User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: Sep 11 2018 17:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change drives bigger, wetter storms -- storms like Florence 11.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hurricane Florence -- large, slow and full of moisture -- is threatening to inundate the Southeast. It's a type of storm that's getting more likely to form.
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Rains pound Rohingya camps 10.6.2018 Hindu: International
Last year, heavy showers killed at least 170 refugees
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Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing 27.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Three people, including a 12-year-old girl, died in Oman, and another two bodies were recovered from the Yemeni island of Socotra. More than 30 people were still missing in Socotra, including Yemeni, Indian and Sudanese nationals.
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Trump meets with freed Utah man, Cyclone strikes Oman, and other news in pictures 27.5.2018 Hindu: National
 Published at 10:30 amMan jailed in Venezuela returns to U.S. Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mor
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As Mekunu wreaks havoc, 3 killed in Oman; 40 missing in Yemen 26.5.2018 Hindu: International
Yemenis, Indians and Sudanese were among those missing on the Arabian Sea isle of Socotra and officials fear some may be dead
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Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 1 dead, 40 missing 26.5.2018 Hindu: International
Many holidaymakers fled the storm on Thursday night before Salalah International Airport closed. The Port of Salalah a key gateway for the country also closed, its cranes secured against the pounding rain.
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Cyclone Mekunu intensifies as it pounds Oman 25.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
After battering the Yemeni island of Socotra, it deepens into Category 2 bearing down on the south of the sulatanate.
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Cyclone Mekunu to be ‘extremely severe’ on landfall in Oman 25.5.2018 Hindu: News
Salalah, the hometown of Oman’s longtime ruler, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, already began sandbagging low-lying doors and warning residents not to go into valleys for fears of flashing flooding.
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Cyclone Mekunu poses severe and possibly unprecedented storm threat to Oman 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
It could make landfall with the strength of a Category 3 hurricane. No recorded storm that strong has ever hit the country.
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Middle East mayhem: After rare tropical cyclone Sagar devastates Somalia, a second aims for Oman 23.5.2018 Washington Post: World
In less than a week's time, two tropical cyclones will have battered the Middle East in highly unusual locations.
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Powerful cyclone churns in Arabian Sea toward Oman, Yemen 23.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A powerful cyclone in the Arabian Sea is churning toward the coasts of Oman and Yemen, where forecasters anticipate it will make landfall on Saturday.
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Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears 18.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone ‘Sagar’ in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen’s southern coastline.
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Sea giants do battle 8.5.2018 BBC: Technology
As demand for natural gas continues to surge, huge extraction vessels are about to go into action.
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Rohingya refugees escaped massacres in Burma. Now they face another deadly force: Monsoons. 4.5.2018 Washington Post
Rohingya refugees escaped massacres in Burma. Now they face another deadly force: Monsoons.
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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps await new danger: rain 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The Rohingya refugees have escaped soldiers and gunfire. They have escaped mobs that stormed through their villages, killing and raping and burning. They have fled Myanmar, their homeland, to find shelter in sprawling refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh.
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Mumbai: Residents to get live rainfall data on cellphones soon 20.4.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Tropical cyclone Keni approaches Fiji 10.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The tropical storym is expected to have average winds up to 130 km per hour with momentary gusts to 185 km per hour.
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Four dead, one missing as cyclone causes floods in Fiji 2.4.2018 Hindu: International
In February, Fiji escaped without deaths or widespread damage when Gita, a category 4 tropical cyclone, lashed the country with winds of up to 275 km per hour (171 mph).
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Storms along East and West Coasts today; our turn tomorrow 22.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Nor’easter number 4 The most recent pesky nor’easter is continuing from Long Island to Boston and up to Maine early this morning. Heavy, wet snow has been piling up. Travel has been very difficult and hazardous. Boston schools are closed for the second day. The good news for those folks is that the snow will…
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Climate change may mean more spring snowstorms in the future 22.3.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Expect more extreme — and weird — weather.
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