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Family lose dog during Hurricane Sandy, find it almost two years later in a pound
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# An American Tail

Family lose dog during Hurricane Sandy, find it almost two years later in a pound

May 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 3,351 Views 3 Comments

Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012. Last week, the James family finally found their dog Reckless.

The man the authorities came to blame, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, dies aged 76
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The man the authorities came to blame, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, dies aged 76

Apr 20th 2014, 4:36 PM 29,690 Views 62 Comments

The former boxer passed away in Toronto this morning.

'There are a lack of stars in Brazilian football," says legendary winger Jairzinho
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'There are a lack of stars in Brazilian football," says legendary winger Jairzinho

Mar 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,345 Views 1 Comment

The dashing winger known as the “Hurricane” remains the only man to score in every round of the World Cup.

Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine
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Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine

Jan 11th 2014, 7:45 AM 17,917 Views 18 Comments

It was loud and impressive but what was it called?

On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years
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On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years

Jan 6th 2014, 9:07 AM 25,812 Views 46 Comments

The night of the ‘Big Wind’ took place overnight from 6-7 January 1839 causing damage to a quarter of all Dublin houses.

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide
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PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide

Sep 19th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,233 Views 3 Comments

President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.

5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength
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5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength

Sep 15th 2013, 1:38 PM 16,986 Views 5 Comments

Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.

A partially blind photographer took these stunning images of storms
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A partially blind photographer took these stunning images of storms

Aug 18th 2013, 6:30 PM 13,494 Views 5 Comments

After Bechet’s disease impaired Terry Rosema’s sight, he left his career as graphic designer to take up storm chasing. Here’s his story and his images.

Ireland pledges $50k in funding for New York community devastated by Hurricane Sandy
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Ireland pledges $50k in funding for New York community devastated by Hurricane Sandy

Feb 3rd 2013, 3:54 PM 8,552 Views 61 Comments

The Government funding is part of a $320,000 totbal to be provided to community projects in the areas most affected by Sandy.

Obama signs $9.7 bn aid bill for Sandy victims
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Obama signs $9.7 bn aid bill for Sandy victims

Jan 7th 2013, 8:55 AM 2,898 Views 27 Comments

Obama signed a bill approving billions in emergency disaster aid for victims of the superstorm, after a delay sparked outrage among East Coast Republicans against their own party leadership.

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to remain closed until end of year
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Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to remain closed until end of year

Nov 28th 2012, 12:18 PM 6,819 Views 3 Comments

Statue Island and Ellis Island were damaged when Superstorm Sandy hit the US east coast.

Sons of Irish emigrant swept away in storm as mother 'couldn't get help'
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Sons of Irish emigrant swept away in storm as mother 'couldn't get help'

Nov 5th 2012, 9:26 AM 14,970 Views 51 Comments

Connor and Brandon Moore, aged four and two, died after they were washed away in the storm which battered the east coast of the United States last week.

Explainer: What is reinsurance, and how does it help cover natural disasters?
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Explainer: What is reinsurance, and how does it help cover natural disasters?

Nov 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 11,209 Views 3 Comments

With the costs of Hurricane Sandy expected to be at least €20 billion, insurers will be looking to reinsurance companies to cover most of the bill. But what are they?

Fake photos that took (most of) us in online
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# Fake

Fake photos that took (most of) us in online

Nov 3rd 2012, 9:45 AM 41,730 Views 29 Comments

When Superstorm Sandy hit the USA, sharing photos online helped people keep up with its progress – but some fakes appeared along the way.

Pics: The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy's east coast rampage
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Pics: The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy's east coast rampage

Oct 31st 2012, 8:53 AM 29,957 Views 14 Comments

The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is clear to see in these photos of the aftermath.

Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process
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Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process

Oct 31st 2012, 8:16 AM 5,604 Views 3 Comments

People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
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Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Oct 26th 2012, 7:40 PM 3,946 Views 3 Comments

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.

Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US
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Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US

Oct 26th 2012, 7:31 AM 4,838 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”

Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change
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Column: Hurricane Isaac should make us think seriously about climate change

Aug 31st 2012, 7:30 PM 20 Views 109 Comments

Catastrophic events like Hurricane Isaac highlight the reality of climate change – those that believe it is fictional are in denial, writes Gavin Harte.

The Evening Fix: Tuesday
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The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Aug 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,734 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast
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Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

Aug 27th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,800 Views 3 Comments

It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti
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Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

Aug 25th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,161 Views 1 Comment

The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.

VIDEO: The view from a tent in Kerry during yesterday's storm
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# Damp

VIDEO: The view from a tent in Kerry during yesterday's storm

Aug 16th 2012, 8:49 AM 8,283 Views 15 Comments

Warning: explicit language.

5 ex-police officers sentenced for killing civilians after Hurricane Katrina
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5 ex-police officers sentenced for killing civilians after Hurricane Katrina

Apr 4th 2012, 9:47 PM 8,011 Views 8 Comments

The former New Orleans police officers were given prison terms ranging from 6 to 65 years for shooting dead unarmed residents on a bridge after Katrina.

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
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In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,729 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland
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Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland

Sep 12th 2011, 10:45 AM 3,626 Views 3 Comments

Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Aug 28th 2011, 7:42 PM 1,436 Views 0 Comments

In your Sunday Fix: Joan Burton has strong words for the banks; the latest on the storms hitting the US east coast; John Halligan on the presidency; and glory for the Boys in Blue…

Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene
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# Yuck

Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,584 Views 6 Comments

Tucker Barnes went to extraordinary and some might say unnecessary lengths to cover Hurricane Irene.

Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast
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Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast

Aug 25th 2011, 12:58 PM 281 Views 3 Comments

A hurricane watch has been issued for the outer banks of North Carolina which means hurricane conditions could hit the US east coast within 36 hours.

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
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Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

Aug 24th 2011, 1:56 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.

Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast
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Hurricane Dora gaining strength off Mexican coast

Jul 20th 2011, 1:59 PM 141 Views 1 Comment

The Mexican government has issued a tropical storm watch for the country’s southwestern coast over the strengthening hurricane – the fourth to be named this season.

Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti
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Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti

Nov 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

Ireland pledges a further €500,000 and much-needed humanitarian supplies to the devastated Caribbean country.

In photos: Hurricane Tomas strikes Haiti
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In photos: Hurricane Tomas strikes Haiti

Nov 6th 2010, 1:54 PM 620 Views 0 Comments

At least seven people have been killed by storm as rain continues to pour.

In pictures: Hurricane Igor sweeps Bermuda
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In pictures: Hurricane Igor sweeps Bermuda

Sep 20th 2010, 11:35 AM 155 Views 0 Comments

Tropical storm set on collision course with island dies down before striking land.

Hurricane Igor races towards Bermuda
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Hurricane Igor races towards Bermuda

Sep 18th 2010, 5:02 PM 350 Views 0 Comments

British overseas dependency is prepared for “worst storm we have ever seen”.

Hurricane Hermine heading for Texas, Mexico
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Hurricane Hermine heading for Texas, Mexico

Sep 6th 2010, 5:20 PM 137 Views 0 Comments

Cops allowed to shoot post-Katrina looters, says report
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Cops allowed to shoot post-Katrina looters, says report

Aug 25th 2010, 3:28 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Joint investigative project says police were allowed to shot thieves in the days after Hurricane Katrina.

Snooker world mourns as Hurricane finally blown out
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Snooker world mourns as Hurricane finally blown out

Jul 25th 2010, 12:08 PM 135 Views 0 Comments

Two-time world champion Alex Higgins loses a long battle with throat cancer.