Weather events

Jul

26
2015

On four continents, historic droughts wreak havoc

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Usatoday.com reports that...

California isn’t the only place experiencing record-breaking, intense drought — countries around the world such as Brazil, North Korea and South Africa are seeing lower-than-average precipitation.

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Jul

26
2015

California Wildfire Threatens Homes, Prompts Evacuations

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

A Northern California wildfire raced through more than six square miles of drought-stricken timber Saturday, threatening at least 150 rural homes in the Sierra Nevada, authorities said.

Read more at abcnews.go.com


Jul

26
2015

Typhoon Halola cancels dozens of flights in Japan

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Au.news.yahoo.com reports that...

A strong typhoon brought travel misery to Japan on Saturday as fierce winds and heavy rain caused the cancellation of dozens of domestic flights to the country’s southwest island chain, Okinawa.

Read more at au.news.yahoo.com


Jul

25
2015

Snowpack drought has salmon dying in overheated rivers

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Seattletimes.com reports that...

Migrating salmon on the Columbia River face tough odds for survival as the lack of snowmelt water and searing summer heat have sent water temperatures soaring.

Read more at www.seattletimes.com


Jul

25
2015

Tropical Storm Halola Targets Southern Japan, South Korea

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M.accuweather.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Halola remains on track to whip through the Korea Strait late in the weekend, bringing gusty wind and rain to southern South Korea and southwestern Japan.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Jul

23
2015

Storms Elevate Flood Risk in Belarus

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M.accuweather.com reports that...

The danger of heavy thunderstorms heightening the threat of flooding will shift to Belarus on Thursday.

After waning later night, the heaviest thunderstorms will re-ignite on Thursday across eastern Poland, eastern Slovakia, far northwestern Ukraine, Belarus and neighboring Lithuania.

Once again, flooding downpours will be the main concern. Localized damaging winds and hail cannot be ruled out, especially in the afternoon.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Jul

22
2015

Pakistan Military Helicopters, Boats Evacuate Flood Victims

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Abcnews.go.com reports that...

Pakistan’s military deployed helicopters and boats Wednesday to evacuate flood victims from the country’s north, where monsoon rains and flash floods washed away several villages this week.

Read more at abcnews.go.com


Jul

21
2015

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in west, south Wichita

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Kansas.com reports that...

Heavy rainfall in the Wichita area on Tuesday afternoon snarled traffic during the evening commute, flooding streets across west and south Wichita and closing intersections.

Read more at www.kansas.com


Jul

21
2015

Kalalau Trail closed as flood advisory extended for Kauai

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Khon2.com reports that...

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed Kalalau Trail on Kauai due to heavy rainfall.

Read more at khon2.com


Jul

15
2015

Officials say 4 dead, several still missing after Midwest floods

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Upi.com reports that...

Severe weather in the Midwest this week continues to have deadly consequences, as officials in Kentucky and Indiana said Wednesday that two more people have died there.

Two people had previously been reported dead in Kentucky, which was pummeled by heavy rains and subsequent flash flooding this week. Wednesday, another person was found dead in Kentucky and another in Indiana — bringing the storm’s total death toll to four.

Read more at www.upi.com