Posts in category: green

Jan

24
2016

Massive blizzard hits US east coast

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Bbc.com reports that...

The storm, which some US broadcasters are calling “Jonas”, has brought extreme snowfall and strong winds across the US east coast, including over Washington and New York.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jan

23
2016

Cold-stunned turtles flood state’s rescue centers

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Starnewsonline.com reports that...

This month alone, more than a thousand turtles in North Carolina have been hurt by cold-stun, an occasionally fatal condition brought on by a rapid drop in water temperature. Beasley said in more than 40 years of working with turtles she’s never seen a cold-stun spate this severe

Read more at www.starnewsonline.com


Dec

29
2015

Alps ski resorts at lower altitudes suffer from lack of snow leaving slopes bare

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Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

Holidaymakers who planned a snowy Christmas getaway in the Alps have been left disappointed at low-altitude ski resorts caught in one of the warmest Decembers on record.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk


Dec

16
2015

Record rain causes Waterloo sewer overflows

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M.wcfcourier.com reports that...

A record-breaking rainfall caused Waterloo’s sewer system to overflow even in areas where steps have been taken to reduce such spills.

Read more at m.wcfcourier.com


Dec

16
2015

Polar bears travel further as Arctic sea-ice drifts

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Polar bears are working harder just to stay in one place, as the Arctic sea-ice on which they hunt drifts away.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

07
2015

Record-High Temperatures Hit South Africa as Drought Worsens

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Bloomberg.com reports that...

December temperatures reached a record in many parts of South Africa on Sunday and near-record highs are forecast Monday as a heatwave intensifies the country’s worst drought for 23 years.

Pretoria, the capital, will probably reach 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 degrees Fahrenheit), while the temperature in Johannesburg will climb to 36 degrees, Kgolofelo Mahlangu, a forecaster at the South African Weather Service, said by phone.

Read more at www.bloomberg.com


Dec

07
2015

South Florida flooding leaves drivers stranded, destroys crops

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Wsvn.com reports that...

Relentless rainfall across South Florida this weekend led to flooding that left motorists stranded, trapped residents inside their homes and even destroyed a huge portion of a local farmer’s crops.

In some parts of the Sunshine State, the rain started Thursday and didn’t stop for days. The unseasonable downpours left parts of South Florida underwater.

Read more at www.wsvn.com


Dec

02
2015

Ciguatera fish poisoning predicted to increase with rising ocean temperatures

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Noaanews.noaa.gov reports that...

A new NOAA study, published in the journal Ecological Modeling, forecasts an increase in ciguatera fish poisoning in the Gulf of Mexico and the U.S. Southeast Atlantic coast with predicted rising global ocean temperatures due to climate change.

Read more at www.noaanews.noaa.gov


Dec

02
2015

Record rains flood south Indian state; more to come

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Reuters.com reports that...

The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in the state capital Chennai.

The national weather office predicted three more days of torrential downpours in the southern state of nearly 70 million people.

Read more at www.reuters.com


Dec

01
2015

Central Florida temps in line with global rise to record highs

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Orlandosentinel.com reports that...

Most of Central Florida had its hottest November on record, and Orlando registered its second-highest average temperature for the month since the late 1800s.

The National Weather Service in Melbourne also reported the fall season of September through November was the warmest for most of the area and second-warmest for Orlando.

Read more at www.orlandosentinel.com