Posts in category: Weather Events

May

20
2018

Sensitive ice stream has been draining Greenland glaciers for 45,000 years

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Https reports that...

May 14 (UPI) — Over the last 45,000 years, a thin drainage stream, stretching more than 370 miles through Greenland’s ice sheet and glaciers, has been narrower than it is today more than half the time.

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May

20
2018

Big chill: Strong winds, record rainfall and cold temperatures across Australia

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Https reports that...

Extreme weather events have broken historic rainfall records, caused wild winds and prompted unusually cold conditions across most of Australia on Friday, with more yet to come.

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May

20
2018

Heat wave hits Jiangsu – China News – SINA English

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English.sina.com reports that...

SINA English is the English-language destination for news and information about China. Find general information on life, culture and travel in China through our news and special reports or find business partners through our online Business Directory. For investment opportunities with SINA, please click the link “Investor” below.

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May

20
2018

Global Sea Level Rise Accelerated to 4.6 mm Per Year After 2010

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Https reports that...

Human forced climate change through fossil fuel burning now presents a serious threat to the world’s coastal cities and island nations. Diverse regions of the world are now facing increased inundation at times of high tide and during storms. Unfortunately, this trend is only worsening. And depending on how much additional fossil fuel is burned, we could see between 2 to 10 feet or more of sea level rise this Century.

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May

20
2018

Climate change on track to cause major insect wipeout, scientists warn

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Https reports that...

Global warming is on track to cause a major wipeout of insects, compounding already severe losses, according to a new analysis.

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May

20
2018

Worst flood in 45 years sweeps valley | Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle

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Omakchronicle.com reports that...

— Okanogan Valley residents breathed a collective sigh of relief as Okanogan River water began receding Sunday, but they also began girding themselves for an even higher crest at the end of this week.

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May

20
2018

Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog: Flooding in Eastern Washington, Driest May on Record for Western Washington

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Cliffmass.blogspot.ca reports that...

f you like dramatic contrasts, Washington State offers a world-class example–and I am not talking about politics.

Over eastern Washington a number of rivers are at flood stage, some reaching record levels.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain have been pummeling the Columbia Basin and northeast WA. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for several counties including Okanogan, Bonner, Chelan, Ferry and Pend Oreille, and the Kettle River, which flows through Ferry and Stevens counties, had a record high on May 10 of 22.54 feet on May 10, busting the previous record of 21.1 feet in 1948.

In contrast, over the west, many locations have had little precipitation in May, and there is chance Seattle will have its driest May on record.

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May

20
2018

17 killed in N Afghan fresh flooding

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Https reports that...

MAZAR-I-SHARIF : At least 17 people were killed and 23 others wounded after heavy torrential rains caused fresh flooding in two Afghan northern provinces, authorities said Saturday.

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May

20
2018

China – Days of Heavy Rain Cause Deadly Floods in Guangxi

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Floodlist.com reports that...

Flooding caused by days of heavy rain in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has left at least 3 people dead and 2 missing, local media report.

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May

20
2018

Majority of Southbury remains without power after tornado – WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Wfsb.com reports that...

More than three quarters of the town of Southbury remained without power on Thursday morning, more than a day after a tornado touched down.

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