User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: May 27 2018 09:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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New U.S. weather satellite can't keep cool, threatening photo quality 24.5.2018 LA Times: Science

The nation's newest weather satellite, launched under three months ago, has a serious cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures.

The trouble is with the GOES-17 satellite's premier instrument for taking images of hurricanes, wildfires, volcanic eruptions and other natural calamities,...

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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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Fresh from Hurricane Harvey’s flooding, Houston starts to build anew — in the flood plain 23.5.2018 Washington Post
The city is building again, gingerly, as it balances anxiety over a need for housing with fears of the freewheeling construction that doomed so many houses to flooding.
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Colorado’s first tornado of 2018 touched down near Agate Monday afternoon 22.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer's sense of euphoria was evident as he recounted capturing Colorado's first confirmed tornado of 2018 on video.
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We’re Getting Way Better at Forecasting Storms, and It’s Helping Humanitarian Groups 18.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In an era of increasingly extreme hurricanes, floods, and drought, the people in charge of preparing for disasters depend on meteorologists to anticipate where the next catastrophe might strike. Here’s some good news: Meteorologists are coming through, with unprecedented accuracy. In fact, […]
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Climate Cast Live: How far have climate trends and solutions come in 5 years? 16.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Experts and students reveal the latest climate change trends and solutions.
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East Coast could see heavy rain and flooding this week 14.5.2018 Washington Post
A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is poised to produce heavy rainfall in Florida before crawling north toward New England by the weekend.
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Scott Cowen led Tulane through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Now, he has ideas on how to fix higher education. 12.5.2018 Washington Post
Scott Cowen led Tulane through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Now, he has ideas on how to fix higher education.
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We’re making hurricanes worse. We’re also not preparing for them. 12.5.2018 Washington Post: Editorials
Scientists point to the human role in Harvey’s devastation — and our vulnerability going forward.
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Puerto Rico stocks food, water, radios as storm season nears 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Federal and local officials said Thursday that they are stockpiling radios, food, water and generators in Puerto Rico and demanding rigorous emergency training to prepare the U.S. territory for dealing with any catastrophic storm as the Atlantic hurricane season approaches.
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The backstory of the lava-eaten Ford Mustang that symbolized a volcano’s wrath 10.5.2018 Washington Post
The backstory of the lava-eaten Ford Mustang that symbolized a volcano’s wrath
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U.S. embassy cables warned against expelling 300,000 immigrants. Trump officials did it anyway. 9.5.2018 Washington Post
U.S. embassy cables warned against expelling 300,000 immigrants. Trump officials did it anyway.
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Hawaii has made peace with its angry volcano; not so its tsunamis, hurricanes and heating earth 8.5.2018 Washington Post
Hawaii has made peace with its angry volcano; not so its tsunamis, hurricanes and heating earth
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Puerto Rico to rebuild power grid using US national standard 8.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The new CEO of Puerto Rico’s power company announced Monday that the public agency will immediately adopt a U.S. national standard to design and rebuild the island’s power grid following Hurricane Maria.
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