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Tropical storm 'Barry' hits Louisiana and entire Gulf coast; US officials warn of heavy rainfall
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Tropical storm 'Barry' hits Louisiana and entire Gulf coast; US officials warn of heavy rainfall

Tropical Storm Barry buffeted the US state of Louisiana on Sunday, bringing more heavy rain and possible tornadoes to the region even as it weakened

Cyclone Fani makes landfall: What are hurricanes, typhoons, hurricanes and tornadoes; are they similar to tropical cyclones?
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Cyclone Fani makes landfall: What are hurricanes, typhoons, hurricanes and tornadoes; are they similar to tropical cyclones?

The only difference between a hurricane, a cyclone, and a typhoon is the location where the storm occurs. They are categorised under the same weather phenomenon, but different names are used to describe these storms in different places. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. Whereas, the same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a “typhoon” and “cyclones” occur in the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

Cuba: Three killed, 172 inured after tornado hits Havana; emergency teams working to restore power to blacked-out areas
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Cuba: Three killed, 172 inured after tornado hits Havana; emergency teams working to restore power to blacked-out areas

People described the Havana tornado as having "the sound of a jet engine," and reported feeling changes in the environmental pressure when it arrived.

Texas tornadoes: 4 killed, dozens injured as severe storms swept east of Dallas
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Texas tornadoes: 4 killed, dozens injured as severe storms swept east of Dallas

Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday.

Not so merry: Storms and tornadoes hit US; 43 dead in South, Southwest and Midwest
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Not so merry: Storms and tornadoes hit US; 43 dead in South, Southwest and Midwest

Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Incredible photos of storm chasers pursuing tornadoes
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Incredible photos of storm chasers pursuing tornadoes

Tornadoes are unpredictable and deadly. But some chase them in a bid to help us understand them better. Here are some incredible photos of storm chasers in the US.

IDF 2011: Intel shows off disaster recovery solution
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IDF 2011: Intel shows off disaster recovery solution

The Intel Developer Forum (IDF) is on and there are a lot of cool things to be seen. One of more unique displays that Intel has, is their solar powered web server.