User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: Aug 17 2017 03:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Soaker: Periods of rain into Thursday 17.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Yet another shot of multi-inch rains for Minnesota.
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2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal 10.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record breaking than anything approaching normal. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual state of the climate 2016 report, highlighting numerous records including hottest year, highest sea level and lowest sea ice in the […]
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Erratic Weather Threatens Livelihood Of Rice Farmers In Madagascar 6.8.2017 NPR Health Science
Climate change is complicating the lives of subsistence rice farmers in Madagascar. For years, the wet and dry seasons arrived predictably. No more. To survive, farmers are looking to diversify.
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Powerful Pacific typhoon could threaten Japan by weekend 1.8.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful Pacific typhoon that intensified into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year but has since lost some of its punch could still threaten Japan by this weekend.
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Powerful Pacific typhoon could threaten Japan by weekend 1.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful Pacific typhoon that intensified into the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest storm of the year but has since lost some of its punch could still threaten Japan by this weekend. Typhoon Noru on Tuesday was packing maximum sustained winds of 204 kilometers (127 miles) per hour with gusts of up […]
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Surprise Tropical Storm Emily hits Florida's west coast; heavy rain from Tampa to Naples 31.7.2017 Washington Post
Surprise Tropical Storm Emily hits Florida's west coast; heavy rain from Tampa to Naples
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Forecaster says budget cuts could hurt hurricane predictions 3.7.2017 AP National
MIAMI (AP) -- Recent progress in forecasting the intensity of hurricanes - which has lagged behind storm track forecasting - could be undermined by proposed cuts in federal funding for tropical weather research, says the retiring chief of a team of U.S. hurricane specialists....
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Forecaster says budget cuts could hurt hurricane predictions 3.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

MIAMI (AP) — Recent progress in forecasting the intensity of hurricanes — which has lagged behind storm track forecasting — could be undermined by proposed cuts in federal funding for tropical weather research, says the retiring chief of a team of U.S. hurricane specialists. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration launched the Hurricane Forecast Improvement […]
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Tropical storm warning dropped for New Orleans as Cindy weakens slightly 21.6.2017 LA Times: Nation

Tropical Storm Cindy weakened slightly on Wednesday morning, and the New Orleans area was no longer under a tropical storm watch, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest update.

The tropical storm warning area is now smaller than it was Wednesday morning, stretching from San Luis Pass,...

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Six killed as cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh; thousands evacuated 30.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The severe cyclonic storm made landfall on the coast between Cox’s Bazar and the main port city of Chittagong at 6:00 a.m.
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21 dead from a single lightning strike — and four more new weather mortality records 20.5.2017 Washington Post
21 dead from a single lightning strike — and four more new weather mortality records
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The effects of climate change will force millions to migrate. Here's what this means for human security. 23.4.2017 Washington Post
The effects of climate change will force millions to migrate. Here's what this means for human security.
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New Zealanders evacuated from parts of coast as storm hits 13.4.2017 Hindu: International
Hundreds of people in New Zealand were evacuated from some coastal areas on Thursday as the second major storm in just over a week made landfall near the North Island town of Whakatane. But residents...
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New Zealanders brace for 2nd major storm in just over a week 13.4.2017 Washington Post: World
New Zealanders on Thursday were bracing for a second major storm in just over a week as the remnants of Cyclone Cook bore down on the South Pacific nation.
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Hundreds evacuated from New Zealand town after levee fails 6.4.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — People used jet boats and tractors to help rescue about 2,000 residents of a New Zealand town after a river burst through a concrete levee, flooding hundreds of homes and businesses. Local authorities declared a state of emergency after the levee failed Thursday morning, flooding sections of Edgecumbe on the […]
Australia floodwaters still rising, police search for missing 2.4.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Third body found in aftermath of damaging Australian cyclone 2.4.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Australian cyclone leaves bull shark stranded on land 31.3.2017 Washington Post: World
A powerful cyclone that tore through northeast Australia has left the ground littered with battered trees, ripped-up roofs — and one very unlucky shark.
Australian cyclone leaves bull shark stranded on land 31.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful cyclone that tore through northeast Australia has left the ground littered with battered trees, ripped-up roofs — and one very unlucky shark. Paramedic Lisa Smith said she was assessing the extent of flooding on Thursday on Rita Island, a coastal community near the town of Ayr in Queensland state that […]
Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves behind shark in puddle 30.3.2017 Washington Post: World
An Australian journalist covering flooding from Cyclone Debbie was shocked to come across a dead bull shark that was apparently swept up in the deluge.
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