Monthly archives: January 2010

Jan

24
2010

Californias flee mudslide

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-01.21.10- Mandatory evacuations are in place for parts of Southern California as heavy rains soak loose ground. Read more


Jan

24
2010

Arizona flooding woes

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-01.22.10- CNN’s Ali Velshi talked with KTVK’s Javier Soto about the flooding situation in one Arizona community. Read more


Jan

24
2010

Nile delta suffers as climate change kicks in

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-01.16.10- Global warming has reached the banks of the Nile, with experts warning it will have a major impact on the river that has nurtured civilisations for millennia. Rising water levels are expected to submerge entire villages within half-century, while farmers are already complaining that Read more


Jan

24
2010

Climate hits Senegal rice crops

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-01.17.10- Erratic weather patterns are devastating Senegal’s rice yields. Read more


Jan

24
2010

Olga weakens, heavy rain still expected

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-01.24.10- Olga crossed the coast north of Port Douglas at about 2pm (AEST) on Sunday as a category one cyclone, far weaker than the category two system, with winds of up to 140km/h, that had been expected. Read more


Jan

24
2010

2009: Second Warmest Year on Record; End of Warmest Decade

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-01.21.10- 2009 was tied for the second warmest year in the modern record, a new NASA analysis of global surface temperature shows. The analysis, conducted by the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City, also shows that in the Southern Hemisphere, 2009 was the warmest year since modern records began in 1880. Read more


Jan

24
2010

Floods force 200 families from homes in Tijuana

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-01.23.10- Floods have forced at least 200 families from their homes in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, while the search continues for two children swept away by a torrent of water, authorities said Friday. Read more


Jan

24
2010

INDIA/PAKISTAN: Reduced Himalayan Snowfall Could Spark Water War

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-01.18.10- The declining snow cover and receding glaciers in the Himalayan state of Jammu and Kashmir could trigger renewed hostilities between India and Pakistan, neighbouring states in the South Asian region that are at odds on a host of issues, experts warn. Read more


Jan

24
2010

Dense fog causes travel chaos in Delhi

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-01.21.10- A dense fog and severe cold continue to grip northern India, causing major disruptions to air and rail traffic. Read more


Jan

24
2010

Floods in the Gaza Strip force hundreds to flee

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-01.19.10- Flooding has forced more than 100 people from their homes and farms in Gaza after heavy rains hit the area. Read more