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April

17
2014

Former Cyclone Ita Brings Severe Weather to New Zealand; Floods and Power Cuts Hit Auckland

Natalie     Rapporten & Bevindingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Au.ibtimes.com reports that...

What remains of the former cyclone Ita has left New Zealand’s Auckland flooded due to strong winds and torrential rain. The Easter weekend has begun, but some residents have to deal with power cuts and road closures.

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April

16
2014

Winter will never end: Snow falls across NYC on Tax Day

Natalie     Data, Records, Rapporten & Bevindingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Nypost.com reports that...

A persistent rain and a mid-April cold snap conspired to drop a light dusting of snow on the city starting at about 11 p.m., according to Dan Pydynowski, senior meteorologist with AccuWeather.

The snow continued into early Wednesday, but Pydynowski assured weather-weary New Yorkers it was too warm for any significant accumulation.

Read more at nypost.com


April

16
2014

1 dead in Maine as heavy rain floods northern New England

Natalie     Data, Doden, Rapporten & Bevindingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Seacoastonline.com reports that...

Heavy overnight flooding throughout northern New England caused at least one fatality, officials said Wednesday as they advised residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.

Read more at www.seacoastonline.com


April

13
2014

Hail storms, twisters cause $300M in insured damage in North Texas | Business Insurance

Jodde     Weersomstandigheden, geel     0

Businessinsurance.com reports that...

Hail storms and tornadoes caused an estimated $300 million in insured damage to parts of North Texas last week, the Insurance Council of Texas said Wednesday.

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April

13
2014

Ohio Couple Killed in West Virginia Plane Crash During Severe Thunderstorm

Jodde     Weersomstandigheden, geel     0

Wunderground.com reports that...

Officials say a married couple from Ohio died after their plane crashed in West Virginia on Friday. The Charleston Gazette reports that the pilot of the Piper PA-32 had reportedly

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April

13
2014

BBC NewsChile fire in Valparaiso kills 12 and forces thousands to evacuate

Jodde     rood, Ernstige bijwerkingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Bbc.co.uk reports that...

Meer dan 10,000 people have been evacuated from Chile’s port city of Valparaiso to escape a moving fire that has killed at least 12 bewoners.

Read more at www.bbc.co.uk


April

10
2014

Storms threaten Australia and Philippines

Natalie     Rapporten & Bevindingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Two separate storm systems are threatening Australia and the Philippines in the next few days.

Tropical Cyclone Ita has the potential to bring damaging winds to Queensland, while a tropical depression could deposit some very heavy rain to parts of the Philippines.

Read more at www.bbc.com


April

10
2014

Developing El Nino could usher in abundant rains for drought-stricken California

Natalie     Voorspellingen, Rapporten & Bevindingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

News4jax.com reports that...

Meteorologists around the globe are closely monitoring the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in the Pacific that is showing signs of warming up. Sea surface temperatures that are above +0.5°C is considered El Nino. Because of this, NOAA has issued an El Nino Watch. Below is the ECMWF model (Euro) showing eastern Pacific sea surface temperatures in region 3 (near South America) soaring by late summer.

Read more at www.news4jax.com


April

09
2014

Lightning Kills More Than 60 Cows in Chile

Natalie     Doden, Rapporten & Bevindingen, Ernstige bijwerkingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Weather.com reports that...

Ranchers in southern Chile say a series of lightning strikes has killed more than 60 of their dairy cows, costing them thousands of dollars.

Storms on Sunday spawned the strikes in south-central Chile. Worst hit was a ranch in Los Rios owned by Cecil Fourt, who says 54 of his cows were killed by lightning and another one was blinded. Another rancher, Claudio Toledo, says nine of his cows sheltering under a tree were struck and killed.

Read more at www.weather.com


April

08
2014

Tornado confirmed in Spalding County; rain pushes Lake Lanier up 1+ feet

Natalie     Data, Rapporten & Bevindingen, Weersomstandigheden     0

Accessnorthga.com reports that...

National Weather Service officials say about 200 trees were either snapped or uprooted during an EF1 tornado in Spalding Countyand the rains that fell in northeast Georgia Sunday night and Monday pushed the level of Lake Lanier up more than a foot.

Read more at www.accessnorthga.com