Posts in category: חמור אירועים

אפריל

13
2014

BBC NewsChile fire in Valparaiso kills 12 and forces thousands to evacuate

Jodde     אדום, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Bbc.co.uk reports that...

יותר מ 10,000 people have been evacuated from Chile’s port city of Valparaiso to escape a moving fire that has killed at least 12 residents.

Read more at www.bbc.co.uk


אפריל

09
2014

Lightning Kills More Than 60 Cows in Chile

נטלי     הרוגים, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Weather.com reports that...

Ranchers in southern Chile say a series of lightning strikes has killed more than 60 of their dairy cows, costing them thousands of dollars.

Storms on Sunday spawned the strikes in south-central Chile. Worst hit was a ranch in Los Rios owned by Cecil Fourt, who says 54 of his cows were killed by lightning and another one was blinded. Another rancher, Claudio Toledo, says nine of his cows sheltering under a tree were struck and killed.

Read more at www.weather.com


אפריל

08
2014

Drought threatens to compound Syrian woes

נטלי     נתונים, התחזיות, רשומות, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     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


אפריל

08
2014

Flash floods as storms drench US southeast

נטלי     דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Ndtv.com reports that...

Severe thunderstorms crawled across the US southeast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and causing flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue more than two dozen people from their homes and cars.

Read more at www.ndtv.com


אפריל

02
2014

Sahara dust storm promptsserioushealth warning for asthmatics

נטלי     נתונים, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Telegraph.co.uk reports that...

The Saharan dust storm could trigger a spike in asthma attacks and also lead to previously undiagnosed sufferers developing the condition, a leading expert has warned.

Dr Keith Prowse, Honorary Medical Adviser to the British Lung Foundation said Saharan dust is contributing to unusually high levels of air pollution, threatening the health of elderly and vulnerable people in the UK.

Read more at www.telegraph.co.uk


Mar

28
2014

Washington state landslide search persists along with rain

נטלי     הרוגים, אדום, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Cnn.com reports that...

The dreary slog to comb through the surreal aftermath of the landslide that devastated part of Washington state became even drearier and messier on Friday, with persistent rain and strong winds adding to searchersalready daunting challenges.

Read more at www.cnn.com


Mar

28
2014

Intense storm batters US and Canada

נטלי     נתונים, התחזיות, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     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

נטלי     נתונים, התחזיות, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     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

23
2014

Danger Lingers After Landslide Kills 8 in Washington State

נטלי     הרוגים, אדום, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Nytimes.com reports that...

A huge landslide that roared down from a rain-saturated mountain slope near here, leaving eight people dead and at least 18 others missing, remained a site of both devastation and continued extreme danger on Sunday, state and local officials said.

Read more at www.nytimes.com


Mar

22
2014

California drought: How water crisis is worse for almonds

נטלי     נתונים, דוחות & ממצאים, חמור אירועים, מזג אירועים     0

Sfgate.com reports that...

A huge shift away from annual crops to nut trees has transformed the California farm belt over the past two decades and left farmers perilously vulnerable to the severe drought that is currently gripping the state.

Read more at www.sfgate.com