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hurricane

noun adversity, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, flood, natural disaster, rain, rain and wind storm, rainstorm, serious calamity, storm, tragedy, upheaval
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There is a 15-percent chance that current Atlantic wind conditions could become unusually strong, and no El Nino occurs, which would lead tropical-cyclone activity of up to 180 percent of average hurricane season--about 14 to 17 storms, nine to 11 hurricanes and four to five major hurricanes.
RMS anticipates that total insured losses from the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season will be less than $500 million.
The word hurricane comes from Huracan, the god of big winds and evil spirits once worshipped by the Maya people of Central America.
Congress and the IRS have relaxed the rules for deducting casualty losses for victims of the 2005 Gulf hurricanes (i.e., Katrina, Rita and Wilma).
Near which city shown did Donna turn from a hurricane back into a tropical storm?
Ernesto could grow into a Category Three hurricane by Thursday, menacing a broad swath of the Gulf Coast including hurricane-ravaged New Orleans, the hurricane centre said earlier.
The act provides tax benefits to both employers and employees with respect to employer-provided housing for individuals affected by Hurricane Katrina.
During a Category 3 hurricane, those winds are at minimum 11 miles per hour and can rage up to 130 miles per hour.
In the rolling hills of Midlothian, Texas, surrounded by giant mesquite trees and fields, Camp Hoblitzelle and its small staff began preparing for over 100 evacuees from Hurricane Katrina.
Prior to the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., the Federal Emergency Management Agency listed the three most likely catastrophic events facing the U.S.: a terrorist attack on New York, a major earthquake in San Francisco and a hurricane strike in New Orleans.
The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season also was notable for the wind speed and intensity of the storms produced.