The 2014–15 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season was an above average event in tropical cyclone formation. It began on November 15, 2014, ended on April 30, 2015, with the exception for Mauritius and the Seychelles, for which it ended on May 15, 2015; these dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical and subtropical cyclones form in the basin, west of 90°E and south of the Equator. Tropical and subtropical cyclones in this basin are monitored by the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre in Réunion. During October 2014, the Mauritius Meteorological Services issued its seasonal outlook for the summer of 2014–15 and predicted that between ten and twelve named storms would develop during the season; the first tropical disturbance of the season developed on November 16, developed into the first named storm of the season and was named Adjali by Mauritius. An area of low pressure developed close to Diego Garcia on November 14, it organized as it made a northwest-south-southeast loop over the next two days.
By the evening of November 16, the center of the storm became more well defined with convective rainbands wrapped into it. Around that time, RSMC La Réunion started tracking the system as a tropical disturbance, subsequently upgraded it to a Tropical Depression; that day, the JTWC issued a tropical cyclone formation alert on the system. The depression strengthened further and became the first named tropical storm of the year, on the same day. Mauritius Meteorological Service, which names storms in the region, named the system Adjali; the JTWC initiated advisories on Adjali. On November 17, MFR upgraded it to a Severe Tropical Storm. On November 20, Adjali turned west until reached the northern tip of Madagascar on November 23 and dissipated. During November 25, RSMC La Reunion reported that Tropical Disturbance 2, had developed within a marginal environment for further development to the northeast of the Mascarene islands. During that day despite having a low-level circulation centre, located to the east of the deepest atmospheric convection, the system developed into a tropical depression.
The depression continued to intensified as it was classified as a tropical storm by the JTWC early on November 28. The next day, the system moved in cooler waters. With this, the MFR downgraded it to a tropical disturbance again on November 29, with the JTWC downgrading it to a tropical depression. During December 30, Severe Tropical Cyclone Kate moved into the basin from the Australian region, where it was classified as an intense tropical cyclone with 10-minute sustained wind speeds of 175 km/h by RSMC La Reunion. Over the next day the system weakened into a tropical storm as it moved into an unfavourable environment for development, before RSMC La Reunion and the JTWC issued their final advisories on the system during December 31. On January 9, the MFR upgraded a low-pressure system east of Madagascar to a zone of disturbed weather, the system became a tropical disturbance late on the next day. On January 11, the MFR upgraded the system to a tropical depression; that day, it intensified into a moderate tropical storm, receiving the name Bansi, whilst the JTWC upgraded it to a tropical storm.
In the next day, the MFR upgraded Bansi to a tropical cyclone. On January 13, Bansi explosively intensified into a Category 5 cyclone. However, it soon weakened to a Category 2 on the SSHWS due to an eyewall replacement cycle, it re-intensified to a Category 4 on the SSHWS as it moved East-Southeast until January 13. It curved Southeast and impacted Rodrigues on January 14. 90 percent of the island was left without power as a result of the storm. Some flooding occurred and 115 people sought refuge in shelters. From this moment onwards it started weakening at first, but deteriorated quickly. On January 16, Bansi began to undergo an extratropical transition; the MFR and JTWC issued Bansi's final warning, as Bansi was absorbed by an extratropical cyclone to the northeast. On January 11, the JTWC started to monitor a weak tropical disturbance inland over Mozambique. On January 14, the MFR upgraded a low-pressure system east of Mozambique to a zone of disturbed weather, the system became a tropical disturbance late on the same day.
On January 15, the MFR upgraded the system to a tropical depression. Next day, it intensified into a moderate tropical storm, receiving the name Chedza, whilst the JTWC upgraded it to a tropical storm. On the same day, MFR upgraded it to a Severe Tropical Storm; that day, it made landfall over Madagascar. On January 17, it went to the South-West Indian Ocean. On the next day, it re-intensified to a Severe Tropical Storm. On January 19, Chedza began to undergo an extratropical transition; the MFR issued Chedza's final warning. The formative stages of Chedza brought rainfall to an flooded region across southeastern Africa. Weeks of heavy rainfall killed 117 people in Mozambique and 104 in neighboring Malawi, where it was the worst floods in 24 years. In Madagascar, Chedza struck after weeks of heavy rainfall, causing rivers to increase and flooding widespread areas of crop fields. In the capital city of Antananarivo, the deluge damaged the main water pump that controlled water levels in the region.
