Posts in category: Predictions

Aug

26
2015

Tropical Storm Erika Approaching the Leeward Islands; Tropical Storm Warnings Issued in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands; Potential Threat to Bahamas, Florida

Natalie     Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Weather.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Erika is currently centered just under 300 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving quickly westward at 17 mph.

For the next couple of days, Erika will be moving into an environment with vertical wind shear and dry air, both general inhibitors for tropical cyclone intensification.

Read more at www.weather.com


Aug

26
2015

NSW weather: Warragamba Dam to overflow; 320 properties evacuated in St Georges Basin and Sussex Inlet

Natalie     Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Mobile.abc.net.au reports that...

Continuing heavy rain has forced the evacuation of more than 320 properties in St Georges Basin and Sussex Inlet on the New South Wales south coast.

Read more at mobile.abc.net.au


Aug

21
2015

Utah forecast: Hot and smoky, with elevated risks for wildfires ahead

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Reports & Findings     0

Sltrib.com reports that...

Utah already is hacking from “second-hand” smoke wafting in from the blazing forests of California and Washington. Now, the tinder-dry Beehive State faces elevated risks for its own wildfires.

Read more at www.sltrib.com


Aug

11
2015

Drought-sensitive butterflies could be extinct in UK by 2050

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

M.csmonitor.com reports that...

Climate change may have a widespread effect on butterfly populations in Britain if conservationists don’t act soon. A new study published Monday warns that a continuing rise in global temperatures could cause permanent damage.

Read more at m.csmonitor.com


Jul

26
2015

Typhoon Halola cancels dozens of flights in Japan

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

Au.news.yahoo.com reports that...

A strong typhoon brought travel misery to Japan on Saturday as fierce winds and heavy rain caused the cancellation of dozens of domestic flights to the country’s southwest island chain, Okinawa.

Read more at au.news.yahoo.com


Jul

25
2015

Tropical Storm Halola Targets Southern Japan, South Korea

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

M.accuweather.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Halola remains on track to whip through the Korea Strait late in the weekend, bringing gusty wind and rain to southern South Korea and southwestern Japan.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Jul

23
2015

Storms Elevate Flood Risk in Belarus

Natalie     Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

M.accuweather.com reports that...

The danger of heavy thunderstorms heightening the threat of flooding will shift to Belarus on Thursday.

After waning later night, the heaviest thunderstorms will re-ignite on Thursday across eastern Poland, eastern Slovakia, far northwestern Ukraine, Belarus and neighboring Lithuania.

Once again, flooding downpours will be the main concern. Localized damaging winds and hail cannot be ruled out, especially in the afternoon.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Jul

09
2015

Bees Habitat Loss: Study Shows How Climate Change Hurts Pollinators

Natalie     Data, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings     0

Time.com reports that...

As if pesticides, disease and habitat loss were not enough, there’s more bad news for bees. Changing temperature and weather conditions due to climate change has restricted the area where bees can survive, and the pollinators have struggled to adapt, according to new research published in the journal Science.

Read more at time.com


Jul

03
2015

Cyclone Raquel downgraded but Solomons still at risk

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

Radionz.co.nz reports that...

Cyclone Raquel has weakened but forecasters are warning flash floods and landslides are still likely for Solomon Islands.

Read more at www.radionz.co.nz


Jul

01
2015

Tropical Cyclone Raquel forms making history

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

M.themorningbulletin.com.au reports that...

TROPICAL Cyclone Raquel has formed in the south-west Pacific near the Solomon Islands, triggering the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone.

Read more at m.themorningbulletin.com.au