Hawaii State News 07/14/2019

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Sudden turbulence that injured dozens is hard to predict

Passengers on a flight from Canada to Australia said they had no warning about turbulence that suddenly slammed people into the ceiling of the plane and injured more than three dozen — a phenomenon experts say can be nearly impossible for pilots to see coming. Read more

Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry drenches Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states, appearing to spare New Orleans a direct hit, but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, uprooted trees, and prolonged power outages. Read more

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake damages homes in eastern Indonesia

A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, damaging some homes and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters. There were no immediate reports of casualties, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami.Read more