Weather events

Mar

02
2016

Beauceville flood victims return home to mop up – Montreal – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

Firefighters continue to monitor the seven-kilometre ice barrier that’s formed over the Chaudière River to make sure it doesn’t start to overflow again. Radio-Canada

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Mar

02
2016

Hydro-Québec works to restore power after freezing rain storm – Montreal – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

Quebec’s public utility is still working to restore power to thousands of customers who have been in the dark since a major winter storm lashed the province’s southern regions with high winds and freezing rain Wednesday.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Mar

02
2016

At least 4 dead in Virginia as severe weather blasts East Coast

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Usatoday.com reports that...

More severe weather pelted the East Coast Wednesday while portions of the central U.S. dealt with blizzard conditions.

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Mar

02
2016

Heat wave conditions continue to prevail in Hyderabad Karnataka – Today’s Paper – The Hindu

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Thehindu.com reports that...

Heat wave conditions continued in a few parts of Hyderabad Karnataka but were on the wane in parts of Bombay Karnataka region, as per observations recorded by India Meteorological Department at 8.30 a.m. on Sunday. These regions have been under a severe heat wave spell for the past one week.

Read more at www.thehindu.com


Mar

02
2016

Cue lightning!: Montrealers catch winter thunderstorm on camera | CTV Montreal News

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Montreal.ctvnews.ca reports that...

Montrealers Jolyane Limoges and Pierre-Marc Doucet caught video of a rare winter thunderstorm Monday night…

Read more at montreal.ctvnews.ca


Mar

02
2016

Great Barrier Reef under threat from high temperatures

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

Bbc.com reports that...

El Nino and summer heat is taking a toll on the Great Barrier Reef with coral bleaching as temperatures soar.

Scientists say that the Great Barrier Reef needs a retreat of the El Nino conditions soon if some coral areas are to survive.

Campaign group WWF have warned that “Global warming, fuelled by burning fossil fuels, is increasing the water temperature and bleaching coral reefs,”

BBC Weather’s Matt Taylor reports

Read more at www.bbc.com


Mar

01
2016

Sydney heatwave: mercury hits 41.7C as city sets record for days above 26C | Weather | The Guardian

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Theguardian.com reports that...

Sweltering day 21st consecutive day over 26C as Bureau of Meteorology predicts temperatures above 26C for the next week

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Mar

01
2016

Heat wave conditions continue to prevail in Hyderabad Karnataka – Today’s Paper – The Hindu

Jodde     Weather Events     0

Thehindu.com reports that...

Heat wave conditions continued in a few parts of Hyderabad Karnataka but were on the wane in parts of Bombay Karnataka region, as per observations recorded by India Meteorological Department at 8.30 a.m. on Sunday. These regions have been under a severe heat wave spell for the past one week.

Read more at www.thehindu.com


Mar

01
2016

Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

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

Newsinfo.inquirer.net reports that...

Vietnam is suffering its worst drought in nearly a century with salinization hitting farmers especially hard in the crucial southern Mekong delta, experts said Monday. “The water level of the Mekong River has gone down to its lowest level since 1926, leading to the worst drought and salinisation there,” Nguyen Van Tinh, deputy head of the hydraulics department under the Ministry of Agriculture, told AFP.

Read more at newsinfo.inquirer.net


Mar

01
2016

California’s snowpack falls below average, sparking new drought fears

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

Latimes.com reports that...

After a promising start to winter, California’s snowpack has shrunk to below-average levels, causing state water officials to redouble their calls for water conservation.

On Tuesday, the statewide snowpack stood at only 83% of average for the day, a result the California Department of Water Resources blamed on fall and winter seasons that have brought only “moderate precipitation” and “relatively warm temperatures.”

Read more at www.latimes.com