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US: Sharper forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster - Feature

30 Aug 2015, Reuters

The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago, reports Reuters. A range of technological advances, from a new generation of satellites to supercomputers and unmanned drones, promises more-accurate forecasts that would increase public officials' confidence in weather experts' advice that in turn, could save lives...


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