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Hurricane and typhoon numbers are declining, study finds, even as they become more destructive

But researchers said Monday they constructed a clearer picture than ever and found that the frequency of Earth’s most devastating storms has decreased over the past century. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Changefound that the annual number of global hurricanes, typhoons and tropical storms — or tropical cyclones, more broadly — decreased …

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Hurricane and typhoon numbers are declining, study finds, even as they become more destructive

CNN † Before the era of satellites, it was nearly impossible to tell if a hurricane was in the open ocean unless a ship was unlucky enough to run into it. And scientists have been trying to put together a historical record for decades to better understand it how the climate crisis is changing these …

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Earthquake in Afghanistan: Crisis-hit country struggles for aid after earthquake that killed more than 1,000

CNN † Desperate search and rescue operations were underway in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday after an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 peoplea heavy blow to a country already facing a serious economic and humanitarian crisis. The earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck near the city of Khost on the border with Pakistan …

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