Posts tagged as: storm

Jan

27
2016

Scores Die Across East Asia as Cold Snap Hits

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Breitbart.com reports that...

Taiwan: At least 85 people have died from the cold, primarily elderly residents whose heart trouble left them vulnerable to the sudden drop in temperature to 39 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest in 44 years. Six people died in the northern regions of Taipei and Taoyuan; 16 more died in the south in Kaohsiung, according to Focus Taiwan. The victims often lacked central heating.

Read more at www.breitbart.com


Jan

24
2016

Massive blizzard hits US east coast

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Bbc.com reports that...

The storm, which some US broadcasters are calling “Jonas”, has brought extreme snowfall and strong winds across the US east coast, including over Washington and New York.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

30
2015

Freak storm pushes North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

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Washingtonpost.com reports that...

A powerful winter cyclone — the same storm that lead to two tornado outbreaks in the United States and disastrous river flooding — has driven the North Pole to the freezing point this week, 50 degrees above average for this time of year.

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Dec

24
2015

US storms: At least 11 dead in trail of destruction

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Bbc.com reports that...

At least 11 people have been killed and scores more injured by a devastating storm which left a path of destruction across the US South on Christmas Eve.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

22
2015

El Niño pattern brings springlike temperatures to much of U.S.

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Dallasnews.com reports that...

A weather pattern partly linked with El Niño has turned winter upside-down across the U.S. during a week of heavy holiday travel. It is bringing springlike warmth to the Northeast, a risk of tornadoes in the South and so much snow across the West that even skiing slopes have been overwhelmed.

Read more at www.dallasnews.com


Dec

02
2015

Record rains flood south Indian state; more to come

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Reuters.com reports that...

The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in the state capital Chennai.

The national weather office predicted three more days of torrential downpours in the southern state of nearly 70 million people.

Read more at www.reuters.com


Nov

29
2015

Storm Clodagh: Thousands without power in Republic of Ireland

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Bbc.com reports that...

Up to 3,500 people have been left without electricity in heavy storms in the Republic of Ireland.

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Nov

20
2015

Tropical Storm Rick Is One of the Latest Eastern Pacific Storms of Record

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Weather.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Rick continues to spin in the eastern Pacific Ocean, well off the Mexican coast. Except for some clusters of showers or thundershowers well removed from Rick’s circulation along the Mexican Pacific coast, it is no threat to land.

A named storm so late in the eastern Pacific hurricane season is in rare company.

Read more at www.weather.com


Nov

19
2015

Pacific Ocean temperature data shows El Niño  is gathering record strength

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Theguardian.com reports that...

A key indicator for the strength of El Niño has reached a record high, the US weather agency said, adding to signs that a weather pattern known for causing extreme droughts, storms and floods could become one of the strongest ever.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Nov

12
2015

Abigail hits UK

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Bbc.com reports that...

The first storm to be officially named by the Met Office has hit the UK. It’s set to bring winds of up to 90 mph across the far north of UK through Thursday night.

Read more at www.bbc.com