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Cold Snap Brings Rare Snowfall to New Zealand

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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A polar blast dumped snow and freezing rain on New Zealand Monday, closing roads, cutting power and bringing areas of the country to a standstill. Snow fell in Auckland for the first time in more than 30 years, while authorities warned residents of Wellington to stock up on supplies and stay put, as the capital […]

Tropical Storm Gert Sets Sights on Bermuda

Posted August 14th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical storm warnings are out for Bermuda as Tropical Storm Gert churns in the Atlantic. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say they expect Gert to strengthen before it reaches Bermuda Sunday or early Monday. The storm currently has sustained winds of 64 kilometers per hour. The experts predict the storm will turn […]

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Tropical Storm Emily Heads Out to Sea, Leaves 4 Dead

Posted August 7th, 2011 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. forecasters say that what is left of Tropical Storm Emily is moving harmlessly out to sea after soaking Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami has downgraded Emily to a tropical depression, saying it no longer poses a danger to land. Emily never developed into a hurricane. But […]

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Rains from Emily Drench Hispaniola

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Emily has brought drenching rain to the island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but has now weakened in the mountains dividing the two countries. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its most recent bulletin Thursday that Emily is “losing organization” as it interacts with the mountains of Hispaniola and […]

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Rains from Emily Drench Hispaniola

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Emily has brought drenching rain to the island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but has now weakened in the mountains dividing the two countries. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says in its most recent bulletin Thursday that Emily is “losing organization” as it interacts with the mountains of Hispaniola and […]

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Haitians Bracing for Tropical Storm Emily

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Haitians living in makeshift tent camps are bracing for possible life-threatening flash floods and mudslides as a result of Tropical Storm Emily. Some rain is already falling on southern Haiti, but forecasters say the brunt of the storm is not expected to hit until later in the day. At last report , the storm was […]

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Haitians Bracing for Stalled Tropical Storm Emily

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Haitians living in makeshift tent camps are bracing for possible life-threatening flashfloods and mudslides as a result of Tropical Storm Emily. Some rain was already falling on southern Haiti early Thursday, but the center of the storm paused offshore, 170 kilometers southeast of Port-au-Prince. Hundreds of thousands of people in Haiti live in flimsy shanties, […]

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Tropical Storm Emily Barrels Toward Haiti And Dominican Republic

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Tropical storm warnings and watches are posted for parts of the Caribbean as Tropical Storm Emily is expected to move across the island of Hispaniola late Wednesday. Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island. The threat is of particular concern for Haiti, where thousands of people still live in tent camps after a devastating […]

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Tropical Storm Emily Barrels Toward Haiti And Dominican Republic

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Tropical storm warnings and watches are posted for parts of the Caribbean as Tropical Storm Emily is expected to move across the island of Hispaniola late Wednesday. Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island. The threat is particularly concerning for Haiti, where thousands of people still live in tent camps after a devastating earthquake […]

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Tropical Storm Emily Barrels Toward Haiti And Dominican Republic

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Tropical storm warnings and watches are posted for parts of the Caribbean as Tropical Storm Emily moves on a track that is expected to bring its center across Hispaniola late Wednesday. Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island of Hispaniola. The news is particularly bad for Haiti, where thousands of people still live in […]

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