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(Updated on 06/10/2013)

 

 


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HURRICANES :

 

  • Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico’s Giant Telescope - Text + Audio + Pictures + Quiz - 1 October 2017
    "Hurricane Maria caused deaths and billions of dollars of damage to Puerto Rico.
    The storm also threatens the island’s big radio telescope, a historic science instrument."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Animated guide : Hurricanes - The destructive power of hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones
    (BBC)



  • Hurricane and Tornadoes - Teaching Theme :
    Resource Materials - Downloads - Sites For Background Information - Hands On Activities -
    Web Quests - Interactive Sites For Students - Worksheets - Lesson Plans...
    (teach-nology.com)

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  • Hurricane! - Cartoons (cagle.com)

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    TORNADOES :

     

  • TORNADO HITS ALABAMA:

    • 20 DEAD AFTER ALABAMA TORNADO - with videos - 3 March 2019
      "At least 20 people are dead and several others missing after a series of storms, including tornadoes, caused “catastrophic” damage across Alabama."

      [HuffPost]

    • Over 20 people dead as tornado hits Alabama - VIDEO
      "Rescue efforts have been paused overnight in the US state of Alabama after tornadoes killed at least 22 people on Sunday.
      Local Sheriff Sheriff Jay Jones told the Associated Press the toll could rise, but rescue efforts had to stop until dawn due to the danger of searching in the dark.
      Authorities say they are still working to identify the victims and the injured.
      Family members reportedly said one of the victims was an eight year old in the town of Beauregard."

      (BBC)



  • Tornadoes Crush Mobile Homes in South US - Text + Audio - 24 February 2016
    "Tornadoes destroyed mobile homes, killed at least three and left a trail of death and destruction from New Orleans to Mississippi Tuesday."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Texas tornadoes: Eleven killed in Dallas area - Article + Photos + Videos - 27 December 2015
    "Eleven people have been killed in tornadoes in Texas, police say, with heavy rain and snow causing deaths and disruption in a number of other states."

    (BBC)
  • Tornadoes in Arkansas and Texas - 12 May 2015
    "Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Arkansas, Texas as winds of 125 mph and above wreak havoc in four states.
    Meg Wagner (New York Daily News)"

    (cle.ens-lyon.fr)
  • US tornadoes: Aerial footage shows Texas devastation - 11 May 2015
    "A severe storm has rolled through the southern US, killing at least five people and leaving more than 43 injured.
    Homes were flattened as a tornado ripped through Van, Texas. This aerial footage shows the extent of the damage."

    (BBC)

 

PHILIPPINES TYPHOON :

 

  • 700,000 Evacuated as Typhoon Hits Philippines - Text + Audio - 14 December 2015
    "Typhoon Melor reaches land in Philippines and citizens brace for more rain this week.
    Up to 700,000 residents left the Albay province over worries of landslides.
    Flights were cancelled and hundreds of fishing boats ordered to stay home.
    Two years ago, more than 7,000 were killed by Typhoon Haiyan."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Philippines typhoon - NEWS - 13 November 2013  - "All the latest from the aftermath of deadly storm."
    (BBC)

  • Reuters Video: 10,000 deaths reported after typhoon + TRANSCRIPT + VOCABULARY + ALSO SEE + Related articles
    "Overwhelming devastation in typhoon-hit regions of central Philippines. Julie Noce reports."
    (englishblog.com)




  • Cartoon: Typhoon Haiyan : BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + ALSO SEE + Related articles
    (englishblog.com)

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  • Typhoon destroyed Hong Kong (text with symbols) - (Symbol World)




  • "Le 21 septembre 2011, le typhon Roke a atteint le Japon. Une énorme vague éclate dans le port de Kiho."
    (20minutes.fr)

 

 

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