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Cyclone Phailin Update

In October of 2013, the Eastern coast of India was hit very hard by one of the biggest natural disasters of the year, affecting approximately 12 million people. 338 more words


Current Weather

I know that there is a terribly huge cyclone in Australia. I hope all are safe. Here in the States, we have had a huge winter storm sweep across the central and eastern part of the country. 21 more words

New Zealand Day 3 

We got up early and went for breakfast at a cafe over the road from our hostel, called El Cafe.  They did the most amazing breakfasts and coffee ever, I’m not over exaggerating either.   212 more words


The Science of Tropical Cyclones

Tropical cyclones are incredibly powerful and dangerous natural phenomena. Every year, coastlines all across the globe are impacted by these tempests. When the storms move toward land, heavy rain, strong wind, storm surge and tornadoes all contribute to their destructive power.  535 more words

Swell Lines Magazine

Col. Bourgon leaves 12 Wing with promotion – will take over Iraq mission

Colonel M.H.L. Bourgon relinquished command of 12 Wing Shearwater to Colonel P.C. Allan on Thursday during a ceremony held in Archdale Hangar.

Presiding over the change of command parade was Major-General D.L.R. 149 more words

Defence Watch

Going Down the Drain

Okay, let’s get right down to it. The one thing you really want to know about our living down here in the Southern Hemisphere. Not all these pithy little blog posts— plants, birds, elections, health care, famous Kiwis or our pathetic little adventures (thank you for your forbearance). 1,195 more words

Moving To New Zealand

The Weather on the Inside of a Washing Machine

I did not go to work today.  This is not because I am sick or otherwise incapable, but because the outside of Sydney looks rather like the inside of a washing machine.  191 more words

Deliberate Time-wasting