Weather events

Jan

29
2016

Storm Gertrude: weather reporter struggles to stand in gale during report – video | UK news | The Guardian

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Theguardian.com reports that...

A weather reporter for ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Laura Tobin, struggles to stay in her feet as she gives a live report on Storm Gertrude on Friday. Storm Gertrude arrived on Thursday night from the Atlantic on a powerful jet stream. About 8,500 properties in Scotland are without electricity as a result of the storm. Severe gales of up to 100mph are expected throughout Friday

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Jan

27
2016

Scores Die Across East Asia as Cold Snap Hits

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Breitbart.com reports that...

Taiwan: At least 85 people have died from the cold, primarily elderly residents whose heart trouble left them vulnerable to the sudden drop in temperature to 39 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest in 44 years. Six people died in the northern regions of Taipei and Taoyuan; 16 more died in the south in Kaohsiung, according to Focus Taiwan. The victims often lacked central heating.

Read more at www.breitbart.com


Jan

24
2016

Massive blizzard hits US east coast

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Bbc.com reports that...

The storm, which some US broadcasters are calling “Jonas”, has brought extreme snowfall and strong winds across the US east coast, including over Washington and New York.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Jan

23
2016

Cold-stunned turtles flood state’s rescue centers

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Starnewsonline.com reports that...

This month alone, more than a thousand turtles in North Carolina have been hurt by cold-stun, an occasionally fatal condition brought on by a rapid drop in water temperature. Beasley said in more than 40 years of working with turtles she’s never seen a cold-stun spate this severe

Read more at www.starnewsonline.com


Jan

20
2016

Sandstorm brings with it suffocating air pollution – Inside Israel – News – Arutz Sheva

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Israelnationalnews.com reports that...

The Ministry of Environmental Protection announced Monday that the haze has cause air pollution throughout the country, with a particular rise in pollution measured in the afternoon in the coastal and central district.

Read more at www.israelnationalnews.com


Jan

20
2016

Mississippi River crests, but flood victims not yet out of woods | Weather – WAPT Home

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Wapt.com reports that...

The Mississippi River has reached crest level in Vicksburg and Natchez, but residents along the river are far from being in the clear.

Read more at www.wapt.com


Jan

14
2016

A Hurricane? In January? You Can Thank El Nino : Discovery News

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News.discovery.com reports that...

It’s not often that an official hurricane forecast uses the word “surreal,” but that was the case late Monday as Tropical Storm Pali improbably became Hurricane Pali, the earliest hurricane ever recorded in the Central Pacific.

Read more at news.discovery.com


Jan

14
2016

Atlantic winter weather causes widespread outages, cancellations – Nova Scotia – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

Most areas in the Atlantic provinces were under winter storm and snowfall warnings as the first snowstorm of the year brought heavy, wet snow and ice pellets.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Jan

11
2016

Drought hits half of country, but rice bowl seen surviving | Bangkok Post: news

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Bangkokpost.com reports that...

Slightly more than half of the country is facing water shortages, but the Royal Irrigation Department remains confident the Central Plain will survive the dry season.

Read more at www.bangkokpost.com


Dec

30
2015

Freak storm pushes North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

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Washingtonpost.com reports that...

A powerful winter cyclone — the same storm that lead to two tornado outbreaks in the United States and disastrous river flooding — has driven the North Pole to the freezing point this week, 50 degrees above average for this time of year.

Read more at www.washingtonpost.com