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Tropical storms and cyclones currently affect 1.4 billion people each year, 24 percent of the world’s contemporary urbanized population.
The devastating storm was the third-biggest cyclone on record, and hit a country already grappling with years of drought.
Three days after returning from a mission to rescue scores of Texans after Hurricane Harvey, National Guardsmen from across California are prepping to face Irma as the lethal cyclone nears Florida.
The cyclone that struck Bangladesh in 1970 killed 300,000-500,000 people; the most recent severe one, in 2007, killed 4,234.
Like Gaga herself, this thing's been a psychotic musical-theater sequin cyclone for much longer than it hasn't.
According to the most recent update on Tuesday morning from the National Hurricane Center, the wide area of showers currently over the western Caribbean will encounter conditions favorable to cyclone development over the next few days.
The island's reefs are also still recovering from Heta, a Category-5 cyclone that dealt massive damage to Niue in 2004.
Outside, at the concert venue, which was surrounded by cyclone fences, people were lying on their stomachs on the pavement.
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First Known Use: 1848See Words from the same year
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