User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Sep 19 2020 21:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cyclone Ianos: Two dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece 19.9.2020 BBC: World
The rare "medicane" storm flooded buildings, toppled trees and triggered landslides in central areas.
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Medicane Storm Ianos lashes western Greece 18.9.2020 BBC: World
Intense wind and rain flood streets and fell trees on islands in western Greece.
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Floods and destruction as storm Sally moves north 17.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Torrential rains could bring damaging floods to the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia.
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American Exceptionalism is Another Casualty of Our Climate Disasters 17.9.2020 Mother Jones
“Historic” has become the word of the year for the worst possible reasons. Even putting aside the global pandemic and its accompanying economic catastrophe for a moment, from wildfires and hurricanes, to floods and heatwaves, it seems as if every weather event of 2020 has been “historic.” California, Oregon, and Louisiana broke records for wildfires […]
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Hurricane Sally: Slow-moving US storm batters boats and bridges 17.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Torrential rain also causes "catastrophic" floods as the storm heads over the Florida-Alabama border.
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Denver weather: Even if it’s no record-breaker, temps remains warmer than normal 16.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver might have to wait until next year to break the record for the number of days at 90 degrees or hotter in one year.
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Hurricane Sally: 'Catastrophic flooding' as storm hits US 16.9.2020 BBC: World
Authorities warn of "historic and catastrophic flooding" as Sally makes landfall.
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Letters to the Editor: California's heat waves aren't as dramatic as its fires, but they're just as deadly 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Like toxic pollution and COVID-19, heat waves disproportionately affect low-income communities and those with preexisting health conditions.

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Wuthering Heights: House that inspired Emily Bronte classic for sale 10.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Ponden Hall is believed to be the architectural inspiration for the Bronte sisters' novels.
Fatal Stonehaven train crash 'caused by rocks on line' 10.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
An interim report by Network Rail says the industry needs to improve the way it responds to adverse weather.
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Rising global temperature closing in on agreed upon limit 9.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new United Nations report.
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Feargal Sharkey accuses Thames Water of sewage 'dumping' 4.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Former Undertones front man Feargal Sharkey hit out at Thames Water on Twitter.
Big problems for smallest Great Lake: More precipitation, warmer temperatures and controversial regulation plan upend life along Lake Ontario 1.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Residents on Lake Ontario find their homes and businesses at the anxious intersection of climate change, international regulations and COVID-19.
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Colorado wildfire update: Latest on Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek, Cameron Peak and Williams Fork fires 29.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A cold front at the end of the week has been a welcome reprieve for fire crews around Colorado, as cooler temperatures, rain and higher humidity have helped stifle wildfire growth. 
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Week in pictures: 22-28 August 2020 29.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
A selection of remarkable images taken around the world this week.
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Feds to increase monitoring after Grizzly Creek fire raises risk of catastrophic landslides in Glenwood Canyon 28.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Wildfires burning away trees and shrubs along the Interstate 70 corridor through Glenwood Canyon, perennially plagued by falling rocks, have raised risks of catastrophic landslides -- prompting federal geologists to install more monitoring sensors.
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Hurricane Laura: Coastal Louisiana a hot mess as storm’s leftovers move east 28.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The remnants of Hurricane Laura unleashed heavy rain and twisters hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and mangled buildings along the Gulf Coast, and forecasters warn of new dangers as the tropical weather blows toward the Eastern Seaboard this weekend.
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The Rest and Be Thankful: An infamous road through 'a mountain in torment' 28.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
The Rest and Be Thankful is carved into the side of a Scottish mountain with a history of landslips.
Colorado wildfires update: Latest on Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek, Cameron Peak and Williams Fork fires 27.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Containment has increased steadily on the two largest wildfires -- Pine Gulch and Grizzly Creek -- as fire officials turn their worry to potential flash floods that can come as a result of rain falling on scorched soil.
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Hurricane Laura causes flash flooding as it makes landfall in Louisiana 27.8.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The category four storm is expected to cause an "unsurvivable" surge as it moves inland in the US.
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