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Cyclone Carlos: Tropical Cyclone Carlos hit Darwin, Australia bringing record rainfall and knocking down trees.
Mount St. Helens Tremor: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake rumbled near Mount St. Helens in Washington on Monday. The quake was the largest near the volcano since 1981. [Images of Mount St. Helens Before, After and Now ]
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