Weather events

Dec

18
2014

Massive thunderstorms hit Queensland

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Bbc.com reports that...

Thunderstorms hail and fierce winds pound Queensland, leaving homes and businesses without power. Over six thousand lightning strikes an hour were recorded during the height of the storms.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

12
2014

Travel misery for commuters as severe weather continues to hit Scottish transport network – Daily Record

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Dailyrecord.co.uk reports that...

The Met Office issued a yellow “be aware” warning for today, with high probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and some snow continuing until Sunday morning.

Read more at www.dailyrecord.co.uk


Dec

12
2014

Tens of thousands without power as storm pounds Northern California with rain, gusty winds | Fox News

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Foxnews.com reports that...

A powerful storm churned through Northern California Thursday, knocking out power to tens of thousands and delaying commuters while soaking the region with much-needed rain.

Read more at www.foxnews.com


Dec

12
2014

Pacific storm triggers tornado, mudslides, floods in Southern California

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News.yahoo.com reports that...

A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail services along the coast.

Read more at news.yahoo.com


Dec

05
2014

Rising seas make living with global warming a UN priority

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Chicagotribune.com reports that...

From the rising seas in the Seychelles to the melting glaciers of Switzerland and Peru, governments are learning to cope with damaging changes to the climate that threaten food and water supplies, and even the very survival of the most low-lying nations.

Read more at www.chicagotribune.com


Dec

04
2014

More Rain Targets Flood-Ravaged Southern France

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M.accuweather.com reports that...

Days after being inundated with heavy rain, downpours will renew the threat for flooding in southern France later this week.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Dec

02
2014

Hottest Spring on record: Climate Council of Australia

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Mobile.abc.net.au reports that...

The Climate Council of Australia says this year’s spring was the country’s hottest on record.

Read more at mobile.abc.net.au


Dec

01
2014

Rare ice storm hits Waldviertel

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M.thelocal.at reports that...

Firefighters have been busy clearing away hundreds of trees from the vicinity of homes and power lines. The trees’ branches had been bent almost double by the weight of the ice.

Read more at m.thelocal.at


Nov

26
2014

Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

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Valdezstar.net reports that...

During the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks. Over an unusual swath of the state, the ground was frozen, dusty and brown. Even extreme parts of Alaska were in a snow drought.

Read more at www.valdezstar.net


Nov

26
2014

Floods hit drought stricken Brazil

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Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

A heavy rain storm flooded large parts of Sao Paulo Tuesday just as evening commuters were leaving work causing travel headaches and traffic jams several miles long.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com