Posts in category: red

Sep

29
2016

Wildfire Shuts Off Electricity Across Puerto Rico | News | teleSUR English

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Telesurtv.net reports that...

All of Puerto Rico has been without electricity since Wednesday afternoon after a wildfire shut down the country’s major electric plant in the south of the island, authorities said.

Read more at www.telesurtv.net


Sep

21
2016

N. Korea flood aid is latest fallout from nuclear standoff – News – Stripes

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Stripes.com reports that...

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Monday that it’s unlikely to provide assistance to help the North recover from massive flood damage even if asked for help because of tensions over the communist country’s most recent nuclear test.

Read more at www.stripes.com


Aug

31
2016

[Update] Wildfire burning near Idaho-Oregon border grows substantially | Idaho Statesman

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Idahostatesman.com reports that...

The Cherry Road Fire, burning about 16 miles west of Homedale grew from 3,500 acres Sunday afternoon to an estimated 50,000 acres Monday morning, according to a Bureau of Land Management press release.

Read more at www.idahostatesman.com


Aug

31
2016

Louisiana Flood of 2016 resulted from ’1,000-year’ rain in 2 days

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Nola.com reports that...

The Louisiana Flood of 2016 was triggered by a complicated, slow-moving low-pressure weather system that dumped as much as two feet of rain on parts of East Baton Rouge, Livingston and St. Helena parishes in 48 hours. The record two-day rainfall in those areas had a 0.1 percent chance of occurring in any year, the equivalent of a “1,000-year rain”, according to the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center, based at the Slidell office of the National Weather Service.

Read more at www.nola.com


Jul

25
2016

Landslide toll touches 6 as woman buried alive in Guwahati – Times of India

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

Guwahati: Malati Das was busy doing household chores on Wednesday when a rain-triggered landslide came crashing down on her hillside residence in the city here, burying her alive. She was the sixth person to die in a landslide in the city in less than a month

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


Jul

01
2016

Beaujolais crus ravaged by heavy hail storm – Decanter

Jodde     red, Uncategorized, Weather Events     0

Decanter.com reports that...

Local officials have called for parts of Beaujolais to be declared a disaster zone after fierce hail storms severely damaged several vineards in the area.

Read more at www.decanter.com


Jul

01
2016

Organic farm outside Calgary loses entire harvest in hail storm | Globalnews.ca

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Globalnews.ca reports that...

WATCH ABOVE: Tuesday’s hail storm south of Calgary has damaged the crops on many farms and ranches. Tony Tighe visited the Rio Frio Farm where they lost their entire summer harvest.

Read more at globalnews.ca


May

29
2016

Zimbabwe drought: Five million face food shortage – AJE News

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Aljazeera.com reports that...

Nearly five million people in Zimbabwe – half of the country’s rural population – will need assistance by next year as a result of the ongoing drought in southern Africa, the United Nations has said.

Read more at www.aljazeera.com


May

19
2016

Sri Lanka landslides and rain kill 37 people with over 150 still missing | World news | The Guardian

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Theguardian.com reports that...

“A total of 37 people have been killed, 28 wounded … in weather-related incidents in the past three days,” the DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


May

17
2016

Search Continues for Missing in Indonesia Flash Flood

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Voanews.com reports that...

Indonesian officials say at least 17 people have been killed and 3 more remain missing following a flash flood near a popular tourist destination.

Read more at www.voanews.com