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Nov

18
2014

All 50 states recorded freezing temperatures Tuesday

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Baltimoresun.com reports that...

Weather stations in all 50 states even Hawaii reported observations of freezing temperatures overnight as wintry cold spreads across North America.

Read more at www.baltimoresun.com


Nov

17
2014

Aerial view of flooding and landslides aftermath in Italy

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Theguardian.com reports that...

Aerial footage shows the damage caused by flooding and landslides in northern Italy on Friday. Filmed by a drone around Lake Orta, the video shows the destructive path of a landslide as it tore through buildings, as well as large populated areas submerged in floodwater. According to local reports, Genoa recorded 183mm of rain in two days, high above the average rainfall for the whole of November.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Nov

16
2014

Landslide in Switzerland Kills 2, Injures 4

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Police say a landslide has buried a residential building in southern Switzerland, leaving two people dead, four injured and an unknown number missing.

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Nov

12
2014

Drought keeps slaughter rates high

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Stockandland.com.au reports that...

AUSTRALIAN adult cattle slaughter continued its unprecedented run during September, with the ongoing drought conditions offering many producers little option but to offload stock.

Meat and Livestock Australia reports adult slaughter was 800,000 head, up 12 per cent year-on-year, taking the number of cattle killed for the first nine months of 2014 to just below 7 million head – up 12pc from last year’s already high base.

Read more at www.stockandland.com.au


Nov

12
2014

Three pensioners killed in Italy landslides

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Thelocal.it reports that...

A man was killed by a landslide outside his home in Crevacuore, a town in Piedmont, amid torrential rain in northern Italy on Wednesday morning. The bodies of two pensioners were also found on Tuesday night after a landslide engulfed their home in Liguria.

Read more at www.thelocal.it


Nov

12
2014

Arctic blast hits Canada and US

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Bbc.com reports that...

Parts of Canada and the US have been getting their first blast of winter, sending temperatures plummeting by as much as 22C (40F) in days.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Nov

07
2014

Brazil drought: Sao Paulo sleepwalking into water crisis

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M.bbc.com reports that...

In Brazil’s biggest city, a record dry season and ever-increasing demand for water has led to a punishing drought.

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Nov

04
2014

NASA Satellite Captures Super Typhoon Nuri On The Pacific Ocean

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Neonnettle.com reports that...

NASA captured extraordinary images of super typhoon Nuri from space. The super typhoon became one of the most destructive typhoons of 2014 travelling across waters of the western Pacific Ocean. Thankfully it was far away from land.

Weather.com revealed that according to the “U.S. military’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Nuri’s maximum 1-minute sustained winds reached 180 mph Sunday afternoon and remained there through 7 a.m. EST Monday.”

Read more at www.neonnettle.com


Nov

04
2014

Hurricane Vance weakens in Pacific near Mexico

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Usatoday.com reports that...

Hurricane Vance is weakening in the Pacific off Mexico’s coast.

The hurricane’s maximum sustained winds Tuesday morning were near 100 mph. This makes it a Category 2 hurricane.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Vance will continue to weaken through the day.

 

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Nov

02
2014

Coalville shopping centre closed after wind damage

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M.bbc.com reports that...

A shopping centre was closed after high winds caused damage in a Leicestershire town.Part of the roof of Store Twenty One at Belvoir Shopping Centre in Coalville was ripped off and several other businesses were damaged, police said.

Read more at m.bbc.com