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Michael downgraded to tropical storm, but still packing a punch

Michael downgraded to tropical storm, but still packing a punch

Based on its internal barometric pressure, Michael was the third most powerful hurricane to hit the US mainland, behind the unnamed Labor Day storm of 1935 and Camille in 1969. For insurance-linked security (ILS) and catastrophe bond interests though, this initial estimate perhaps will give some comfort that the impacts to the sector will not be particularly significant, compared to a similarly severe storm impacting an area of Florida with higher levels of property density and exposure. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rocket carrying two astronauts to International Space Station makes emergency landing

A booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and a U.S. astronaut onboard headed for the worldwide space station failed in mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing. They were scheduled to dock with the space station later Thursday and spend six-months there. A subsequent statement said: "The Soyuz capsule has landed back on Earth carrying two crew members". Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US

Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US

Minutes earlier, Michael's eyewall came ashore between Panama City and St. Vincent Island, and the hurricane center warned everyone inside the relative calm of the eye not to venture outside. And then there was the life-threatening storm surge to deal with. "Storm surge is the No. 1 problem that you can see from these storms. You can rebuild your home, you cannot rebuild your life". Consulte Mais Informação

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Monster Hurricane Michael brings 'unimaginable devastation' as it slams Florida

Monster Hurricane Michael brings 'unimaginable devastation' as it slams Florida

He said the storm would still have hurricane-force winds as it pushed through Florida into Georgia, and tropical storm-force winds when it reaches the Carolinas, which are still reeling from post-Florence flooding. "You know, that's hard", she said, choking back tears. Residents and tourists were told to flee low-lying areas in at least 22 counties along the shore in Florida's Panhandle and adjacent Big Bend region. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here’s when the Grand Strand can expect impact from Hurricane Michael

Here’s when the Grand Strand can expect impact from Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall around the Florida panhandle today as a major hurricane and then weaken to a tropical storm as it tracks northeast and through the Carolinas Thursday and Thursday night. The Waccamaw River, still at moderate flood levels from Florence, shouldn't see significant increases from Michael rainfall, the NWS notes. "I just don't see the business being here with all the winds", Griffith said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australia to Stick with Coal Despite Dire UN Climate Warning

Australia to Stick with Coal Despite Dire UN Climate Warning

McCormack said the government won't change policy just because somebody might suggest that some sort of report is the way we need to follow and everything that we should do. In their conclusions, environment ministers recall the progress made in recent months by the European Union on legislation, which delivers on its commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Consulte Mais Informação

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MI man's doorstop is $100,000 meteorite

MI man's doorstop is $100,000 meteorite

Only recently did he get this to a geology professor Mona Sirbescue and found out that his special "rock" was worth a fortune. MI man obtained it in 1988, when he bought a farm in Edmore, about 30 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant. The farmer had said to the owner that it landed on the property in the 1930s "and it made a heck of a noise when it hit". In the morning they found the crater and dug it out. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Extremely Dangerous' Hurricane Michael Set to Hit Florida Panhandle

'Extremely Dangerous' Hurricane Michael Set to Hit Florida Panhandle

The storm was about 220 kilometres east-northwest of Cozumel, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of winds of 120 kilometres per hour, forecasters said. "My greatest concern is not having electricity, and living on a fixed income, losing my food". This is a serious situation for the Florida Panhandle and downstream areas in southeastern Alabama, Georgia, and the Carolinas. Consulte Mais Informação

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Virgin Galactic will be in space 'within weeks,' says CEO Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic will be in space 'within weeks,' says CEO Richard Branson

Branson's company had its logo on the tail of a 2004 manned test flight that made it into space , but that was due to a licensing deal with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic did not itself develop that craft, known as SpaceShipOne. "Ultimately", Branson said he hoped the price of a space flight would come down to around $40,000 or $50,000 over the next decade". Branson's Virgin Galactic is racing against Amazon creator Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to launch the first out-of-this-world ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael

Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael

Michael is still forecast to be a powerful Category 3 storm with winds of 120 miles per hour winds when it makes expected landfall in Florida's Big Bend area. Hess Corp and Royal Dutch Shell said they were monitoring the storm and would take action as needed. Hurricane-force winds extend out up to 35 miles (55 kilometers) and tropical-storm-force winds outward about 175 miles (280 kilometers). Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX Launch - October 7

SpaceX Launch - October 7

Musk has also co-founded several successful companies including Tesla, OpenAI, Neuralink, and PayPal. SpaceX first started leasing the California landing space from the Air Force in 2015 but only recently received an approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to make a return landing of this sort, Wired reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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