Natural disasters

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September 12, 2017 - 8:17 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Irma’s devastating storm surge came with weird twists that scientists attribute to the storm’s girth, path and some geographic quirks. A combination of storm surge, heavy rains and swollen rivers sent some of the worst flooding into Jacksonville, Florida, even...
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September 07, 2017 - 6:19 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Irma trained its sights on Florida and officials warned more than 5 million people that time was running out Friday to evacuate ahead of the deadly hurricane as it followed a path that could take it from one end of the state to the other. By early evening, Irma was a slightly weakened...
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September 06, 2017 - 4:56 am
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (AP) — Hurricane Irma roared into the Caribbean with record force early Wednesday, its 185-mph winds shaking homes and flooding buildings on a chain of small islands along a path toward Puerto Rico, Cuba and Hispaniola and a possible direct hit on densely populated South Florida...
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August 26, 2017 - 10:26 am
CORPUS CHRISTI (ABC News) -- Hurricane Harvey continues to hammer Texas with a deluge of wind and rain, though it is now a Category 1 storm as of early Saturday after making its initial landfall as a Category 4. The massive storm slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas at 10 p.m. local time Friday as...
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