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50 years ago, the Eyre Park disaster reshaped Chester – Delco Times

Date: 2021-09-20 01:18:45 CHESTER – The idyllic peninsula along Chester Creek known for years as Preston Lake embodied its former name 50 years ago in ways those who championed its development would have never wished. Days of rain in the aftermath of tropical storms Heidi and Fern culminated the evening of Sept. 13, 1971 to …

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Weather-related disasters increase over past 50 years, causing more damage but fewer deaths

Date: 2021-09-01 08:35:49 A disaster related to a weather, climate or water hazard occurred every day on average over the past 50 years – killing 115 people and causing US$ 202 million in losses daily, according to a comprehensive new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The number of disasters has increased by a …

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Valley News – Tropical Storm Irene, 10 years later: Businesses look back on disaster, recovery

The Ottauquechee River had always been part of the charm of the White Cottage Snack Bar. The seasonal Route 4 restaurant’s website entices customers with the promise of char-broiled burgers and whole fried clams enjoyed on the banks of a bucolic river where customers can splash and wade on a hot summer day. When Irene …

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National Weather Service Albany office reports on changes 10 years after Irene

ALBANY — The National Weather Service this week shared a 10-year retrospective on Tropical Storm Irene, which sparked some of the worst flooding the Capital Region has ever seen on Aug. 28 and 29, 2011. NWS bureaus in Albany and Boston collaborated this year on the report. Irene hit North Carolina on Aug. 27 then …

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