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Bermuda on alert as Hurricane Leslie approaches


September 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Leslie continued moving in a northward direction on early Friday morning, slowly approaching the British overseas territory of Bermuda where residents have stocked up on supplies ... Read more...

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Death toll from Typhoon Bolaven in North Korea reaches 59


September 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of Typhoon Bolaven, which made landfall in North Korea late last month, has risen to at least 59 while dozens ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal skips Republican convention as storm looms


August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) With tropical storm Isaac bearing down on his home state, Louisiana's Indian-American governor, Bobby Jindal, considered a rising Republican conservative star, decided to skip the ... Read more...

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New depression prompts tropical storm warnings in the Caribbean


August 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A new tropical depression formed east of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic on early Tuesday morning, prompting tropical storm watches and warnings across a swath of ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Aletta forms far off Mexico’s Pacific coast, no threat


May 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Aletta formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday evening, making it the first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, forecasters said. Some ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Kenneth forms in the Eastern Pacific, expected to strengthen


November 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Kenneth formed far off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, and the system is expected to become a rare late season hurricane ... Read more...

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23 die as hurricane rains hit Central America


October 13th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 23 people died Wednesday as torrential rain from Hurricane Jova and two other tropical storms caused deadly flash-floods and landslides in El Salvador, ... Read more...

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Category four hurricane Hilary could threaten Baja California


September 24th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Major Hurricane Hilary continued to move away from the Pacific coast of Mexico on Friday morning, but forecasts indicate the Baja California peninsula could be at risk of ... Read more...

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Hurricane Katia strengthens into a major category four hurricane


September 6th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Katia rapidly strengthened into a major category four storm on Monday as it moved north of the Caribbean, forecasters said. There is no immediate threat to land.Katia ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Lee forms in the Gulf of Mexico, heads for Louisiana


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Lee formed south of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico on early Friday afternoon, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm warnings and a state of emergency for ... Read more...

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Dry air could prevent Tropical Storm Katia from strengthening


August 31st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Katia, located in the eastern Atlantic, continued to gradually strengthen on Wednesday morning, forecasters said, but dry air could threaten development of the system later this ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Katia forms in the far eastern Atlantic, set to become major hurricane


August 30th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Katia formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Tuesday morning and is expected to become a major hurricane later this week, forecasters said.Forecasters at the ... Read more...

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Tropical depression forms in the far eastern Atlantic, may threaten the Caribbean


August 29th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Twelve formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Monday morning, forecasters said. The depression is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane later this week, after ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Jose passes west of Bermuda


August 29th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Jose passed just west of the British overseas territory of Bermuda on late Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, hours after it unexpectedly formed.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene kills 18, impacts millions in US


August 29th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Irene petered out leaving 18 dead across seven states and impacting millions with strong winds and drenching rains, authorities prepared to fight dangerous, ... Read more...

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Insured losses in the Carolinas estimated between $200-$400 million


August 28th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Irene is estimated to have caused between $200 million and $400 million in insured losses in the Carolinas, catastrophe modeling company EQECAT reported on Sunday. More ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm briefly prompts New York City tornado warning


August 28th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Forecasters at the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) on early Sunday morning briefly issued a tornado warning for parts of New York City as Hurricane Irene headed ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene makes landfall in North Carolina, killing 3


August 27th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- The center of Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina on early Saturday morning, forecasters said. Three storm-related fatalities have so far been reported. Irene made landfall at about ... Read more...

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More than 800,000 without power as Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN JUAN (BNO NEWS) -- Irene strengthened into a hurricane on early Monday morning after it made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, forecasters said, causing widespread damage and leaving ... Read more...

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Tropical depression forms in the western Caribbean Sea, heads for Honduras


August 19th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Eight formed in the western Caribbean Sea on late Thursday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm watches for Honduras and Guatemala.Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane ... Read more...

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Bermuda cancels tropical storm warning as Gert turns to the northeast


August 16th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- The Bermuda Weather Service on Monday canceled a tropical storm warning for the British overseas territory after Tropical Storm Gert turned to the north-northeast, earlier than expected.Forecasters at ... Read more...

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Typhoon Muifa kills at least 10 in North Korea


August 10th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) -- Typhoon Muifa has destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least ten people in southern parts of North Korea in recent days, state-run media reported on Wednesday.The Korean ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Emily forms in the Caribbean, heads for the Dominican Republic


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Caribbean Sea on early Monday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm warnings for numerous islands. The storm is expected to slowly strengthen.Forecasters ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Eugene forms in the Pacific, no threat to land


July 31st, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Eugene formed far off the Pacific coast of Mexico on early Sunday morning, forecasters said, but the system poses no threat to land.Forecasters at the U.S. ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Dora forms south of Guatemala, expected to become a hurricane


July 19th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical storm Dora formed south of Guatemala on late Monday morning, forecasters said, and the storm is expected to reach hurricane strength by late Tuesday.Forecasters at the U.S. ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Bret forms near the Bahamas, watch in effect


July 18th, 2011 - 8:06 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical storm Bret formed north of the Bahamas on early Sunday evening, forecasters said, prompting a tropical storm watch for some islands nearby.As of 8 p.m. EDT (0000 ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Beatriz forms off the Pacific coast of Mexico; hurricane watch issued


June 20th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Beatriz formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico on late Sunday morning, prompting a hurricane watch for some local coastlines, forecasters said.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Vince about to U-turn away from Oz, finds NASA’s Aqua


January 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): NASA's Aqua satellite has found that high pressure is about to make Tropical Storm Vince do a U-turn in the Southern Indian Ocean and take a westward track ... Read more...

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Hurricane Tomas Strengthens, Becomes Category 2


October 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weather forecasters announced early Sunday morning that Hurricane Tomas has strengthened to Category 2 storm as it traveled through the eastern Caribbean. The National Hurricane ... Read more...

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Several killed on St. Vincent as Hurricane Tomas strengthens into a category two storm


October 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Tomas strengthened into a category two storm on early Sunday morning, meteorologists said, as several people have reportedly been killed on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent.As ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Tomas forms southeast of Barbados, could threaten Jamaica


October 30th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical storm Tomas formed in the Atlantic southeast of Barbados on Friday afternoon, meteorologists said, and could threaten Jamaica next week. Tomas formed just before 5 p.m. EDT (2100 ... Read more...

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Typhoon ‘Megi’ hits China, 270,000 evacuated


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) More than 270,000 people were evacuated and 79 flights cancelled in China Saturday as typhoon "Megi" hit the country's southeastern part after lashing Philippines and Taiwan where at ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Richard forms over the Caribbean Sea - forecasters


October 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Richard formed in the Caribbean Sea on late Thursday morning, meteorologists said, saying that the storm could strengthen into a hurricane by Saturday.As of 11 a.m. ... Read more...

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At least 11 killed as Super Typhoon Megi hits the Philippines


October 19th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least 11 people have died after super typhoon Megi made landfall on Monday in the Philippines, but it is expected to exit the country on Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Typhoon Megi makes landfall in Philippines with winds of 140 mph


October 18th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) -- At least one person was killed after Typhoon Megi, with maximum sustained winds of 225 km/hr (140 mph), made landfall in the northern Philippine island of Luzon on ... Read more...

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