Greensburg, Kansas

: 625 story 63289.html archiveurl http: web 20070509022331 http: 625 story 63289.html archivedate 2007-05-09 tornado (May 2007 Tornado Outbreak) that traveled rapidly through the area, leveling at least 95 percent of the city and killing eleven people between the ages of 46 and 84.

; ref thumb left 250px City center, twelve days after the tornado struck (2007) (Image:Greensburg kansas tornado.jpg) At 9:45 p.m. CDT (Central Time Zone) on May 4, 2007, during a deadly tornado outbreak (May 2007 tornado outbreak), http: articles 2007 05 07 news 00.txt Greensburg was hit by an EF5 (Enhanced Fujita Scale) tornado. The tornado was estimated to be in width — wider than the city itself — and traveled

of the American West. The shoot-out on February 27, 1887, with boosters — some would say hired gunmen — from nearby Leoti left several people dead and wounded. The tornado was the last official F5 to hit the United States with the old Fujita scale rating. The next category 5 tornado occurred on May 4, 2007

Port Antonio

. The second storm formed in the tropical Atlantic in early August. It hit Martinique as a Category 1 hurricane, and hit eastern Jamaica as a Category 3. It maintained its strength until it hit the northeastern coast of Yucatán. The storm moved across the Gulf of Mexico and hit Tamaulipas on August 15. The storm caused extensive devastation across the Caribbean. On Martinique, several hundred houses lost their roofs, many boats were wrecked in the harbor

and crops were heavily damaged. Jamaica and the Cayman Islands were hardest hit. The northern shore of Jamaica was devastated. Port Antonio, Manchioneal and Port Maria were all largely destroyed with great loss of life and several other towns were heavily damaged. Newspaper accounts talk of a "tidal wave that rose some 20 feet." This implies that the storm surge along Jamaica's northern coast may have reached 20 feet. Numerous ships were also wrecked along the coast

, Steve publisher Allmusic accessdate 7 February 2010 is a Jamaican reggae musician. He is best known for the single (single (music)) "Police and Thieves", produced (record producer) by Lee "Scratch" Perry in 1976. Murvin's soaring voice (human voice) and the infectious rhythm made "Police and Thieves" into an international hit (hit record) during the summer of that year. It peaked at #23 in the UK Singles Chart


4 June 2011 In early June, Apaches conducted attacks on Gaddafi loyalists assaulting the town of Misrata.

) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , beset multiple times by rough seas which halted carrier operations. On 5 August, Apache participation in the rebel push for the town of Zliten was reported.

last Sengupta url http: news worldnews africaandindianocean libya 8558289 Libya-precision-and-restraint-as-Apaches-hit-their-target.html title Libya: precision and restraint as Apaches hit their target publisher The Telegraph date 5 June 2011 In early June, Apaches conducted attacks on Gaddafi loyalists assaulting the town of Misrata.


(consisting mostly of the city's key upper and middle class residents) left for other areas, out of Qassam rocket range. Russian billionaire Arcadi Gaydamak organised a series of relief programs for residents unable to leave. On December 12, 2007, after more than 20 rockets landed in the Sderot area in a single day, including a direct hit to one of the main avenues, Sderot mayor Eli Moyal announced his resignation, citing the government's failure

approves appointment of Ehud Olmert as interim PM first Nir last Hasson accessdate 2006-11-06 While the suicide attacks ceased in 2005, al-Qassam Brigades rocket and mortar attacks on towns and settlements near Gaza continued. Since 2002, paramilitary soldiers of al-Qassam Brigades and other groups have used homemade Qassam rockets to hit Israeli towns in the Negev, such as Sderot. Al-Qassam Brigades was estimated in 2007 to have launched 22% of the rocket and mortar background research-and-analysis bicom-analysis bicom-fact-sheet-2--ashkelon---the-changing-scenario+Qassam+rockets+ashkelon&hl en&ct clnk&cd 9&gl us&client firefox-a BICOM Fact Sheet 2: Ashkelon – The Changing Scenario BICOM. 2008-05-03. On September 29, after a Qassam rocket hit the Israeli town of Sderot and killed two Israeli children, the IDF launched Operation Days of Penitence in the north of the Gaza Strip


