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Tropical Storm Rafael Battering The Leeward Islands Seen By NASA
2012-10-16 12:13:54

While the Leeward Islands continue to get battered by Tropical Storm Rafael, a Tropical Storm Watch is posted for Bermuda as Rafael continues to move through the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

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2010-08-31 06:49:37

Danielle and Earl are both spinning around in the Atlantic Ocean and NASA's Terra satellite captured one image of both storms at the same time, one in the Caribbean and the other approaching the North Atlantic Ocean.

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2010-06-25 18:05:00

Forecasters on June 25 had given System 93L in the western Caribbean an 80 percent chance of developing into Tropical Depression Alex, and weekends seem to always birth tropical depressions.

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2009-10-09 07:40:00

Depression happens to everyone, even tropical storms, and Henri is now tropically depressed. NASA satellite imagery has confirmed he's weakened to a tropical depression and he is further expected to degenerate into a remnant low pressure area.

2006-08-01 05:57:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chris has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, strengthening from a tropical depression, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a report Tuesday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.