Posts in category: Severe Events

Feb

28
2015

Six infants die in drought-hit Tharparkar

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

Arynews.tv reports that...

Six more children died in nursery ward of Mithi Civil Hospital in drought hit Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province on Saturday, ARY News reported.

Read more at arynews.tv


Feb

20
2015

Australia storms: Cyclones hit Queensland and and Northern Territory

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Telegraph.co.uk reports that...

Two powerful cyclones pounded Australia on Friday and left a trail of destruction with houses ripped apart, trees uprooted and power lines torn down, cutting electricity to thousands of people.

Read more at www.telegraph.co.uk


Feb

18
2015

Snowmageddon: 17 amazing photos of record-breaking US snow

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

Telegraph.co.uk reports that...

Parts of New England have seen a record amount of snowfall in February, with more expected this weekend.

Read more at www.telegraph.co.uk


Feb

05
2015

Lack of Snowfall “the Consistent Issue” for Drought-Stricken California

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

Nbclosangeles.com reports that...

A lack of snowfall during what are typically the wettest months of the year in California continues to dampen hopes for drought recovery, according to this week’s U.S. Drought Monitor Report.

Read more at www.nbclosangeles.com


Feb

05
2015

Drought in eight provinces, 31 more face water shortages

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

Bangkokpost.com reports that...

Severe water shortages are expected in at least 30 provinces this year as the dry season digs in, with parts of eight provinces already declared drought disaster areas, but household supply should be safe.

Read more at www.bangkokpost.com


Feb

03
2015

Brazil Faces Recession as Drought Drags On

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

M.voanews.com reports that...

Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, has nearly run out of water and the whole country faces power rationing as the worst drought in more than 80 years dries up hydroelectric reservoirs.

Read more at m.voanews.com


Jan

31
2015

Floods and mudslides hit Peruvian Amazon

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

M.bbc.com reports that...

Large parts of the Peruvian Amazon are under water after torrential rains caused rivers to burst their banks.

Read more at m.bbc.com


Jan

28
2015

Heightened Temperatures Robbed Our Seas of Oxygen, and Could do it Again

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

Natureworldnews.com reports that...

A recent study of the ancient seafloor has revealed some surprising and worrying facts about our oceans’ past. Tens-of-thousands of years ago, our oceans suffered from severe oxygen loss just as massive ice sheets started to melt. Now, with sea ice and glaciers fast retreating in the wake of climate change, experts are worried about another instance of mass deoxygenation.

Read more at www.natureworldnews.com


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