Weather events

Jan

11
2015

Polar Bears Get Moving to Beat Climate Change

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

Full-timewhistle.com reports that...

Polar bears have a plan to beat the effects of climate change: they are moving. New research shows that polar bears are adapting and evolving in the face of global warming by picking up and heading to colder areas that are situated more to the north.

Read more at full-timewhistle.com


Jan

11
2015

Three people rescued from flooded causeway as torrential rain soaks Central Australia

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Mobile.abc.net.au reports that...

Torrential rains across Central Australia have already claimed one life and police have pleaded with people to use common sense.

Read more at mobile.abc.net.au


Jan

09
2015

Brazil Water Supply, Crops Still at Risk a Year after Epic Drought

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

Scientificamerican.com reports that...

Record-high temperatures and the most severe drought in at least 80 years punished southeastern Brazil last year, a region accounting for 60 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. Despite rain in recent weeks, the country’s climate challenges could threaten a tepid economic recovery.

Read more at www.scientificamerican.com


Jan

09
2015

At least 4 dead in Myanmar landslide

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News.yahoo.com reports that...

At least four people have been killed in a landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar’s north, authorities said Friday.

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Jan

07
2015

South Australia fires: ‘Hundreds’ of animals dead

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M.bbc.com reports that...

Hundreds of animals are believed to have been killed in South Australia since bushfires began burning out of control in the Adelaide Hills last Friday.

Read more at m.bbc.com


Jan

07
2015

Deep Freeze: South and East Will Shiver as Brutal Arctic Blast Takes Hold – NBC News

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

The coldest blast of arctic air this winter sent wind-chill readings to 50 below zero in Minnesota — and the pain is headed south and east for Thursday.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Jan

07
2015

Syrian Refugees Suffer as Blizzard, Rain, Winds Hit Mideast

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M.voanews.com reports that...

A storm buffeted the Middle East with blizzards, rain and strong winds on Wednesday, keeping people at home across much of the region and raising concerns for Syrian refugees facing freezing temperatures in flimsy shelters.

Read more at m.voanews.com


Jan

06
2015

Heavy rain in Washington triggers landslides, evacuations

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Cbsnews.com reports that...

After the heavy rains that started the week, the National Weather Service said more landslides are possible in western Washington, especially on coastal bluffs and steep hillsides.

Read more at www.cbsnews.com


Jan

06
2015

Australia’s heatwave breaks the internet – leaving thousands of customers offline

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

Mirror.co.uk reports that...

Extreme heat in Australia has forced one internet service provider to shut down its servers, meaning thousands of customers have been cut off from the web.

Read more at www.mirror.co.uk


Jan

06
2015

Deep freeze blankets 2,000-mile corridor as high-speed storm blasts through 22 states only to leave yet ANOTHER bitter polar plunge that will impact 240 million people

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Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

The deep freeze unfolding across the Midwest and Northeast since late Sunday once again brought an unbearable morning commute Tuesday as another round of sub-zero temperatures, relentless wind chills and snow impacted some 240 million.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk