Posts in category: Prédictions

Avril

10
2014

Developing El Nino could usher in abundant rains for drought-stricken California

Natalie     Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats, Les événements météorologiques     0

News4jax.com reports that...

Meteorologists around the globe are closely monitoring the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in the Pacific that is showing signs of warming up. Sea surface temperatures that are above +0.5°C is considered El Nino. Because of this, NOAA has issued an El Nino Watch. Below is the ECMWF model (Euro) showing eastern Pacific sea surface temperatures in region 3 (near South America) soaring by late summer.

Read more at www.news4jax.com


Avril

08
2014

Drought threatens to compound Syrian woes

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Records, Rapports & Résultats, Événements graves, Les événements météorologiques     0

English.alarabiya.net reports that...

The warn-torn Syria is on the brink of another disaster as the World Food Program warned on Tuesday that the country was facing a drought that could put millions of people’s lives at risk, compounding the impact of years of war.

The drought threatens to cut wheat production in the country’s northwestern breadbasket to a record low of 1.7 million to 2 million metric tons, according to World Food Program (WFP) spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs.

Read more at english.alarabiya.net


Mar

28
2014

Intense storm batters US and Canada

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats, Événements graves, Les événements météorologiques     0

Bbc.com reports that...

One of the strongest storms of the year pelted the northeast US and Canada with snow and wind gusts in some places reaching 185km/h. This latest storm was the most ferocious this year in terms of its central pressure, rapidly plummeting to 960 millibars and meteorologists described the storm as explosive. More bad weather is forecast with the risk of tornadoes over the weekend. BBC Weather’s Susan Powell has the story.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Mar

27
2014

Rising Seas

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats, Événements graves, Les événements météorologiques     0

Nytimes.com reports that...

Some areas of the globe are especially vulnerable to rising sea levels. As land recedes under advancing waters, governments are faced with the costs of building defensive seawalls and relocating coastal populations — and in some extreme cases, finding new homes for entire island nations.

Read more at www.nytimes.com


Mar

16
2014

Climate change will reduce crop yields sooner than we thought

Natalie     Données, Discussions, Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats     0

Phys.org reports that...

A study led by the University of Leeds has shown that global warming of only 2°C will be detrimental to crops in temperate and tropical regions, with reduced yields from the 2030s onwards.

Read more at phys.org


Mar

11
2014

Changing seasons in the USA

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats, Les événements météorologiques     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Spring like warmth across eastern states of the USA will soon be replaced by snow and ice. A huge temperature contrast in just 24 hours is likely as BBC Weather’s Matt Taylor explains.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Mar

05
2014

Rising seas could wipe out many cultural landmarks

Natalie     Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats, Les événements météorologiques     0

Mnn.com reports that...

If current trends in global warming continue unmitigated, some of the world’s most well-known and historically significant cultural landmarks — including the Statue of Liberty in New York City, the Tower of London in the United Kingdom, and the archaeological sites of Pompeii in Italy — could be destroyed by rising global sea levels over the next 2,000 ans, according to new research.

Read more at www.mnn.com


Mar

03
2014

Wheat harvest expected to drop 14.3 pct due to drought

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Rapports & Résultats, Les événements météorologiques     0

Todayszaman.com reports that...

According to the TZOBRisk Expectation Report on Drought,” it’s likely that the low rainfall seen in the September 2013-February 2014 period will pull the wheat crop yield to below 19 metric tons in 2014. One of Europe’s largest wheat producers, Turkey harvested a record 22.1 metric tons in 2013, according to the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat).

 

Read more at www.todayszaman.com


Février

11
2014

€˜Climate change lies behind storms’€™ in UK

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Records, Rapports & Résultats, Événements graves, Les événements météorologiques     0

Timesofmalta.com reports that...

Climate change almost certainly lies behind the storms that have been lashing Britain this winter, according to the UK Met Office’s chief scientist.

Dame Julia Slingo said while there was not yet “definitive proof”, “all the evidence” pointed to a role for the phenomenon.

She also delivered a grim warning that the country should prepare itself for more similar events in future.

Read more at www.timesofmalta.com


Février

06
2014

California drought: Big rain headed toward Bay Area could double dismal rainfall totals

Natalie     Données, Prédictions, Records, Rapports & Résultats, Événements graves, Les événements météorologiques     0

Contracostatimes.com reports that...

The driest winter on record will finally get a downpour of relief this weekend with a series of storms expected to deliver in four days double the amount of rainfall the Bay Area has seen all season.

Read more at www.contracostatimes.com