Posts in category: Predictions

Jan

26
2015

Conn., Mass., N.J. ban road travel as huge storm hits Northeast

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

Usatoday.com reports that...

A historic snowstorm blasted its way through the Northeast Monday, threatening to wreak havoc in seven states, with thousands of flight cancellations, school closings and up to 3 feet of snow and blizzard like conditions expected to impact up to 40 million people.

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Jan

23
2015

Heatwave brings record-smashing 50C temperatures to Australia

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M.tvnz.co.nz reports that...

Northern Western Australia and parts of the Northern Territory are expecting temperatures nudging 50C as a heatwave drags into the Australia Day long weekend.

Read more at m.tvnz.co.nz


Jan

21
2015

Southeast Alaska rainfall breaks records, prompts landslide, flood advisories

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

Adn.com reports that...

Communities across Southeast Alaska saw rainfall and temperature records set and the region remains under flood watch, with the rain expected to continue falling “steadily” through the rest of the week, said forecasters with the National Weather Service in Juneau.

Read more at www.adn.com


Jan

20
2015

New Zealand farmers, economy brace for 2nd bad drought in three years

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

News.xinhuanet.com reports that...

New Zealand farmers, already feeling the squeeze from falling international dairy prices, were warned on Tuesday that the second severe drought in three summers could already have begun.

The government’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research NIWA warned in its weekly report on Friday that large parts of the South Island were seeing “severely to extremely drier than normal soil moisture levels for this time of year,” while North Island regions ranged from drier to severely drier.

Read more at news.xinhuanet.com


Jan

20
2015

Drought Threatens Sugar Crop in South Africa’€™s KwaZulu-Natal

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

Mobile.bloomberg.com reports that...

South Africa’s drought-stricken KwaZulu-Natal province, where more than 80 percent of the country’s sugar is grown, has six weeks to get sufficient rain for this year’s crop, the region’s agricultural body said.

Read more at mobile.bloomberg.com


Jan

20
2015

Brazil’s Record Drought Still Crippling Sao Paulo’s Main Reservoir Well Into Wet Season

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

Weather.com reports that...

Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, is still reeling from its worst drought in more than 80 years halfway through the wet season, with below average rainfall totals doing little to ease the dire state of the city’s reservoirs.

Read more at www.weather.com


Jan

18
2015

Deep freeze hits Spain with snow even in southern and Mediterranean provinces

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News.gnom.es reports that...

ANOTHER cold snap is set to hit Spain today Sunday and will see snow even in southern and eastern provinces which habitually enjoy mild winters.

Read more at news.gnom.es


Jan

16
2015

Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield

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Wap.business-standard.com reports that...

For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study.

Read more at wap.business-standard.com


Jan

12
2015

Australian wildfires threaten wine production

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Agweek.com reports that...

Wildfires sweeping through southeast Australia are carrying with them the specter of a silent killer for grapes growing in the nearby Adelaide Hills wine region.

Read more at www.agweek.com


Jan

05
2015

‘Frostbite Threat’: Arctic Blast Brings Icy Chill to Millions

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

Nbcnews.com reports that...

A bitter barrage of icy air is set to chill the eastern two thirds of the United States in some of the coldest temperatures so far this winter, forecasters warned.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com