Posts in category: Predictions

Mar

26
2015

Storm to Disrupt Travel From Italy to Turkey and Middle East

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Accuweather.com reports that...

The storm will emerge from northern Africa into the central Mediterranean Sea on Thursday and track eastward, reaching Turkey on Saturday and approaching the Caspian Sea by early next week.

Read more at www.accuweather.com


Mar

23
2015

Cyclone Nathan hits NT coast as state of emergency declared on Goulburn Island

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Theguardian.com reports that...

Tropical cyclone Nathan has crossed the Northern  Territory coast as a category one cyclone. It hit the coast about 300km east of Darwin between Goulburn Island and Maningrida about 6.30am on Tuesday.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Mar

15
2015

Ohio Braces for Floods as Melting Snow Swells Rivers

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Warmer temperatures are raising the fear of flooding in parts of Ohio, with the Ohio River expected to crest nearly six feet over flood stage Sunday as melting snow and ice swell the waterway.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Mar

11
2015

Australia braces for powerful cyclones

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M.bbc.com reports that...

Residents in parts of Australia and the South Pacific are on high alert as three cyclones threaten.

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Mar

06
2015

Extreme weather conditions a threat to SADC economy

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En.starafrica.com reports that...

Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi has warned that the increased frequency and intensity of floods and other extreme weather events in southern Africa is expected to adversely affect the agriculture-dependent regional economy.Mumbengegwi, who is also the chairperson of the Southern African Development Community SADC Council of Ministers, said the rapidly changing and increasingly unpredictable weather patterns should propel the region to seek innovative ways of dealing with problems triggered by floods and droughts.

Read more at en.starafrica.com


Mar

05
2015

Arctic sea ice could set an ominous new record this year

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Washingtonpost.com reports that...

Which brings us to NSIDC’s just released report on February’s ice conditions. First, the agency notes that last month saw the third-lowest ice extent ever recorded for February, based on satellite records going back to 1979. Indeed, Arctic sea ice extent in February just keeps ticking lower and lower:

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Feb

27
2015

14 killed in Madagascar

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Worldbulletin.net reports that...

At least 14 people were killed early Friday in violent flooding caused by torrential rains in Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, according to preliminary reports by the Malagasy government.

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Feb

24
2015

The remote Alaskan village that needs to be relocated due to climate change

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Washingtonpost.com reports that...

This tiny and isolated town of 400 cannot be reached by road. It lies on a fragile barrier island along the Chukchi sea , 83 miles above the Arctic circle. And for generations, the Iñupait people of the region have hunted gigantic bowhead whales from camps atop the sea ice that stretches out from the town’s icy shores.

But in recent years, climate change has thinned the ice so much that it has become too dangerous to hunt the whales. Soon, the U.S. government says, it may be too dangerous to live here at all, with less sea ice to protect the barrier island from powerful waves that wash across the village.

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Feb

20
2015

Weekend Snow, Ice to Threaten an 1,800-Mile Corridor From Central to Eastern US

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M.accuweather.com reports that...

A storm developing over Texas will spread a swath of disruptive snow, ice and rain from the Plains and Midwest to the East this weekend.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Feb

19
2015

Australia’s northeast braces for double cyclone hit

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In.mobile.reuters.com reports that...

Two cyclones bearing down on northeastern Australia dramatically intensified on Thursday as emergency officials warned residents to take shelter on higher ground ahead of torrential rain and flooding, destructive winds and massive seas.

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