Weather events

Jun

04
2014

Russia – Thousands evacuated in flood-hit Siberia

Natalie     Fatalities, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events, yellow     0

En.itar-tass.com reports that...

More than 20,000 people cannot return to their homes and apartments in Altai Territory, hit by the worst flood for the past 45 years, Governor Alexander Karlin has said.

Totally 29,000 people were evacuated from 72 villages in 14 rural areas and the city of Biysk. As of May 4 a total of 8,756 houses and 9,087 farmlands were flooded.

Read more at en.itar-tass.com


Jun

03
2014

Ninth Oregon county gets drought declaration

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Statesmanjournal.com reports that...

Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared a drought emergency in three more Oregon counties, bringing the total to nine.

Read more at www.statesmanjournal.com


Jun

03
2014

Water level in Ganga, Brahmaputra to increase till 2050: Study

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

Zeenews.india.com reports that...

A new study has revealed that water supply in rivers like Ganga, Brahmaputra and Indus will increase in the coming decades…

…The researchers said that glaciers feeding Indus river, although retreating, will generate increasing amounts of melt-water in the coming decades due to higher temperatures. For the other rivers, the increase in river flow will be mainly caused by increasing precipitation.

Read more at zeenews.india.com


May

31
2014

Slide Fire now 90 percent contained

Natalie     Damage over $1M, Reports & Findings, Weather Events, yellow     0

Dcourier.com reports that...

The Slide Fire that has been burning in Oak Creek Canyon is now 90 percent contained and the national Incident Management Team is expected to turn over control of the firefighting efforts to a local team Saturday evening.

Read more at www.dcourier.com


May

30
2014

Riverview, Florida: Tornado Does Damage Near Tampa, Hillsborough County

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Theepochtimes.com reports that...

A reported tornado did damage in Riverview, Florida, which is located near Tampa Bay, according to reports.

WTSP-TV reported that the storm did damage throughout the area after the tornado touched.

A local viewer said that roofs were torn off buildings, and there was debris strewn around, according to the television station.

Read more at www.theepochtimes.com


May

29
2014

Three people missing in mudslide | Colorado | World | News | Toronto Sun

Jodde     red, Weather Events     0

Torontosun.com reports that...

DENVER – Search and rescue crews were looking for three men on Monday who have been missing since a four-mile-long mudslide inundated a remote area near the Grand Mesa National Forest in western Colorado the day before.

Read more at www.torontosun.com


May

29
2014

Ancient Antarctic iceberg flotilla caused huge sea-level rise

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

Mnn.com reports that...

Sandy debris pulled up from icebergs sugget that Antarctica’s giant glaciers respond to a warming climate with pulses of quick withdrawal as opposed to a gradual retreat.

Read more at www.mnn.com


May

29
2014

Heavy Rains Bring Mass Flooding to Louisiana

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Nbcnews.com reports that...

Rising waters stop cars and obstruct traffic across the state.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


May

29
2014

Floods sweep central Europe

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.com reports that...

BBC Weather’s Sarah Keith-Lucas looks at the regions in Europe that have been hit by torrential rain and flash flooding.

Read more at www.bbc.com


May

27
2014

Great Lakes ice remains despite near record-high temperatures.

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

Slate.com reports that...

Despite record warm temperatures over the Memorial Day weekend, it’s still wintery in parts of the Great Lakes.

Along the balmy northern shores of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, this weekend’s mix of record-breaking warmth and vestigial ice from a polar vortex dominated winter created surreal scenes:

Read more at www.slate.com