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Mystery ghost fleet washes up in Japan

An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan’s shores. Over the past two months a fleet of 12 ghost ships containing the rotting remains of sailors has washed up on the Japanese coastline, sparking an investigation in the country. These wooden boats have been found in the Sea of Japan on or near the coast, carrying a chilling cargo — the decaying bodies of 22 people. All the bodies were “partially skeletonized” — two were found without heads — and one boat contained six skulls, the coast guard said. The first boat was found in October, then a series of boats were found...

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The Mega Hurricane That NEVER Was

In the cross-hairs of Hurricane Patricia, Mexico’s Pacific coast was expecting the worst this past Saturday. Reported to potentially be the most powerful tropical cyclone ever measured in the Western Hemisphere, Patricia’s maximum sustained winds were officially registered at an unprecedented 200 mph (320 kph). Bringing with it such catastrophic torrents, a deadly storm surge, and formidable flood threat, the expected Category 5 hurricane was set to unleash widespread destruction. As is typically the case, media outlets and government spokespersons urged public in the area to brace themselves, and prepare for the worst. Evacuating both visitors and residents trapped within...

NOAA's Hurricane Joaquin predicted path. 0

Hurricane Joaquin, Now Category 4

Hurricane Joaquin, Now Category 4 It has been growing stronger and creating havoc of all in its way.  Hurricane Joaquin recently was given Category 4 status when it hit the Bahamas with winds at 130mph.  Joaquin has taken a sharp turn north, aiming to travel up along the US coast.  The east coast needs to be ready. The National Hurricane Center reports that by Wednesday, October 7th, Joaquin will hit the New England area and the eastern parts of Canada.  The National Hurricane Center is also warning people that this hurricane is very dangerous and extreme caution is advised. The...

Current base reflectivity radar of Hurricane Joaquin over the Bahamas (NOAA) 0

Breaking: ‘Joaquin’ Upgraded to Category-3 Hurricane Near Bahamas

‘Joaquin’ Upgraded to Category-3 Hurricane Near Bahamas (Atlantic Ocean) According to the National Weather Service in Miami at 11:00 PM Eastern time, Joaquin was been upgraded to a category-3 hurricane, still with uncertainty as to whether-or-not the super-cell will make landfall, impacting tens of millions of residents along the east coast. The storm is currently carrying winds of about 115 miles per hour, though higher wind gusts are possible. Hurricane-force winds stretch to a 35-mile radius, with tropical storm-force winds ranging outward of 140 miles from the eye. The storm is expected to get stronger over Thursday night into Friday morning. A hurricane ‘watch’...

Tropical Storm Joaquin as of earlier this afternoon. (The Weather Channel) 0

East Coast Braces for Flooding as Tropical Storm Brews in Atlantic

East Coast Braces for Flooding as Tropical Storm Brews in Atlantic (Atlantic Ocean) A 125-mile-wide tropical storm is escalating in the Atlantic, as weather experts expect it to upgrade to a full-blown hurricane over the next 24 hours. Tropical storm Joaquin is currently at 70 mph (5 mph increase over past 4 hours) and has already jumped to 990 millibars in barometric pressure, a tell-tale sign of increasing windspeeds to come. Though the storm is expected to weaken over the weekend, eastern-coastal areas of the United States from North Carolina to New England are bracing for a potential impact. Some models...

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New Orleans Restaurant Haunted by Ghost of Katrina Victim 10 Years Later?

Is this New Orleans Restaurant Haunted by Ghost of Katrina Victim 10 Years Later? New Orleans Restaurant Haunted by Ghost of Katrina Victim 10 Years Later? Last August 29th marked the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation upon the city of New Orleans . Although it’s been a decade since the tragedy, there may be one troubled soul who is still experiencing the horror of the events from the beyond the grave. WGNO of New Orleans recently reported that the owners of Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar on the corner of Magazine and Jackson Street claim to be haunted by the ghost of...

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Gray Swan Storm Could Destroy Tampa

A group of scientists, publishing their findings on Monday in the science journal Nature, says a cataclysmic inevitable disaster awaits Tampa and other low level cities the world over due to the threat of what they are calling gray swan hurricanes.