Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

U.S. forecasters see above-average hurricane season looming

May 19, 2011 – MIAMI – Three to six major hurricanes could form over the Atlantic Ocean this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday in its annual hurricane season forecast. It will be an above-average season this … Continue reading

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5.8 earthquake strikes Western Turkey – 5 dead, 75 injured

May 19, 2011 – ANKARA — An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 5.9on the open-ended Richter scale hit northwest Turkey late Thursday.  A citizen panicked and died after jumping from the window, Kutahya Governor Kenan Ciftci told broadcaster NTV.  The epicenter … Continue reading

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Winter-like storm in late spring sends Americans checking their calendars

May 19, 2011 – FLAGSTAFF, AZ – A frigid spring storm blew through Northern Arizona on Wednesday, bringing a mix of rain, sleet and wet snow. High temperatures are typically around 70 degrees this time of year, but the high … Continue reading

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56 killed by dust-storms and turbulent weather in India

May 19, 2011 – NEW DELHI: At least 56 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar when severe duststorm accompanying with rain and thundershowers lashed some parts of the states on Wednesday evening, according to All India Radio. In … Continue reading

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Mexico awakening? Acapulco region registers 60 tremors so far in May

May 19, 2011 – ACAPULCO, MX – So far in the month of May, 60 tremors have been registered in Guerrero, mostly in the Richter range of 3 or 4. Monday afternoon a tremor of 4.3 was felt and an … Continue reading

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Conservationists warn extinction threat growing across Europe

May 19, 2011 – BRUSSELS – The Iberian lynx that prowls the grasslands of southern Spain; the Mediterranean monk seal swimming waters off Greece and Turkey; the Bavarian pine vole that forages in the high meadows of the Alps. These … Continue reading

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Agricultural experts puzzled by exploding watermelons in China

May 19, 2011 – BEIJING – Farmers in eastern China have been left perplexed after their watermelons began to explode one by one. An investigation by state media found farms in Jiangsu province were losing acres of fruit because of … Continue reading

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