Weather events

Dec

08
2016

Floods spread to 12 provinces | Bangkok Post: news

Jodde     Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Bangkokpost.com reports that...

A locomotive was stuck Monday on a southern track between Phatthalung’s Khuan Khanun district and Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Cha-Uat, as parts of the track were submerged under floodwater, triggered by heavy rains in the South. Photos courtesy State Railway of Thailand

Read more at www.bangkokpost.com


Dec

07
2016

Deadly Storms Add to Drought, Flood and Fires Plaguing South – ABC News

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Five people were killed in two states after at least 13 twisters damaged homes, splintered barns and toppled trees in parts of

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Nov

18
2016

Flooding forces 20,000 to evacuate in the Dominican Republic

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Humanosphere.org reports that...

More than 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in the Dominican Republic by torrential rain and flooding, and meteorologists say another tropical storm is already on the horizon.

Read more at www.humanosphere.org


Nov

18
2016

Level 2 drought response issued in Georgia | WSB-TV

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Wsbtv.com reports that...

The metro Atlanta area has gone 31 days without measurable rain. More than 22 percent of the state is now under an exceptional drought, which is the highest level, and more than 52 percent is in an extreme drought.

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Oct

31
2016

Madagascar drought: catastrophe looms as 850,000 go hungry, says UN

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Https reports that...

Nearly 850,000 people in drought-hit southern Madagascar are experiencing “alarming” levels of hunger, and more aid is needed to prevent a dire situation from becoming a “catastrophe”, UN agencies said on Thursday.

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Oct

31
2016

N.J. faces worst drought conditions in 14 years

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Nj.com reports that...

New Jersey faces its worst drought conditions in 14 years, and the situation could spiral into a more serious crisis if steps are not taken soon to protect the state’s water supply, officials and environmentalists said.

Read more at www.nj.com


Oct

31
2016

Drought Deepens in Northeast Alabama and Northwest Georgia | Ag Professional

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Agprofessional.com reports that...

Six months into a deepening drought, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years across much of the South.

Read more at www.agprofessional.com


Oct

31
2016

Hurricane Matthew Recap: Destruction From the Caribbean to the United States

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Https reports that...

Matthew formed from a tropical wave that pushed off the African coast in late September. That tropical wave was dubbed Invest 97L just southwest of the Cape Verde Islands on Sept. 25.

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Sep

30
2016

Power price surges to record high on supply shortage fears

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Telegraph.co.uk reports that...

Electricity prices for Thursday have soared to record highs after unplanned nuclear plant shutdowns and the continued heatwave triggered an unseasonal power crunch.

Read more at www.telegraph.co.uk


Sep

30
2016

One Killed in Central Java Landslide | Jakarta Globe

Jodde     Fatalities, Weather Events     0

Jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com reports that...

A young man was killed after a landslide hit Sidengok, Peawaran in Banjarnegara district, Central Java, on Sunday morning 25/09, a rescue official said. JG Photo/ Dhana Kencana

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