Wetterereignisse

August

19
2014

Residents, motorists stranded by raging floods in Arizona

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Cbsnews.com reports that...

Crews rescued residents and motorists after a monsoon surge that brought extensive flooding to Arizona, trapped residents in their homes, closed a major freeway and paralyzed traffic on several streetsCBS affiliate KPHO reported.

Flooding in the Phoenix area forced authorities to close several major roads, including a portion of Interstate 17, while elsewhere firefighters rescued multiple motorists and a small trailer park was evacuated.

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August

19
2014

Fire near Yosemite prompts 1,000 evacuation orders

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Usatoday.com reports that...

Six hundred firefighters worked Tuesday to control a nearly 2-square-mile fire burning in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Yosemite National Park.

The Junction Fire was 0% enthalten, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office in central California. The fire, which started Monday afternoon in the town of Oakhurst and was moving north, has damaged eight structures and injured one firefighter. One of the structures was an office next to a propane storage unit, which was protected from the flames.

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August

18
2014

Nepal and India floods leave many dead

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BBC.com berichtet, dass....

Mindestens 160 people are reported to have been killed in floods and landslides following days of torrential rain in Nepal and northern India.

In Nepal, officials said at least 101 people were known to have died after rescuers found four more bodies. Mehr als 130 people are still missing.

In northern Indian states severe flooding after rainfall left at least 60 dead and entire villages marooned.

 

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August

15
2014

Heavy storms kill 16 in northwest Pakistan

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Channelnewsasia.com reports that...

Heavy storms and rains on Friday (August 15) killed at least 16 Menschen, including nine children, and injured over 80 others in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Beamte sagten,.

The torrential monsoon rains damaged properties in the provincial capital Peshawar and its surrounding areas causing roofs and walls of houses to cave inin some cases killing those inside.

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August

14
2014

Heavy rain floods streets, basements

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M.wmtw.com reports that...

A downpour flooded parts of Maine on Wednesday night.Roads that flooded were Commercial Street, Auburn Street, Park Avenue and Marginal Way, Lt. Robert Ridge of Portland police said. The department had also received a report that the pond at Deering Oaks had expanded because of all the rainfall.

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August

13
2014

Swiss train derailed in landslide

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BBC.com berichtet, dass....

A train has derailed after a landslide near the Swiss ski resort of St Moritz. BBC Weather’s Helen Willetts has the latest on the rain in that region.

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August

09
2014

#Sweden battles to control huge wildfire

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Mwcnews.net reports that...

Fire services backed by helicopters and special planes are fighting a huge forest fire raging for a ninth day in central Sweden, the worst seen in Scandinavia in decades.Officials said on Friday that the blazes were not yet under control but had not spread overnight.A day earlier, more than three million litres of water were dumped from the air in addition to ground efforts to control the fire.

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August

08
2014

Hurricanes and Typhoons churn the Pacific

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BBC.com berichtet, dass....

Hawaii braced for a second major storm in three days while a typhoon nears Japan. A hurricane warning was issued for Hawaii for the first time in 22 Jahr. Sarah Keith-Lucas reports for BBC Weather.

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August

04
2014

Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal

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News.nationalgeographic.com reports that...

The toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that provoked last weekend’s tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio—where nearly half a million people were told not to use water for drinking, cooking, or bathing—is a preview of similar problems to come around the world, scientists say, thanks in part to climate change

Northwest Ohio’s water ban was lifted Monday morning, but experts say harmful algal blooms that can turn tap water toxic and kill wildlife are becoming more common in coastal oceans and in freshwater across the United States and around the globe.

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August

02
2014

Massive Landslide Kills Eight in Nepal

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English.farsnews.com reports that...

Der Erdrutsch, caused by continual rain in the last two days, that hit Mankha VDC in Sindupalchowk district in Nepal’s eastern hilly region also blocked Sunkoshi River, Xinhua reported.

Terrified residents living around 20 kilometers of the incident site, including Barabishe, Lamosanghu, Khadichaur, Sukute and others, have been running to safer places, the report said.

Read more at english.farsnews.com