Weather events

Apr

09
2016

Pakistan: Rains, floods kill over 200 in northern Pakistan – The Muslim NewsThe Muslim News

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Muslimnews.co.uk reports that...

KARACHI, AA: Rescue workers in northwestern Pakistan dug through debris and mud on Tuesday in hopes of finding survivors after a landslide buried at least 30 people alive on Monday as the death toll from days of torrential rains and flashfloods passed the 200-mark, local officials have said.

Read more at muslimnews.co.uk


Apr

09
2016

Maharashtra drought: Latur to get water by train in 15 days

Jodde     Severe Events, Weather Events, yellow     0

Tribuneindia.com reports that...

Water will be brought to Latur district by trains in the next 15 days while prohibitory orders were clamped near water supply spots in Parbhani town to prevent any violence as authorities grapple with drought in the worst-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

Read more at www.tribuneindia.com


Apr

09
2016

Doctors put off surgeries in drought-hit Marathwada 

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

ATUR: The Severe Drought In MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % Has Led To Farmers Killing Themselves, The Whole Rural Economy To A Collapse And Now Is Leading To A Public Health Crisis That Threatens The Heath Of Over 5 Lakh People In Latur One Of The Worst Drought Affected Districts In The State. Read More At: Http reports that...

LATUR: The severe drought in MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % has led to farmers killing themselves, the whole rural economy to a collapse and now is leading to a public health crisis that threatens the heath [sic] of over 5 lakh (500,000) people in Latur one of the worst drought affected [sic] districts in the state.

Read more at ATUR: The severe drought in MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % has led to farmers killing themselves, the whole rural economy to a collapse and now is leading to a public health crisis that threatens the heath of over 5 lakh people in Latur one of the worst drought affected districts in the state. Read more at: http


Apr

09
2016

Two killed in flash floods during rain storm in Oman | GulfNews.com

Jodde     Fatalities, Weather Events, yellow     0

Gulfnews.com reports that...

Muscat: Despite repeated warnings by Omani authorities, two Omanis were killed when their vehicle was swept away by flood waters in Wadi Kabeel of Qurayat province on Friday.

Read more at gulfnews.com


Apr

07
2016

Rescuers search for 23 in Kohistan landslide; flood toll at 92 – The Express Tribune

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Tribune.com.pk reports that...

Rescue workers searched on Wednesday for 23 people buried in a landslide in northern mountains as the number of people killed by unusually heavy rain rose to 92.

Read more at tribune.com.pk


Mar

29
2016

Ice storm damage extensive in city, county | Brantford Expositor

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Brantfordexpositor.ca reports that...

A large tree branch that took down utility lines on Dunsdon Street Thursday morning was one of many such scenes across Brantford and Brant County as a result of an overnight ice storm. Heather Ibbotson/Brantford Expositor

Read more at www.brantfordexpositor.ca


Mar

22
2016

Temperature hits 40 degrees in parts of Tamil Nadu

Natalie     Data, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Thehindu.com reports that...

In many interior parts of the State, including Vellore, Salem and Tiruchi, the day temperature scaled to 40 degree Celsius for the second consecutive day on Monday.

The mercury climbed four or five degrees above normal in many places, including Coimbatore, Tiruttani and Madurai.

The presence of westerlies, which bring hot, dry winds from the land — something unusual for this time of the year — has contributed to the blazing heat, Met officials say.

Read more at www.thehindu.com


Mar

21
2016

Flydubai plane crash: Data retrieved from black boxes – World – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

Emergency workers at the crash site of Flight FZ981, operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Mar

21
2016

Unusual cold spell chills Treasure Coast on Monday

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Tcpalm.com reports that...

Monday’s cold was uncharacteristic for the date, according to National Weather Service records.

The temperature reached 66 degrees early Monday morning in Vero Beach, but the cold spell moved in at daybreak, lowering the temperature from 61 at 6 a.m. to 55 at sunrise. Meteorologists said the temperature topped out at 62 degrees in the afternoon. Strong winds, gusting to 25 mph, kept blowing in cold air from the north.

Read more at www.tcpalm.com


Mar

21
2016

Wildfire burns 150 acres near Douglas

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12news.com reports that...

Fire crews are working to contain the Baker Canyon Fire northeast of Douglas. The fire had burned 150 acres of grass and brush by early Monday afternoon.

Read more at www.12news.com