megastorm


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megastorm

(ˈmɛɡəˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a very powerful storm that causes catastrophic damage
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Thundery showers will hit Merseyside as a 'megastorm' is set to batter Britain this week.
2015 when the state suffered serious flooding from what was at the time called a (https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2015/12/08/391241.htm) 1-in-1,000 year megastorm, he has encouraged residents to purchase flood insurance.
PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative is a survivors' project on how Tacloban City should build the resiliency of its interdependent systems to appropriately respond to a megastorm like Yolanda and other extreme events brought about by climate change.
But every time I hear news of another megastorm or devastating fire striking the area, that fantasy jolts to a halt.
TGareth Withe's Houston home, shared with wife Jennifer and children Isla, one, and three-year-old Cara, was devastated by the megastorm, his brother has revealed.
(206) Thus, if a megastorm occurs that triggers the cat bond, the insurer who issued the bonds is relieved from the obligation to redeem the bond.
And then there was the 1962 megastorm. That doesn't mean that the Sandy experience wasn't horrendous and important, but perspective is necessary if we're going to learn the lessons that Mother Nature is teaching.
Highway departments are coming off what was the first significant snowfall of the winter on Saturday, but expected Monday to have repairs made and trucks on the road in time for the megastorm coming through southern New England, with the worst coming after midnight Monday and through Tuesday.
He has major reservations about the government's health reforms, however, having described them as a privatisation and "a car crash, a tsunami, a megastorm".
LAST TIME I WROTE IN THIS SPACE, we were recovering from the after-effects of Megastorm Sandy.
A DC-10 airplane would be used to transport humanitarian aid to Cuba's Santiago de Cuba, the province hardest hit by the megastorm, and another airplane from the Bolivarian Military Aviation will be used to ship aid to Haiti, Reverol said.