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Maritime Image of the Day: Storm Iota’s Aftermath

Vehicles are submerged at a plot flooded by the Chamelecon River

PortandTerminal.com, November 21, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s Maritime Image of the Day shows submerged vehicles at a plot flooded by the Chamelecon River due to heavy rain caused by Storm Iota, in La Lima, Honduras. The photograph was taken by Jorge Cabrera for Reuters. Cabrera is a Nicaraguan born photographer who is based in Honduras. He has been …

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LATEST VIDEO “In the hands of God” Hurricane Iota smashes Central America

Central American village damaged by hurricane

REUTERS, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 Iota battered Nicaragua forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes along the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was devastated by Hurricane Eta just two weeks ago. PUERTO CABEZAS, NICARAGUA – Hurricane Iota sent zinc roofing flying into the streets, toppled electricity poles and flayed palm trees as it battered northeastern Nicaragua on …

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‘We’re Really Afraid’ Hurricane Eta Slams Nicaragua – South Florida Next?

Radar image of hurricane

PortandTerminal.com, November 3, 2020 On Monday, ports in Honduras, where the government carried out evacuations, were forced to shut. MANAGUA – Reuters is reporting that Hurricane Eta, one of the most powerful storms to hit Central America in years, slammed into Nicaragua on Tuesday in an impoverished region of its Caribbean coast, battering homes and infrastructure and threatening deadly floods. …

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‘Nothing Left’: How Back-to-Back Hurricanes Gutted a U.S. Town

Flooded town. Stop sign

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 11, 2020 “After being battered by Hurricane Laura, when Delta came ashore Friday, there was little left to destroy” By Shannon Sims and Eric Roston for Bloomberg – On the day after Hurricane Delta cut its ruinous path across southern Louisiana, Dick Frerks pointed to a lone 20-foot pylon rising from the bayou and summed up what he’d lost. “Our house …

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Hurricane Delta tears across Gulf of Mexico, halting 80% of oil output

Offshore oil rig in hurricane weather conditions.

REUTERS, OCTOBER 8, 2020 HOUSTON (Reuters) – Hurricane Delta raked across the prime U.S. offshore oil producing areas in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday as energy companies pulled workers from offshore platforms and began securing coastal processing plants. The storm was about 400 miles (645 km) south of Cameron, Louisiana, and grinding toward the Louisiana coast at 14 miles …

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Tropical Storm Beta puts over 10M people under warnings

Man wades through flooded town following hurricane

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 Tropical Storm Beta to drop a foot of rain in Texas and Louisiana (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Beta was predicted to bring a foot of rain to parts of coastal Texas and Louisiana next week as the 24th named storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season moves ashore on Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. …

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Oil workers flee as third storm in month aims for U.S. offshore fields

Weather map

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 HOUSTON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc halted some oil production and began evacuating workers from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform, the company said on Friday, as a new tropical storm flared. Beta, the 23rd named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, formed in the Bay of Campeche and was forecast to strengthen steadily and become …

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U.S. Gulf Coast Braces for Second Hurricane in a Month

Satellite view of hurricane

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 HOUSTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Sally strengthened off the west coast of Florida on Sunday and was poised to become a hurricane, bringing the threat of dangerous storm surges and high winds to the U.S. Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The storm track was disrupting oil production in the U.S. Gulf …

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VIDEO: Typhoon Haishen Smashes Into Korea

Flooding port city Ulsan

PortandTerminal.com, September 8, 2020 South Korea reeling as Typhoon Haishen moves along the Korean Peninsula making landfall at port city of Ulsan SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Typhoon Haishen slammed the Korean Peninsula on Monday morning (Sept 7) bringing with it high winds and heavy rains after battering Japan’s south coast overnight. The storm made landfall near the South Korean port …

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