Monthly archives: August 2011

Aug

30
2011

UK’s summer ‘coolest since 1993′ says Met Office

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This summer has been the UK’s coolest since 1993, provisional Met Office figures indicate. Read more.


Aug

30
2011

Irene gone? New Jersey still flooding, evacuating

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Hundreds of people evacuated in northern New Jersey on Tuesday as flooding continued nearly three days after Hurricane Irene tore through, and one town was told it would be swamped for up to a week. Read more.


Aug

29
2011

Uganda landslides: Villagers killed in Bulambuli

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At least 24 people have died after torrential rains triggered landslides in eastern Uganda, Red Cross workers say. Read more.


Aug

29
2011

Taiwan drenched as Tropical Storm Nanmadol sweeps in

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Torrential rains and fierce winds have hit south-east Taiwan causing extensive disruption, as Tropical Storm Nanmadol swept over the island. Read more.


Aug

28
2011

10 dead as Irene churns into Virginia

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At least 10 people were dead and about 2 million of people were in the dark Saturday night as Hurricane Irene bore down on the Virginia coast and drenched mid-Atlantic states. Read more.


Aug

27
2011

Typhoon kills 6 in Philippines

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Six people have been killed after Typhoon Nanmadol struck northern Philippines, causing severe flooding and landslides. Read more.


Aug

26
2011

Typhoon Nanmadol expected to miss northern Philippines

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Typhoon Nanmadol is not expected to make landfall in the Philippines, forecasters said Friday, a development that may be cheered in the places that were supposed to be in the path of the powerful storm. Read more.


Aug

26
2011

Demand for generators grows in anticipation of Hurricane Irene

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A backup generator can become a must with a major power outage. With what happened on the east coast, workers at a Wisconsin manufacturer of generators are putting in double time. Read more.


Aug

25
2011

Irene evacuations spread north; 8 injured in Fla.

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Evacuation orders widened Thursday to include parts of Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia and more North Carolina counties after the forecast for Irene took a turn for the worse. In Florida, eight people were reported injured by rough waves stirred up by the menacing hurricane. Read more.


Aug

25
2011

Students Sweat It Out Without Air Conditioning

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Thursday’s high in Denver broke a 98-year record. Denver recorded 97 degrees, the previous record was 96 degrees set in 1913. Read more.