Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate retired
14 April, 2018, 20:14 | Author: Anita Tucker
The World Meteorological Organization, the global body responsible for naming hurricanes, says it will no longer use Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate to name hurricanes.
The WMO's Hurricane Committee, which is meeting in France to review how bad last year's season was, retires name if a storm is extremely deadly or costly.
As The Washington Post reported, hurricane names started to be retired after the 1954 hurricane season, when three devastating storms hit the East Coast. In the Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific, male and female names alternate alphabetically, and the lists are used every six years.
Bentley Strikes Early, Holds On For 7-3 Win Over Baseball Keene State registered just two hits in game one of the double-header, one from Olivia Indorf and one from JoEllen Racicot. The junior leads the team with 12 home runs, second only to Anna Grace Magee of Mandeville in all of the parish.
The names have been replaced by Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel.
With these four additions, a total of 86 names have been retired from the Atlantic basin list since 1953. With 17 named storms, the 2017 season was the fifth-most active since record keeping began in 1851. In 2005, five storm names, including Katrina, were retired - the most for a single season. The catastrophic hurricane made seven landfalls, four of which occurred as a category 5 hurricane across the northern Caribbean Islands.
Harvey hit Texas Aug. 25, killing at least 68 people. Irma came ashore in southwest Florida as a Category 4 hurricane. Irma made landfall as a category 4 hurricane in the Florida Keys on September 10 and struck southwestern Florida as a category 3 the same day. In the US, seven direct deaths were reported, and an additional 85 indirect deaths occurred, 80 of which were in Florida. Maria killed 31 in Dominica and 65 in Puerto Rico. It also inflicted serious damage on some of the other islands of the northeastern Caribbean Sea.
Salah wins 4th PFA Player of the month award The Egypt worldwide has been superb for the Reds , having scored 38 goals in 42 appearances across all competitions. Liverpool will give Mohamed Salah every chance to prove his fitness for today's Merseyside derby against Everton.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association estimates that the damage caused by Maria places it at No. 3 - right behind Harvey and Katrina.
Hurricane Nate didn't make landfall in the USA but slammed into Nicaragua and Panama as a Category 1, causing 44 deaths. But its rainfall brought flooding and mudslides that caused 44 deaths in Central America. An additional fatality in Panama was due to a "shipwreck", bringing the death toll directly associated with Nate to 45.
WWF-New Zealand CEO Livia Esterhazy hopes the announcement will spur renewable energy investment from oil and gas industries. This week, she said the country will no longer grant new offshore oil and gas exploration permits, Reuters reported .
The contacts will be able to follow the riders on their trip and make sure they reach their final destination safely. Uber's latest effort to deal with rider safety follows numerous past headlines about risky situations with drivers.
In Laos, the embryo was implanted in the womb of the surrogate mother, who in December 2017 brought a little boy to the world. The baby boy's parents, Shen Jie and Liu Xi, had been married for two years before trying IVF treatment to conceive.
Anticipating Scott's entry into the race, Democrats have spent months readying their attacks on his two terms in Tallahassee. Rick Scott for walking back on a promise not to drill for oil near the Sunshine State's coastline. "I believe in jobs".
Vegas has typically been fairly accurate when predicting totals of Nuggets games, with 41 overs compared to 39 unders. How many games will the Timberwolves win? Appreciate everybody following along during my rookie season on this beat.
The under is 5-1 in the Yankees' last six trips to Boston and is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams overall. Benintendi, who entered hitting.161, ripped a two-run triple to right field that Judge misplayed against the wall.
How exciting is that? The suspended parking notices will run from today until April 30, so it's just a waiting game from here. In fact, many sources report that Kate herself does not even know, as the royals tend to keep that information a surprise.
Apparently, the New York Rangers aren't the only tenant at Madison Square Garden without a head coach these days. Still, Wright would be the biggest "splash" move that the Knicks could make by a considerable margin.
They also release the photograph of a dead man believed to be a victim of McArthur in the hopes the public will help identify him. And Chief Mark Saunders initiated an internal review that will become public, and has called for some form of public inquiry.
Of course, if the user has no real idea how to use this feature as it was intended, it can create some rather bad results. The sticker helps with visibility for when you add a name to your stories - instead of just adding hard-to-see text.
Uber is not just for hailing rides anymore
Getaround operates in 10 United States cities, including San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, and Los Angeles. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company wouldn't resume testing its self-driving cars until the NTSB was complete.
Hot springs and cakes for 112-year-old
Although he believes his longevity is because of soaking in hot springs and eating candies , his daughter does not think so. His home is also a hot spring inn dating back more than a century that Nonaka used to run with his wife.
Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo
If Juventus can't come back, it could be the final Champions League match for veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Eibar and Real Madrid at Ipurua Municipal Stadium on March 10, 2018, in Eibar, Spain.