User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: Apr 03 2020 17:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Solomon Islands: Dozens missing after ferry defies cyclone warning 3.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
A ferry in the Solomon Islands embarks despite the pacific nation being on alert over a cyclone.
Will thousands of Rohingya refugees be sent to a remote island? 23.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

A plan by Bangladesh to move 100,000 Rohingya Muslims to an uninhabited island in the Bay of Bengal is moving forward despite opposition from refugee leaders and human rights groups.

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Wettest year, extreme cold: Minnesota's top 5 weather events in 2019 1.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Much of Minnesota saw the coldest air mass in 26 years and the wettest year on record in 2019.
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How Africa will be affected by climate change 15.12.2019 BBC: World
The African continent is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns.
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Refugees 'at increased' risk from extreme weather 10.12.2019 BBC: Science
Climate change could make the problem worse, multiplying the misery for displaced people.
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Climate change: COP25 talks to open as 'point of no return' in sight 2.12.2019 BBC: World
Politicians and diplomats meet in Spain as scientists and charities say urgent steps are needed.
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Climate Change Is Brutal for Everyone but Worse for Women 29.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The climate crisis is so epic, so vicious, so wide-reaching, that at this point there are few aspects of the human experience it isn’t transforming. Supercharged wildfires are devastating California, heat waves are killing more people and more crops, cities are […]
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Presidential Candidates Wouldn’t Touch This Radical Idea to Transform Agriculture—Until Now 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
Food and agriculture policies have been at best a fringe issues during the last few Democratic presidential primaries. Candidates tend limit their agricultural appeals to “broad value statements” rather than dive into the policy specifics “that would indicate they’ve given these issues the attention they deserve,” says Sarah Hackney, coalition director for the National Sustainable […]
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Climate change: Bigger hurricanes are now more damaging 12.11.2019 BBC: Science
The most damaging tropical cyclones are three times more frequent now than they were 100 years ago.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys military rescuers as deadly storm hits 13.10.2019 BBC: World
At least 18 people died after one of the strongest storms in years hit central Japan.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan braces itself for powerful storm 11.10.2019 BBC: World
Typhoon Hagibis could be the worst in Japan since 1958, when more than 1,200 people died.
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Will Typhoon Hagibis affect World Cup matches? 9.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
England and Scotland's final pool matches at the World Cup this weekend are under threat from Typhoon Hagibis.
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Displaced people: Why are more fleeing home than ever before? 24.9.2019 BBC: World
The number of people uprooted across the globe stands at a record 71 million. Why are so many on the move?
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Editorial: Wealthy countries are responsible for climate change, but it's the poor who will suffer most 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Developed nations emit the most greenhouse gases, while poor countries suffer the worst consequences of the greenhouse effect. We must help them.

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New storm to hit Bahamas two weeks after Hurricane Dorian 14.9.2019 BBC: World
More than 1,000 people are still missing following the hurricane two weeks ago.
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Hurricane Dorian’s winds were as powerful as Colorado’s strongest recorded tornado 7.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
It's no secret that Colorado's weather is notoriously wild, hard to predict and filled with extremes. But even the craziest of Colorado's weather doesn't come close to the incredible power and damage that Hurricane Dorian inflicted on The Bahamas this week.
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Hurricane Hunters Release Spectacular Footage of Flight Into Dorian's 40-Mile-Wide Eye 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Pilots from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been conducting regular flights into the storm to collect data and help forecasters make predictions.
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Incredible Video From Space Shows Lightning Strikes Inside Hurricane Dorian 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"There is immense energy in a hurricane which can cause very frequent lightning strikes," Met Office spokesperson Oliver Claydon told Newsweek.
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As Hurricane Dorian Hammers Bahamas, Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven to Threaten Gulf Coast As Tropical Storm 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The storm forming in the Gulf Coast was forecasted to bring heavy rainfall to impacted areas, potentially causing flooding and mudslides.
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Hurricane Dorian: Florida Woman Wraps Her Home in Plastic to Protect It From Storm 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"If it works, it's totally worth it," said Brittany Vidal, who lives in the Davis Shores neighborhood of St. Augustine, Florida.
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