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Hurricane Irene – Videos of the Perfect storm, The Aftermath

In a word with you, Analyst talk, La Amerika, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, Nature and Environment on August 29, 2011 at 8:36 am

Irene- Hurricane Aftermath

Published on Aug 28, 2011 by AssociatedPress
Aerial images reveal the extent of Hurricane Irene’s damage on North Carolina’s Hatteras Island and Virginia Beach, Va. (Aug. 29)


Raw Video: Flooding in Vermont
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 330 views
Amateur video sent to the AP from Bennington, Vermont shows flooded creeks, roads and parking lots in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene. (Aug. 29)

Obama on Irene: ‘This Is Not Over’
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 306 views
President Barack Obama says that while Tropical Storm Irene is weakening, it is still a threat to those communities in its path. (Aug. 28)

Irene Weakens; Flooding Still a Threat
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 303 views
Torrential rains from Tropical Storm Irene forced hundreds in the Hudson Valley from their homes, caused widespread power outages, washed out 137 miles of the state’s main highway and swelled creeks and rivers to previously unseen levels. (Aug. 28)

Irene Weakens, Headaches Remain for Northeast
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 323 views
Hurricane Irene’s winds and storm surge fell short of doomsday predictions, but the danger is far from over. With rivers still rising, severe flooding is feared across much of the East Coast over the next few days. More than 4.5 million homes and business

Raw Video: Irene Charges Into New England
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 301 views
Irene raced across a shuttered New York City and charged into the northern New England region on Sunday as it weakened to a tropical storm. (Aug. 28)


Irene Pounds Long Island With Major Flooding
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 304 views
What eventually became Tropical Storm Irene flooded streets and knocked out power on Long Island. As AP’s Haven Daley reports, residents have to wait for the water to recede before the clean up can begin. (August 28)

Video Tour of Hurricane Irene 3 by aronite Thinking

In a word with you, Adventure, Analyst talk, La Amerika, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, Nature and Environment on August 29, 2011 at 8:11 am

Video Tour of the Irene's aftermath compiled by Aron

Raw Video: Irene Pushes Boats Onto Land in NC

From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 326 views
North Carolina residents are surveying the damage left behind by Hurricane Irene. The storm destroyed piers in Nags Head and sent boats into beach houses. (Aug. 28)

Raw Video: Waves Wash Away NY Guard Tower
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 322 views
Dramatic video from Long Beach on Long Island, New York shows a lifeguard tower washing away in high waves. Flooding was also reported in other parts of Long Beach. (Aug. 28)


Raw Video: Morning After Irene in Atlantic City
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 322 views
The waves were still choppy and the streets are still quiet as the sun rose over Atlantic City, New Jersey Sunday. Hurricane Irene brought heavy rains and high winds through the resort town. (Aug. 28)

Video Tour of Hurricane Irene 2 by Aronite Thinking

In a word with you, Adventure, La Amerika, Nature and Environment on August 29, 2011 at 8:02 am

Video Tour of Hurricane Irene 2

Raw Video: Heavy Rain in SC As Irene Moves North

From: AssociatedPress | Aug 26, 2011 | 16,646 views
Hurricane Irene buffeted the coast of South Carolina on Friday, downing power lines, flooding streets and chewing away the sandy beaches that are the heart of the state’s $14 billion tourism industry. (Aug. 26)

Raw Video: Tornado Amid Hurricane Irene in Del.
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 312 views
Amid winds and rain from Hurricane Irene, a tornado struck homes in Lewes, Del. Another touched down in a wooded area of Wicomico County. No injuries were reported. (Aug. 28)

Irene Weakens Slightly Over New York State
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 154 views
Tropical Storm Irene unleashed furious wind and rain on New York on Sunday and sent seawater surging into the Manhattan streets. But the city appeared to escape the worst fears of urban disaster. (Aug. 28)

Raw Video: Fun During Irene in Times Square
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 314 views
News cameras captured impromptu street hockey and soccer games in Times Square as rain and high winds blew through New York City ahead of a direct hit from Hurricane Irene. (Aug. 28)

After Irene, NC Residents Focus on Cleanup
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 27, 2011 | 2,242 views
Hurricane Irene unleashed its winds and rain Saturday on eastern North Carolina, raking coastal villages and reaching well inland to topple trees, flood towns and leave hundreds of thousands without power. (Aug. 27)

Video Update on Hurricane Irene 1

In Analyst talk, La Amerika, Nature and Environment on August 29, 2011 at 7:52 am

Irene video tour 1

Aronite thinking Video Tour of Hurricane Irene



Published on Aug 28, 2011 by AssociatedPress
Tour through the empty streets of Manhattan as residents hunker down for Hurricane Irene. (Aug. 28)


Raw Video: Irene’s Outer Bands Hit NC Coast
From: AssociatedPress
Hurricane Irene’s outer bands slammed the North Carolina coast early Saturday with smashing winds and drenching rains. Officials said the storm lost some power but is still whipping up 90 mph winds as it moves up the Atlantic Coast. (Aug. 27)


Millions of people are taking shelter along the American east coast.

Hurricane Irene is not the most powerful storm on record, but still large enough to cause damage.

Eight people have died so far and thousands of flights have been grounded.

Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman reports from where Irene first made landfall – in North Carolina.


Raw Video: Irene Brings Flooding to Manhattan
From: AssociatedPress | Aug 28, 2011 | 305 views
In New York, water began to lap over a sea wall along the East River, washing onto a sidewalk and toward the streets. A storm surge of 4 to 8 feet was expected to rush into the harbor just before the eye crossed land. (Aug. 28)

Iraq bomber targeted Imam,Palestinian goes berserk at Tel Aviv, Maoist becomes Nepal Prime Minister

In Analyst talk, Global terror, Israel and Jews, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, Restoring Hindu Nepal on August 29, 2011 at 7:37 am

Sunni Imam of Umm Qumra mosque was the target of the suicide bomber

Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on Aug 28, 2011

The imam of the Umm al-Qura mosque speaks to Al Jazeera about the blast that claimed the lives of 29 worshipers.

Ahmed Al-Samarrai believes he was the intended target in the Sunday blast in Baghadad

Al Qaeda claims Algerian bomb blasts

Al Qaeda’s North African wing has said it carried out Friday night’s bombing outside a military academy in Algeria.

In a statement posted on line the so called al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb or AQMI said the attack was to avenge Algeria’s support for the Gaddafi regime in Libya.
At least 18 people died and 35 more were wounded in the town of Cherchell in two explosions used by suicide bombers.
Algeria bombing


Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on Aug 26, 2011
Algerian blogger and activist Elias Filali reports on the suicide bombing at a military academy.

He says the attack, that claimed the lives of at least 18 people, was perpetrated on the hottest day of the fasting month.

He said although these kinds of attacks are not very frequent in recent months, this was the most brazen attack in recent memory.

Palestinian injures eight in Tel Aviv
A 20-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank has injured eight people in a Tel Aviv attack.

The man commandeered a taxi, stabbing the driver and then injuring seven others after crashing into a road block. The suspect who is thought to have had nationalist motives was later arrested….

Maoist becomes Nepal’s new PM

Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai has been elected by Nepal’s parliament as prime minister after failing to form a unity government.

Bhattarai was once part of an insurgency against the now toppled monarchy. As premier he faces having to integrate 19,000 former guerrillas and the preparation of a new constitution….

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