Maandelijks Archief: Juli 2011

Jul

31
2011

Heat wave threatens elderly in remote towns

Natalie Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

With temperatures topping 100 graden, the elderly farmers and retirees who Knight says like to gather andswap liesare nowhere to be seen. They’re also probably not at their doctor’s appointments, shopping at the store or at their club meetings. Many are afraid to go outside. Lees meer.


Jul

29
2011

Japan urges 180,000 to evacuate flood area

Natalie Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Japan Friday issued evacuation advisories for more than 180,000 people in central Niigata region and tsunami-hit Fukushima, as heavy rains triggered floods which left five missing, reports said. Lees meer.


Jul

29
2011

Parched Texas welcomes tropical storm, wants more

Natalie Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

As Tropical Storm Don crawled through the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas braced for long-awaited rain and what some saw as a practice run for storms to come. Lees meer.


Jul

28
2011

Mudslides spark S. Korea landmine fears; 67 dood

Natalie Dodelijke slachtoffers, Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

South Koreans were cautioned Thursday about landmines and explosives that had been unsettled after a series of deadly landslides in and around the capital Seoul swamped military sites, defense officials said. Lees meer.


Jul

28
2011

Record rains soak Midwest, prompting more flood fears

Natalie Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Overnight storms dumped a record amount of rain on parts of the Midwest, including more than 10 inches falling on Dubuque, Iowa, prompting fears of more Mississippi River flooding. Lees meer.


Jul

28
2011

1.5 million bats in Texas city left hungrier by drought

Natalie Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

There are 1.5 million bats living under a bridge in downtown Austin, and a historic Texas drought is making them hungrier than ever. Lees meer.


Jul

27
2011

South Korea hit by fatal landslides

Natalie Dodelijke slachtoffers, Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

At least 32 people have been killed in landslides in South Korea, as heavy rain deluged homes and caused chaos across northern areas of the country. Lees meer.


Jul

27
2011

Philippines reels after deadly storm Nock-ten

Natalie Dodelijke slachtoffers, Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Meer dan 20 people have been killed and tens of thousands have fled their homes after a tropical storm battered the Philippines for a third day. Lees meer.


Jul

27
2011

Deaths tied to heat: 64 mensen, thousands of cattle

Natalie Dodelijke slachtoffers, Records, Ernstige gebeurtenissen, Weersomstandigheden     0

In this summer of extreme heat, the death tolls from the last heat wave were being counted Wednesday. Heat might have caused or contributed to as many as 64 human deaths, the National Weather Service said, while ranchers in several states reported thousands of cattle were lost to heat and drought. Lees meer.


Jul

25
2011

Rains drench parts of Corn Belt, more to come this week

Natalie Weersomstandigheden     0

Heavy rains drenched parts of the Midwest this past weekend and more rain should fall this week along with the mercury, easing stress on the pollinating corn crop, a forecaster said Monday. But hot temperatures and dry weather will persist in the southern tier of the Corn Belt, stressing the crop in states like Missouri. Lees meer.