User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: Jun 23 2019 04:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nine months after Hurricane Florence, battered North Carolina town struggles to rebuild 23.6.2019 LA Times: Nation

Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated much of eastern North Carolina, the tiny town of Trenton is still struggling to rebuild as a new hurricane season begins.

The Jones County courthouse and jail have yet to reopen. Judges hear cases in county office buildings and inmates are housed in...

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Cyclone Vayu Latest Map: Hurricane-strength Storm Closing on India With Strong Winds, Heavy Rain and Storm Surge 13.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Airports in the region have suspended operations
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Fact check: No sign of Trump-Mexico deal on farm goods 10.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The president tweeted that he had won the agreement to benefit America's "great patriot farmers," and that U.S. sales would begin "immediately." There isn't any sign of that happening, however. Mexican officials denied that anything on agriculture was included in the deal on border security reached Friday to avert Trump's threatened tariffs.
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Group Of Cowboys Came Together To Save Animals As Oklahoma Flooding Reached Record Levels 4.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"This is the heartbeat of America. We weren't going to sit back and do nothing."
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Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump 4.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Congress is finally shipping President Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats.
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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Republicans Block Billions in Disaster Aid for Third Time in a Week 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Representative John Rose's objection followed two previous efforts by Republicans to delay the vote until after Congress returns from Memorial Day recess.
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Climate change may not be the culprit for a record-setting spate of tornadoes 30.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Over the last month, about 500 tornadoes have struck the central United States, part of a pattern of unusual weather that has pummeled communities day after day with flooding, hail and thunderstorms along with the twisters.

The latest round of damaging weather came Tuesday, a day after violent...

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Democrats Blast Republican for Delaying Billions in Natural Disaster Aid 24.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Despite the Republican’s gripe about the relief money adding to the deficit, he said “there’s no reason” why the bill should not have included “the quite modest $4.4 billion” White House request for Trump's southern border wall.
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$19.1 billion disaster aid bill stalled after Republican blocks House vote 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rep. Chip Roy objected to a procedural vote on a bipartisan $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, forcing Congress to wait until June to finish work on the legislation.
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Senate passes disaster aid package as Trump pivots to support it 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The deal does not include any funding for any border-related programs, which had been sought by the White House. But Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation.
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Oklahoma and Texas Weather Warning: ‘Violent’ Tornadoes and Storms Expected 20.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I fear casualties/changed lives today. These storms should not be entertainment," one meteorologist warned.
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On Mother's Day in Puerto Rico, hope to visit a mother's grave turns to anguish 13.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The municipal cemetery in Lares, Puerto Rico, has been closed since Hurricane Maria hit. Residents flocked to visit when a portion of the cemetery was opened for Mother's Day, but many were unable to reach their loved ones' graves.
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With Mississippi River Levels Rising, Spillway North of New Orleans Opened 11.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Mississippi River levels rose rapidly on Friday and officials are taking precautionary action to protect areas including New Orleans from flooding.
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Heavy Rain Bringing Threat of More Flooding Ahead of Weekend 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The rain has been falling all week across east Texas and Louisiana
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Houston Flood Hits as Firefighters Receive Severance Checks Massive Layoff 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Though voters passed a measure to give firefighters equal pay as police, it meant layoffs in the fire department.
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Houston Flood Closes Down Schools, Some Courts on Friday 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Many area school districts have already announced closures, but the Houston ISD is still scheduled for classes.
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Houston Rains Bringing Floods Reminiscent of Hurricane Harvey 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Officials urge residents to take shelter as the area braces for dangerous flooding.
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When '100-year floods' happen often, what should you call them? 9.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
And: Mississippi River flooding in St. Paul this spring swamped the record for the longest period of flooding ever measured in the city.
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Tropical Cyclone Fani Makes Landfall, Causes One Million Evacuations 3.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The storm brought heavy rainfall that caused flooding and strong winds.
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