User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: Dec 10 2017 18:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions 10.12.2017 AP Business
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to combat climate change....
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Most teenagers cope with bad online experiences: Study 5.12.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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In 1950, an iconic storm blasted through the Eastern U.S. at Thanksgiving 23.11.2017 Washington Post
In 1950, an iconic storm blasted through the Eastern U.S. at Thanksgiving
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2017 extreme weather raising America’s concern about climate change 21.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Americans are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate change.
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A Climate Policy for the People 16.11.2017 American Prospect
Alex Milan Tracy/Sipa via AP Images Environmentalists rally on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem during a lobby day organized by the Oregon Conservation Network This summer, epic storms and fires in the United States provided some worrisome climate signals. Hurricane Harvey produced rains so strong that meteorologists added new colors to their radar maps. Hurricane Irma maintained Category 5 winds for 37 hours, a record for cyclones. The “unprecedented” wildfires in northern California were a product , in part, of the unusually hot and dry summer. As the newly released Fourth National Climate Assessment makes clear, the planet is under siege. I’ve watched these disasters with a sense of dread mixed with outrage. My parents had to evacuate their Santa Rosa retirement community because of the wildfires. Luckily, their home was spared. It was surreal to learn about their plight on the same day that the Trump administration announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. Yet the reaction to this ...
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Humans Used to Live Here. Then Sandy Happened. Now it Is Being Reclaimed by Nature. 28.10.2017 Mother Jones
Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy—a monstrous post-tropical cyclone with hurricane force winds—struck New York, bringing record breaking wind gusts and deadly flooding. In New York City, 53 people died—nearly half of them were from Staten Island. The Ocean Breeze, Midland Beach, and Dongan Hills communities were especially hard hit, with eleven fatalities.  A few months after the storm, WNYC reporter Matthew Schuerman […]
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Bigger, More Devastating Floods Are Coming for Our Cities 25.10.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Newsweek and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy raged against New York City, flooding subway stations, causing widespread blackouts and killing 43 people. And now, a new paper published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reminds us that someday, sooner or later, it […]
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If it quacks like a hurricane: Time to rethink 'post-tropical cyclone' terminology 19.10.2017 Washington Post
If it quacks like a hurricane: Time to rethink 'post-tropical cyclone' terminology
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Why We Should Be Very Scared About Tropical Storms Hitting Ireland 18.10.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  An already unusual hurricane season just got a lot weirder as Tropical Storm Ophelia set her sights on…Ireland and the British Isles. Unaccustomed to such weather, these decidedly not-tropical northern nations are buttoning up, for the first time in recent memory, in the face of […]
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At least 3 killed as historic storm Ophelia hits Ireland, turns U.K. skies red 16.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The remnants of post-tropical cyclone Ophelia hit parts of Ireland with wind gusts of more than 90 miles per hour. The storm knocked out power to some 360,000 customers.
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At Least 3 Killed As Historic Storm Ophelia Hits Ireland, Turns U.K. Skies Red 16.10.2017 NPR News
The remnants of post-tropical cyclone Ophelia hit parts of Ireland with gusts of more than 90 miles per hour. The storm knocked out power to some 360,000 customers.
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Nate slams Mississippi as the 4th hurricane in an extraordinary year to make landfall in the U.S. 8.10.2017 Washington Post
Biloxi, Miss., and nearby communities took a thrashing from Nate, which has weakened to a tropical storm.
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Rain gives way to weekend sun, Hurricane warning for New Orleans 7.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rain gives way to sun this weekend.
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Tropical Storm Nate Is Predicted To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Hurricane Sunday 5.10.2017 NPR News
Nate is likely to become a hurricane and could hit the northern Gulf Coast on Sunday. Forecasters add, "it is too early to specify the timing, location, or magnitude of these impacts."
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Tropical Storm Nate predicted to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane Sunday 5.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Nate is likely to become a hurricane and could hit the northern Gulf Coast Sunday. Forecasters add, "it is too early to specify the timing, location, or magnitude of these impacts."
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New Tropical Depression Forms Below Gulf Of Mexico 4.10.2017 NPR News
Once in the Gulf, the system could strengthen into a hurricane shortly before it reaches the U.S. mainland — possibly by Sunday morning, forecasters say.
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The Energy 202: Trump's hiring freeze shrunk National Weather Service staff before hurricanes hit 27.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The staffing issues predate the president, though.
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September is the most energetic month for hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic 27.9.2017 Washington Post
September is the most energetic month for hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic
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This Is the Hurricane Season Scientists Tried to Warn Us About 21.9.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. After multiple intense hurricane landfalls this month, the scenes from the Caribbean have been horrific—trees stripped bare, houses flattened, million-dollar yachts strewn like toys. Category 5 hurricanes, like Irma and Maria, are the pinnacle of nature’s fury. There is simply no […]
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Maria makes landfall: Strongest hurricane on record in Puerto Rico 20.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Damage in progress in Puerto Rico today.
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