Monthly archives: 四月 2011

四月

30
2011

Does climate change mean more extreme, deadly weather and tornado outbreaks?

娜塔莉     数据, 记录, 天气事件     0

If we keep gettingextremeweather events with this frequency, we’ll have to start calling themroutine.Take a look back at April: It set a preliminary record of more than 850 tornadoes, including the April 14-16 outbreakthat killed 34 and the April 27 “super outbreakthat has taken more than 350 生活. With each episode, the question comes up, “What is causing this?”  Is the climate changing? Is the uptick in extreme weather a function of global warming? 了解更多.


四月

30
2011

Tornado outbreak becomes 2nd deadliest in US history as death toll climbs to 342

娜塔莉     死亡人数, 天气事件     0

The difficult task of sorting through debris across the southeastern United States continues as the grim statistics from a deadly tornado outbreak are tallied.  At latest count, at least 342 people have been confirmed dead making the event the second deadliest single day outbreak in U.S. 历史. 了解更多.


四月

29
2011

NASA satellites capture photos and video of tornado outbreak

娜塔莉     死亡人数, 天气事件     0

The worst tornado outbreak in more than 35 years struck the South this week claiming at least 300 lives across six states.  From their perch 22,000 miles above the Earth, NASA satellites captured astounding images of the event as it was at its peak. 了解更多.


四月

28
2011

Monster Alabama Tornado Spawned by RarePerfect Storm

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The monster tornado that devastated Tuscaloosa, Alabama, (see map) on Wednesday was spawned by unusualperfect stormconditions, experts say. (See pictures of the Alabama tornado. Those conditions—which stretched across Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia—included warm, moist air rising and mixing with colder, dry air at higher altitudes. 了解更多.


四月

28
2011

El Paso Volunteers Help Tornado Disaster Victims

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EL PASO, 德克萨斯州 — Severe weather overnight left six Southern states in turmoil.

This massive storms, killing at least 234 人, could end up being most devastating tornado outbreak in the nation’s history.

KFOX 14 spoke with a local Red Cross volunteer who’s on her way to ground zero. Margie Day is a retired nurse. Day spoke with KFOX 14 while she was on hold with a travel agency. She’s tried to book the next possible flight to Mississipi, so she could put her skills to use. . . (全部文章)

 

 



四月

28
2011

A Cost of Denying Climate Change: Accelerating Climate Disruptions, Death, and Destruction

娜塔莉     天气事件     0

More extreme and violent climate is a direct consequence of human-caused climate change (whether or not we can determine if these particular tornado outbreaks were caused or worsened by climate change). There is a reason it isn’t called global warming anymore. Higher temperatures are only oneand not the most worrisomeof the consequences of a changing climate. 了解更多.


四月

27
2011

Severe droughts put eight million Africans at risk

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OVER EIGHT million people are facing severe food and water shortages across the Horn of Africa, according to aid agencies, with parts of the region suffering from the worst drought in 30 年.

A lack of seasonal rains has led to failed harvests, acute water shortages and the deaths of thousands of animals in the region, said the Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA), forcing people to flee their homes in their tens of thousands in search of water and pasture for their livestock… (全部文章)

 


四月

27
2011

Disaster declared in Alabama after lethal tornadoes

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Amid his trip to New York City on Wednesday night, President Obama devoted some of his attention 900 miles awayto the state of Alabama, which was devastated by tornadoes and severe storms that killed dozens of people.

“Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by this devastation, and we commend the heroic efforts of those who have been working tirelessly to respond to this disaster,” Obama said, according to a White House statement. . . (全部文章)


四月

27
2011

食品价格上涨威胁推过来 60 亿亚洲人重新陷入贫困

娜塔莉     天气事件     0

食品价格的上涨已与世界各地,部分原因是由于极端天气, 有残缺的一些重要作物的地区, 在某些情况下,包括在俄罗斯的前所未有的干旱, 中国, 和美国; 在澳大利亚和巴基斯坦的洪水; 在欧洲的严冬和美国部分地区. 专家说,气候变化很可能加剧这种极端天气事件, 导致他们更加频繁发生. 阅读更多.


四月

27
2011

Texas Wildfires Continue to Rage Amidst Historic Drought Conditions

娜塔莉     天气事件     0

The wildfires still burning through Texas are some of the worst the state has ever seen. Even after weeks of fighting, on April 27 there were still 17 major fires burning, covering about 573,000 acres, according to the Texas Forest Service. And since January, 840 fires have consumed more than 1.5 million acres. That already far eclipses the 293,000 acres that burned in Texas in all of 2010, and is approaching the 3.4 million acres that burned across the entire U.S. last year. 了解更多.