Weather events

Aug

14
2016

Hundreds evacuated from path of wildfire in southern France

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Https reports that...

Hundreds of people are still unable to return to their homes in Marseille, but authorities have said that wind-whipped fires are no longer threatening the southern French city.

 

 

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Aug

14
2016

Progress made in fire threatening California mountain homes

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Timescolonist.com reports that...

San Bernardino County Firefighter Mike Callaway battles flames from a wildfire in Hesperia, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Smoke plumes roiling from flaming ridges of the San Bernardino Mountains blew all the way across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas as California’s latest big wildfire chewed through timber and brush Monday. Hundreds of firefighters, aided by 16 aircraft, battled flames that spread across 7 square miles on the northern side of the rugged mountain range about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP

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Aug

14
2016

Motorists rescued from rising flood waters near Wellsford | Stuff.co.nz

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Stuff.co.nz reports that...

Four people trapped in their car in flood waters near Wellsford in north Auckland have been rescued.

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Jul

25
2016

Landslide toll touches 6 as woman buried alive in Guwahati – Times of India

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

Guwahati: Malati Das was busy doing household chores on Wednesday when a rain-triggered landslide came crashing down on her hillside residence in the city here, burying her alive. She was the sixth person to die in a landslide in the city in less than a month

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


Jul

23
2016

Microburst confirmed, roofs blown off in Quebec. See photos

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Https reports that...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 4:36 PM - Over 1,500 people are still without power across southern Quebec after severe storms brought torrential rain, hail and damaging winds to the region Monday afternoon.

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Jul

23
2016

Deluge, flash flood hits Fort St. John

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Timescolonist.com reports that...

Fort St. John RCMP blocked intersections in the Mathews Park area for about 90 minutes because of flooding. The street was reopened at about 9 p.m. Tuesday. Photograph By Matt Preprost

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Jul

23
2016

Village in China hit by landslide – BBC News

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Bbc.com reports that...

See the moment a landslide in China crashed towards a village of wooden houses.

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Jul

23
2016

Hail the size of baseballs hammers Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

People in Outlook, Stewart Valley and other Saskatchewan communities were tweeting out photos of softball-sized hailstones from Tuesday’s storm. Twitter

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Jul

20
2016

Heat warning in effect | Peterborough Examiner

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Thepeterboroughexaminer.com reports that...

Peterborough Public Health has issued its third heat warning of the season for Peterborough city and county and Environment Canada also has a heat warning in effect for Peterborough and the Kawarthas with high temperatures of 31 to 32 C, feeling more like 37 C and possibly more with the humidex, in the forecast for Thursday to Saturday.

Read more at www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com


Jul

20
2016

UK weather: Thunderstorms hit country after mini-heatwave with severe warnings issued for flash flooding – Mirror Online

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Mirror.co.uk reports that...

Almost 40,000 lightning strikes were recorded in 19 hours from 3pm Tuesday to 10am this morning – with a further 10,000 expected before end of the day.

Read more at www.mirror.co.uk