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2006-08-31 00:39:32

By Tomas Sarmiento MANZANILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John roared past Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 3 storm, pummeling beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and threatening flash flooding and mudslides. Residents of the busy port of Manzanillo boarded up doors and windows, and those living by hills were moved to emergency shelters as authorities warned the town would be buffeted by big sea swells and strong winds overnight. The federal...

2006-08-31 00:33:46

By Tomas Sarmiento MANZANILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John roared past Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 3 storm, pummeling beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and threatening flash flooding and mudslides. Residents of the busy port of Manzanillo boarded up doors and windows, and those living by hills were moved to emergency shelters as authorities warned the town would be buffeted by big sea swells and strong winds overnight. The federal...

2006-08-30 23:39:10

By Tomas Sarmiento MANZANILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John roared past Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 3 storm, pummeling beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and threatening flash flooding and mudslides. Residents of the busy port of Manzanillo boarded up doors and windows, and those living by hills were moved to emergency shelters as authorities warned the town would be buffeted by big sea swells and strong winds overnight. The federal...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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