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2 Tropical Cyclones Chase Tropical Storm Daniel
2012-07-11 13:02:26

A panoramic satellite image shows an active eastern Pacific Ocean with three tropical systems that appear to be chasing each other. Tropical Storm Daniel approaching the central Pacific Ocean, with major Hurricane Emilia further east, and a developing low pressure area east of Emilia. In an image captured by NOAA's GOES-15 satellite, all three tropical cyclones were seen spinning in the eastern Pacific Ocean on July 10, 2012 at 1200 UTC (8 a.m. EDT).Daniel has weakened from a hurricane to...

2009-10-09 07:46:20

Melor began as a tropical depression back on the 29th of September 2009 about 1000 miles (~1600 km) east-southeast of Guam in the Northern Mariana Islands. Over the next couple of days, the system steadily intensified, first into a tropical storm on the 30th, then into a typhoon on the morning of the 1st of October. At which time, Melor underwent a rapid intensification cycle and quickly reached Category 4 intensity on the night of the 1st with sustained winds estimated at 115 knots (~132...

2006-08-01 17:14:53

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chris could become a minimal hurricane in 72 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday as it increased the expected intensity of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season's third cyclone. The Miami-based center said in a special discussion bulletin posted on its Web site that Chris's maximum sustained winds could reach 65 knots by Friday, just over the 64-knot, or 74 miles per hour (119 km per hour) threshold at which tropical storms are...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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