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Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for PHAILIN-13
in India

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone PHAILIN-13 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 40489
Name PHAILIN-13
From - To 09 Oct - 12 Oct
Exposed countries India
Exposed population 5.2 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 269 km/h Category 5
Maximum storm surge 1.1 m (12 Oct 16:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (India)

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 269 km/h 1.1 m n.a. 2.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 05:50:00 +0200 ananova en ananova-39c2dfab0ff78d87b9d2d1a9f9a00f99 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 20130922055000 Super Typhoon Usagi: Thousands Without Power http://news.sky.com/story/1144927/super-typhoon-usagi-thousands-without-power The most powerful tropical storm of the year claims at least two lives in the Philippines as it heads for Hong Kong. Sun, 22 Sep 2013 05:34:00 +0200 skynews en skynews-4561882e461a06ea56d6aa714ca25566 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 20130922053400 Typhoon lashes Philippines and Taiwan, heads for Hong Kong http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/typhoon-lashes/822198.html Typhoon Usagi, the most powerful storm of the year, unleashed torrential rain and ferocious winds on Taiwan on Saturday, leaving tens of thousands without power after claiming at least two lives in the Philippines as it barrelled towards Hong Kong. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 23:38:00 +0200 channelnewsasia en channelnewsasia-02d9b87b3929fc62aeedd1f44e02b6b9 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 20130921233800 Super Typhoon Usagi hits Taiwan and Philippines - nears Hong Kong http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/super-typhoon-usagi-hits-taiwan-and-philippines--nears-hong-kong-8831398.html A powerful typhoon has swept through the Luzon Strait separating the Philippines and Taiwan today, as heavy winds and rain continued to batter island communities and the storm headed straight for Hong Kong. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 16:36:00 +0200 independent en independent-2d715d12a0be7a7d0293ad6b53c94151 NaturalDisasters 6.517152 126.093399 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 20130921163600 Super typhoon batters Philippines, Taiwan, heads for China http://www.vanguardngr.com/2013/09/super-typhoon-batters-philippines-taiwan-heads-for-china/ Super Typhoon Usagi, the most powerful storm of the year, brought torrential rain and ferocious winds to the Philippines and Taiwan Saturday, uprooting trees, triggering giant waves and knocking out power as it barrelled towards Hong Kong. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 15:10:00 +0200 vanguardngr en vanguardngr-2a2f7f66147693b5993898e0930a7f0b NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 35.2086 110.727 20130921151000 Super Typhoon Usagi: 'Most powerful typhoon of the year' hits Taiwan and Philippines http://www.independent.ie/incoming/super-typhoon-usagi-most-powerful-typhoon-of-the-year-hits-taiwan-and-philippines-29595873.html A POWERFUL typhoon has swept through the Luzon Strait separating the Philippines and Taiwan today, as heavy winds and rain continued to batter island communities. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 14:53:00 +0200 independent-ie en independent-ie-fb952f646468b9e435ddddc12c53f1e4 NaturalDisasters 6.517152 126.093399 20130921145300 Super typhoon whips Philippines, Taiwan, heads for China http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2013/Sep-21/232074-powerful-typhoon-hits-taiwan-philippines.ashx Super Typhoon Usagi, the most powerful storm of the year, brings torrential rain and ferocious winds to the Philippines and Taiwan Saturday, uprooting trees, triggering giant waves and knocking out power as it barrels toward Hong Kong. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 13:06:00 +0200 dailystar-LB en dailystar-LB-38da1863b757c7b7c686982aa4bc5721 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 35.2086 110.727 20130921130600 Super typhoon whips Philippines, Taiwan, heads for China http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2013/09/21/super-typhoon-whips-philippines-taiwan-heads-for-china Super Typhoon Usagi, the most powerful storm of the year, brought torrential rain and strong winds to the Philippines and Taiwan Saturday, uprooting trees and knocking out power as it barrelled towards Hong Kong. