that it could be worst in a generation world news

The Thai authorities have stopped ferry service and started evacuation from Tropical Storm Pabuk. Fearing it might be the worst that hit the nation since 1989. The storm is expected to hit tourist tourism in Thailand during the high season. It is already raining around the Gulf of Thailand, and the authorities warned that in 16 provinces heavy rainstorms, strong …

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