Posts in category: Severe Events

Jan

26
2015

Conn., Mass., N.J. ban road travel as huge storm hits Northeast

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Usatoday.com reports that...

A historic snowstorm blasted its way through the Northeast Monday, threatening to wreak havoc in seven states, with thousands of flight cancellations, school closings and up to 3 feet of snow and blizzard like conditions expected to impact up to 40 million people.

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Jan

23
2015

Brazil’s worst drought in history prompts protests and blackouts

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Theguardian.com reports that...

The taps have run dry and the lights have gone out across swathes of Brazil this week as the worst drought in history spreads from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro and beyond.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Jan

16
2015

Floods, landslides hit North Sumatra regencies

Natalie     Data, green, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

M.thejakartapost.com reports that...

A number of regencies and cities in North Sumatra were hit by floods and landslides on Thursday due to heavy rains over the past several days.

Read more at m.thejakartapost.com


Jan

15
2015

In Malawi: 48 dead, 100,000 homeless after massive flood

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, red, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Pulse.ng reports that...

Massive flooding in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, has left 48 people dead and about a 100,000 homeless, according to reports.

Read more at pulse.ng


Jan

11
2015

143 wrecks reported in 10 hours because of rain

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

M.reviewjournal.com reports that...

Record-setting rainfall made navigating Las Vegas highways a nightmare for drivers braving slick roads Sunday.

Read more at m.reviewjournal.com


Jan

07
2015

South Australia fires: ‘Hundreds’ of animals dead

Natalie     Data, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

M.bbc.com reports that...

Hundreds of animals are believed to have been killed in South Australia since bushfires began burning out of control in the Adelaide Hills last Friday.

Read more at m.bbc.com


Jan

06
2015

Australia’s heatwave breaks the internet – leaving thousands of customers offline

Natalie     Data, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Mirror.co.uk reports that...

Extreme heat in Australia has forced one internet service provider to shut down its servers, meaning thousands of customers have been cut off from the web.

Read more at www.mirror.co.uk


Jan

05
2015

Tornadoes Strike Mississippi as Storms Sweep Through South – NBC News

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

There were no injuries reported in Mississippi but four mobile homes were battered in Rose Hill, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said. Seven counties reported homes damaged by storms, flooding and power lines knocked down as the storms moved through. In Jefferson Davis County northwest of Hattiesburg, two house fires were blamed on lightning, the agency said.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Jan

04
2015

Australia’s heat

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Bbc.com reports that...

Matt Taylor has the latest on the weather conditions that have contributed to the worst wildfires in Adelaide in over 30 years.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jan

01
2015

Flash floods, mudslides kill at least 39 in Sri Lanka

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Mobile.reuters.com reports that...

Flash floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 39 people and more than 1 million have had to flee their homes in the past two weeks, data from the island’s Disaster Management Center showed on Thursday.

Read more at mobile.reuters.com