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Drug slang A regional term for PCP
Natural disaster A large-scale closed circulation atmospheric system that develops above the Indian Ocean and South Pacific with low barometric pressure and strong winds—64+ knots/hr—that rotate clockwise
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advisory on Tropical Depression Egay, PAGASA said two to three tropical cyclones may enter the Philippine area of responsibility this month.
Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said these tropical cyclones may likely hit Southern Luzon and Northern Luzon or veer to the east.
The recent occurrence of Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth, striking Mozambique and Malawi in March and April this year respectively, has raised concerns about the possibilities of cyclones making landfalls in Africa.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll from cyclone Fani on Sunday reached 34 in the Indian state of Odisha, two days after the storm wreaked massive destruction in Eastern India.
India's policy of minimising fatalities from cyclones has been proven by past performances as in cyclone Phailin in 2013, when "famously the casualty rate was kept to as low as 45 despite the intensity of the storm", McClean said.
While we thank God for all the humanitarian agencies and aid delivered to the people of Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Comoros Island so far, we must ask what exactly causes the cyclones and how they can be prevented.
The Life Cycles of Extratropical Cyclones is available for $75 list/$55 members.
It was the first time in recorded history that two cyclones had targeted Mozambique in a single season.
Let's learn more about cyclones and what possibly caused Cyclone Idai.
Muscat : Thousands of people in Australia have been forced to evacuate their homes as news of two powerful cyclones hitting shores was announced.