Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Tropical Storm Kompasu 2021

Ports Close In China As Tropical Storm Kompasu Nears

The number of vessels waiting to enter one of the world’s busiest ports jumped to the most since August, threatening to further snarl global supply chains as tropical cyclone Kompasu approaches.

October 12, 2021
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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Oman Urges Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Tropical Storm Shaheen

Oct 2 (Reuters)- Authorities in Oman urged thousands of residents in coastal areas to leave their homes and head to emergency shelters on Saturday as the Gulf state braced for tropical storm Shaheen...

October 2, 2021
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Saturday, August 28, 2021
Sea Level Change (1993-2020)

Global Sea Level Was Highest On Record for 2020

A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2020 was among the three warmest years in records dating to the mid-1800s, even with a cooling La Niña influence in the second...

August 28, 2021
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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Asia Braces For 20 Cyclones In 2021

By Kanupriya Kapoor (Reuters) – Half of the roughly 20 tropical cyclones expected to form in the western Pacific Ocean through September this year are predicted to hit land in...

June 5, 2021
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Thursday, March 12, 2015
Maritime News

Dampier Port Shuts as Cyclone Olwyn Nears Australian Coast

Two ports in Western Australia closed as a strengthening tropical cyclone approached the coast. The system isn’t affecting Port Hedland, the biggest-bulk export terminal that handles iron ore from the world’s top exporter.

March 12, 2015
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Monday, December 30, 2013
Maritime News

Cyclone Stops Australia’s Iron Ore Exports as Rigs Shutdown

Iron ore shipments from northern Australia, the world’s biggest exporter, and some offshore oil drilling were halted as a cyclone forecast to bring gusts topping 200 kilometers (124 miles) an hour nears the coast.

December 30, 2013
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Friday, October 11, 2013

India’s East Coast Braces for Cyclone Phailin

Tens of thousands fled their homes in coastal areas of eastern India and moved to shelters on Friday, bracing for the fiercest cyclone to threaten the country since a devastating storm killed 10,000 people 14 years ago.

October 11, 2013
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
cyclone rusty

Australian Storm Seen Delaying 43% of Global Iron-Ore Exports

(Bloomberg) — A storm that closed Australian ports handling 43 percent of world iron-exports delayed as many as 74 vessels amid rain that might interrupt mining, Alphabulk said. The backlog...

February 27, 2013
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Australia’s Top Iron Ore Port Braces For Direct Cyclone Hit

Update: Tuesday updates show Rusty not deepening as fast as earlier forecasts, now expected to have max winds of 80 knots as it makes landfall just ENE of Port Hedland...

February 26, 2013
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Monday, February 25, 2013

Cyclone ‘Rusty’ Expected to Cause Major Disruptions at Australian Iron Ore Ports

By James Regan SYDNEY, Feb 25 (Reuters) – World trade in iron ore faces major disruptions as a cyclone bears down on Western Australia, shutting port terminals used by Rio...

February 25, 2013
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