North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone

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A general term for a meteorologic event that affects the Caribbean and the eastern seaboard of North America, which are divided based on intensity. Tropical storms have one-minute maximum sustained winds of 39 mph (34 knots, 63 km/h); hurricanes have one-minute maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots, 119 km/h)
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April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season should be "very active," with nine hurricanes and a good chance that at least one major hurricane will hit the U.
Swiss Re has adjusted its North Atlantic hurricane modeling following hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma and has recently issued USD 950 million in natural catastrophe protection against its four peak natural catastrophe risks.
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