Sentence Examples


  • Many of its buildings were destroyed by a cyclone on the 19th of February 1888.
  • A cyclone which devastated Vavau in April 1900 was the most destructive ever recorded in the group, but hurricanes are rare.
  • The headquarters are at Rangamati, which was wrecked by the cyclone of October 1897.
  • In 1910 the coffee industry had not yet recovered from the effect of the cyclone of 1899 and the unfortunate mortgage system that prevailed under the Spanish regime.
  • Terrific thunderstorms are also common at that period; waterspouts are sometimes seen; and as the Indian Ocean cyclone region touches the eastern coast, hurricanes occur every few years, at rare intervals ascending into the interior highland.