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Powerful storms that have ripped across the Southeast killed more than 40 people over three days. A CNN meteorologist called the storms' impact on North Carolina "epic."
Originally posted by Shirak
I have heard the argument that we are just more focused on these "natural" events because they are being reported more regularly. However Statistically speaking we have seen an increase in frequency and intensity of natural disasters in 2011. I lived through the QLD floods only to be hit by a cyclone and my sister has been cut off from supplies for over a month. The intensity frequency and magnitude is nothing like I have seen in my 33 years on this Earth. It sounds like the experience changed your perspective.
Originally posted by Essan
Originally posted by XelNaga
i live here in raleigh, nc and we were in that storm. i didnt see any myself, but there were reports of tornados everywhere. i find this odd because im pretty sure its very very rare and highly uncommon for tornados to touch down in north carolina
Not really - they seem quite common in North Carolina:
I guess in the past you've just been lucky