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Hurricane Lane Punched In The Eye Seen By Nasa
2012-09-19 07:29:28

Powerful thunderstorms wrapped tightly around Hurricane Lane's center as it continued moving through the eastern Pacific Ocean. When NASA's Terra satellite passed over Lane it captured a close-up view of the storm and noticed that Lane's eye had become cloud-filled as if being punched in the eye. Nature is expected to fight Lane more and win over the next couple of days. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument captured a close-up of Lane on Sept. 17 at 3:25...

2006-08-30 09:49:52

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane John, located off Mexico's Pacific coast, was upgraded to an even more powerful category 4 hurricane, the U.S.-based National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. A category 4 hurricane can pack winds of up to 155 mph (249 kph), blow down trees, signs, roof structures and cause flooding.


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.