Weather events

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


Dec

29
2015

Alps ski resorts at lower altitudes suffer from lack of snow leaving slopes bare

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Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

Holidaymakers who planned a snowy Christmas getaway in the Alps have been left disappointed at low-altitude ski resorts caught in one of the warmest Decembers on record.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk


Dec

24
2015

US storms: At least 11 dead in trail of destruction

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Bbc.com reports that...

At least 11 people have been killed and scores more injured by a devastating storm which left a path of destruction across the US South on Christmas Eve.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

22
2015

El Niño pattern brings springlike temperatures to much of U.S.

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Dallasnews.com reports that...

A weather pattern partly linked with El Niño has turned winter upside-down across the U.S. during a week of heavy holiday travel. It is bringing springlike warmth to the Northeast, a risk of tornadoes in the South and so much snow across the West that even skiing slopes have been overwhelmed.

Read more at www.dallasnews.com