User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 09:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Flash flood warning for Sand fire burn area as powerful storm moves into Antelope Valley 23.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A powerful storm moving through the Antelope Valley on Wednesday triggered a flash flood warning for those living in the Sand fire burn area.

The National Weather Service issued the warning about 7:40 p.m. and urged residents to take immediate precautions because of possibly imminent flooding or...

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Gulf of Mexico waters are freakishly warm, which could mean explosive springtime storms 22.3.2017 Washington Post
The toasty waters may fuel severe storms this spring in the South and Midwest.
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Three years later, families, officials and scientists wrestle with lessons learned from Oso landslide 22.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

On the Oso landslide’s third anniversary, a survivor keeps a focus on family, while the lawsuit she joined put a spotlight on the uneasy interplay between scientists and policymakers about how to protect people who might be in peril.
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Record-breaking weather in 2016 pushes world into 'truly uncharted territory'- UN agency 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Record-breaking weather in 2016 pushes world into 'truly uncharted territory'- UN agency
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'Topsy turvy' weather brings tornado warnings, marble-sized hail and lightning to Northern California 22.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Residents of the upper Central Valley were told to seek shelter immediately Tuesday afternoon as a turbulent weather system moved across Northern California and triggered the first tornado warnings of the year for the region, the National Weather Service said.

The weather service’s offices in Sacramento...

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Death toll rises to 72 in Peru rains, flooding, mudslides 19.3.2017 Washington Post: World
The intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the worst seen in in two decades, Peruvian authorities said Saturday, affecting more than half the nation as the death toll since the beginning of the year hits 72.
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After years of drought in the Central Valley, the residents of Hanford are finally singing in the rain 18.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary
The grass in the town square was green again, and "Singing in the Rain" was playing at the restored Art Deco theater downtown. It was maybe a bit warmer than it should have been for March. There were storms expected soon that could bring flooding. And the great California drought might - or might...
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Death toll in Peru climbs to 67 from El Nino rains, floods 18.3.2017 AP Top News
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides wreaking havoc around the Andean nation climbed to 67 Friday, with thousands more displaced from destroyed homes and others waiting on rooftops for rescue....
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Death toll in Peru climbs to 67 from El Nino rains, floods 18.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The number of people killed in Peru following intense rains and mudslides wreaking havoc around the Andean nation climbed to 67 Friday, with thousands more displaced from destroyed homes and others waiting on rooftops for rescue. Across the country overflowing rivers caused by El Nino rains damaged 115,000 homes, collapsed 117 […]
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Dozen die in new round of Peru flooding 17.3.2017 Washington Post: World
A new round of unusually heavy rains has killed at least a dozen people in Peru and now threatens flooding in the capital.
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Taste of spring; NWS taking heat on forecast decision 16.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Astronomical spring arrives Monday at 5:29 am CDT.
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Flooding a concern as “conveyor belt” of wet weather hits Western Washington 15.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

A flood warning is in effect for the White River as the rain continues in Western Washington.
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Florida's Trial Bar Hurricane 15.3.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Legal abuse threatens insurers that absorb extreme weather risk.
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Weather Service decided last minute not to cut snow forecast 15.3.2017 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Before the first snow fell, federal meteorologists realized there was a good chance the late-winter storm wasn't going to produce giant snow totals in big Northeast cities as predicted....
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For next natural disaster prediction, login on Twitter 13.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
For next natural disaster prediction, login on Twitter
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Paralyzing blizzard likely Monday night from New York to Boston 12.3.2017 Washington Post
Up and down the Interstate 95 corridor, the storm will hit fast but hard. In just 12 hours, it could generate historic snowfall amounts for March in some areas. The D.C. area could see up to eight inches.
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Downed bridge splits Big Sur, closes part of coast highway 12.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Big Sur, Calif. • A downed bridge along the California coast has split the Big Sur area in two, stranding residents without access to grocery stores and public services and closing part of scenic Highway 1 for as long as a year. About 450 residents on one side of the span were cut off when the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge crumbled beyond repair. Backpackers and helicopters are transporting food to the residential area. The community known for its luxury spa treatments, posh hotels and scenic retreats ...
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In the shadow of Silicon Valley riches, struggling flood victims unload on contrite San Jose officials 12.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

One by one, for more than four hours, dozens of San Jose residents displaced by the city’s worst flooding in memory let city officials have it.

Remorseful city officials, who had given a presentation outlining their various failures, listened without interrupting.

“You had plenty of data to indicate...

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Cyclone kills 38, displaces 53,000 in Madagascar 11.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Cyclone Enawo killed 38 people, injured 180 others and displaced 53,000 after it slammed into Madagascar earlier this week, the national disaster management agency has said.The toll issued by the BNGR...
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Despite rainiest winter on record, L.A. braces for temperatures 20 degrees above normal this weekend 11.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

After months of uncharacteristically soggy weather across the Southland, Mother Nature is back to her old ways again this weekend, the National Weather Service said.

Temperatures Sunday and Monday are expected to climb into the upper 80s, a full 20 degrees warmer than average for downtown Los Angeles...

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