Posts tagged as: storms

Jun

30
2015

Hail Storm Hampers Rush Hour in Northern Twin Cities

Natalie     Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Nbcnews.com reports that...

Severe storms descended upon Twin Cities metro area dropping large hail and heavy rain, whisked by strong winds across a wide area.

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Jun

29
2015

Phoenix area hit by dust storm; power restored to thousands

Natalie     Data, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Upi.com reports that...

Power has been restored to thousands of people and cleanup efforts are underway after the first monsoon storm of the season hit Phoenix with a dust storm.

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Jun

24
2015

800,000 Without Power as Violent Weather Sweeps Across Country

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

A tornado touched down near Boston, and 70 mph winds from Ohio to Maine uprooted trees as much of the Midwest braces for more severe storms.

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Jun

17
2015

Tropical Storm Bill Remnants Dump Almost a Foot of Rain on Parts of Texas

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

The remnants of Tropical Storm Bill, now a tropical depression, churned through the saturated state of Texas on Wednesday, knocking out power to at least 25,000 people and flooding roads around Dallas and Houston.

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Jun

16
2015

Tropical Storm Bill strikes Texas

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Bbc.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Bill has made landfall on the coast of Texas. The second named Atlantic storm of the season is bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the state, which has been hit by severe flooding recently, just a few months after the area experienced a period of ‘exceptional’ drought.

BBC Weather’s Philip Avery¬†reports on the storm for Global on BBC World.

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Jun

14
2015

Flooding kills 5, sets zoo animals free in Tbilisi

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Cnn.com reports that...

Flooding left five people dead and several others missing Sunday in the Georgia capital of Tbilisi, according to a news agency funded by the European Union and the United Nations.

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Jun

13
2015

Heavy flooding after Cyclone Ashobaa hits Oman

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Aljazeera.com reports that...

The final warning for tropical Cyclone Ashobaa may have been issued early on Friday, but even as the storm weakened into a well-marked area of low pressure, it still had enough moisture to cause significant flooding over eastern parts of Oman.

The storm made landfall in the early hours of Thursday, passing over Masirah Island where 231mm of rain was recorded in 24 hours. This amounts to more than 10 times the average June rainfall of just 21mm.

Read more at www.aljazeera.com


Jun

12
2015

Evacuations to escape Japan floods

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Bbc.com reports that...

Japanese officials urge 380,000 people to evacuate after torrential rain triggered landslides and severe flash flooding in southwest Japan.

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Jun

09
2015

China battered by heavy rain

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Bbc.com reports that...

BBC Weather’s Philip Avery talks to BBC World about the torrential rain that has ravaged central and southwest China.

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Jun

06
2015

Category 4 Hurricane Blanca Churns 130MPH Winds Off Baja Mexico

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Hurricane Blanca intensified off the Pacific Coast of Mexico on Saturday and has been upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane packing 130 mph winds, forecasters said.

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