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May

03
2015

Five killed in Queensland floods

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Theaustralian.com.au reports that...

Scores of people have been evacuated from two apartment blocks in the city’s west amid fears they could collapse due to the storms that have wreaked havoc across NSW.

 

Read more at www.theaustralian.com.au


May

02
2015

Heat wave in Gujarat, scorching weather in Rajasthan and Maharashtra

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Skymetweather.com reports that...

Gujarat, west Rajasthan and Maharashtra are the hottest regions in India at present. With maximums crossing 40°C in most parts of these states, afternoon hours have become scorching and extremely uncomfortable.

Read more at www.skymetweather.com


May

02
2015

Big Bear Lake feels impact of California drought

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Abc7.com reports that...

As many California residents begin feeling the effects of the state’s ongoing drought, those in Big Bear Lake can begin to see it.

On an average year, the lake is down about 8 feet. This year, the lake is down more than 11 feet. One of the worst years in recent history was 2004, when the lake was down more than 17 feet.

Read more at abc7.com


May

02
2015

For April, the average temperature was higher than average

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Washingtonpost.com reports that...

For all its rich cultural and political traditions, May Day, which fell on Friday, was also distinguished this year for marking an end to April.

Itself long renowned in song and story, April was also notable this year in meteorological terms of being the first month in 2015 that was warmer than normal.

At Reagan National Airport, the just-concluded month had an average temperature that was 2.6 degrees above the norm.

Read more at www.washingtonpost.com


May

01
2015

Unseasonably warm temperatures may have contributed to the deaths of two Arctic ice researchers

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Theguardian.com reports that...

The same heat had also contributed to melting the sea ice near Bathurst Island, the researchers’ ultimate destination. In his voicemail, Cornelissen said the pair might have to take a detour to the north as there seemed to be thin ice ahead of them.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Apr

30
2015

Sunny Thursday in Delhi, temperature to hover around 38 degrees Celsius

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Zeenews.india.com reports that...

New Delhi: It was a sunny Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 25.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season`s average.

Read more at zeenews.india.com


Apr

29
2015

Record April low temperatures overnight in parts of Northern Territory

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Abc.net.au reports that...

People in parts of the Northern Territory have experienced the coolest night of the year so far, with new record lows for April expected to be recorded in several places.

Read more at www.abc.net.au


Apr

29
2015

Dry conditions expected to fuel early wildfire season

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Ktvz.com reports that...

Low moisture and snowpack, coupled with unseasonably warm temperatures, have fire managers gearing up early. Although aviation fire crews are not scheduled to come on duty until July, that could change.

Read more at www.ktvz.com


Apr

29
2015

Risk of landslides in Nepal

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Bbc.com reports that...

A window of quieter weather in Nepal over the next few days but there is a continued risk of landslides and avalanches.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Apr

28
2015

5 tornadoes touched down in south Louisiana Monday, weather service says

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Nola.com reports that...

The National Weather Service said five weak tornadoes touched down across south Louisiana during a severe weather event Monday (April 27).

The tornados, which reached strengths of EF-0 and EF-1, caused minor damage to homes and trees, according to the National Weather Service’s damage survey. The weather service’s Enhanced Fujita Tornado Damage Scale ranges from 0 to 5.

Read more at www.nola.com