User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: Feb 15 2019 22:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Great Barrier Reef Is Being Covered With Polluted Water 15.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Recent heavy rain in Australia has washed sediment and harmful chemicals into rivers that flow into the sea where the reef is located.
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Philippines deadly storm and landslides kill more than 60 31.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
An official says people did not take precautions as the storm was not classed as a typhoon.
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A year of fire and rain and the new normal 29.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

People unattuned to the subtle shifts in California’s weather like to complain that we have no seasons here.

Of course we have seasons.

We have drought, followed by fires, followed by rain, followed by mudslides.

We can’t predict when drought will beset us, exactly, but we can predict the cascade...

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Queensland Cyclone Owen: Powerful system may 'wreak havoc' 14.12.2018 BBC: World
Cyclone Owen is expected to intensify into a category four system and may "wreak havoc", officials say.
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Queensland bushfires: The town spared an 'uncharted' catastrophe 29.11.2018 BBC: World
A mass evacuation in Gracemere, Australia, has magnified worries about "historic" bushfire conditions.
Moody's Pegs Florence's Economic Cost at $38 Billion to $50 Billion 22.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Initial estimates for the damage that Florence wrought on the Carolinas rank it among history’s top hurricanes, but far below last year’s trio of powerful storms.
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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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