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2006-09-04 22:55:00

LA PAZ, Mexico -- At least three people, including one Briton, were killed when Hurricane John slammed into Mexico's Baja California peninsula, authorities said on Monday. Three other people are missing after the passage of John, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression, and is now off the west coast of Baja California state and dumping rains on southern U.S. States. But the storm is no longer a major threat. A British tourist was found drowned on the west coast of Baja California...

2006-09-04 22:38:41

LA PAZ, Mexico (Reuters) - At least three people, including one Briton, were killed when Hurricane John slammed into Mexico's Baja California peninsula, authorities said on Monday. Three other people are missing after the passage of John, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression, and is now off the west coast of Baja California state and dumping rains on southern U.S. States. But the storm is no longer a major threat. A British tourist was found drowned on the west coast of...

2005-10-01 11:40:17

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Otis edged toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Saturday after winds strengthened overnight to 100 mph (160 km/p/h), leading authorities to evacuate some high-risk areas near its path. Otis, a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, was due to hit land in a sparsely populated part of the peninsula early on Monday, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami. "The center of Otis is currently forecast to remain west of...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.