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Latest Hurricane Ivan Stories

2005-07-08 11:54:51

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Dennis gathered strength with extremely dangerous 150-mph (240-kph) winds as it bore down on central Cuba on Friday and was on track for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, where oil companies began evacuating workers from rigs. Forecasters at the U.S.

2005-07-08 08:27:20

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Dennis, an extremely dangerous storm with 135-mph (215-kph) winds, churned toward central Cuba on Friday on track for the Florida Panhandle after causing deadly floods in Haiti and mudslides in Jamaica. Forecasters at the U.S.

2005-07-07 20:33:07

By Horace Helps KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Hurricane Dennis triggered deadly flooding in Haiti, sent mudslides down the mountains of Jamaica and strengthened into a major storm with 130-mph (210-kph) winds as it approached Cuba on Thursday. Forecasters at the U.S.

2005-07-07 17:20:06

By Horace Helps KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Hurricane Dennis lashed Haiti and Jamaica with flooding rain and strengthened into a major storm with 115-mph (185-kph) winds as it approached Cuba on Thursday. Forecasters at the U.S.

2005-07-07 09:51:56

By Horace Helps KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Hurricane Dennis soaked southwestern Haiti and took aim at Jamaica with 105 mph (170 kph) winds on Thursday as U.S. oil companies readied for another possible storm strike on oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

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2005-03-29 07:35:13

New measurements of Hurricane Ivan's erosion of beaches, dunes and barrier islands along the Gulf of Mexico underscore how vulnerable the American shoreline is to such storms, a U.S. Geological Survey oceanographer says.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.