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2005-10-16 23:46:26

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A tropical depression in the Caribbean Sea is expected to strengthen into a named storm later on Monday and could move into the oil-rich Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

2005-09-25 13:31:00

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The brutal 2005 hurricane season may have more unpleasant shocks in store for coastal areas reeling from an almost unprecedented run of vicious storms, including deadly Hurricane Katrina and this weekend's powerful Rita.

2005-09-24 11:04:07

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita slammed into evacuated towns and oil-rich swamplands of the Texas-Louisiana border on Saturday, causing widespread damage and power outages and threatening heavy flooding. The powerful storm crashed into the U.S.

2005-09-24 07:05:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened to a Category 2 storm on Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph (160 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest update at 8 a.m.

2005-09-23 22:45:51

By Kenneth Li PORT ARTHUR, Texas (Reuters) - Texas officials warned of catastrophe and an already devastated New Orleans suffered renewed flooding as weakened levees gave way on Friday and the edges of Hurricane Rita began pummeling the U.S. Gulf Coast.

2005-09-23 16:28:46

By Kenneth Li PORT ARTHUR, Texas (Reuters) - Texas officials warned of catastrophe and an already devastated New Orleans suffered renewed flooding as weakened levees gave way in the hours before Hurricane Rita's expected strike at the U.S. Gulf Coast.

2005-09-23 13:19:56

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened to a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Friday afternoon.

2005-09-23 13:01:15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened to a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour, the U.S.

2005-09-23 14:37:24

By Kenneth Li PORT ARTHUR, Texas (Reuters) - Texas officials warned of a catastrophe and rising water breached levees to flood parts of New Orleans anew on Friday as a slightly weaker Hurricane Rita barreled toward the U.S. Gulf Coast.

2005-09-22 16:47:20

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita in the Gulf of Mexico has weakened slightly, with winds down to about 145 mph, but it was still a still dangerous Category 4 storm, the U.S.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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