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the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)

the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)

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The storm has maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph and is expected to make landfall over Northern Samar and Eastern Samar on Saturday morning and afternoon.
Wind damage near the landfall area was significant, causing ripped off roofs, knocked down electricity poles, downed trees, and widespread power outages.
Cable news networks take advantage of the surge in viewership by sending correspondents to report live from the suspected location of landfall, dropping regular scheduled programing for non-stop coverage while blasting the words "breaking news" in big, bold letters across the lower third of the screen.
Before the deadly storm made landfall, Skerrit had held a press conference where he warned the residents of his island to "(http://nypost.
Governor Rick Scott said, As Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, we are fully committed to providing every resource to Floridians for response and recovery.
Nine people were killed in south China's Guangdong Province, where the typhoon made landfall on Wednesday, according to the provincial civil affairs department.
Here, we review two historical examples of such events and use scaling arguments and models to show that rapid intensification just before landfall is likely to become increasingly frequent and severe as the globe warms.
The current "drought" of major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher) making landfall in the United States has been remarkable.
AFP reports that "super cyclonic storm" named Chapala is causing widespread destruction in war-torn Yemen after making landfall on Monday.
MEXICO CITY (CyHAN)- Hurricane Patricia, predicted to be one of the most dangerous storms on record, has begun making landfall in Mexico's western state of Jalisco, according to the country's National Meteorological Service, and could level towns and villages across the region.
Landfall, the last remaining tank landing craft (LCT) which carried British tanks and troops to the Normandy beaches for the Allied invasion of Europe, will be restored for display in the D-Day Museum, at Southsea, Hampshire.
The fast-moving tropical cyclone called "Basyang" (international name "Kajiki") has made landfall over Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte last Friday evening and may leave the country's vicinity Sunday (February 2).
Participants found the tweets least funny 15 days after Sandy's landfall.
Hanoi, Muharram 7, 1435, Nov 10, 2013, SPA -- Super typhoon Haiyan was expected to make landfall in Vietnam Sunday after causing thousands of deaths in the Philippines, dpa reported.
Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center shortly before Typhoon Haiyan's landfall said its maximum sustained winds were 195 mph, with gusts up to 235 mph.