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How to use landfall in a sentence
That would make it the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall in Somalia.PM Update: Gusty showers overnight. Clear but cooler on Monday. | Greg Porter | November 22, 2020 | Washington Post
The primary metric they were interested in was the rate the hurricane lost strength over the first 24 hours after landfall.Hurricanes might not be losing steam as fast as they used to | Scott K. Johnson | November 11, 2020 | Ars Technica
In 1967, a typical storm’s intensity decayed by 76 percent within the first day after landfall.Once hurricanes make landfall, they’re lingering longer and staying stronger | Carolyn Gramling | November 11, 2020 | Science News
Only five — Laura, Teddy, Delta, Epsilon and Eta — have become major hurricanes with winds topping 178 kilometers per hour, although only Laura and Eta made landfall near the peak of their strength as Category 4 storms.With Theta, 2020 sets the record for most named Atlantic storms | Curtis Segarra | November 10, 2020 | Science News
Unusually, this is the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida this season.Hurricane Eta rumbles toward the Gulf states after wiping out Central American towns | Sara Chodosh | November 9, 2020 | Popular-Science
As late as September 1, three days after Katrina made landfall, there were no coordinated efforts in the area.No, the Rollout of HealthCare.gov Is Nothing Like Hurricane Katrina | Jamelle Bouie | November 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And on making landfall in Bermuda he decided that this was the place to settle for a while and get writing songs.
As Sandy approached landfall six months ago, news media struggled to decide what to call the meteorological phenomenon.
Would downgrading it hours before landfall cause people to disregard warnings?
But when the storm makes landfall, you get the small waves along with the big, all mashed together in a disorganized jumble.
We were now approaching the longitude of D'Urville's landfall, and still the pack showed no signs of slackening.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
The hunters had made what Mildmay characteristically designated “a bad landfall.”With Airship and Submarine | Harry Collingwood
Your real land-birds never know their own roosts, even in a landfall at sea.The Pathfinder | James Fenimore Cooper
The distance from the landfall to this point was nearly 300 leagues.The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci | Amerigo Vespucci
There is an island there named Thanet, which was the spot chosen for the landfall of our visitors.The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago | Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for landfall
the act of sighting or nearing land, esp from the sea
the land sighted or neared
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