Rain, landslides, flooding: Hurricane Lane's impact on Hawaii, in photos

Worst hurricanes to hit the United States

Hurricane lane brought to the Islands more than 1.5 metres of rain in a few days, and the local weather station has calculated the third highest "General level of rain from a tropical cyclone in the United States since 1950".

MEXICO CITY Tropical Storm Norman has formed within the jap Pacific Ocean and forecasters exclaim it would perchance well turn out to be a typhoon this day.

July 7 - Tropical Storm Chantal develops 865 miles east of Barbados. Hermine weakens to a tropical storm later in the day.September 3, 2016 - One person dies when a tractor-trailer overturns while crossing a bridge in eastern North Carolina amid high winds from Hermine. Strong wind shear can prevent a tropical storm from forming or may cause a hurricane to weaken.

Tropical Storm JuliaSeptember 13, 2016 - Tropical Storm Julia forms over the northeastern coast of Florida.September 16, 2016 - Weakens to a tropical depression off the coast of Georgia and SC.

The tropical wave that would become Hurricane Irma left Africa a year ago on Monday.

Tropical-storm-power winds lengthen outward up to Forty five miles from Norman's heart.

Hawaii was spared a direct hit from a major hurricane as Lane diminished to a tropical storm as it approached and then drifted west, further from land. Increased activity due to lessening wind shear Wind shear helps in keeping tropical depressions from forming, and right now, the wind shear appears to be decreasing. At least 13 people are killed along the storm's path through Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica. The weather phenomenon essentially "rips apart" hurricanes, disrupting their formation and/or strengthening. However, this area could slowly develop further into early next week toward South Florida or the Gulf of Mexico.

September 14 - Strengthens into a hurricane.

September 30 - Tropical Storm Jerry develops in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

October 3 - Tropical Storm Karen forms in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. Danielle is the earliest fourth-named Atlantic storm on record.June 21, 2016 - Dissipates over east-central Mexico.

November 22 - Weakens to a post-tropical cyclone.

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