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:20:00 +0200 thetimes-za en thetimes-za-adebe27efedd65f255bcb4c8141bc87a NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 35.2086 110.727 20130921112000 Super typhoon whips Philippines, Taiwan, heads for China http://www.timesofoman.com/News/Article-22921.aspx The typhoon battered the Batanes island group in the far north of the Philippines overnight before flooding a Taiwanese village and forcing Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific to preemptively cancel all its flights. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:06:00 +0200 timesofoman en timesofoman-7e8002856e19c25d78803c071e0479e7 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 22.4222282068564 114.157925233557 35.2086 110.727 20130921110600 Mexico Scours for Dozens Missing Amid Floods as Storms Abate http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2013/09/21/world/americas/21reuters-storm-manuel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Rescuers cleared mud from shattered houses on Friday, searching for dozens of people missing after a mudslide flattened their village in southwest Mexico as some of the most destructive storms to hit the country in decades abated. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 09:14:00 +0200 nytimes en nytimes-f3914eab22f35dd79e3e45de3176ba0f UNbodies NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130921091400 Mexico scours for dozens missing amid floods as storms abate http://news.yahoo.com/mexico-scours-dozens-missing-amid-floods-storms-abate-144956856.html By Tomas Bravo LA PINTADA, Mexico (Reuters) - Rescuers cleared mud from shattered houses on Friday, searching for dozens of people missing after a mudslide flattened their village in southwest Mexico as some of the most destructive storms to hit the country in decades abated. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:25:00 +0200 news-yahoo en news-yahoo-ec2104fb030ca4a121703c3ab9e44d1b UNbodies NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130920212500 Mexico scours for dozens missing amid floods as storms abate http://www.thestar.com.my/News/World/2013/09/21/Mexico-scours-for-dozens-missing-amid-floods-as-storms-abate.aspx LA PINTADA, Mexico (Reuters) - Rescuers cleared mud from shattered houses on Friday, searching for dozens of people missing after a mudslide flattened their village in southwest Mexico as some of the most destructive storms to hit the country in decades abated. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:20:00 +0200 thestar-my en thestar-my-b044e0f8c3e5740145956bc5b7ac33d9 UNbodies NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130920212000 Typhoon kills three in Vietnam http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/370690/typhoon-usagi-kills-three-in-vietnam-heads-for-philippines Typhoon Usagi killed three people and left 13 missing in Vietnam, authorities said Friday, as the Philippines and Taiwan braced for torrential rains from the powerful cyclone. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:35:00 +0200 BangkokPost en BangkokPost-0523e2cdfd09892e03dd2620697826fe NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 21.0319 105.82 20130920093500 SE Asia braced for super typhoon http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24170721#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa The Philippines and Taiwan are braced for super typhoon Usagi, which meteorologists say could become the most powerful typhoon of 2013. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:20:00 +0200 bbc-news en bbc-news-dcaac986fbb925e338ea1d127cf31fb4 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 20130920062000 SE Asia braced for super typhoon http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24170721#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa The Philippines and Taiwan are braced for super typhoon Usagi, which meteorologists say could become the most powerful storm of 2013. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:16:00 +0200 bbc en bbc-e1ab7a68c10f167012c541b98c9dc814 NaturalDisasters 14.6096 121.006 20130920061600 Mexico president cancels UNGA trip as storms kill at least 97 http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/19/20576654-mexico-president-cancels-unga-trip-as-storms-kill-at-least-97?lite More rain poured over Mexico's northwest coast Thursday, prompting evacuations and creating a massive landslide -- as the deadly weather was blamed for at least 97 deaths across the country. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 05:32:00 +0200 nbcnews en nbcnews-29c47538a935b435ca07b2aeab1d9aa5 UNbodies NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130920053200 Hurricane Manuel hits Mexico http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html Mexico's president said dozens of people are missing after a mudslide that buried homes as Manuel pounded the country's Pacific coast. