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Aug 28, 2011 - Hurricane Irene

@@@@@@@ After causing extensive damage and several deaths in the Caribbean, Irene wrecked havoc in eastern coastal North Carolina and Virginia. As it moved northwards, it crossed water once again and then established itself over New Jersey, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in almost 110 years. However, as Irene reached the Coney Island area of Brooklyn, it was downgraded to a tropical storm at 9:00am, Sunday, August 28th. The Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg took unprecedented steps to protect the inhabitants of the...

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