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Tropical Storm Arlene Approaches Mexican Coast

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities have issued a hurricane watch for the northeast coast from Tuxpan northward to La Cruz, as Tropical Storm Arlene, the season’s first powerful Atlantic storm, gradually gathers strength. Weather officials on Wednesday issued tropical storm warnings for the coastal area from Barra de Nautla northward to Bahia Algodones. The U.S. National Hurricane Center […]

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Northeastern Mexico Braces for Tropical Storm Arlene

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities are issuing warnings along the country’s northeastern coast for Tropical Storm Arlene — the season’s first powerful storm over the Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center said Arlene had formed Tuesday in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and was expected to reach the Mexican coast by Thursday. The Miami-based center said the storm […]

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Typhoon Sweeps Across South Korea, Killing 7

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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Disaster officials say at least six people are dead and several others missing after a powerful typhoon swept across South Korea. A search-and-rescue official and a student are reported among the dead. Typhoon Meari skirted the west coast of the country Sunday, forcing the cancelation of dozens of domestic flights, knocking out power and flooding […]

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China’s Northeastern Coast Braces for Tropical Storm

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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China’s eastern coast is bracing for strong winds and heavy rains as tropical storm Meari moves northward from the southern Yellow Sea waters. The National Meteorological Center said Sunday that the storm could make a landfall early Monday in northeastern China, close to the border with North Korea. China’s official news agency Xinhua says strong […]

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China Boosts Nuclear Safety as Storm Opens Typhoon Season

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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China is announcing tightened marine disaster warning measures for nuclear plants along its southern coast as Tropical Storm Haima blasts ashore at the start of the annual typhoon season. The official Xinhua news agency said Thursday the measures are based on forecasts that three to four typhoon-triggered storm surges will hit the southeastern coast this […]

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Hurricane Beatriz Weakens, Heads Back to Sea

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 3:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Beatriz has turned back into a tropical storm after sending strong winds, rains, and waves to the western coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center Tuesday afternoon discontinued all its warnings for the Mexican coast as the storm moved away from land. The Miami-based center reported wind speeds from the storm have dropped […]

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Hurricane Beatriz Threatens Mexican Coast

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Beatriz has turned into a hurricane just before making landfall on the southwest coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the center of the storm is expected to move near the coast overnight before moving away late Tuesday. The hurricane has wind speeds of up to 130 kilometers per hour. Beatriz […]

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Hurricane Beatriz Threatens Mexican Coast

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 4:02 am (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Beatriz has turned into a hurricane just before making landfall on the southwest coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the center of the storm is expected to move near the coast overnight before moving away from the coast late Tuesday. The hurricane has win speeds of up to 130 kilometers […]

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Hurricane Beatriz Threatens Mexican Coast

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Beatriz has strengthened into a hurricane as it begins to hit the southwest coast of Mexico. The storm is within 140 kilometers of the Mexican port city of Manzanillo with wind speeds of up to 120 kilometers per hour. Beatriz is expected to threaten popular tourist destinations […]

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Hurricane Warnings for Mexican West Coast

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican officials have issued a hurricane warning for parts of the west coast as Tropical Storm Beatriz sets its sites on southwestern Mexico. Hurricane warnings are posted from Zihuatanejo north to Cabo Corrientes, with tropical storm warnings out for other parts of the Pacific coast. The National Hurricane Center in Miami predicts Beatriz will strengthen […]

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