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:30:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-012a73728020407181cceb37caf5a972 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130919133000 Humberto now a depression as it continues to fizzle; Gulf system might send rain our way http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/sep/19/humberto-now-depression-it-continues-fizzle-gulf-s/?partner=RSS Humberto, which has weakened to a tropical depression, continues to fall apart, according to the National Hurricane Center. However, it’s the system over the Yucatan Peninsula that could send some rain to Florida. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:40:00 +0200 tcpalm en tcpalm-a86f0ff4a117970dce1a636d613fca36 NaturalDisasters 28.6535391673714 -82.4751710549983 20130919124000 Mexico storms' death toll rises to 80 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-09/19/c_132734267.htm MEXICO CITY, Sept.18 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from two storms ravaging Mexico in recent days has risen to 80, government officials said Wednesday. Of the fatalities, 48 were killed in southern Mexico's Guerrero state due to Manuel, a storm battering the Pacific Coast, and 32 more died nationwide.... Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:19:00 +0200 xinhuanet_en en xinhuanet_en-9e3610a185a4b5b1310c15d8e833e747 NaturalDisasters 17.6660772400683 -99.884150054034 20130919101900 Hurricane Manuel hits Mexico; dozens missing after mudslide http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular Dozens of people are missing after a mudslide that buried homes as Manuel pounded the country's Pacific Coast, Mexico's president said Wednesday. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 07:55:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-2f02877f1d4fcb1e0ae2b2f9ebd49b4e NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130919075500 Hurricane Manuel hits Mexico; dozens missing after mudslide http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html (CNN) -- Mexico's president said dozens of people are missing after a mudslide that buried homes as Manuel pounded the country's Pacific coast. At least 58 people are unaccounted for in the town of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexican Pesident Enrique Peña Nieto told reporters Wednesday. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 04:52:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-7e522b824f33711641b2f33edb72aa79 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 18.903271 -96.753464 20130919045200 Thousands stranded after Mexico storms http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html Around 40,000 tourists have been left stranded or cut off by stormy weather that has claimed dozens of lives over recent days in Mexico. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 04:36:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-307f0d48e87ebf8686e3198351592a07 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130919043600 Tourists still stranded after multiple Mexico storms Ingrid, Manuel http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html (CNN) -- As if being stranded on the second floor of their beach home because of flooding wasn't enough, Veronica Garcia's family had another agonizing decision to make: who should be rescued? Her family's getaway spot in Acapulco was among thousands of homes affected by Manuel, which strengthened.... Thu, 19 Sep 2013 03:43:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-cec91fb10c0a1bcfe0233b594c2de242 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 16.864 -99.8987 20130919034300 Looting hits Mexico’s Acapulco as floods squeeze supplies http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013%5c09%5c19%5cstory_19-9-2013_pg4_4 . ACAPULCO: Looting broke out in the flooded Mexican beach resort of Acapulco as the government on Wednesday struggled to reach tens of thousands of people cut off by some of the worst storm damage in decades. Stores were ransacked by looters who carried off everything from televisions to Christmas.... Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:32:00 +0200 dailytimesPK en dailytimesPK-6de16f19620aacbb79acc27fa3a0ad36 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 16.864 -99.8987 20130919003200 Looting reported as Mexico struggles after storms http://www.rte.ie/news/2013/0918/475098-mexico-storms/ Looting broke out in the flooded Mexican beach resort of Acapulco as the government struggled to reach tens of thousands of people cut off by flooding. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 22:06:00 +0200 RTERadio en RTERadio-8a2e9e9ac5a692122e821ddd50e89043 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 16.864 -99.8987 20130918220600 Thousands of tourists still stranded after Mexico storms http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular As if being stranded on the second floor of their beach home because of flooding wasn't enough, Veronica Garcia's family had another agonizing decision to make: who should be rescued? Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:38:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-db24382bddfd5a48f74ceb61e0e3a55d NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130918213800 Looting Hits Acapulco as Mexico Floods Squeeze Supplies http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-mexico-acapulco-flood-looting/1752288.html Looting broke out in the flooded Mexican beach resort of Acapulco as the government on Wednesday struggled to reach tens of thousands of people cut off by some of the worst storm damage in decades. Stores were ransacked by looters who carried off everything from televisions to Christmas decorations,.... Wed, 18 Sep 2013 19:14:00 +0200 voanews en voanews-0e93eb5ae0711c81a57497605c715c4d NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 16.864 -99.8987 20130918191400 East, west, south: Storms slap Mexico on 3 fronts http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/18/world/americas/mexico-severe-weather/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular Severe weather was hitting Mexico from nearly all sides Wednesday as Tropical Depression Manuel, the remnants of Tropical Storm Ingrid, and a new area of low pressure threatened most of the country with flooding or rain. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:56:00 +0200 cnn en cnn-00c1081278ed95677b1c2cdceed449e3 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130918185600 ShelterBox monitors storms hitting Mexico http://www.trust.org/item/20130918131422-792ji/ Both of Mexico’s coasts have been hit by two different storms in just 24 hours, triggering floods and landslides that have caused widespread devastation across the country. As Tropical Storm Manuel was bringing heavy rains and winds to the Pacific coast, Hurricane Ingrid closely followed doing the.... Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:28:00 +0200 trust en trust-e89cb7cb74b558c7fd7de8ea3aaa336e NaturalDisasters CivilProtection 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130918152800 Tropical Storm Humberto could make turn to north Wednesday | Track http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/sep/18/tropical-storm-humberto-could-make-turn-north-wedn/?partner=RSS Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to turn northward later today, according to the National Hurricane Center, but it still poses no threat to Florida. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:23:00 +0200 tcpalm en tcpalm-e01580ed3812ef87c982f78d1324feb4 NaturalDisasters 28.6535391673714 -82.4751710549983 20130918122300 Concerns growing over worsening food security in Sri Lanka http://www.trust.org/item/20130917131123-k42lv/ COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Long-term interventions are essential to stem deteriorating food security among victims of frequent extreme weather events in Sri Lanka, experts warn. In the last 20 months, parts of Sri Lanka have been hit by a severe drought and two bouts of floods.... Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:20:00 +0200 trust en trust-7aa9833c8dd613d5faccbf5708e9b579 NaturalDisasters EuropeAid UNbodies Echo 7.6146933422071 80.7048965436912 20130918092000 Low over Yucatan has high chance of becoming cyclone - NHC http://www.thestar.com.my/News/World/2013/09/18/Low-over-Yucatan-has-high-chance-of-becoming-cyclone--NHC.aspx (Reuters) - An area of low pressure now located over the Yucatan peninsula has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said in its latest advisory. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 08:56:00 +0200 thestar-my en thestar-my-cc884954ad72ab252b8ddaf9a1d2a94d NaturalDisasters 20.7813219818427 -88.9241550490561 20130918085600 Woman killed in landslide, 200,000 people evacuated after typhoon in Kansai, western Japan http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-09/16/c_132725355.htm OSAKA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The body of a woman was found on Monday in the remains of a house which collapsed after being hit by a landslide in Shiga prefecture of Japan's Kansai region, where more than 200,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes due to increased flood risks after a typhoon approached. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:51:00 +0200 xinhuanet_en en xinhuanet_en-8532e426e239ab05b0077f0d22d84e86 NaturalDisasters 34.6086511418945 135.518271760355 20130916105100 Insurance against loss and damage http://www.