User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Cyclones
Last updated: May 20 2017 05:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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.
Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves behind shark in puddle 30.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

AYR, Australia (AP) — 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. WIN News reporter Philip Calder tells news.com.au that he was in the town of Ayr to shoot video of a flooded road and couldn’t believe he […]
No calm after the storm as Debbie sends Australia into a tizzy 30.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Extreme weather conditions prevail throughout much of the state of Queensland.
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Cyclone Debbie makes landfall in Australia 28.3.2017 Hindu: News
Tropical Cyclone Debbie made landfall on Tuesday across the coast of northeast Australia, packing strong winds with gusts.The storm is lashing the Queensland coast with torrential rain, bringing abou...
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Powerful cyclone slams into Australia’s tropical northeast 28.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) — A powerful cyclone slammed into Australia’s tropical northeast coast on Tuesday, tearing down fences, snapping trees and knocking out power to thousands, officials said. The destructive eyewall of Cyclone Debbie, a Category 4 storm packing winds up to 260 kilometers per hour (160 miles per hour), made landfall near Airlie Beach, […]
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Thousands flee as Cyclone Debbie bears down on Australia 27.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Cyclone Debbie is a forecast to strengthen to a Category four storm before it makes landfall in the northeast state
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In cyclone's wake, UN appeals for $20 million to help affected populations in Madagascar 24.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
In cyclone's wake, UN appeals for $20 million to help affected populations in Madagascar
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FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference
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How the Great Barrier Reef is responding to global warming. (Hint: not well) 18.3.2017 LA Times: Science

Global warming has likely caused permanent damage to the world's largest coral reef, according to a new report in the journal Nature.

In the last 20 years, rising temperatures have triggered three severe bleaching events in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The most recent was in 2016, when more...

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Extreme heat has caused the Great Barrier Reef to bleach three times in the last 20 years 18.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Global warning has likely caused permanent damage to the world's largest coral reef, according to a new report in the journal Nature.

In the last 20 years, rising temperatures have triggered three severe bleaching events in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The most recent was in 2016, when more...

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Madagascar cyclone death toll reaches 38, authorities say 11.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Madagascar’s government says the death toll from Cyclone Enawo has risen to at least 38.
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