The rainfall caused damaged roads. Across the country, flooding from Chedza displaced 54,792 people, after destroying 4,430 houses and flooding another 3,442 in Vatovavy-Fitovinany in the southeastern portion. Chedza caused about $40 million in damage; the storm brought heavy
As a prominent American landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge has been used in a variety of media shown or mentioned where San Francisco, California is the setting of the story. Golden Gate Bridge has been destroyed in the following films, it Came from Beneath the Sea: Destroyed by a giant octopus. Superman: Partially destroyed by an earthquake; the Core: Destroyed by a solar flare from the Sun. 10.5: Destroyed by a major earthquake. X-Men: The Last Stand: moved to Alcatraz by Magneto, one of X-Men's villains. Shown to be rebuilt at the end. Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus: Destroyed by a giant monster attack. Monsters vs. Aliens: During a battle with the probe, it topples over onto the span and resulting in the south tower collapsing. Meteor Storm: Destroyed by a meteor shower. Pacific Rim: Destroyed by a giant kaiju. Godzilla: Destroyed by a Godzilla after it cuts through the span. San Andreas: A mega-tsunami carrying a cargo ship hits the bridge, causing it to collapse. Terminator Genisys: Destroyed by the nuke It has featured in the following movies.
The Maltese Falcon Dark Passage Vertigo The Love Bug: The bridge is seen when Herbie is about to launch himself off the bridge. Herbie Rides Again: The bridge is seen on certain scenes. A View to a Kill: Zorin attempts to kill Bond, hanging from the guy ropes of an airship, by smashing him into the top of the bridge. Bond manages to secure the airship to the bridge, a fist-fight at the top of the bridge ensues. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home: The bridge is hit by Admiral Kirk's out of control Klingon Bird of Prey. Flight of the Navigator: David flies the Trimaxion Drone Ship under the bridge; the Abyss: The bridge is missed Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco: The Seavor family drives across the bridge to go to San Francisco International Airport. The pets cross the bridge on their way home. Bicentennial Man: Seen expanded in the future with a two-tiered roadway added. Hulk Land of the Lost Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol: The bridge is missed Rise of the Planet of the Apes: The bridge is hit and disrupted traffic, but not destroyed.
Inside Out: Riley Anderson and her family drive across the bridge. Bumblebee: The bridge is seen when Charlie and Bumblebee arrive on a cliff overlooking the bridge. Beautiful Boy: The bridge is seen in a scene where Nick stops the car and calls his sponsor, it has been the subject of a 2006 documentary and a 2008-2010 documentary TV series: The Bridge – a film about suicides from Golden Gate Bridge in 2004. Life After People - A TV documentary series about what happens to the world if humanity disappears. After 200 years, only the towers remain intact; the bridge appeared in the 2000 video game Midtown Madness 2. The bridge is replicated in the 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, itself based on San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. There it is known as the "Gant Bridge". In Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, the bridge is destroyed in the "Collapse" campaign mission after Atlas attach drones to the cables and detonate them; the 2011 game Driver: San Francisco, as its name implies, is set in San Francisco.
It features many missions modelled after famous movie car chases including one from Gone in 60 Seconds which ends at the Golden Gate Bridge. In Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Zombies, the bridge appeared when the zombies crew crashed into the bridge while escaping from Alcatraz. In Watch Dogs 2, the bridge appears in the game. In a side mission in the game, the character will paint graffiti on the Bridge; the Golden Gate Bridge appeared in several SCS games like 18 Wheels of Steel series and American Truck Simulator as part of the game world. The bridge is a buildable wonder in the Civilization VI expansion Gathering Storm, marking its debut in the longstanding strategy series. KRON-TV, the former NBC/My Network TV affiliate used an animated version of the Golden Gate Bridge as their legal ID in the 1970s and 1980s. NORAD Tracks Santa, the Golden Gate Bridge was a featured Santa Cam location for the 2002 tracking season. A small-scale replica of the bridge was used at the main entry point of Disney's California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California.
