Weather events

Nov

26
2014

Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

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Valdezstar.net reports that...

During the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks. Over an unusual swath of the state, the ground was frozen, dusty and brown. Even extreme parts of Alaska were in a snow drought.

Read more at www.valdezstar.net


Nov

26
2014

Floods hit drought stricken Brazil

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Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

A heavy rain storm flooded large parts of Sao Paulo Tuesday just as evening commuters were leaving work causing travel headaches and traffic jams several miles long.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com


Nov

25
2014

Severe weather hits Central Florida | Weather – Home

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Clickorlando.com reports that...

Two tornado warnings one in the morning and one in the afternoon were issued Tuesday for Orange and Osceola counties.  There weren’t any reports of serious damage, although several trees were downed across the region and several streets were flooded.

Read more at www.clickorlando.com


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.

Read more at abcnews.go.com


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.

Read more at m.bbc.com