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Apr 19, 2016 02:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
There have been roughly 35,000 major catastrophes since 1900 to 2015, with storms and flooding causing the most damage by far. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
When faced with a lack of weather data, researchers look to shipwrecks to understand hurricanes in history.
Oct 24, 2015 05:35 AM ET // AFP
Although the hurricane lost steam as it approached land, heavy rainfall is expected.
Oct 1, 2015 11:51 AM ET // Adam Sobel, Climate Central
Models present a range of possible outcomes and right now forecasters are still weighing the odds for Joaquin. Continue reading →
Sep 14, 2015 12:30 PM ET // AFP
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Monday began releasing previously contaminated water into the sea.
Sep 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Tropical Storm Etau prompted emergency warnings in Japan and calls for 200,000 to evacuate, as the storm caused a river to overflow a levee.
Sep 7, 2015 07:30 AM ET // Discovery News
Hurricanes this year have set records in the Atlantic and Pacific. See some incredible images of these tropical cyclones from space.
Aug 28, 2015 01:23 PM ET
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, killing nearly 2,000 people. Has the U.S. improved how it responds to such disasters?
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