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United States of America (the):Hurricane:2011/08/28

Duration2011/08/28 Hurricane Irene swept through Manhattan on 28 August 2011 but reserved the worst of its fury for towns and suburbs up and down the northeastern United States where driving rain and flood tides inundated homes and cut power to millions.
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  • 2011/08/30
    At least 27 deaths in nine states have been blamed on Irene, which fizzled to a post-tropical cyclone and headed over eastern Canada on 29 August 2011.

  • Reuters Alert
    On its march up the East Coast over the weekend, the storm killed at least 20 people, left some 5 million homes and businesses without electricity, caused widespread flooding and downed thousands of trees.
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