Posts tagged as: storms

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

04
2014

NASA Satellite Captures Super Typhoon Nuri On The Pacific Ocean

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Neonnettle.com reports that...

NASA captured extraordinary images of super typhoon Nuri from space. The super typhoon became one of the most destructive typhoons of 2014 travelling across waters of the western Pacific Ocean. Thankfully it was far away from land.

Weather.com revealed that according to the “U.S. military’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Nuri’s maximum 1-minute sustained winds reached 180 mph Sunday afternoon and remained there through 7 a.m. EST Monday.”

Read more at www.neonnettle.com


Nov

04
2014

Hurricane Vance weakens in Pacific near Mexico

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Usatoday.com reports that...

Hurricane Vance is weakening in the Pacific off Mexico’s coast.

The hurricane’s maximum sustained winds Tuesday morning were near 100 mph. This makes it a Category 2 hurricane.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Vance will continue to weaken through the day.

 

Read more at www.usatoday.com


Nov

04
2014

Gov’t: 5,203 people evacuated due to floods

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Buenosairesherald.com reports that...

Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has revealed that 19 districts of Buenos Aires province have been affected by flooding caused by record levels of rainfall, with a total of 5,203 people evacuated across the region.

Read more at www.buenosairesherald.com


Nov

02
2014

Coalville shopping centre closed after wind damage

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M.bbc.com reports that...

A shopping centre was closed after high winds caused damage in a Leicestershire town.Part of the roof of Store Twenty One at Belvoir Shopping Centre in Coalville was ripped off and several other businesses were damaged, police said.

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Oct

26
2014

Torrential rains cause floods in Athens

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Worldbulletin.net reports that...

Torrential rains caused floods in Athens and the western suburbs of the capital on Friday.

Flooding was knee-deep in the streets, and the water penetrated houses and shops.

The fire department received more than 600 calls.

The worst flooding was in the western suburbs of Athens. In one of them, Peristeri, cars floated on the torrents and ended up in piles. In Ilion, 30 cars were completely submerged by the floods. Fifteen cars were trapped in the three-storey underground parking lot of a big super market chain.

Read more at www.worldbulletin.net


Oct

19
2014

Hurricane Ana narrowly avoids Hawaii, sends heavy rain, winds

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Today.com reports that...

Although Hurricane Ana passed south of the Hawaiian Islands, largely missing the chain of islands, it still brought heavy winds and rain. TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer reports.

 

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Oct

19
2014

Drought, Heat Relief For Brazil, Paraguay

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Accuweather.com reports that...

October began extremely dry and unseasonably hot across much of eastern Brazil as well as in Paraguay, but changes are on the way.

The core of drought conditions and heat were felt from eastern Paraguay into the Brazil states from Parana to Mato Grosso and Bahia. Just a short distance to the south, across the state of Rio Grande do Sul, rainfall has been well above average and temperatures close to normal.

So far this month, many locations across eastern Brazil and Paraguay saw little to no rainfall with most areas receiving 10 percent or less of normal precipitation. Going back even further, since the start of the summer season (June), much of this same area has seen less than half of their normal rainfall.

Read more at www.accuweather.com


Oct

14
2014

Typhoon Vongfong Leaves Two Dead, Nearly 100 Injured in Japan

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Newsweek.com reports that...

A powerful storm that battered Japan with high winds and torrential rain, and killed two people, headed off out over the Pacific on Tuesday and was downgraded to a tropical depression.

Typhoon Vongfong, at one point the strongest storm to hit Japan this year, was on Tuesday afternoon off the coast of the Tohoku region devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Read more at www.newsweek.com