User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Nov 16 2018 24:59 IST RSS 2.0
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Blackpool photo wins Weather Photographer of the Year 15.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Stephen Cheatley's shot of lighting over Blackpool won the Weather Photographer of The Year title.
Italy storms: Five dead as northern villages are cut off 2.11.2018 BBC: World
Five people have been killed as high winds, rain and landslides continue to devastate parts of Italy.
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Climate change: 'Wetlands vital to protect cities' 29.10.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Urban areas need to cherish wetlands as a natural defence against flooding, experts warn.
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Typhoon Yutu 'All but Destroyed' U.S. Island 26.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
One of the most powerful storms of the year—packing sustained winds up to 180 miles an hour—roared through U.S. territories in the western Pacific, smashing homes and flattening power lines.
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Mexico Deals With Storm Damage as Willa Weakens 25.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Mexican authorities worked Wednesday to distribute supplies and restore services after the passage of Hurricane Willa, which left thousands without power and caused flooding and damage as it slammed into the Pacific coast.
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A new tool is helping the Twin Cities metro area brace for climate change impacts 24.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
To help the Twin Cities metro area plan for the future climate, the Metropolitan Council has released a tool with detailed maps showing how at-risk different spots are to flooding and extreme heat.
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Mexico Braces for Hurricane Willa 23.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Mexico closed schools, set up shelters and prepared emergency response teams to prepare for Hurricane Willa’s expected wallop to several Pacific coast states on Tuesday evening with high winds and flooding.
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Hurricane Willa: Mexico issues warning over 'extremely dangerous' storm 22.10.2018 BBC: World
The "potentially catastrophic" storm Willa is expected to make landfall on Tuesday.
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Hurricane Willa Strengthens to Category 5 Storm, Aims for Mexico 22.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Hurricane Willa strengthened into a Category 5 storm with sustained winds up to 160 mph as it headed toward Mexico’s western coast, where it is expected to make landfall as a major hurricane Tuesday.
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Storm Callum: Flood defence review after Wales battered 15.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Disruption and clean-up work continues after parts of Wales saw its worst flooding for 30 years.
Storm Callum: Flood warnings drop as fatal storm passes 14.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Rivers burst their banks, homes were flooded and travel was hit as Wales was battered by Storm Callum.
Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds 14.10.2018 BBC: World
The remnants of Hurricane Leslie left more than 15,000 homes without power after striking overnight.
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'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury 14.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While most residents fled ahead of the storm's arrival, others stayed to face the hurricane. Some barely escaped as homes were smashed from their foundations, neighborhoods were submerged, and broken boards, sheet metal and other debris flew through the air.
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Indonesia flash flooding kills at least 21 on Sumatra island 13.10.2018 BBC: World
Many victims are children hit by a torrent of mud while studying at a school on Sumatra island.
Storm Callum: Continued downpours bring flooding 13.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
The Met Office has an amber warning for heavy rain in place until 18:00 BST on Saturday.
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Wreckage left by Hurricane Michael slows relief efforts 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Government and nonprofit agencies work in advance of storms to create distribution networks for critical aid, but the category 4 hurricane damaged key communications and transportation infrastructure.
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Hurricane Michael: Fears deaths will rise as 'war zone' searched 13.10.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
Areas of north-west Florida worst hit by Michael's devastation have yet to be fully searched.
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Death toll rises to 6 in wake of Hurricane Michael's rampage 12.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
By early Friday it wasn't over yet: a tropical storm long after Wednesday's landfall, Michael stubbornly kept up its punch while barreling up the Southeast, dumping heavy rains and spreading flash flooding misery as far away as Virginia.
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Michael charges into Southeast after slamming north Florida 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Florida's Panhandle left wide destruction and at least two people dead and wasn't nearly finished Thursday as it crossed Georgia, now as a tropical storm, toward the Carolinas, that are still reeling from epic flooding by Hurricane Florence.
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Hurricane Michael Pummels Florida Panhandle 11.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Hurricane Michael slammed ashore Wednesday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., toppling houses, trees and power lines in its path through the Florida Panhandle.
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