Weather events

Feb

10
2016

Storm slams Newfoundland – Canada News – Castanet.net

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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.

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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

07
2016

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

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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

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Cbc.ca reports that...

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

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Feb

02
2016

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

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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

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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

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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


Jan

31
2016

Pacifica in state of emergency over El Niño storm damage – SFGate

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Sfgate.com reports that...

Fears that crushing waves and powerful rains from El Niño would erode the coastal bluffs in Pacifica — where several vacant apartment buildings and homes have been left teetering for years — were realized this weekend.

Read more at www.sfgate.com


Jan

29
2016

Video shows man standing next to sea wall with a child in his arms as he’s hit by huge wave | Daily Mail Online

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Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

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