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Thousands Lose Power as Hurricane Humberto Lashes Bermuda

HeadlineSep 19, 2019

In Bermuda, more than 28,000 homes and businesses lost power overnight as the outer bands of Hurricane Humberto brought down trees and power lines. But the British territory was spared a direct hit from the dangerous Category 3 hurricane. This comes as a record-tying six named storms churned in the Eastern Pacific and Atlantic basins. Climate scientists say warmer ocean temperatures driven by greenhouse gas emissions are making hurricanes and other extreme weather events more destructive.

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