User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: Jul 07 2018 01:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Beryl becomes 'very tiny' first hurricane of Atlantic season 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Category 1 storm is expected to cross the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean by late Sunday or early Monday. Some of the islands are still recovering from last year's hits by Maria and Irma.
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Some survivors of Category 5 Hurricane Irma want a Category 6 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Scientists say there's evidence hurricanes are getting stronger because of climate change. Some think it's time to add a new designation for hurricane strength: Category 6.
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Puerto Rico releases data on hundreds of deaths following Hurricane Maria 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The island's government still lists the official death toll from the hurricane as 64 despite evidence that it's vastly under-counted.
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More rain, more development spell disaster for some U.S. cities 11.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Climate change is increasing the frequency of rainstorms in many parts of the U.S., and those storms bring more rain. Many communities don't have the drainage systems needed to handle all the water.
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411.15: Mauna Loa CO2 hits another record 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Atmospheric CO2 hits another unwelcome milestone.
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Scorching temperatures spark critical fire danger warnings across Colorado on Friday 1.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Scorching temperatures across the state Friday are creating high fire danger sparked by "unseasonably warm" heat, low humidity and gusty southwesterly winds
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Hurricanes Drove More Than 1,000 Medical Evacuees From the Virgin Islands. Many Can’t Go Home. 1.6.2018 Mother Jones
Aurio Correa entered the hospital on the island of St. Thomas last August to prepare for knee surgery. The 89-year-old Virgin Islander had Alzheimer’s and dementia but was otherwise in good health for his age, according to his daughter, Luz Correa Chesterfield. Before he could have the surgery at Schneider Regional Medical Center, Hurricane Irma struck the US Virgin Islands […]
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Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatens dam failure 30.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam and closed an interstate highway in the western mountains of North Carolina on Wednesday.
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Study puts Puerto Rico death toll from Hurricane Maria near 5,000 29.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The death rate is a contentious subject, in part because federal and island governments haven't responded as rapidly to the disaster as they have in other hurricane emergencies.
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At least 2 killed as Subtropical Storm Alberto makes landfall in southern U.S. 28.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Two journalists who were covering the rainfall in North Carolina were killed, their newsroom reported. The National Hurricane Center warns the storm will bring heavy rains and flash flooding.
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Subtropical storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast 28.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Just as the long holiday weekend marked summer's unofficial start in the U.S., Alberto gave it the unofficial start of what forecasters recently predicted would be an active hurricane season.
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Brace yourself for a hot and steamy Memorial Day 28.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The heat wave continues today. The temps should reach the 90s again, which will set a new Twin Cities record for consecutive May days with highs in the 90s.
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Florida panhandle braces as storm Alberto gains new strength 28.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Alberto got an early jump on the 2018 hurricane season, which doesn’t officially start until June 1.
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Florida Panhandle braces for impact as Alberto approaches 28.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, approached the northern Gulf Coast carrying brisk winds and heavy rain.
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Storm Alberto: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi declare states of emergency 27.5.2018 Hindu: News
Alberto, which spun up days before the formal start of the 2018 hurricane season, was moving north at about 13 mph (20 km/h) with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph, and higher gusts, on Saturday, the NWS said.
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Subtropical Storm Alberto heads toward U.S. Gulf Coast 26.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Alberto — the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season that officially starts June 1 — is expected to strengthen as it sweeps northward through the Gulf of Mexico.
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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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A tropical storm is brewing, just in time to ruin your Memorial Day weekend 25.5.2018 Washington Post
A tropical storm is brewing, just in time to ruin your Memorial Day weekend
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Standards Too Weak to Prevent Chemical Plant Blast After Harvey, Probe Finds 24.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Safety plans fell short of industry standards at an Arkema chemical plant that caught fire in Texas following Hurricane Harvey last year, but the standards were probably too weak to prevent the crisis anyway, a chemical safety investigation probe has found.
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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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