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/insurance-against-loss-and-damage/ AS countries start to think about the inevitable loss and damage from climate change in the future, one of the tools at their disposal is insurance to pay for the loss and damage that will occur in future from climatic shocks. Such insurance, for example for floods, cyclones and even droughts, is.... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:03:00 +0200 thedailystarBD en thedailystarBD-042868823b586b12a9cd00d42a6a534f Environment ClimateChange FoodSecurityFoodAid NaturalDisasters UNbodies 20130915200300 Ingrid Becomes Second Hurricane as Storms Threaten Mexico Coasts http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-14/ingrid-becomes-second-hurricane-as-storms-threaten-mexico-coasts.html Ingrid became the second hurricane of the Atlantic season, bearing down on eastern Mexico as Tropical Storm Manuel strengthened off the country’s Pacific coast, with both expected to bring life-threatening floods. The hurricane is in the Gulf of Mexico about 195 miles (314 kilometers) east of the.... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 01:14:00 +0200 bloomberg en bloomberg-9a65a8cb78607f513c2a7b9d2bc8fa21 NaturalDisasters 19.3395004253507 -99.6272668409776 20130915011400 Building up to cyclone season http://www.samoaobserver.ws/other/community/6968-building-up-to-cyclone-season Most disaster response training takes place in the real world – on a local basis. Now training is moving into the virtual world – and on a regional basis. Enter the Disaster Response Simulation Exercise. Two facilitators from the United National WFP Mr. Bret Bestic and Ms. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:50:00 +0200 samoaobserver en samoaobserver-285180288c6166826c3accfd948c7778 EuropeAid NaturalDisasters Echo 20130914065000 Why Has It Been So Long Since a Major Hurricane Hit the US? http://news.yahoo.com/why-long-since-major-hurricane-hit-us-140200321.html The United States hasn't been any stranger to hurricanes in the last eight years. Hurricane Sandy, for example, caused about $50 billion in damage and was responsible for more than 150 U.S. deaths last year, although the storm was technically an extra-tropical cyclone when it hit. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:23:00 +0200 news-yahoo en news-yahoo-e6801bdb97ed8aec4e701d719118bb81 FoodSecurityFoodAid NaturalDisasters 38.9051 -77.0162 20130913162300 Both Gabrielle, Humberto weaken overnight; tropics remain active http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/sep/13/both-gabrielle-humberto-weaken-overnight-tropics-r/?partner=RSS The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor several systems in both the Atlantic and Pacific. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:28:00 +0200 tcpalm en tcpalm-a5b2b5824e0da95d612f4c015f79da1c NaturalDisasters 20130913112800 The day Gilbert ravaged Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/The-day-Gilbert-ravaged-Jamaica_15053181 Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day Hurricane Gilbert unleashed its fury on Jamaica, killing more than 40 persons and leaving millions of dollars in damage. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:38:00 +0200 jamaicaobserver en jamaicaobserver-09130adaf4562ccf2ae603a6a8c9f23c NaturalDisasters 18.0157 -76.7973 20130912143800 iHurricanes: The Recent Atlantic Basin 'I' Jinx http://www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/i-hurricanes-atlantic-jinx-20130911 The letter "I" is the fifth most common letter used in the English language. Over the past several hurricane seasons, the "I" storm has been more often than not, i nfamous. From 2001 through 2012, seven of the 12 Atlantic "I" tropical cyclone names were retired by a committee of the World Meteorological Organization. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 23:40:00 +0200 climate-weather en climate-weather-b4b09b39655153541f57c427c606dc01 NaturalDisasters 20130911234000 Humberto becomes year's first Atlantic hurricane, no threat to land http://www.trust.org/item/20130911160555-hc6yo/ (Updates storm strength, position) MIAMI, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Humberto became the first Atlantic hurricane of 2013 - a few hours short of the record for the latest-arriving first hurricane of the season - and posed no threat to land, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:29:00 +0200 trust en trust-986041882cc4459db58e952fff9651ec NaturalDisasters 25.8321 -80.2702 20130911202900 Humberto is first hurricane of Atlantic season http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/humberto-is-first-hurricane-of-atlantic-season/2013/09/11/a89f77a8-1aed-11e3-8685-5021e0c41964_story.html?wprss=rss_local Humberto, now a Category 1 hurricane with winds near 75 miles per hour, has become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season. The storm, near the Cape Verde islands, remains far out to sea: Forecast models project Humberto will head on a course towards the north and northwest, no threat to major land areas. