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Sep

02
2015

A hurricane that has travelled into the future, sort of…

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Blogs.channel4.com reports that...

Former Hurricane Kilo, now Typhoon Kilo, spinning around in the Pacific Ocean, has achieved what can be considered no mean feat for a powerful storm of tropical origin.

Read more at blogs.channel4.com


Sep

02
2015

Europe’s weather of two halves

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Bbc.com reports that...

Violent storms have lashed large swathes of southwest France, with torrential rain flooding parts of Toulouse and Montauban. Neighbouring Spain didn’t escape the downpours either, although these storms provide a stark contrast to eastern Europe, where parts of Serbia and Hungary are currently seeing temperatures of up to 40C.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Sep

02
2015

4 days after rare August storm, thousands still without power

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Komonews.com reports that...

Four days after a potent August windstorm blasted through the region, thousands of people are still waiting for their power to come back on. Crews continue to make progress in the wake of the storm, which hit Western Washington with periods of heavy rain and wind speeds rarely ever seen in August.

Read more at www.komonews.com


Sep

01
2015

Three Category 4 hurricanes form over Pacific Ocean for first time in recorded history

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Vancitybuzz.com reports that...

Three separate Category 4 hurricanes were active at the same time in the Eastern and Central Pacific Ocean between Saturday and Sunday, marking the first ever recorded instance of such an event, according to

Read more at www.vancitybuzz.com


Aug

29
2015

​Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle area

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Cbsnews.com reports that...

Powerful winds toppled trees and power lines across the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, causing two deaths in the Seattle area and knocking out electricity to at least a quarter-million customers in Oregon and Washington.

Read more at www.cbsnews.com


Aug

29
2015

Tropical Storm Erika: Dominica Death Toll Rises to 20

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

The prime minister of the Caribbean island of Dominica said Friday that at least 20 people have died in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika, and the “the extent of the devastation is monumental.”

In an address to the nation, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said some others are still missing. More than a foot of rain fell in less than 12 hours as the storm hit Wednesday. Torrents of water flowed through streets and swept away cars.

 

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Aug

27
2015

Extreme Arctic sea ice melt forces thousands of walruses ashore in Alaska

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Theguardian.com reports that...

The extreme loss of Arctic sea ice due to climate change is forcing thousands of walruses to crowd ashore on a remote barrier island off Alaska, and threatening their survival.

 

Read more at www.theguardian.com


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

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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

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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

25
2015

UK weather: Flood warning as parts of country see month’s worth of rain in just 48 hours

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Independent.co.uk reports that...

Parts of the UK have experienced a month’s worth of rain in just 48 hours, as flood warnings were issued for dozens of regions.

Read more at www.independent.co.uk