Thursday, May 15, 2008

Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season has begun

Cyclone Nargis (which means 'daffodil') -- the second deadliest named cyclone of all time, which recently landed in Myanmar --is a Northern Indian Ocean Cyclone. The Northern Indian Ocean Cyclone season has no official beginning, so they can't, like we can, kick back and relax until hurricane season officially starts on June 1st.

Actually, Typhoon Nina, the deadliest named cyclone, only killed around 100,000 people. So, Nargis will probably end up in the top spot once we get a fuller accounting.

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