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NASA sees Usagi become a typhoon

What was a tropical storm rapidly intensified into Typhoon Usagi within 24 hours as it moves through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. NASA satellite data revealed a 20-mile-wide eye and bands of thunderstorms ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Depression Pewa pass in Pacific

Tropical Depression Pewa dissipated in the northwestern Pacific Ocean early on Aug. 26, 2013. NASA satellite data on the previous day showed that rainfall had greatly diminished in the depression.

dateAug 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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400-year-old Hong Kong tree to be chopped down

A 400-year-old banyan tree in Hong Kong will be cut down, authorities said Friday, after being hit by a fungal disease brought on when a park development starved its roots of oxygen and nutrients.

dateAug 24, 2013 in Ecology
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