User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: May 18 2018 22:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Rugby-obsessed Tonga shaken by apparent ban to keep girls from playing the sport 21.3.2018 Washington Post
Rugby-obsessed Tonga shaken by apparent ban to keep girls from playing the sport
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The five most remarkable attributes of the Storm of the Century 13.3.2018 Washington Post
The five most remarkable attributes of the Storm of the Century
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This dire ocean scenario is a stark reminder of why the world is trying to stop climate change 10.3.2018 Washington Post: World
Scientists say that high levels of global warming could, by the year 2300, trap essential nutrients in the ocean, thus affecting the food chain in other parts of the world, resulting in a decline in fishery yields.
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Geometric clusters of cyclones churn over Jupiter's poles 8.3.2018 AP Top News
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Jupiter's poles are blanketed by geometric clusters of cyclones and its atmosphere is deeper than scientists suspected....
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The East Coast Is Bracing for Yet Another Bomb Cyclone 2.3.2018 Mother Jones
The infamous bomb cyclone may be back. Winter Storm Riley, set to slam into the East Coast this weekend, is predicted to be the most powerful storm since January’s bomb cyclone—bringing hurricane-strength winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, and coastal flooding.  “Remember Jan. 4th?” the National Weather Service in Boston warned. “This storm has the potential of being worse!”  The storm […]
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Parts of New Zealand flood as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit 20.2.2018 Hindu: International
The storm system is the remnants of Cyclone Gita, which last week ripped through the Pacific nation of Tonga, destroying homes, churches and the historic Parliament House.
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Eight takeaways from the budget proposal 13.2.2018 Washington Post
Many of the ideas are dead on arrival, but the blueprint speaks volumes about President Trump’s values — and contradicts many promises he made as a candidate.
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Tropical Cyclone Gita is a monster Category 4, and it's hammering Tonga 12.2.2018 Washington Post
Tropical Cyclone Gita is a monster Category 4, and it's hammering Tonga
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Pacific nation of Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita 12.2.2018 Washington Post: World
Some people in Tonga were nailing pieces of wood over their windows while others were evacuating as they braced for a cyclone that was due to hit Monday night.
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Pacific nation of Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita 12.2.2018 Hindu: Home
The storm has strengthened since hitting Samoa and American Samoa last week, where it caused damage to buildings, widespread power outages and flooding.
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How tall human structures may have ignited a thundersnow assault during the bomb cyclone 8.2.2018 Washington Post
How tall human structures may have ignited a thundersnow assault during the bomb cyclone
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