MIAMI, May 19 (UPI) -- Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center predicted Monday there will be more tropical storms and hurricanes this hurricane season than normal.They estimated there would be 11-15 tropical storms, six to nine hurricanes, and two to four storms with wind
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Long-range hurricane forecaster William Gray of Colorado State University predicted Friday there would be twice as many hurricanes in 2003 as there were this past hurricane season. In the first of a series of forecasts Gray also said there will be 12 nam
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Long-range hurricane forecaster William Gray of Colorado State University predicted Friday there would be twice as many hurricanes in 2003 as there were this past hurricane season.
MIAMI, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- At 3 a.m., Aug. 24, 1992 -- 10 years ago Saturday -- Hurricane Andrew raged ashore with a 17-foot-high wall of water. The coastline near Homestead, Fla., moved inland about a mile. It was a landfall that resulted in the costliest natural disaster in U.S.
Early in the morning on this date in 1961, the East German government closed the Brandenburg Gate between the east and west sectors of Berlin and strung barbed wire to prevent further population movement to the West. Telephone and postal service were inte
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