Posts in category: Severe Events

Mar

02
2018

Deaths, accidents and delays as Europe struggles with extreme cold snap

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Https reports that...

GENEVA
— An extreme cold snap across Europe claimed more lives, forced the
closure of airports in Scotland, Switzerland, France and Ireland and
left hundreds of drivers stranded on snowy highways Thursday.

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Mar

02
2018

Western Cape drought impact on agriculture estimated at R5bn

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Https reports that...

CAPE TOWN – The agriculture sector in the Western Cape will take an
economic knock of more than R5-billion due to the impact of the drought.

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Feb

14
2018

Running Dry in Cape Town

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Https reports that...

CAPE TOWN — This city celebrated for its natural beauty on South Africa’s southwest coast is about to run out of water.

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Feb

14
2018

Bolivia – Record Rains Cause Flooding in Tarija Department

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Floodlist.com reports that...

Record rainfall in southern Bolivia has prompted local authorities to declare a state of emergency for parts of Gran Chaco province in Tarija Department.

Read more at floodlist.com


Jan

17
2018

Snow storm cause Southern shutdown – CNN

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Cnn.com reports that...

Tuesday brought nasty cold temperatures to states from Texas to Maine where millions of people were having to deal with freezing rain, sleet, snow or a mix too.

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Jan

17
2018

Record Cold Continues in Siberia – ABC News

Jodde     Fatalities, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Winter in Siberia is usually spectacular and always very cold.  But this winter has been relentless. Week after week, temperatures have been dipping to 50 below zero. Siberians are accustomed to the cold, but they were completely unprepared for temperatures this low.

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Jan

12
2018

Deadly rains in Southern California send rivers of mud into homes, trigger fire, flooding

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

MONTECITO, Calif. — Chaos swept across
California’s Santa Barbara County on Tuesday after a powerful overnight
storm hammered the region with heavy rains, leading to the deaths of at
least 13 people — and a dramatic rescue of a girl pinned by debris,
authorities said.

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Jan

10
2018

Deadly rains in Southern California send rivers of mud into homes, trigger fire, flooding

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

MONTECITO, Calif. — Chaos swept across California’s Santa Barbara County
on Tuesday after a powerful overnight storm hammered the region with
heavy rains, leading to the deaths of at least 13 people — and a
dramatic rescue of a girl pinned by debris, authorities said.

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Jan

10
2018

Cyclone Ava kills at least 29 in Madagascar | Madagascar News | Al Jazeera

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Aljazeera.com reports that...

The cyclone hit the island nation during the weekend, leading to flooding, which affected at least 80,000 people.

Read more at www.aljazeera.com


Aug

10
2017

Crews from 34 states arrive to help with destructive Montana fires – CBS News

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Cbsnews.com reports that...

Wildland Firefighters battle the Bridge Coulee Fire, part of the Lodgepole Complex, east of the Musselshell River, north of Mosby, Mont., on July 21, 2017.

Read more at www.cbsnews.com