Posts tagged as: storms

Sep

02
2015

A hurricane that has travelled into the future, sort of…

Natalie     Data, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Blogs.channel4.com reports that...

Former Hurricane Kilo, now Typhoon Kilo, spinning around in the Pacific Ocean, has achieved what can be considered no mean feat for a powerful storm of tropical origin.

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Sep

02
2015

Europe’s weather of two halves

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Bbc.com reports that...

Violent storms have lashed large swathes of southwest France, with torrential rain flooding parts of Toulouse and Montauban. Neighbouring Spain didn’t escape the downpours either, although these storms provide a stark contrast to eastern Europe, where parts of Serbia and Hungary are currently seeing temperatures of up to 40C.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Aug

29
2015

​Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle area

Natalie     Data, Fatalities, Reports & Findings, Weather Events, yellow     0

Cbsnews.com reports that...

Powerful winds toppled trees and power lines across the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, causing two deaths in the Seattle area and knocking out electricity to at least a quarter-million customers in Oregon and Washington.

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Aug

29
2015

Tropical Storm Erika: Dominica Death Toll Rises to 20

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

The prime minister of the Caribbean island of Dominica said Friday that at least 20 people have died in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika, and the “the extent of the devastation is monumental.”

In an address to the nation, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said some others are still missing. More than a foot of rain fell in less than 12 hours as the storm hit Wednesday. Torrents of water flowed through streets and swept away cars.

 

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Aug

26
2015

Tropical Storm Erika Approaching the Leeward Islands; Tropical Storm Warnings Issued in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands; Potential Threat to Bahamas, Florida

Natalie     Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Weather.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Erika is currently centered just under 300 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving quickly westward at 17 mph.

For the next couple of days, Erika will be moving into an environment with vertical wind shear and dry air, both general inhibitors for tropical cyclone intensification.

Read more at www.weather.com


Aug

25
2015

Typhoon Goni lashes Japan

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Bbc.com reports that...

Typhoon Goni has lashed the Japanese mainland, leaving at least one person missing, more than 70 others injured as authorities urged more than 600,000 people to leave homes.

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Aug

24
2015

Death toll feared to rise after flood and landslides in Turkey’€™s northeastern province of Artvin

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Dailysabah.com reports that...

Artvin, a northeastern province on the border with Georgia, was rocked by floods and landslides on Monday evening. Eight people were confirmed dead in the disaster but authorities said there may be three more victims as a 5-year-old boy and two women still remain missing.

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Aug

10
2015

Delta Airlines flight from Boston lands in Denver after hail damage 

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Myfoxchicago.com reports that...

The Federal Aviation Administration said a Delta Airlines flight from Boston made an emergency landing in Denver after a hail storm damaged the plane.

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Aug

10
2015

Ex-Typhoon Soudelor deluges eastern China

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Bbc.com reports that...

More than a dozen people lost their lives as Soudelor slammed into the east coast of China triggering landslides and flash flooding. Over half a million were forced from their homes as the storm raged while over three million were left without power.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Aug

07
2015

Guillermo Delivers Dangerous Waves

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Guillermo churns up huge waves on the Hawaiian shores, creating dangerous conditions for surfers. KHNL’s Mileka Lincoln reports.

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