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MAP: Major tropical storms in Canada

Last Updated: May 19, 2011 6:05 PM ET

Select an icon below to learn more about the major tropical storms that have hit the East Coast over the past decade.

IN DEPTH: Forces of Nature

Weak snow can pack a heavy wallop
Major earthquakes of the past 100 years
The first day of spring (or fall)
Extreme heat
Sizzling temperatures can be taxing on the body
Forest fires: Urban areas
The increasing risk, and how to keep the flames at bay
The cold hard facts
Health risks of nature's electrifying jolt
Learning to love — and fear — the rainy season
Natural disasters
Calamities of the 20th and 21st centuries
A guide to the white stuff
The danger of twisters
Tropical storms
The power and fury of hurricanes
Violent turbulence
Rough times in the skies
Wind chill
When the cold gets colder

Manitoba flooding

Slave Lake cleanup