Posts in category: green

May

26
2015

Zimbabweans go hungry as drought hammers southern Africa

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Mobile.reuters.com reports that...

Even in the best of times, life is harsh in Siyagijima, a desolate village in southwest Zimbabwe. After the worst regional drought in nearly a decade and the failure of nearby crops, it is likely to be even harsher.

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May

25
2015

This Once-Stable Antarctic Region Has Suddenly Started Melting

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

Theepochtimes.com reports that...

Antarctica’s glaciers have been making headlines during the past year, and not in a good way. Whether it’s a massive ice shelf facing imminent risk of collapse, glaciers in the West Antarctic past the point of no return, or new threats to East Antarctic ice, it’s all been rather gloomy.

Read more at www.theepochtimes.com


May

19
2015

Wedge tornadoes mix with twisters as outbreak slams the U.S. News

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Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

It has been another weekend of severe weather outbreaks across a large swath of the central United States.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com


May

19
2015

Cooler weather helping as officials battle wild fire near Prince George, B.C.

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Theglobeandmail.com reports that...

Firefighters continued to battle a growing wildfire Tuesday southwest of Prince George, B.C., where cooler weather earlier this week was expected to keep it from spreading while lightning posed a continuing threat.

Read more at www.theglobeandmail.com


May

17
2015

North shore tornado packed 110 mph winds, injured 3, damaged houses: Photos

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Nola.com reports that...

The tornado that touched down early Sunday morning (May 17) in Tangipahoa Parish, injuring three, packed winds of up to 110 mph, sheriff’s office and weather officials said.

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May

17
2015

NASA: Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf to disappear

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Cnn.com reports that...

One of the last remaining sections of Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf is dramatically weakening, according to a new NASA study.

The study predicts that what remains of the once-prominent ice shelf, a thick floating platform of ice, most likely will “disintegrate completely” before the end of this decade.

Read more at www.cnn.com


May

14
2015

Typhoon Dolphin Intensifies

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Kuam.com reports that...

According to the 5:00pm bulletin from the National Weather Service, Typhoon Dolphin is gaining strength and is now packing winds of 80 miles per hour. It is moving west-northwest at 8mph. Guam is currently under Condition of Readiness 3, which means that damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours. Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan are currently under a Typhoon Watch which means typhoon conditions, including winds of 74 miles per hour and greater are possible within 48 hours. As of 5:00pm the typhoon was located 750 miles east-southeast of Guam. Its closest point of approach to Guam is Friday.

Read more at www.kuam.com


May

10
2015

Tropical Storm Ana makes landfall in Myrtle Beach area

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Myrtlebeachonline.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Ana made landfall in North Myrtle Beach at 6 a.m. Sunday morning and by mid-morning low-lying streets were flooded and the surf was pounding the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier.

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May

10
2015

Snowmelt Runoff Will Be below Average

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K2radio.com reports that...

The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo., has prepared snowmelt runoff forecasts for the North Platte River Basin, according to Carlie Ronca, Wyoming Area Manager. The May 1 forecasts indicate the spring snowmelt runoff for the North Platte Basin will be below average.

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May

09
2015

Hisar records hottest temperature at 43°C

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Hindustantimes.com reports that...

Heat wave continued to sweep through most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Saturday, with Hisar recording the hottest temperature at 43 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature today rose by several notches above the normal in both the states.

Among other places in Haryana, Bhiwani recorded maximum temperature at 42.8 degrees Celsius, Karnal at 42 degrees Celsius, four notches above the normal and Narnaul at 41 degrees Celsius, a MeT department report said today.

Read more at www.hindustantimes.com