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STORMS AND TORNADOES IN ALABAMA

Extreme Weather in Alabama Kills 72 People in the South as Storms, Tornadoes Ravage Area

Destructive Tornado in Tuscaloosa - Alabama 4-27-2011

Tornado in TuscaloosaAlabama on April 27, 2011

Storms and tornadoes ravaging Alabama and neighboring states have killed 72  people in the South, officials said Wednesday night. (mais…)

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A NEW EXPLOSION IN LOUISIANA

Oil rig on fire after explosion off Louisiana

OIL SPILL IN GULF

Thirteen workers jump to safety after an explosion on the offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The company, Mariner Energy, says the site’s seven active wells have been ‘shut in’ and are not leaking. (mais…)

HURRICANE KATRINA

Hurricane Katrina: A NASA Satellite Video Retrospective

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast. Five years later, NASA revisits the storm with a short video that shows Katrina as captured by satellites. Before and during the hurricane's landfall, NASA provided data gathered from a series of Earth observing satellites to help predict Katrina’s path and intensity. In its aftermath, NASA satellites also helped identify areas hardest hit.For complete transcript, click here.

FONTE-NASA
In early August 2005, Katrina was just a name. By September, it had become synonymous with the costliest and one of the deadliest tropical cyclones in U.S. history.

Five years later, NASA is revisiting Hurricane Katrina with a short video that shows the storm as captured by NASA satellites. NASA provides space-based satellite observations, field research missions, and computer climate modeling to further scientists’ understanding of these storms. NASA also provides measurements and modeling of global sea surface temperatures, precipitation, winds and ocean heat content — all ingredients that contribute to the formation of tropical cyclones (the general name for typhoons, tropical storms and hurricanes). (mais…)

LOUISIANA REINICIA PESCA DE CAMARÕES


Pescadores puderam voltar ao trabalho, ainda que nao se saiba o impacto do petróleo do poço da BP na fauna marinha do Estado
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Foto: AP

Primeira carga de peixe e camarões de barco pesqueiro em Bastian Bay, na LouisianaPescadores comerciais agora podem soltar as redes nas águas de Louisiana em busca de camarões brancos, após o início da temporada de pesca nesta segunda-feira (16), mas ainda há dúvidas sobre os impactos para a atividade em consequência do vazamento de petróleo da BP no Golfo do México. (mais…)