The replica was replaced in the early 2010s by a small-scale model of the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge as part of the entrance plaza's transformation into a re-creation of Los Angeles' Buena Vista Street. In the Sliders episode "Post Traumatic Slide Syndrome", the Golden Gate Bridge is blue, how Wade finds out the Earth they have landed on is not Earth Prime; the Disney Channel Original Series That's So Raven is set in San Francisco, thus it features the bridge multiple times during scene changes
St Helena School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in Colchester, England. The school is situated on Sheepen Road opposite Colchester Institute and is of easy reach from both Colchester North and Colchester Town train stations. St Helena Secondary School was opened on Friday 28 January 1938 by Kenneth Lindsay, Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education in Neville Chamberlain's National Government. In those days, education in Colchester was controlled by the Colchester Borough Education Committee, chaired by Alderman Alex Blaxill, the Mayor; the school comprised two'schools'. There were some shared facilities, but otherwise there was enforced segregation; the school took its name from Colchester's patron saint. According to the Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth written in the twelfth century, St Helena was the daughter of Coel, a legendary King of Britain and duke of Colchester in the third century, she was the mother of Constantine the Great.
The original segregated arrangement remained until 1961, under Mr Hepburn Reid's stewardship, the school became a co-educational Secondary Modern. After twenty-five years as Head of the School, Mr Hepburn Reid retired in 1963 to be succeeded by Mr H S Boyle; when the school was reorganised again in 1977 becoming an 11-18 mixed Comprehensive School, Mr J D McIlwain became Headteacher. By this time the school had become part of the Essex Local Education Authority, it was the Essex LEA which implemented secondary reorganisation in Colchester in 1987, converting St Helena School to an 11-16 mixed comprehensive, opening a Sixth Form College on North Hill in the town centre. The school celebrated its Golden Jubilee in January 1988, was honoured by the presence of the Rt. Hon. Kenneth Baker, the Secretary of State for Education and Science. On the Commemoration Day, he was accompanied by Kenneth Lindsay, making his first return to the school since he had opened it in 1938. Although the original buildings from 1938 school still stand, new facilities have been added as well as minor structural maintenance.
Two major building programmes have brought added capacity, so that an original capacity of 720 has now increased to over 1000. In 1976 a new block was constructed comprising general classrooms, science laboratories and art rooms. In 1991 a Sports Hall and technology rooms were built; the school which emerged as a Grant-maintained school in September 1993 has a blend of traditional and modern. In 2007, a media block was built. In 2014 plans were put in place to build another block which will contain unisex toilets, science rooms and domestic science rooms, it is predicted to be finished by September 2015. St Helena runs a House system; each house consists of 10 tutor groups with up to 5 students from each Year group in it. The original house system was disbanded over 20 years ago, but was reintroduced in January 2004; the houses, apart from one, kept their original names: Abbey- Red Castle- Blue Priory- Yellow Temple- GreenThe houses are named after the Roman areas of Colchester. In 2005, St Helena became a Specialist Media Arts College under the Governments Specialist School programme.
The school built a media centre which houses a drama studio, media computer suite and a television / radio studio. The school converted to academy status in March 2012. Dominic King, racewalker who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics Jamie Moul, professional golfer Sir Bob Russell, long-serving Colchester MP and High Steward St Helena School Website
Sei Hatsuno is a Japanese writer of mystery and thriller. He is a member of the Honkaku Mystery Writers Club of Japan; when he was at Hosei University, he was moved and influenced by honkaku mystery novels such as The Decagon House Murders, written by Yukito Ayatsuji, Soji Shimada's works and he started writing. He began his career as writer when he won the Yokomizo Seishi Mystery Prize, an annual Japanese literary prize for unpublished mystery novels, in 2002 for the novel Mizu no Tokei. One of the selection committee members of the year was Yukito Ayatsuji, he is an avid fan of mystery novels of Jeffrey Archer. 2002 – Yokomizo Seishi Mystery Prize: Mizu no Tokei 2008 – Nominee for Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Best Short Story: "Taishutsu Gēmu" 2013 – Nominee for Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Best Novel or Linked Short Stories: Sennen Jurietto Each book includes four short stories. Taishutsu Gēmu, 2008 Hatsukoi Somurie, 2009 Kūsō Orugan, 2010 Sennen Jurietto, 2012 Wakusei Karon, 2015 Mizu no Tokei, 2002 Shikkoku no Ōji, 2004 Nibun no Ichi no Kishi, 2008 Towairaito Myūjiamu, 2009 Watashi no Nōma Jīn, 2011 Mukō-gawa no Yūen, 2012 aka.
