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landfall

landfawl

  • n  the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
  • n  the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)

  • Will an avian-flu epidemic lay waste to millions? Will terrorists strike the New York City subway system before Christmas? Where will the next hurricane make landfall? None of us .
  • Disaster officials have reported deaths in six provinces, including three in Quang Nam, where the storm made landfall around 2 p.
  • The Category-3 storm makes landfall in Texas .
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  • Bobby Jindal in FOXNews
    Roughly speaking, they think there's about a one in three chance that the storm will make landfall in Louisiana,Jindal said. "We're just getting ready for the worst-case scenario."
  • Karina in guardian.co.uk
    Any little jog could change where it makes landfall,said Karina Castillo, a hurricane support meteorologist at the National Hurricane Center said.
  • Benjamin Franklin in International Herald Tribune
    To put this development in perspective - no tropical cyclone in the historical record has ever reached this intensity at a faster rate near landfall. It would be nice to know, someday, why this happened,Franklin said.

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