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Ike hits Texas coast


Hurricane Ike has made landfall on the Gulf coast of Texas, after hitting the island city of Galveston at 0710 GMT with winds of up to 110 mph (175km/h).

Much of the city is already under water after being hit by storm surges, and there are fears for 23,000 residents who have ignored orders to evacuate.


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