Weather events

May

10
2018

Sask. seeding progressing after slow start to 2018

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Https reports that...

A late start to spring has delayed field operations in much of Saskatchewan but that is expected to pick up in the coming week.

Saskatchewan Agriculture reported Thursday in the weekly crop report, nine per cent of the crop is in the ground as of May 8, below the five-year average of 19 per cent for this time of year.

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May

10
2018

Quebec storm: Overnight storms, strong winds

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Https reports that...

Friday, May 4, 2018, 9:16 PM – As the sun went down on what had been a stormy day in neighbouring Ontario (where one person was killed by a falling tree amid winds gusting stronger than 100 km/h), storms linger into the night for Quebec, with wind warnings still widespread

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May

10
2018

At least 18 killed in fresh storms in India, May toll passes 150

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Https reports that...

At least 18 people died in the last 24 hours due to heavy rainfall and strong winds in northern India, taking the total number of deaths for the month to 156, disaster management authorities said Thursday.

Fresh storms had hit the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday and left 16 dead and 25 injured across several districts, according to Sanjay Kumar of the State Disaster Management Authority.

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Apr

01
2018

B.C. wildfire crews called to help extinguish Merritt grass fire

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Https reports that...

 

BC Wildfire Service crews are helping Merritt-area firefighters with a large grass fire that has broken out northwest of the Nicola Valley city.

 

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Apr

01
2018

Extreme Drought Conditions Taking Over Southern Colorado « CBS Denver

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Denver.cbslocal.com reports that...

A dry March has resulted in the expansion of drought across Colorado with 90% of the state now in some stage of drought.

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Mar

02
2018

Long winter taking toll on Calgary charity that feeds those in need | CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

For the past five years, Leftovers Calgary has co-ordinated 72 delivery routes a week, using 200 volunteer drivers and one small transport truck bought with help from a corporate sponsor.

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Mar

02
2018

Deaths, accidents and delays as Europe struggles with extreme cold snap

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Https reports that...

GENEVA
— An extreme cold snap across Europe claimed more lives, forced the
closure of airports in Scotland, Switzerland, France and Ireland and
left hundreds of drivers stranded on snowy highways Thursday.

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Mar

02
2018

German cold snap: thawing in the west and frosty in the east

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Https reports that...

While temperatures in western and southern Germany are slowly creeping up, residents in the east and the north shouldn’t put away their long johns and mitts just yet. In the small town of Barth along the Baltic Sea, the mercury reached a bitterly cold -17.5C late in the evening on Thursday, according to weather service Kachelmannwetter.

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Mar

02
2018

Western Cape drought impact on agriculture estimated at R5bn

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Https reports that...

CAPE TOWN – The agriculture sector in the Western Cape will take an
economic knock of more than R5-billion due to the impact of the drought.

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Mar

02
2018

City official estimates flood damage between $150,000 and $200,000

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Https reports that...

 

As
Londoners brace for cooler temperatures and possible snowfall later
this week, city crews continue to clean up the damage left by last
week’s weather.

Several areas of the city were flooded after a
weeks worth of rain fell in a matter of days and milder weather resulted
in the thawing of snow banks and ice jams in the river.

 

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