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2011-08-04 13:37:09

According to government forecasters, the Atlantic hurricane season is likely to be busy with an above-average number of storms.

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2009-09-03 12:20:00

During the yearly Atlantic hurricane season, the names of these tempestuous storms because almost household names, and many wonder if there is a rhyme or reason for the seemingly random titles.

2005-11-30 15:00:48

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Meteorologists used up so many Atlantic storm names during the 2005 hurricane season that they may have to create a new back-up list in case supplies are exhausted in future busy years, U.S. forecasters said.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.