Dirty Words is the debut album by British indie rock band the Departure, released in the UK on 13 June 2005. All tracks written by David Jones, Sam Harvey, Ben Winton, Lee Irons, Andy Hobson. "Just Like TV" – 4:42 "Talkshow" – 3:06 "Only Human" – 3:30 "All Mapped Out" – 3:01 "Arms Around Me" – 4:21 "Lump in My Throat" – 3:20 "Don't Come Any Closer" – 3:28 "Changing Pilots" – 3:57 "Be My Enemy" – 3:24 "Time" – 4:25 "Dirty Words" – 3:26 "The City Blurs Your Eyes" "This New Craze" The album has been released in various countries. At this time it is only available in North America via import
Connecticut for Lieberman was a Connecticut political party created by twenty-five supporters of Senator Joe Lieberman. The party was created to enable Lieberman to run for re-election following his defeat in the 2006 Connecticut Democratic primary. In the succeeding general election, Lieberman received 49.7% of the vote, defeating Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Alan Schlesinger. The party was established on July 10, 2006, began collecting signatures in case Lieberman did not win the Connecticut Democratic primary. On August 8, 2006, Lieberman lost the Democratic primary to Lamont; the next day, over 7,500 signatures were filed with the Secretary of State's office in support of Lieberman's candidacy. On August 23, the Secretary of State announced that the party had filed enough valid signatures and would appear on the ballot in November; the party's formation is similar to that of A Connecticut Party, created for Lowell Weicker's 1990 campaign for Governor under their label. After the election, contention developed between two different groups, one supportive of Lieberman and one critical of him, with each faction asserting that it controlled the party.
On August 9, 2006, the day following the primary, Lieberman supporter Stuart R. Korchin changed his party registration to Connecticut for Lieberman; the change was not entered in the state's electronic voter database, however. On November 15, 2006, John Orman changed his party registration from Democratic to the Connecticut for Lieberman Party, having been told by the Secretary of the State that there were no registered party members. Orman, a professor of politics at Fairfield University, had challenged Lieberman for the Democratic U. S. Senate nomination in 2006. Party rules were filed with Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz on December 21, 2006, by Orman. According to Ted Bromely, a state elections attorney who works for her office said, "If someone wanted to challenge it, they'd have to go to court."On January 12, 2007, Korchin filed a different set of party rules with the Secretary of the State, which were accepted. In response to an inquiry, Korchin received a letter from a lawyer in the Secretary of the State's office on January 17, 2007, stating that the state had "very limited jurisdiction" over intraparty battles, was not taking a position over just, in charge.
In March, Korchin changed the English Wikipedia article about the party to reflect his role and in response to Orman's claims. In Milford in January 2007, at what was billed as an "organizational meeting" of the party and Korchin appeared, each claiming to be the party chairman. Korchin announced the annual party meeting would be held in August and left, after which the Milford gathering elected Orman as chair, by a 5–1 margin. On July 10, 2007, Orman wrote to Bysiewicz and Jeffrey Garfield, executive director of the Elections Enforcement Commission, he asked them to have the state attorney general's office investigate the petitioning done by Lieberman in 2006. Orman's contention was that Lieberman had violated state law by knowingly circulating false petitions, in that he had no actual intent to join or form a new party; the next month, Korchin told the Hartford Advocate that he had held another party meeting on August 9, although he refused to say where it had occurred. Orman said. Korchin responded that Orman had been notified but had "declined to attend in an e-mail."On March 6, 2008, there was a statewide party caucus organized by the faction that had chosen Orman as party chair.
With Orman declining to run for re-election, John Mertens was elected to succeed him. Lieberman himself is not a member of the party; the Senate website listed him as an Independent Democrat. The two competing factions have differing views of the party's mission in the wake of the 2006 election; as Orman expressed it in 2007, "What we said was that if the state was going to allow a fake institution to exist, we were going to turn that fake institution into a real party to hold Joe accountable."Korchin, stated: "Connecticut for Lieberman is a new political party that carries on what used to be the ideals of the Democratic Party: A liberal approach to domestic issues coupled with a strong commitment to a robust foreign policy. New members who subscribe to this platform are welcome." Activist John Mertens was nominated as the party's candidate for United States Senate in 2010. Mertens is an ardent critic of Senator Lieberman, during an interview with Monmouth University's student newspaper, he said: " the party will run a candidate against Joe Lieberman!"
Lieberman, announced in January 2011 that he would not seek re-election to his Senate seat when his term ends in 2013. In January 2013, the party lost its minor party status after not fielding any candidates in the elections of November 2012. Mertens, who left the party and became an Independent shortly after the elections, said, "We don't have a ballot line. With Joe retiring, its purpose has been kind of served." "Official Connecticut for Lieberman Party Website/Blog"