Posts in category: green

Jan

31
2015

Floods and mudslides hit Peruvian Amazon

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

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

27
2015

Sierra storm drops snow, leaves little hope for drought relief

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

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

27
2015

European Ice Cap Shows Extreme Ice Loss

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings     0

M.livescience.com reports that...

A remote ice cap in northern Europe, above the Arctic Circle, is shedding so much weight that it now races toward the sea 25 times faster than it did in 1995, a new study finds.

Read more at m.livescience.com


Jan

27
2015

Climate Change Doubles Risk of Extreme La Niña

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

App.laboratoryequipment.com reports that...

The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double because of global warming, new research has shown. The projected twofold increase in the frequency of this potentially devastating weather phenomenon across the globe could lead to increased droughts in south-western U.S., floods in the western Pacific regions and Atlantic hurricanes.

Read more at app.laboratoryequipment.com


Jan

26
2015

Northeast Arkansas in drought, brings risk for wildfires

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

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

Drought monitor says 1.8 million Oklahomans being affected

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings     0

M.normantranscript.com reports that...

The U.S. Drought Monitor says more than 1.8 million Oklahomans are being affected by an ongoing, deepening drought.

Read more at m.normantranscript.com


Jan

26
2015

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

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

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

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

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

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

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

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

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