Posts in category: green

Apr

26
2015

Study concludes landslide caused land mass to rise from sea in eastern Hokkaido

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

Ajw.asahi.com reports that...

The sudden mysterious rise of a land mass from the sea along the coast here was apparently caused by a local landslide, according to an on-site study conducted by the Kitami Institute of Technology on April 25.

Read more at ajw.asahi.com


Apr

25
2015

Landslide hits traffic near Kummaripalem

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

M.thehindu.com reports that...

Boulders rolled down from the Indrakeeladri near the Head Water Works at Kummaripalem here on Friday, causing panic among the road users. However, none were injured.

Read more at m.thehindu.com


Apr

22
2015

Landslide in Florence devours backyards, threatens homes along Delaware River

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Nj.com reports that...

A landslide has opened up a cavernous hole in the backyards of two houses on East Front Street in Florence, leaving one couple concerned for the future of their riverfront home.

Read more at www.nj.com


Apr

21
2015

Icebergs moving farther east this year, says Ice Patrol commander

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings     0

Cbc.ca reports that...

The U.S. Coast Guard’s International Ice Patrol says 2015 is shaping up to be a year of fewer icebergs in shipping lanes than 2014, even though there’ve been three recent incidents of ships being towed to avoid sea ice.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Apr

20
2015

Officials say unattended cooking fire sparked southern California wildfire

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

Foxnews.com reports that...

An unattended cooking fire sparked a fire that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam, fire officials said Sunday.

Read more at www.foxnews.com


Apr

19
2015

Temperature rises in Chhattisgarh, Raipur hottest @41.4 degrees C

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

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

After five days of pleasant weather, thanks to the unseasonal rains, the temperature once took an upward swing across the state on Sunday with the Mercury crossing the 40° C mark in Raipur. 

In fact the state capital remained the hottest in the state, recording both maximum and minimum temperature above the normal at 41.4 degree C (+1) and 26.1 degree C (+1) respectively. 

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


Apr

19
2015

Route 135 Closes Due to Landslide, Unsafe Amounts of Debris

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Your4state.com reports that...

The Maryland State Highway Administration closed down Route 135 on Friday, April 17, which stretches a half mile from Westernport to Luke, due to a significant landslide. SHA officials said it could get worse with the expected weather Sunday night. 

Read more at www.your4state.com


Apr

19
2015

Landslide blocks westbound lane of U.S. Highway 64 in Polk County, Tenn.

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Timesfreepress.com reports that...

A landslide has blocked the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 64 in Polk County, Tenn.

Jennifer Flynn, spokeswoman for the Tennessee Department of Transportation, said crews are breaking up rocks to clear the slide, which is between Maddens Branch and state Highway 30. Flaggers are directing traffic in the open eastbound lane.

She said geotechnical engineers are coming in from Nashville to assess the area to determine when the roadway is safe to reopen to two lanes.

Read more at www.timesfreepress.com


Apr

18
2015

Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Pummeled the Great Plains Saturday

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Weather.com reports that...

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall impacted much of the Great Plains Saturday, including tornadoes that were reported in Colorado and Texas.

Reports of hail, some of up to quarter-size, were widespread Saturday afternoon along a line from central Nebraska through the plains of western Oklahoma and to the rolling plains of North Texas and Central Texas plateaus. One unconfirmed report of a tornado was received from the public in an unpopulated area of remote Edwards Plateau country, about 110 miles northwest of San Antonio. No damage or injuries were reported.

Read more at www.weather.com


Apr

16
2015

Climate Change Threatens More Than Two-Thirds Of Rabbit Species

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

Iflscience.com reports that...

Climate change will have major effects on the ecology and distribution of many animal species. Now new research suggests that rabbits will be particularly hard hit as climatic changes alter their habitat over the coming decades.

Read more at www.iflscience.com