Monthly archives: אפריל 2009

אפריל

24
2009

Climate changeforces Eskimos to abandon village

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-04.24.09- The indigenous people of Alaska have stood firm against some of the most extreme weather conditions on Earth for thousands of years. But now, flooding blamed on climate change is forcing at least one Eskimo village to move to safer ground. Warming temperatures are melting coastal ice shelves and frozen sub-soils, which act as natural barriers to protect the village against summer deluges from ocean storm surges. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

South Carolina blaze rages in Myrtle Beach area

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-04.23.09- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford declared a state of emergency Thursday for a coastal county where a wildfire has consumed thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of homes. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

מרץ 2009 Tenth Warmest On Record For Global Temperatures

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-04.20.09- The combined global land and ocean surface average temperature for March 2009 was the 10th warmest since records began in 1880, according to an analysis by NOAA�s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

Flood-threatened town urges residents: Stay out

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-04.20.09- Town officials on Monday urged residents to stay out of town and out of the way while they wait for the Sheyenne River to retreat and work to fix flood damage to the sewer system. In addition, high water has closed seven of the town’s eight street bridges, reducing the routes available for emergency vehicles, she said. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

2 killed in Ala. as storm sweeps across Southeast

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-04.20.09- A line of storms swept across the Southeast with 70 mph winds and possible tornadoes, killing two people in their mobile homes in north Alabama, הרשויות אמר יום שני. The severe weather knocked down trees, power lines and damaged homes in Georgia and Alabama on Sunday night. The National Weather Service in Huntsville said the storms struck six counties in the Tennessee Valley. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

ארצות הברית. forecaster sees 6 Atlantic hurricanes in 2009

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-04.20.09- The 2009 Atlantic hurricane season will produce 11 tropical storms, of which six will become hurricanes, WSI Corp predicted Monday. The lower forecast was due to cooler water temperatures in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and a fading La Nina cool-water event in the eastern Pacific, the forecaster said. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

Thousands still blacked out after Colo. snow storm

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-04.19.09- Utility workers in Colorado are trying to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses that lost their electrical service during a powerful snowstorm. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

Thousands flee as cyclone nears Bangladesh

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-04.17.09- Weather forecasters in Bangladesh said a tropical cyclone would hit the country’s southern coast late Friday, as thousands of people in the path of the storm were evacuated from coastal areas. Cyclonic Storm Bijli was expected to intensify in the Bay of Bengal before making landfall near the southern port city of Chittagong. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

Tornadodamages city home roofs

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-04.17.09- A tornado is suspected to have damaged the roofs of two houses in Newport, south Wales. קרא עוד


אפריל

23
2009

How drier I am: Flow of many rivers in decline

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-04.21.09- The flow of water in the world’s largest rivers has declined over the past half-century, with significant changes found in about a third of the big rivers. An analysis of 925 major rivers from 1948 עד 2004 showed an overall decline in total discharge. The reduction in inflow to the Pacific Ocean alone was about equal to shutting off the Mississippi River, according to the new study appearing in the May 15 edition of the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Climate. קרא עוד