Monthly archives: June 2011

Jun

30
2011

How hot was June? Five cities tell tale of scorcher

Natalie     Records, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

This June has been a scorcher in the South! With the hottest months of the year yet to come, dozens of cities across the nation are already dealing with dangerous, and even deadly, heat waves. Read more.


Jun

30
2011

NM fire burns sacred native areas, nears town

Natalie     Severe Events, Weather Events     0

This city and neighboring nuclear lab appeared to be out of fire danger, at least for the day, but officials said Thursday that sacred Native American sites had burned and that the fire was now threatening a town first settled five centuries ago. Read more.


Jun

30
2011

Tropical Storm Arlene makes landfall on Mexican coast

Natalie     Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Tropical Storm Arlene made landfall along Mexico’s Gulf coast early Thursday, the National Hurricane Center reported. Read more.


Jun

30
2011

Aid group: Hundreds of children fleeing drought arrive in Kenya daily

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More than 800 Somali children are arriving at crowded refugee camps in Kenya daily after walking for days to escape a prolonged drought, an aid group said this week. Read more.


Jun

29
2011

Uganda lightning strike kills school children

Natalie     Fatalities, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Lightning has struck a junior school in western Uganda, killing 18 children and their teacher, officials say. Read more.


Jun

29
2011

Flooding across Midwest, South

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Missouri River floodwaters overrun a farm near Big Lake, Mo.  Read more.

Jun

29
2011

Gas under $2 a gallon to help MA tornado victims

Natalie     Weather Events     0

A Bay State gas station offered a special deal: gas under $2 a gallon to help victims of the tornado tragedy in Massachusetts. Read more.

 


Jun

29
2011

Four houses in Maidenhead are struck by lightning

Natalie     Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Four houses in Maidenhead have been struck by lightning which caused damage to a roofs, left holes in walls and short-circuited appliances. Read more.


Jun

28
2011

Greenland ice melts most in half-century: US

Natalie     Records, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Greenland’s ice sheet melted the most it has in over a half century last year, US government scientists said Tuesday in one of a series of “unmistakable” signs of climate change. Read more.


Jun

28
2011

Report: 25 years since global temps were below average

Natalie     Records, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

It’s been more than 300 months since the average global average temperature was below average, scientists and the U.S. government said in the annual State of the Climate report released Tuesday. Read more.