Monthly archives: March 2014

Mar

29
2014

Missouri Severe Weather: Tornadoes Confirmed, Homes Damaged in Several Cities (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Weather.com reports that...

Thunderstorms, hail and at least three tornadoes left a line of damage in northern Missouri Thursday evening.

The Associated Press reports at least four homes were damaged by a tornado around Trenton, Mo. just after 4 p.m. CT. According to a Grundy County Emergency Manager, one home had its walls heavily damaged and its roof removed just south of Tindall, Mo.

Read more at www.weather.com


Mar

28
2014

Washington state landslide search persists along with rain

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

Cnn.com reports that...

The dreary slog to comb through the surreal aftermath of the landslide that devastated part of Washington state became even drearier and messier on Friday, with persistent rain and strong winds adding to searchers’ already daunting challenges.

Read more at www.cnn.com


Mar

28
2014

Lightning, wind, rain blamed for damage across several ETX counties

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Kltv.com reports that...

Strong storms made their way through East Texas on Friday night, leaving plenty of damage in their wake.

In Smith County, winds topping 60 miles per hour were blamed for uprooting trees, and knocking down fences.

At the same time, Gregg and Upshur Counties saw hundreds of lightning strikes.

Read more at www.kltv.com


Mar

28
2014

Intense storm batters US and Canada

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

Bbc.com reports that...

One of the strongest storms of the year pelted the northeast US and Canada with snow and wind gusts in some places reaching 185km/h. This latest storm was the most ferocious this year in terms of its central pressure, rapidly plummeting to 960 millibars and meteorologists described the storm as explosive. More bad weather is forecast with the risk of tornadoes over the weekend. BBC Weather’s Susan Powell has the story.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Mar

27
2014

Rising Seas

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

Nytimes.com reports that...

Some areas of the globe are especially vulnerable to rising sea levels. As land recedes under advancing waters, governments are faced with the costs of building defensive seawalls and relocating coastal populations — and in some extreme cases, finding new homes for entire island nations.

Read more at www.nytimes.com


Mar

25
2014

March Weather Madness

Jodde     Blog     0

The Washington State mudslide that killed 14, up from eight initially reported, was not the only deadly slide today.  This week, the bodies of a father and son were discovered buried in an avalanche.  They inadvertently triggered the avalanche while tobogganing (sledding) in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada.  A further two people were killed in an avalanche on a Sochi ski slope that was recently a venue for the Olympic Games.

In other news, one man is dead after flooding in Sydney, Australia.

 


Mar

25
2014

Avalanche sweeps Sochi ski resort | The London Free Press

Jodde     Fatalities, Weather Events, yellow     0

Lfpress.com reports that...

MOSCOW – Two people were killed on Sunday when an avalanche swept down a slope at the Sochi ski resort where the 2014 Winter Olympics alpine events were held, Russian officials said.

Read more at www.lfpress.com


Mar

25
2014

Father, son buried under snow for a week after triggering Lake Louise avalanche | CTV News

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Ctvnews.ca reports that...

A father and son from Montreal, on trip to the Rocky Mountains, trigger an avalanche while out tobogganing in Lake Louise, Alta. They remain buried under snow for a week before their bodies are located by search crews.

Read more at www.ctvnews.ca


Mar

25
2014

Man dies in Sydney floods – ABC Sydney – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Jodde     Fatalities, Weather Events, yellow     0

Abc.net.au reports that...

A man has died after being sucked into a storm water drain in Lucas Heights during flooding rains which have blanketed Sydney.

Read more at www.abc.net.au


Mar

23
2014

Danger Lingers After Landslide Kills 8 in Washington State

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

Nytimes.com reports that...

A huge landslide that roared down from a rain-saturated mountain slope near here, leaving eight people dead and at least 18 others missing, remained a site of both devastation and continued extreme danger on Sunday, state and local officials said.

Read more at www.nytimes.com