Weather events

Oct

10
2015

Rain Resumes as South Carolina Recovers From Massive Flood

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

Nytimes.com reports that...

After four dry days, rain has returned to South Carolina — but not in the record-breaking amounts seen last week that caused devastating floods…

…There is still flooding in South Carolina. All that water from Columbia continues to move toward the sea, although authorities don’t expect the devastating damage that happened when up to 20 inches of rain fell over South Carolina’s capital over two days.

 

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Oct

10
2015

Gauteng heatwave will persist

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Citizen.co.za reports that...

The SA Weather Service says the present heatwave is expected to persist until Sunday. 

There is an indication of somewhat cooler conditions for Sunday evening over large parts of the country due to a cold front over the east coast, except over western Limpopo, Rekord Centurionreported.

“This will result in a temporary break in the heatwave on Monday for at least one day,” the service said in a statement.

However, the high-pressure system is expected to re-establish itself again on October 13 and October 14, when extremely high temperatures will return.

Read more at citizen.co.za


Oct

09
2015

Camarillo has hottest day ever since forecasters started keeping track

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Vcstar.com reports that...

Camarillo broke three heat records Friday, and high temperatures were expected to continue through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Oxnard.

Temperatures reached 108 in Camarillo about 1 p.m. Friday, breaking the previous record for any day of the year in the city since the Weather Service started keeping track in 1948 — 103 degrees on Sept. 24, 1978.

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Oct

09
2015

Gujarat sizzles, Vadodara records highest day temperature

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

Skymetweather.com reports that...

After the withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon from Gujarat, the state has been reeling under extremely hot weather conditions. In the month of October, most places in the state have been recording day temperature beyond the 40°C.

On October 8, Vadodara recorded 40.6°C as the maximum temperature, which is the highest in a decade for the month of October. Earlier, the highest temperature recorded was 40.1°C on October 1, 2009. Also, Vadodara airport observed a maximum of 41.5°C.

Read more at www.skymetweather.com


Oct

09
2015

Ocean heatwave causing world’s third coral bleaching event

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Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

NOAA – the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – just announced the third global coral bleaching event on record is now under way, due to the effects of climate change and the soaring ocean temperatures in the Pacific from El Niño.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com


Oct

09
2015

Sea temperature rise proves costly for Scottish fish farmer

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Pressandjournal.co.uk reports that...

Rising sea temperatures have been blamed for a huge increase in annual costs, including the loss of fish worth £7.75milion, at salmon farms operated by Marine Harvest (Scotland).

The firm, part of Norwegian fish farming giant Marine Harvest, said “fish health challenges” and treatment losses during 2014 were impacted by a slight increase in water temperature.

Read more at www.pressandjournal.co.uk


Oct

04
2015

41 killed due to lightning in Maharashtra

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Indianexpress.com reports that...

Altogether 41 persons lost their lives due to lightning strike in various parts of Maharashtra during the last fortnight, an official said.
Almost half the deaths were reported in drought-affected Marathwada region where lightning claimed 19 lives, the official added.

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Oct

04
2015

Unusual weather conditions prevail in city

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Nyoooz.com reports that...

Many people in the city are becoming sick due to very unusual kind of weather conditions prevailing in the city for the past few days. While the day temperature is staying at three to four degrees above normal, the night temperature has dipped to three degrees below normal. In the past three nights, the night temperature recorded was 15.7, 19.6 and 20.8 degreed Celsius respectively. In the minimum temperature category, normal temperature is 22 degrees, but any value below this mark is considered as low. The normal day temperature in the first week of October is usually 33 degrees.

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Oct

04
2015

Disorganized Tropical Storm Oho meanders south of Big Island

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M.hawaiinewsnow.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Oho is maintaining strength as it meanders about 380 miles south of South Point on the Big Island or 565 miles to the south-southeast of Honolulu.

Oho is the 12th tropical cyclone of the 2015 Central North Pacific hurricane season. Eight-C to the southwest of Hawaii is the 13th, which is the greatest number of tropical cyclones to occur in the basin on record, according to the Hurricane Center.

Read more at m.hawaiinewsnow.com


Oct

03
2015

Multiple roads in High Point flood, cars stranded | myfox8.com

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Myfox8.com reports that...

The High Point Fire Department responded to 33 weather-related calls beginning at 7:30 a.m. They included two water rescues and four car accidents.

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