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:17:00 +0200 WashingtonPost en WashingtonPost-c338f9643cc93f4b9354d9a3a98ea1bf NaturalDisasters 14.9233 -23.5212 20130911171700 Hurricane Humberto Ties Atlantic Record http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2013/09/11/hurricane-humberto-ties-atlantic-record/ Tropical Storm Humberto on Sept. 10, 2013. Since 1941 we have never gone later than Sept. 11 without a hurricane forming in the Atlantic Ocean. So when the National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Storm Humberto to a hurricane early Wednesday morning, Humberto tied the Sept. 11 record set by Hurricane Gustav in 2002. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:52:00 +0200 scientificamerican en scientificamerican-72af547547a37850d3bcc0df4c32f74d NaturalDisasters 20130911155200 Hurricane Season Update: Humberto Falls Just... http://www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/no-atlantic-hurricanes-through-august-20130821 Not Unprecedented. There are only three other hurricane seasons since 1960 in which the first hurricane did not form until the second week in September. They are listed below with the date of the first hurricane: 2002: Sep. 11 (Gustav) 2001: Sep. 8 (Erin) 1984: Sep. 10 (Diana) Aug. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:15:00 +0200 climate-weather en climate-weather-b2a73da5aab068aa57590dd3dc81f786 NaturalDisasters 13.22274 -7.42255 20130911141500 Local weather: Showers moving onshore at several Treasure Coast locations http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/sep/11/mobile-local-weather/?partner=RSS WPTV, National Weather Service Posted September 11, 2013 at 4:47 a.m. updated September 11, 2013 at 4:58 a.m. Several showers are moving onshore at several Treasure Coast locations this morning. Some heavy downpours are possible this morning as isolated to scattered showers and a few thunderstorms move from east to west across the area. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:10:00 +0200 tcpalm en tcpalm-3e5a580cef85ed5f30c8fa2f9bc7ff66 NaturalDisasters 20130911111000 Some showers moving onshore at several Treasure Coast locations http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/sep/11/some-showers-moving-onshore-several-treasure-coast/?partner=RSS Sunny skies with some showers and thunderstorms forecast for Wednesday. Chance of rain is 50 percent. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:10:00 +0200 tcpalm en tcpalm-3a58cbc3353c7bd49a2460cd897305e0 NaturalDisasters 20130911111000 Gabrielle Update: Bermuda Braces for Tropical... http://www.weather.com/news/gabrielle-update-bermuda-impacts-20130910 HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Bermuda is making plans for a brush with Tropical Storm Gabrielle. The British territory suspended ferry service as wind and rain started to pick up, and several flights were cancelled as the storm approached. MAPS & MORE: The National Hurricane Center in Miami said tropical.... Tue, 10 Sep 2013 23:53:00 +0200 climate-weather en climate-weather-6c9ea425cae08b1d1ab0e8cacea126d4 NaturalDisasters 25.8321 -80.2702 32.3011 -64.7993 20130910235300 Hurricane Season 'Peaks' Today — Why No Hurricanes? http://news.yahoo.com/hurricane-season-peaks-today-why-no-hurricanes-181927042.html Today (Sept. 10) is the traditional peak of the hurricane season. And yet there haven't been any hurricanes so far this year. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:08:00 +0200 news-yahoo en news-yahoo-44ad7a245ab17f48bb44c49de7ea4638 NaturalDisasters 20130910210800 Govt to build 156 flood shelters http://www.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/govt-to-build-156-flood-shelters/ The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) yesterday approved a project for the construction of 156 flood shelters at a cost of Tk 175 crore. The approval came at its meeting held at the conference room of the National Economic Council (NEC) with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:32:00 +0200 thedailystarBD en thedailystarBD-dabc5c65564ccbe555be429e135f0b3c NaturalDisasters 20130910203200 Fiji: Ten more homes open in cyclone rehab http://reliefweb.int/report/fiji/ten-more-homes-open-cyclone-rehab Source: Government of Fiji Country: Fiji Ten more homes were opened in the Nadi district as rehabilitation works continue in the western division after Hurricane Evan. Villagers and individuals whose homes were fully destroyed by the cyclone thanked government in assisting in rebuilding their lives. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:28:00 +0200 reliefWeb en

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