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A New Tool in the Fight Against Hurricanes: Wind Farms?

Tens of thousands of wind turbines could dampen monster hurricanes into plain old bad storms, claim researchers.

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Are Hurricanes Getting Stronger?

Science may finally be approaching an answer.

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Should the Philippines Rebuild Its Typhoon-Ravaged City?

Tacloban is extremely vulnerable to natural disasters. Does it have a future?

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A Decade of Monster Hurricanes

Dramatic images of seven record-setting hurricanes from the last decade.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan: The Most Powerful Cyclone in History?

The monster storm hitting the Philippines is causing all kinds of nasty damage.

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Cyclone Phailin Is Barreling Towards One of India's Most Volatile Areas

The storm is already about half the size of India.

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An Intimidating Space View of the Misery-Sowing Hurricane Manuel

Looting, death, and a loose crocodile: Thanks to this Pacific tempest, life in Acapulco is not so sweet right now.

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Superstorms Like Sandy Might Be Less Likely to Hit New York City, Thanks to Climate Change

Scientists expect stronger hurricanes. But according to a new study, the East Coast is at lower risk of a direct hit.

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All the Hurricanes of the Past 170 Years, Mapped

See where 11,967 cyclones overlap in space in this fascinating look at the planet's most powerful storms.

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Throwback Video of the Day: 10 Years of Weather in 3 Minutes

A story told from space.

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Tropical Storm Andrea Is a Wuss

Oh, the (non) horror!

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Superstorm Sandy Was So Powerful the Ground Shook in Seattle

Earthquakes aren't the only thing to make the earth shiver.

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5 Ideas That Could Have Prevented Flooding in New York

It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.