Posts in category: red

Jul

26
2015

On four continents, historic droughts wreak havoc

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Usatoday.com reports that...

California isn’t the only place experiencing record-breaking, intense drought — countries around the world such as Brazil, North Korea and South Africa are seeing lower-than-average precipitation.

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Jul

07
2015

Pindi Monsoon shower claims 11 lives

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Pakistantoday.com.pk reports that...

The first rainfall of the monsoon season on Tuesday created chaos in the garrison city killing 11 people, flooding Leh Nullah and causing widespread damage to gas, electricity and water supply lines, according to sources.

Read more at www.pakistantoday.com.pk


Jul

05
2015

News – PHOTOS: 6 gripping shots of Pakistan’s deadly heatwave

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Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

An ongoing heatwave in Pakistan has claimed more than 1,100 lives, marking the country’s deadliest heat wave in history.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com


Jul

03
2015

Ramadan and Power Outages Blamed for Mass Deaths During Pakistan Heatwave

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News.vice.com reports that...

A deadly combination of factors, including poor urban planning, a crippled energy infrastructure, climate change, Ramadan, and freak weather conditions, has led to the unprecedented deaths of more than a thousand people in a Pakistani heat wave.

Read more at news.vice.com


Jul

02
2015

Record breaking heat across the globe

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Bbc.com reports that...

Unprecedented June heat has scorched parts of four continents over the past week, with temperature records broken in Asia, Europe, North America and South America. Pakistan’s June heat wave has already claimed over 1000 lives, whilst record breaking temperatures have sparked huge wildfires that have ravaged homes in Washington State. Further south, parts of Colombia have sizzled in temperatures of up to 42C. Meanwhile, in Europe, temperatures have reached record highs in Spain and the UK.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jul

01
2015

Tropical Cyclone Raquel forms making history

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M.themorningbulletin.com.au reports that...

TROPICAL Cyclone Raquel has formed in the south-west Pacific near the Solomon Islands, triggering the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone.

Read more at m.themorningbulletin.com.au


Jun

24
2015

Pakistan heatwave to ease as India prepares for floods

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Bbc.com reports that...

The extreme heat in Pakistan has now claimed over 800 lives, with many hospitals struggling to cope with the influx of people affected by the temperature. Meanwhile, heavy rain is expected to affect India over the coming days, which could potentially cause flooding.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jun

22
2015

Pakistan heat wave claims at least 140 lives

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Cnn.com reports that...

A record-breaking heat wave baked Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, over the weekend, killing as many as 140 people.

Read more at www.cnn.com


Jun

09
2015

China battered by heavy rain

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Bbc.com reports that...

BBC Weather’s Philip Avery talks to BBC World about the torrential rain that has ravaged central and southwest China.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jun

07
2015

The Sad Reality Of Starving, Dying Sea Lions On Venice Beach

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Yovenice.com reports that...

Unseasonably warmer patches of water in the Pacific Ocean have driven fish deeper and further offshore as they search for cooler, more nutrient dense water.

This means adult sea lions need to travel further to find food and as a result they leave pups behind. 
In many cases the pups are abandoned even before they have been weaned and long before they are strong enough to fend for themselves. Weak and exhausted the sea lion pups come to shore to rest. Many never return to the sea.

Read more at www.yovenice.com