Perhaps the oddest of all was a Groundhog Day tropical storm which carved across South Florida in 1952, the only February U.S. tropical storm or hurricane landfall on record. Mercilessly, all of them made landfall at or very close to their peak intensities. In large part thanks to Harvey, the first landfalling hurricane to hit the Lone Star State since 2008, our view of hurricanes and the tropics is forever changed. The storm dispensed the equivalent of 33 trillion gallons of water on the United States.
Irma will be most remembered for its awful toll in the Caribbean, utterly destroying the island of Barbuda, shredding sections of the Virgin Islands and then knocking out power to much of Florida.
The record number of billion-dollar disasters for an entire calendar year is 16 events set in 2011.
Overall, we had seventeen named storms that formed throughout the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Significant tropical cyclones included Hurricane Harvey, which slammed the Texas coast near Corpus Christi then hovered near Houston for several days as a weaker system, producing all-time record rainfall totals measured in feet.
The district turned the video over to police, and school officials spoke with the students and their parents about the incident. Ashawnty Davis was admitted to Children's Hospital Colorado after she hanged herself in a closet in her house.
Europe received more than one million migrants and refugees in 2015, according to figures from the UN's refugee agency. Under the medium migration scenario, Muslims could account for 11.2 percent of Europe's population by 2050.
The firing Wednesday came shortly after Keillor, an avowed Democrat, wrote a syndicated column that ridiculed the idea that Sen. Keillor, 75, retired as the host of " A Prairie Home Companion " in 2016, but still produced " The Writer's Almanac ".
We should wait for the growth rates over the next 3-4 quarters before we can reach a definite conclusion. In a series of tweets, he said: "This is a pause in the declining trend of the last five quarters".
During the presidential race, then-candidate Donald Trump cited the killing as a reason to toughen US immigration policies. He had been deported five times and was wanted for a sixth deportation when Steinle was fatally shot in the back in 2015.
In 2016, an estimated 54% of people at risk of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa slept under an ITN compared to 30% in 2010. For every $1 we invest in malaria control and elimination we yield a $36 return for our economies.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said often that Israel will not allow Iran to establish a permanent presence in Syria. Last month the BBC revealed a claim that Iran was building a permanent military base near the town.
The bank said it would manage job losses on a voluntary basis and that compulsory redundancies would be kept to a minimum. The closures and job cuts follow similar moves by Lloyds and Yorkshire Building Society earlier this week.
President Donald Trump is expressing no concern about the guilty plea by his former national security adviser Michael Flynn . The tax legislation now goes to a House-Senate committee, which will try to reconcile the versions passed by each chamber.
The institutional investor acquired 109,230 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock, valued at approximately $1,307,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $61,205.38, a P/E ratio of 6.96, a PEG ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.55.
CME is planning to list its bitcoin futures contract on December 18. "We are operationally ready and we will be announcing a launch date shortly", the spokesperson said in the new statement.
Police make arrest in Missing child case
Mariah's father, who has been involved in a custody dispute with her mother, has criticized her version of events. Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Shelley Lynch confirmed Kimrey lived with Mariah and her mother.
Amazon Releases Alexa-compatible Ghost for Destiny 2
The Destiny 2 Ghost skill is the first of its kind and the most innovative and immersive gaming experience to date on Alexa. Rather than interrupting gameplay to navigate menus, players can just ask Ghost through Alexa to help with certain tasks.
'Stranger Things' Returning for Season 3 on Netflix
The massively popular supernatural show will be returning for a third season, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter . If you aren't completely caught up on Stranger Things , the first two seasons are now streaming on Netflix.
Bigg Boss 11, Day 61 written updates: DJ Vikas wins captaincy
An interesting moment in the episode was between Luv Tyagi and Priyank where the boys talked about their "friend" Hina Khan . After numerous discussions and debates, it is decided that Vikas and Priyank will fight it out for this week's captaincy.
New Sabrina Series Gets Two-Season Order from Netflix
It was originally in development at The CW to serve as a companion series to fellow Archie Comics property " Riverdale ". Just as Riverdale is a darker take on the classic comics series, Sabrina will do the same for everyone's favorite witch.
Kroger Solid Earnings Beat a Sign of Things to Come?
The company has also been ramping up its e-commerce efforts in the wake of Amazon's recent acquisition of Whole Foods Market. The firm has a market cap of $20,957.14, a PE ratio of 12.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.95 and a beta of 0.82.