Posts in category: red

Jan

18
2017

‘Worst Rainfall in 30 Years’: Thailand Flooding Hits 700,000 People, Leaves 21 Dead

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

idespread flooding in Thailand’s south has killed 21 people, affected hundreds of thousands more, and hit the nation’s rubber industry hard.

Thailand’s wet season usually ends in late November and flooding is rare in January, officials told Reuters, but unseasonably heavy rain has hit 12 out of 67 provinces.

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Jan

18
2017

Chile city in state of emergency over wildfires

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Digitaljournal.com reports that...

Chile on Saturday declared a local state of emergency over wildfires plaguing the landmark tourist-draw city of Valparaiso.

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Jan

18
2017

Tornadoes, Flooding Struck Near Dallas-Fort Worth Sunday Evening (RECAP)

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Two tornadoes were confirmed in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area Sunday evening, one near Laguna Park and another near Grand Prairie. About 30 homes were damaged in Frisco, Texas, according to The Associated Press.


Jan

18
2017

Winter Storm Jupiter’s Icy Side Hits Plains, Midwest Hard; 6 Killed

Jodde     Damage over $1M, red, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

Ice totals in the Plains and Midwest started to reach dangerous levels Sunday morning across the Plains and Midwest, threatening to cripple an entire region of the country for days.

During its trek eastward, Winter Storm Jupiter has killed at least six, spreading freezing rain and ice that has created dangerous road conditions from Oklahoma and Kansas to mid-Missouri and Southern Illinois.

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Dec

07
2016

Deadly Storms Add to Drought, Flood and Fires Plaguing South – ABC News

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Five people were killed in two states after at least 13 twisters damaged homes, splintered barns and toppled trees in parts of

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Nov

18
2016

Flooding forces 20,000 to evacuate in the Dominican Republic

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Humanosphere.org reports that...

More than 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in the Dominican Republic by torrential rain and flooding, and meteorologists say another tropical storm is already on the horizon.

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Oct

31
2016

Madagascar drought: catastrophe looms as 850,000 go hungry, says UN

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

Nearly 850,000 people in drought-hit southern Madagascar are experiencing “alarming” levels of hunger, and more aid is needed to prevent a dire situation from becoming a “catastrophe”, UN agencies said on Thursday.

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Oct

31
2016

Hurricane Matthew Recap: Destruction From the Caribbean to the United States

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

Matthew formed from a tropical wave that pushed off the African coast in late September. That tropical wave was dubbed Invest 97L just southwest of the Cape Verde Islands on Sept. 25.

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Sep

30
2016

26 still missing, 15 others rescued in Lishui landslide – CCTV News – CCTV.com English

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

English.cctv.com reports that...

To the landslide in the eastern province of Zhejiang, where 15 people have been rescued, and 26 others are still unaccounted for.

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Sep

29
2016

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

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

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