Street in La Antigua Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez, Guatemala, Latin America
La Antigua Guatemala is city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Mudejar-influenced Baroque architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Hurricane Mitch. Coloured three-dimensional computer image, based on satellite data, of Hurricane Mitch (white cloud swirl, upper right). Mountainous areas of Central America (green) are brown. The hurricane is off the coast of Honduras (centre, mostly obscured). North is at top. The hurricane produced winds of over 200 miles per hour and heavy rain that caused flooding and land- slides. Over 11, 000 people were killed and damage was estimated at 5 billion dollars. This image, based on data from an American GOES satellite, shows the hurricane at 13:15 on 26 October 1998, three days before it made landfall on Honduras.
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Tornado. This tornado is part of the extended tornado outbreak that devastated parts of the Central United States on 4 May 2007. The most destruction occured in Greensburg, Kansas and other tornadoes were reported across South Dakota, Colorado and Oklahoma. The outbreak continued until the 6 May 2007 and a total of 123 tornadoes was confirmed. Photographed on 4th May 2007, in Ellis County, Oklahoma, USA.
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