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Weather Services International (WSI) predicts 15 named storms this season, with 8 becoming hurricanes and at least 4 of them a category 3 or greater in strength on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale.
Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 9 September Havana, Cuba: At least four people were killed as a weakening Hurricane Ike Tuesday closed in on the western province of Pinar del Rio with heavy winds and persistent rains.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2006 Atlantic hurricane season's fifth named storm, Ernesto, formed late on Friday in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest storm update.
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Another hurricane in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico would affect the recovery underway from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, industry executives led by ConocoPhillips Chairman James Mulva said on Sunday.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A tropical depression in the Caribbean Sea is expected to strengthen into a named storm later on Monday and could move into the oil-rich Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).