Deadly Storm

Submitted by ub on Fri, 01/05/2018 - 04:07

The way we describe weather has become more histrionic in recent years. When the Moon is closest to Earth, we call it a Supermoon. A storm that’s not quite a hurricane is a Superstorm. And a storm with “explosive cyclogenesis” is now a Bomb Cyclone.

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Chunks of ice and even an ice machine were seen floating in flood waters in Scituate Harbor, Massachusetts, today as the bomb cyclone continues to slam the east coast with wind, rain, snow and ice

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