Weather events

Jan

31
2015

Floods and mudslides hit Peruvian Amazon

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M.bbc.com reports that...

Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks.

Read more at m.bbc.com


Jan

29
2015

Severe floods and mudslides in Peru

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Bbc.com reports that...

Peru has declared a state of emergency in a part of the Amazon rainforest after heavy rains caused mudslides and severe flooding.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jan

27
2015

Sierra storm drops snow, leaves little hope for drought relief

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Rgj.com reports that...

A storm expected to pass Northern Nevada drops snow and rain, but leaves little hope for drought relief.

Read more at www.rgj.com


Jan

26
2015

Northeast Arkansas in drought, brings risk for wildfires

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M.kait8.com reports that...

Thomas Lindsey with the Arkansas Forestry Commission said that even though the drought is already at a moderate risk, issues with wildfires are just getting started.

Read more at m.kait8.com


Jan

26
2015

Conn., Mass., N.J. ban road travel as huge storm hits Northeast

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Usatoday.com reports that...

A historic snowstorm blasted its way through the Northeast Monday, threatening to wreak havoc in seven states, with thousands of flight cancellations, school closings and up to 3 feet of snow and blizzard like conditions expected to impact up to 40 million people.

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Jan

23
2015

Brazil’s worst drought in history prompts protests and blackouts

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Theguardian.com reports that...

The taps have run dry and the lights have gone out across swathes of Brazil this week as the worst drought in history spreads from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro and beyond.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Jan

23
2015

Heatwave brings record-smashing 50C temperatures to Australia

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M.tvnz.co.nz reports that...

Northern Western Australia and parts of the Northern Territory are expecting temperatures nudging 50C as a heatwave drags into the Australia Day long weekend.

Read more at m.tvnz.co.nz


Jan

22
2015

Snow Drought: Seasonal snowfall running below average

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Myfoxtwincities.com reports that...

Our dreams of a White Christmas did not come true this season, and if you took out the snowmobile, you would most likely throw out more sparks than powder. There is no doubt that we are in a “Snow Drought”, and we have the numbers to prove it.

Read more at www.myfoxtwincities.com


Jan

21
2015

Lingering Drought Affects Cross-Country Skiing Near Tahoe

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Kolotv.com reports that...

A popular cross-country ski area near Lake Tahoe has temporarily closed due to a lack of snow, and forecasters say the lingering drought should persist or get worse in the months ahead across most of California and Nevada.

Read more at www.kolotv.com


Jan

21
2015

Southeast Alaska rainfall breaks records, prompts landslide, flood advisories

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Adn.com reports that...

Communities across Southeast Alaska saw rainfall and temperature records set and the region remains under flood watch, with the rain expected to continue falling “steadily” through the rest of the week, said forecasters with the National Weather Service in Juneau.

Read more at www.adn.com