Posts in category: Predictions

May

17
2015

NASA: Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf to disappear

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

Cnn.com reports that...

One of the last remaining sections of Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf is dramatically weakening, according to a new NASA study.

The study predicts that what remains of the once-prominent ice shelf, a thick floating platform of ice, most likely will “disintegrate completely” before the end of this decade.

Read more at www.cnn.com


May

14
2015

Typhoon Dolphin Intensifies

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Kuam.com reports that...

According to the 5:00pm bulletin from the National Weather Service, Typhoon Dolphin is gaining strength and is now packing winds of 80 miles per hour. It is moving west-northwest at 8mph. Guam is currently under Condition of Readiness 3, which means that damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours. Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan are currently under a Typhoon Watch which means typhoon conditions, including winds of 74 miles per hour and greater are possible within 48 hours. As of 5:00pm the typhoon was located 750 miles east-southeast of Guam. Its closest point of approach to Guam is Friday.

Read more at www.kuam.com


May

10
2015

Snowmelt Runoff Will Be below Average

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K2radio.com reports that...

The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo., has prepared snowmelt runoff forecasts for the North Platte River Basin, according to Carlie Ronca, Wyoming Area Manager. The May 1 forecasts indicate the spring snowmelt runoff for the North Platte Basin will be below average.

Read more at k2radio.com


May

07
2015

São Paulo Drought 2015: Photos Of Historic Water Crisis In Brazil Show City On The Brink Of Collapse

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

Ibtimes.com reports that...

Instead of rain, São Paulo has cracked earth and chaos as a devastating drought is making enemies out of neighbors in Brazil’s largest city, the site of a historic water shortage the likes of which hasn’t been seen in decades. Many residents have gone to drastic measures to hoard the precious commodity in the face of tougher water use restrictions, pinched faucets and declining reservoirs. Local authorities fearing anarchy in the city of 11 million are considering bringing in the military to control what’s quickly spiraling into a war over resources.

Read more at www.ibtimes.com


May

07
2015

Australian almond producers target Asia as drought hits California 

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Bakersfieldcalifornian.com reports that...

Australian almond producers are boosting output to meet growing Asian demand for the nut used for making milk and eaten as a healthy snack, hoping to steal market share from dominant U.S. farmers struggling because of protracted drought in California.

Read more at www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com


Apr

30
2015

Sunny Thursday in Delhi, temperature to hover around 38 degrees Celsius

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Zeenews.india.com reports that...

New Delhi: It was a sunny Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 25.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season`s average.

Read more at zeenews.india.com


Apr

29
2015

Dry conditions expected to fuel early wildfire season

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Ktvz.com reports that...

Low moisture and snowpack, coupled with unseasonably warm temperatures, have fire managers gearing up early. Although aviation fire crews are not scheduled to come on duty until July, that could change.

Read more at www.ktvz.com


Apr

29
2015

Risk of landslides in Nepal

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Bbc.com reports that...

A window of quieter weather in Nepal over the next few days but there is a continued risk of landslides and avalanches.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Apr

26
2015

Heat wave! South Florida sizzles, breaks temperature records

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Miamiherald.com reports that...

If you thought it was really hot out Sunday — you’re right.

The heat broke several records.

And while Monday’s high won’t be as high — around 90 — South Florida will still feel the heat.

Sunday’s temperature climbed to 96 degrees at Miami International Airport, breaking the daily record of 93 set in 1988 and tying the record for the entire month of April, which was logged in 1971.

Read more at www.miamiherald.com


Apr

16
2015

Climate Change Threatens More Than Two-Thirds Of Rabbit Species

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

Iflscience.com reports that...

Climate change will have major effects on the ecology and distribution of many animal species. Now new research suggests that rabbits will be particularly hard hit as climatic changes alter their habitat over the coming decades.

Read more at www.iflscience.com