Weather events

Jun

30
2015

Hail Storm Hampers Rush Hour in Northern Twin Cities

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Severe storms descended upon Twin Cities metro area dropping large hail and heavy rain, whisked by strong winds across a wide area.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Jun

29
2015

Phoenix area hit by dust storm; power restored to thousands

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Upi.com reports that...

Power has been restored to thousands of people and cleanup efforts are underway after the first monsoon storm of the season hit Phoenix with a dust storm.

Read more at www.upi.com


Jun

29
2015

Europe basks in heatwave

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Bbc.com reports that...

Much of North Africa and western Europe is experiencing a heatwave at the moment, with temperatures widely above 40C. The heat is due to spread to northern Europe this week, including to parts of the UK and Scandinavia.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jun

24
2015

Wanganui flooding as seen from space | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News

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Odt.co.nz reports that...

Photo: NASA

 

While the floods that swamped Wanganui last weekend appeared devastating enough from pictures taken from helicopters, the view from space has offered another perspective altogether.

Read more at www.odt.co.nz


Jun

24
2015

800,000 Without Power as Violent Weather Sweeps Across Country

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

A tornado touched down near Boston, and 70 mph winds from Ohio to Maine uprooted trees as much of the Midwest braces for more severe storms.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Jun

24
2015

Heatwave warning as researchers find weather patterns are making them more common

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Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heatwaves that go beyond global warming, a new study has found.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk


Jun

24
2015

Pakistan heatwave to ease as India prepares for floods

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Bbc.com reports that...

The extreme heat in Pakistan has now claimed over 800 lives, with many hospitals struggling to cope with the influx of people affected by the temperature. Meanwhile, heavy rain is expected to affect India over the coming days, which could potentially cause flooding.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jun

22
2015

Pakistan heat wave claims at least 140 lives

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Cnn.com reports that...

A record-breaking heat wave baked Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, over the weekend, killing as many as 140 people.

Read more at www.cnn.com


Jun

21
2015

Inland temperatures expected to cool as wildfire near Big Bear grows to 17,000 acres

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Latimes.com reports that...

The high-pressure system of warm, dry air that pushed temperatures into the triple digits in Southern California will begin to drift away beginning Monday, bringing a dip in heat to the area.

The Los Angeles area will see temperatures in the high 70s, and desert temperatures will fall into the 90s by midweek, said weather specialist Stuart Seto.

The cooler temperatures should help the nearly 2,000 firefighters battling the Lake fire in the San Bernardino Mountains south of Big Bear Lake.

Read more at www.latimes.com


Jun

21
2015

North Korean drought is hobbling the power supply, and the economy with it

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Washingtonpost.com reports that...

Now, after a dry 2014 followed by an unusually dry winter and a dearth of rainfall over the spring, North Korea is facing a devastating drought and severe power shortages. More than 60 percent of its electricity comes from ­hydropower, but the rivers and dams are running low.

Read more at www.washingtonpost.com