Weihai, Shandong, China - The '''Harbin Institute of Technology''' ( ), or '''HIT''', is colloquially known as '''Hagongda''' (哈工大, ''Hāgōngdà''). It is a research university in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China. Harbin Institute of Technology consists of three campuses: the main campus in Harbin, HIT in Weihai and HIT Shenzhen Graduate School. Harbin Institute of Technology is widely

Technology Rankings 2009 China University Engineering Top 100 The school is also member of the C9 League. In 1985 HIT opened a new campus in Weihai, Shandong Province. In 2000 Harbin University of Architecture was merged into HIT. HIT has a satellite campus in Weihai, Shandong Province. It has a graduate school in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province besides the graduate school in Harbin

Rosamond, California

to the Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland. At the top, the trains exit into the daylight and stayed slow at the drop before making a 180-degree turn drop to the right before leveling out into the left-hand turn, before making a small drop and climb, and then making another right-hand turn (passing under a tree with several opossums (Virginia opossum) hanging from it). The trains then drop down into a cave (where two coyotes are howling on top of), rise up, hit a block brake, make

Contemporary hit radio musical format. It is owned by Clear Channel Communications. KIIS is also simulcasted on KVVS in Rosamond (Rosamond, California), at 105.5 MHz. Known as "102.7 KIIS-FM" and as one of the United States' highest-rated top 40 stations, "KIIS" is pronounced as "kiss" and is the origin of the national KISS-FM brand (KISS-FM (brand)). KIIS was named the 2007 Station of the Year in the contemporary hit radio top 40

Kiryat Shmona

was again the target of Hezbollah Katyusha rocket attacks. Most of the city's residents left the area during the war, and the 5,000 who remained stayed in bomb shelters, turning the city into a ghost town. During the war, a total of 1,012 Katyusha rockets hit Kiryat Shmona

at risk to earthquakes (along with Safed, Beit She'an, Tiberias, and Eilat).hit-israel-any-time Experts Warn: Major Earthquake Could Hit Israel Any Time By Rachel Avraham, staff writer for United With Israel Date: Oct 22, 2013 Demographics According to CBS, in 2001 the ethnic makeup of the city was 97.9% Jewish and other non-Arabs, without a significant Arab population. In 2001

Fridley, Minnesota

the lawsuit was resolved in 1950. In 1957, the village became a "home rule charter city". On May 6, 1965, Fridley was hit by two F4 tornadoes. One out of every four homes in the city was destroyed or damaged. The second twister that hit was the deadliest storm in Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul) history (see 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak), which killed a total of 13 people. Summary of May

of six strong tornadoes that occurred around Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota) and St. Paul, Minnesota (Saint Paul, Minnesota), USA (United States) on May 6, 1965. It has been nicknamed "The Longest Night" and is most often remembered for the two F4 (Fujita scale) tornadoes that hit Fridley, Minnesota. Thirteen people were killed in the six tornadoes that touched down in the Twin Cities area that day. Four tornadoes were rated F4, one was rated F3, and other was rated

, two of which hit Fridley, Minnesota about an hour apart. This outbreak was notable because this was the first time in Minnesota history that civil defense sirens were used to warn people of impending severe weather. The live coverage by the Twin Cities media was also unprecedented. WCCO's (WCCO-TV) continual broadcast of the weather situation is credited with warning people about the tornadoes and saving lives. In the entire history of Minnesota the 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak

National Disaster Response Force

Pradesh & Karnataka – 18 May 2010 '''2013''' *Cyclone Phailin in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha etc. - The battalions of the army and navy were used to evacuate people. During the Kosi beach in Bihar (2008 Bihar flood) in August 2008, which was declared a national calamity by Prime Minister (Prime Minister of India) Shri Manmohan Singh,

Rs 1000 cr for flood-hit Bihar: PM - The Times of India publisher date 2008-08-28 accessdate 2013-06-19

, Kerala and Assam . On 25 May 2009 Cyclone Aila hit West Bengal coast with a fury unprecedented in recent history. It took at least 94 lives, seven of them in Kolkata, and affected over 40 lakh people. More than six lakh houses were destroyed completely or damaged partially. NDRF promptly responded to the devastating

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