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2020 as seen from space: Satellite images reveal wildfires, oil spills, hurricanes, and catastrophic explosions

Satellites orbiting Earth photographed the most devastating and world-changing events of the year from above. When wildfires engulfed Australia, protests erupted across the US, and a historic astronaut mission launched, satellites tracked it all. The 21 satellite images below also reveal oil spills, explosions, and pandemic lockdowns. Visit Business Insider’s […]
2020 as seen from space: Satellite images reveal wildfires, oil spills, hurricanes, and catastrophic explosions
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Hurricane Delta grew from a tropical storm to a Category 4 hurricane in 1 day. Here’s how cyclones are now intensifying so quickly.

Hurricane Delta is churning towards Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm. In less than 48 hours, Delta strengthened from a tropical depression to a major hurricane with 145-mph winds. This process is called rapid intensification. As the planet continues to warm, experts expect such intensification to […]
Hurricane Delta grew from a tropical storm to a Category 4 hurricane in 1 day. Here’s how cyclones are now intensifying so quickly.
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7 dangerous mistakes to avoid during a hurricane

Hurricanes can be extremely dangerous so it’s important you do not underestimate them so you can better keep yourself, your loved ones, and your pets safe. Evacuation orders should be taken seriously and you should avoid standing in front of windows or going outside during a hurricane. Having a “hurricane […]
7 dangerous mistakes to avoid during a hurricane
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20 photos of the worst hurricanes that have hit the United States

Over the past 100-plus years, the United States has been hit by some of its worst hurricanes. In 1900, the Galveston Hurricane killed between 6,000 to 12,000 people. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina caused $US125 billion in property damage. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. With summer comes hurricane season, as […]
20 photos of the worst hurricanes that have hit the United States
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12 photos that show why summer is the worst season

Summer is here, which means hurricanes, bugs, and blistering heat. We all want to be outside right now – but walking anywhere will leave you drenched in sweat. In years past, summer might have seemed the perfect time to visit your favourite beach, but unfortunately everyone else had the same […]
12 photos that show why summer is the worst season