Weather events

Feb

13
2016

Huge temperature contrasts across US

Natalie     Data, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Extreme cold weather is affecting eastern Canada and NE states of the US. Further west it’s a much hotter story as BBC Weather’s Nick Miller explains.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Feb

10
2016

Storm slams Newfoundland – Canada News – Castanet.net

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Castanet.net reports that...

Blizzard conditions from an East Coast storm that cancelled flights and closed schools in the Maritimes unleashed powerful wind gusts as it shifted into Newfoundland and Labrador early Tuesday.

Read more at www.castanet.net


Feb

10
2016

Persistent drought threatens millions with hunger in Haiti – U.N.

Jodde     Weather Events     0

News.trust.org reports that...

BOGOTA, Feb 10 Thomson Reuters Foundation – Around 3.6 million people in Haiti are struggling to feed themselves as three consecutive years of drought have ruined harvests and raised food prices, worsening hunger among the poor, the U.N. World Food Programme WFP has said.

Read more at news.trust.org


Feb

10
2016

Penguin Disaster As Iceberg Blocks Route To Sea

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

Iflscience.com reports that...

A penguin apocalypse is unfolding in Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica, as tens of thousands of birds are cut off from their food supply by a stranded iceberg. The iceberg in question, B09B, has altered the penguins’ frigid environment, resulting in a mass of deaths. The finding is a worrying sign for other penguin colonies confronted with climate change.

Read more at www.iflscience.com


Feb

07
2016

From snow and ice to a record high for Montreal | Suburban Weather | thesuburban.com

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Thesuburban.com reports that...

Wednesday started off icy and snowy on L’Ile Perrot, and across most of eastern Ontario and southern Quebec, but ended with a record high of 8C.

Read more at www.thesuburban.com


Feb

07
2016

Storm winds bend street signs in YYT, cause poor visibility on west coast of island – Newfoundland & Labrador – CBC News

Jodde     Weather Events     0

Cbc.ca reports that...

On the Avalon, winds gusting up to 120 km/h are expected to gradually subside into the afternoon. CBC

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Feb

02
2016

Winter storm conditions strike much of Newfoundland – Newfoundland & Labrador – CBC News

Jodde     Weather Events, yellow     0

Cbc.ca reports that...

A winter storm hampered much of Newfoundland Saturday, causing power outages and dangerous driving conditions.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Feb

02
2016

Five snowmobilers killed in major avalanche near McBride, B.C.: RCMP – Brandon Sun

Jodde     Fatalities, red, Weather Events     0

Brandonsun.com reports that...

MCBRIDE, B.C. – Five snowmobilers died Friday in a major avalanche near the interior community of McBride, B.C., which came as “heartbreaking news” to the snowmobiling community and local officials.

Read more at www.brandonsun.com


Feb

02
2016

South Africa suffers worst drought in decades | All media content | DW.COM | 02.02.2016

Jodde     Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Dw.com reports that...

Farmers in South Africa have been hit by the worst drought in several decades. Crops have been destroyed and livelihoods are at risk.

Read more at www.dw.com


Feb

01
2016

Storm Henry: motorists warned against travel in parts of Scotland | UK news | The Guardian

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Theguardian.com reports that...

Traffic Scotland said only essential journeys should be attempted as roads, bridges and railway lines are battered by heavy rain and gale-force winds. Lorries have been blown over, trees uprooted and buildings damaged by the latest severe weather.

Read more at www.theguardian.com