Monthly archives: December 2009

Dec

30
2009

Heavy rains unleash floods in Puerto Rico; 1 dead

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-12.29.09- Puerto Rico authorities say flooding from heavy rains has killed one man and caused more than $1 million in damage in the island’s interior. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Floods, fires as extreme weather hits NSW, WA

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-12.28.09- RESIDENTS of central and northern NSW and southern Queensland have been placed on flash-flood alert, while Western Australians have been told to brace for potentially catastrophic bushfire conditions as temperatures soar. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Wet year sets up for floods next spring

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-12.29.09- Columbia residents, brace yourselves for water in unwanted places this spring… The wettest consecutive years on record for Columbia combined with a heavy snowpack already deposited in the northern plains and Midwest should lead to water rising throughout the state when temperatures warm in the spring. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Floods easing along Castlereagh River

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-12.30.09- Flooding along the Castlereagh River in central western NSW is easing with the waters failing to reach their predicted height. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Yield loss eyed as snow covers U.S. corn crop

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-12.28.09- As much as 100 million bushels of U.S. corn could be lost after heavy snowstorms in recent days likely delayed until spring the final stages of an already historically slow harvest, analysts and meteorologists said on Monday. Read more


Dec

30
2009

US Midwest states face fresh blizzards

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-12.27.09- Severe snow storms continue to affect large areas of the United States. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Flooding follows torrential rain in parts of Australia

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-12.28.09- Torrential rain caused flooding in parts of the Australian state of New South Wales on Monday. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Thousands of homes evacuated in Argentina floods

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-12.29.09- Two people have died and thousands of homes have been evacuated in Argentina after heavy rains flooded the province of Buenos Aires. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Snow gives parts of UK first white Christmas since 2004

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-12.25.09- Snow has fallen in parts of the UK to make the first white Christmas for five years, the Met Office has confirmed. Read more


Dec

30
2009

Chill hits water to 400 Northern Ireland homes

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-12.29.09- Up to 400 householders in Northern Ireland are experiencing difficulties with water supplies because of freezing conditions, NI Water has said. Read more