Posts in category: Weather Events

Feb

14
2018

Running Dry in Cape Town

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

CAPE TOWN — This city celebrated for its natural beauty on South Africa’s southwest coast is about to run out of water.

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Feb

14
2018

Bolivia – Record Rains Cause Flooding in Tarija Department

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Floodlist.com reports that...

Record rainfall in southern Bolivia has prompted local authorities to declare a state of emergency for parts of Gran Chaco province in Tarija Department.

Read more at floodlist.com


Feb

14
2018

Heavy flooding has left Paris contemplating a wetter future | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     1

Post-gazette.com reports that...

PARIS — Must France simply get used to flooding?

The Seine River overflowed its banks again in Paris and several nearby cities last month, a mere 18 months after reaching its highest level since 1982.

Read more at www.post-gazette.com


Feb

03
2018

Deerfoot Trail closed due to bad weather, multi-vehicle crashes | CBC News

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Cbc.ca reports that...

Deerfoot Trail has been closed in both directions between McKnight Blvd. and Anderson Rd. in Calgary as emergency crews deal with multiple crashes involving dozens of vehicles.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Jan

17
2018

Heavy rain spreading across NZ, as a days-long deluge begins

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Https reports that...


Heavy rain spreading across NZ, as a days-long deluge begins

The big downpour is here. Two weather systems are spreading across
New Zealand – and much of the country is bracing for a days-long deluge,
prompting flood warnings in many places.

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Jan

17
2018

Snow storm cause Southern shutdown – CNN

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Cnn.com reports that...

Tuesday brought nasty cold temperatures to states from Texas to Maine where millions of people were having to deal with freezing rain, sleet, snow or a mix too.

Read more at www.cnn.com


Jan

17
2018

The Cairns Post

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Cairnspost.com.au reports that...

Bureau of Meteorology duty forecaster Michael Paech said while there were signs of a weak monsoon developing next week, rainfall would not be anywhere near that recorded this week in Cairns.

Read more at www.cairnspost.com.au


Jan

17
2018

Record Cold Continues in Siberia – ABC News

Jodde     Fatalities, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Winter in Siberia is usually spectacular and always very cold.  But this winter has been relentless. Week after week, temperatures have been dipping to 50 below zero. Siberians are accustomed to the cold, but they were completely unprepared for temperatures this low.

Read more at abcnews.go.com


Jan

12
2018

Deadly rains in Southern California send rivers of mud into homes, trigger fire, flooding

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

MONTECITO, Calif. — Chaos swept across
California’s Santa Barbara County on Tuesday after a powerful overnight
storm hammered the region with heavy rains, leading to the deaths of at
least 13 people — and a dramatic rescue of a girl pinned by debris,
authorities said.

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Jan

10
2018

Deadly rains in Southern California send rivers of mud into homes, trigger fire, flooding

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

MONTECITO, Calif. — Chaos swept across California’s Santa Barbara County
on Tuesday after a powerful overnight storm hammered the region with
heavy rains, leading to the deaths of at least 13 people — and a
dramatic rescue of a girl pinned by debris, authorities said.

Read more at https