A satellite image of a swirling hurricane Men with gas masks and protective suits on The planetary rover Sojourner A large group of refugees huddled together







Awesome enough at sea, hurricanes offer a variety of threats to land-dwellers. Storm surges can overwhelm miles of shoreline, and torrential rains can flood communities located many miles from the point of landfall.

A satellite image of hurricane Gladys over earth

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