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Tropical Storm Debby Weakens to Tropical Depression

Posted June 26th, 2012 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Debby has been downgraded to a tropical depression after making landfall Tuesday on the Florida Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center has cancelled its tropical storm warnings. But forecasters say heavy rain, coastal flooding, and possible tornadoes can still be expected as Debby crosses central Florida to the Atlantic Ocean. The storm already […]

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Tropical Storm Debby Makes Landfall in Florida

Posted June 26th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Debby made landfall on Tuesday near the Florida Gulf Coast town of Steinhatchee. Tropical storm warnings are posted for a large stretch of the Florida coast along the Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain and possibly tornadoes can be expected. Forecasters predict Debby will weaken into a tropical depression as it crosses central Florida […]

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Tropical Storm Debby Threatens US Gulf Coast

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A tropical storm advisory has been issued for parts of four southern U.S. states as tropical Tropical Storm Debby, the fourth storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, makes its way to the Gulf Coast bringing heavy rains and thunderstorms. The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Sunday afternoon said the storm had maximum sustained winds […]

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Tropical Storm Debby Churns Across Gulf of Mexico

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Debby, the fourth storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, is spinning slowly through the Gulf of Mexico, producing heavy rains and thunderstorms along the U.S. coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday that the storm has maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour and is expected to move north over […]

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Tropical Storm Forms in Gulf of Mexico

Posted June 23rd, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Debby, the fourth storm of the 2012 hurricane season, has formed in the Gulf of Mexico about 355 kilometers southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday the storm has maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour and is expected to move over the northern […]

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Death Toll From Philippine Floods Tops 1,000

Posted December 21st, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Philippines say more than 1,000 people died in last week’s massive flooding in the southern part of the country, and they expect the number to keep rising. The head of the Office of Civil Defense said on Wednesday that rescuers have recovered 1,002 bodies and that many are still missing. A tropical […]

Philippine President Visits Typhoon-Ravaged Mindanao, Declares State of Calamity

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Philippine President Benigno Aquino visited the typhoon-ravaged southern Philippines Tuesday, declaring a state of calamity as workers continued to pull bodies from landslides and bury them in mass graves. Mr. Aquino visited the devastated Mindanao island port cities of Iligan and Cagayan de Oro, and met with local officials to plan further relief operations. He […]

Philippines Flood Death Toll Nears 1,000, State of Calamity Declared

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared a state of national calamity on Tuesday, as authorities work to recover the bodies of those killed by flash floods on the southern island of Mindanao. Disaster agency officials said Tuesday that 957 people have died so far as a result of the floods which began in the early hours […]

Mass Burials Planned for Philippines Flood Victims

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Philippine officials said Monday they are preparing mass burials for hundreds of people who were killed when flash floods swept through two cities on southern Mindanao island over the weekend. Officials said the the mass burials, beginning Tuesday, are necessary for health reasons, despite the objections of some relatives of the dead. The country’s national […]

Mass Burials Planned for Philippines Flood Victims

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Philippines officials said Monday they are preparing mass burials for hundreds of people who were killed when flash floods swept through two cities on southern Mindanao island over the weekend. Officials said the the mass burials, beginning Tuesday, are necessary for health reasons, despite the objections of some relatives of the dead. The death toll […]

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