Monthly archives: February 2013

Feb

28
2013

Sandstorm pushes Beijing pollution levels off the charts – Behind The Wall

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Behindthewall.nbcnews.com reports that...

Beijing and other parts of northern China were stung by hazardous air pollution levels Thursday as strong winds blew a sandstorm through the region.

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Feb

27
2013

UK weather pattern keeps spring waiting

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Bbc.co.uk reports that...

Despite the subtle hints of spring last week, winter has maintained its grip on the UK’s weather. Little has also changed from day to day. So why is the weather so static? Matt Taylor explains.

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Feb

27
2013

Tropical Cyclone Rusty hits Australia

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Bbc.co.uk reports that...

Severe Tropical Cyclone Rusty makes landfall in Western Australia with damaging winds and flooding rain. Nick Miller looks at where it’s heading next.

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Feb

27
2013

Winter storm drops snow from Missouri to Maine

Natalie     Data, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Usnews.nbcnews.com reports that...

A winter storm coated a swath of the country from Missouri to Maine with snow Wednesday, and forecasters warned of difficult travel.  About 100 flights into and out of Chicago’s O’Hare airport were canceled by midday, according to FlightAware.com, on top of more than 500 the day before. Chicago had almost 5 inches of snow Tuesday, bringing its total for February to 14.9 inches and ranking it among the 20 snowiest months on record, according to NBCChicago.com.

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Feb

26
2013

Deadly storm dumps snow in North, heavy rain in South

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Usnews.nbcnews.com reports that...

A powerful winter storm continued to hit much of the country Tuesday, with heavy snow spreading from the Plains to the Great Lakes and severe thunderstorms possible in the South, forecasters warned. The National Weather Service said the storm would “continue to bring a variety of hazards” to the affected areas. Winds have been gusting up to hurricane strength, with 84 mph recorded at El Paso, Texas.

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Feb

25
2013

2 dead as wind-whipped winter storm pounds Great Plains; stay off roads, authorities warn

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, Records, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Usnews.nbcnews.com reports that...

A deadly snowstorm packing hurricane-force wind pummeled the Great Plains on Monday, the second bout of fierce winter weather there in less than a week. Authorities pleaded with people to stay off the roads. Wind gusts of 75 mph were recorded at the airport in Amarillo, Texas, and up to a foot and a half of snow was on the ground — the most in at least 110 years. At least one city fire truck was stuck.

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Feb

24
2013

Tropical cyclone to hit Australia

Natalie     Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.co.uk reports that...

Tropical cyclone Rusty, now strengthening off north west Australia, is set to bring severe flooding. BBC Weather’s Chris Fawkes has more.

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Feb

22
2013

Dramatic rescues as torrential rainstorm hits Greek capital

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Photoblog.nbcnews.com reports that...

A heavy rainstorm in the Athens region on Friday morning flooded streets in the Greek capital and interrupted transport on land and sea.

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Feb

22
2013

Record snow closes a major US airport

Natalie     Data, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.co.uk reports that...

As a severe winter storm sweeps across the US, BBC Weather’s Peter Gibbs brings us the facts and forecast.

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Feb

21
2013

Snow in the desert

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Bbc.co.uk reports that...

Winter storm warnings are issued across a 700 mile swathe of the US. As BBC Weather’s Peter Gibbs explains, desert sand was turned to snow.

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