Water

Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave
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Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave

One of the tallest tsunami waves known to science slammed this Alaskan bay in 1958.

Published Nov 23, 2020

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Tremendous Tides in Broad Sound
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Tremendous Tides in Broad Sound

Tidal swings here are greater than at any other place on the east coast of Australia.

Published Nov 21, 2020

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Flooding in Northern Luzon
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Flooding in Northern Luzon

In the wake of three typhoons within a month, the Philippines provinces of Cagayan and Isabela have seen some of their worst flooding in decades.

Published Nov 19, 2020

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Dangerous Hurricane Iota Sets Late-Season Records
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Dangerous Hurricane Iota Sets Late-Season Records

Before 2020, only four category 4 or 5 hurricanes had ever made landfall in Nicaragua. Now two are going to land in just two weeks.

Published Nov 16, 2020

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Vamco Thrashes the Philippines
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Vamco Thrashes the Philippines

The typhoon brought strong winds and flooding to Manila.

Published Nov 12, 2020

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