January 6, 2006 (HDW) United States - The 2005 Atlantic Hurricane season has been one of new records and surprises. December 30, 2005, saw yet another unexpected addition to the year’s weather events: Tropical Storm Zeta. One month after 2005’s record-breaking storm season officially ended, this storm appeared roughly 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) to the southwest of the Azores Islands.
October 24, 2005 (HDW) Miami, Florida - While Hurricane Wilma was bringing high winds and rain to western Cuba, newly formed Tropical Storm Alpha was raining on eastern Cuba and the island of Hispaniola.
Typhoon Kai-Tak Kills People in Vietnam Before Losing Strength
November 4, 2005 (HDW) Danang, Vietnam – Typhoon Kai-Tak hit the east coast of Vietnam on Wednesday and killed over a dozen people in floods and other rain-related calamities.
Hurricane Wilma Heading to Florida After Killing in Mexico
October 24, 2005 (HDW) – Miami, Florida – Hurricane Wilma was strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico today from a Category 2 to a possible Category 3 storm heading towards land fall in Florida on Monday.