Posts in category: red

Apr

04
2017

Kenya’s tourism industry and conservation efforts are being threatened by drought-induced violence

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Https reports that...

On the night of Mar. 29, suspected herdsmen burned an exclusive safari lodge owned by prominent Italian-born, Kenyan author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann. The attack left the luxurious Mukutan Retreat lodge in northern Kenya in ruins, with the armed men burning down cottages, and shooting at Gallmann’s daughter Sveva as she was trying to get to her nine-month old baby.

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Apr

04
2017

More than 200 killed in Colombia in flooding, swept away as they slept – World – CBC News

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Cbc.ca reports that...

Townspeople desperately searched their ruined homes and the local hospital for loved ones Sunday after a torrent of water, mud and debris swept through a city in southern Colombia, causing more than 200 deaths, many of them children, and leaving hundreds more missing and injured.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Mar

25
2017

Lt. Governor declares Idaho, Lewis counties in state of emergency | Idaho County Free Press

Jodde     red, Uncategorized, Weather Events     0

Idahocountyfreepress.com reports that...

“We have had an abnormal winter exceeding 25 year, 50 year and perhaps 100-year event projections. Our citizens and municipalities are burdened by Mother Nature, our infrastructure is being tested,” said Governor Brad Little, current acting governor. “We are grateful that no one has lost their life as a direct result of this flooding, but the economic and personal toll is enormous. The communities in these areas will be dealing with the destruction for the foreseeable future and we will work to provide resources and assistance wherever we can.”

Read more at www.idahocountyfreepress.com


Mar

25
2017

Peru declares state of emergency due to deadly floods | Euronews

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Euronews.com reports that...

Peru declares state of emergency due to deadly floods

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Mar

25
2017

WATCH: Swells, wind and fire – extreme weather batters Cape Town and Durban | News24

Jodde     red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

News24.com reports that...

Tragedy struck in the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement on Saturday when a fire broke out shortly after midnight during hot, dry and windy conditions. Residents fled with their belongings from the narrow alleys between the corrugated iron houses to the safety of nearby tar roads.

Read more at www.news24.com


Mar

25
2017

Australia: Summer heat broke 205 records and more extreme weather is to come | WeatherWatch.co.nz

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Weatherwatch.co.nz reports that...

Professor Will Steffen is a scientist with the Climate Council of Australia, and the lead author of the report Angry Summer 2016/17: Climate Change Supercharging Extreme Weather, released today.

Read more at www.weatherwatch.co.nz


Mar

25
2017

Extreme Weather Event Causes Destruction at Kansas City Airport | Flying Magazine

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

Flyingmag.com reports that...

Johnson County Executive Airport KOJC in Olathe, Kansas, suffered major damage after a severe weather event tore through the area on Monday night. An entire row of T-hangars was completely demolished and the airplanes that were parked inside were piled randomly near the site where the hangar used to protect them. Around a dozen other hangars at the airport suffered major and minor damage.

Read more at www.flyingmag.com


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.