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Three new ghost-like species found in world’s deepest marine trenches

Three new ghost-like species found in world’s deepest marine trenches Scientists have called these creatures, " the pink, the blue and the purple Atacama Snailfish ". Among the creatures found there, the scientists discovered the three new species of fish, which are actually new species of snailfish. The Atacama trench or Peru-Chile trench is about 6,000 km long and, in some points, exceeds 8,000 meters in depth. But without the pressures of the deep sea to supp... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

He added later, "Most of the fatalities in these tropical systems is water". As the storm moves inland, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland will also be in peril. "Life-threatening storm surge flooding, catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding are still expected". Even if Florence were downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, it would still cause extensive damage , Abrams sa... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence's Path Remains Uncertain As Storm Closes In On Carolinas

Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped from a high of 140 miles per hour to 110 miles per hour as its outer rain bands approached the North Carolina coast early Thursday, reducing the storm from Category 4 to Category 2. The storm will most likely strike the coast of North Carolina or SC by late Thursday. Computer simulations - especially the often star-performing European model - push the... [Full Article...]

Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence approaches US

The official track has Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast from Thursday night until landfall Saturday morning or so, then veering south through SC and Georgia into Monday . President Donald Trump declared states of emergency in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, and evacuation orders were issued to around 1.7 million residents across the three states. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence hours away from Carolinas

Hurricane Florence hours away from Carolinas The US National Hurricane Center showed past year that between 1963 and 2012, 49 percent of US hurricane deaths were caused by the storm surge. Florence's maximum sustained winds were clocked on Thursday at 165 kph after it was downgraded to a Category 2 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, according to the NHC. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence is a "horrific nightmare" for meteorologists tracking the storm

A clip from the Weather Channel has gotten a lot of attention today for the way the channel is informing viewers about the dangers of storm surge as Hurricane Florence hits. "If you find yourself here [in rising floodwaters], you need to get out", she said. And the storm is still expected to bring catastrophic winds, rain, storm surges and flooding, the National Hurricane Center briefing s... [Full Article...]

Nearing landfall, huge Hurricane Florence threatens to dump historic rainfall

And now, many more people, houses and buildings are set to endure hurricane-force winds, which extend 80 miles out from Florence's center. So, the winds will be winding down much quicker near the coast before those winds get up here. Meanwhile, down by Cape Fear, Burdette, who goes by the moniker "Riverkeeper", said he was "bracing for catastrophic impact" in the wake of Florence. [Full Article...]

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence A mandatory evacuation will start at noon Tuesday for eight coastal counties, McMaster said in a press conference Monday afternoon. The 1st effects were already being seen on barrier islands Monday as unsafe rip currents and seawater flowed over the state highway. [Full Article...]


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