In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1huracán masculinoa category 4 hurricane — un huracán de categoría 4
- In fact, tropical storms or hurricanes have ended many droughts in Texas, and other parts of the world.
- Severe tropical cyclones correspond to the hurricanes or typhoons of other parts of the world.
- There is chaos around you, caused by a hurricane and severe floods.
- This book shows the tracks of all the hurricanes and tropical storms recorded over more than a century.
- The last big storm here was in 1993, and it wasn't even a hurricane or a tropical storm.
- The season is barely two full days old and we've already had nine advisories, although as yet no tropical storms or hurricanes.
- From hurricanes to floods to unbearable heat, 2005 was one for the record weather books.
- Thousands of people displaced by the hurricane are forced to find new homes in new cities and states.
- About 1,100 oil platforms were exposed to the full force of the hurricane.
- The hurricane has claimed 65 lives with winds gusting up to 155 mph but Jamaica missed the worst of it.
- Gray expects at least three named tropical storms and two hurricanes this month.
- The strongest part of a hurricane is the eye wall, on the edge of the calm center.
- There was little structural damage, but the hurricane downed trees and blew roofs off of some bungalows.
- Planned as temporary refuge from the hurricane and flood waters, they became sites of official neglect.
- The hurricane caused a surge of water that flooded large areas of the historic city center.
- With a hurricane and a tropical storm moving in, the State of Florida is bracing for a beating.
- First, wind and water erode it, especially during tropical storms and hurricanes.
- The main post office here in New Orleans flooded right after the hurricane.
- We see this a lot during tropical storms and hurricanes off the Florida coast.
- Tonight so many victims of the hurricane and the flood are far from home and friends and familiar things.
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