Global Hazards - October 2006


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Global Focus

Satellite image of Typhoon Cimaron on October 29, 2006
Typhoon Cimaron
Global Hazards And Significant Events
October 2006
Powerful Typhoon Cimaron moved across the northern Philippines at the end of October 2006. Additional information can be found below.
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Drought & Heat | Flooding | Storms | Tropical Cyclones | Extratropical Cyclones | Severe Winter Weather
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Drought conditions
Across the United States, significant drought affected areas of the Plains and Rocky Mountains. Extreme drought was also concentrated in northern areas of Minnesota.
Drought Monitor depiction as of October 31, 2006
U.S. Drought Monitor

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Global Hazards for October 2006, published online November 2006, retrieved on April 16, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/hazards/2006/10.