User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Sep 22 2016 13:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Toll in Indonesia floods rises to 23 22.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Toll in Indonesia floods rises to 23
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Flash-flood warning issued for parts of southern and central Utah, including Zion, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon national parks 22.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Much of southern and central Utah — including Zion, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon national parks — is under a flash-flood warning until Thursday night. The National Weather Service issued the watch as heavy rains and thunderstorms move through the region. People should avoid slot canyons, dry washes and streams, where fast flowing waters can trap and kill hikers, according to the alert. “Flooding of urban areas with poor drainage and basements,” the alert states, “is also possible.” Affected a...
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Flash-flood warning issue for parts of southern and central Utah, including Zion, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon national parks 22.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Much of southern and central Utah — including Zion, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon national parks — is under a flash-flood warning until Thursday night. The National Weather Service issued the watch as heavy rains and thunderstorms move through the region. People should avoid slot canyons, dry washes and streams, where fast flowing waters can trap and kill hikers, according to the alert. “Flooding of urban areas with poor drainage and basements,” the alert states, “is also possible.” Affected a... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Overnight downpours, flash flood watch continues 22.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Heavy rain threat into Thursday morning.
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Stalled front and tropical storm deluge roads, close schools 21.9.2016 AP National
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Flooding in coastal Virginia and North Carolina has blocked roads and closed schools for more than 100,000 students....
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Downpours, mudslides, flash flood watch continues 21.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More storms expected later today and tonight.
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Utah forecast: A warm and wet Wednesday, followed by cooler temperatures the rest of the week 21.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Northern Utah is in store for a warm day on Wednesday with highs ranging from about 80 to the mid 80s. The day will start with mostly sunny skies but scattered showers and thunderstorms could roll in starting in the afternoon, the National Weather Service says. By evening, the chance of precipitation will rise to 80 percent in most areas along the Wasatch Front. Scattered rain is expected in much of the state Wednesday along and storms might be accompanied by strong gusty winds, especially nort...
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IBM to help Tamil Nadu respond effectively to natural disasters 21.9.2016 New Kerala: Technology
IBM to help Tamil Nadu respond effectively to natural disasters
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A storm of controversy over Trump's climate science 21.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Thank you, L.A. Times, for connecting the dots between Donald Trump’s candidacy and economic and environmental destruction for the U.S. and all of the countries that depend on us to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.

( “Trump denies climate science amid rising seas,” Sept. 18)

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2016's hellish summer weather: A told-you-so climate moment? 21.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • This summer’s weather was relentless and hellish, crowded with the type of record-smashing extremes that scientists long have warned about. The season ends Wednesday, and not a moment too soon. Summer featured floods that killed hundreds of people and caused more than $50 billion in losses around the globe, from Louisiana and West Virginia to China, India, Europe and the Sudan. Meanwhile, droughts parched croplands and wildfires burned from California to Canada to China and India. T... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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A vote for Trump is a vote for climate catastrophe 21.9.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The Republican nominee can’t wait to rip up the agreements we need to help fight carbon emissions.
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Wednesday downpours: Multi-inch rainfall potential 20.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rain zone shifting north toward the Twin Cities?
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Typhoon causes serious flooding in southern Japan 20.9.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — A typhoon has caused serious flooding and flight cancellations in southern Japan. Typhoon Malakas swept across the southern part of Kyushu island early Tuesday morning before heading east along Japan’s Pacific coast toward central Japan and Tokyo. Strong winds and heavy rain toppled utility poles and flooded buildings in parts of Kyushu, […]
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Eugene Robinson: A vote for Trump is a vote to undo vital progress on climate change 20.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • July and August were the hottest months for the planet since record keeping began. Scientists are confident that 2016 will be the hottest year. Rising sea levels have made flooding commonplace in several major U.S. cities. And meanwhile, one of our leading presidential candidates says climate change is some kind of Chinese hoax. Elections have consequences, and this is one of the most fateful: Anyone who takes climate change seriously had better do everything possible to keep Donald... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Thunderstorm sweeps through Edmonds, causing flooding 20.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

Several vehicles were stranded in standing water from a storm that quickly washed over the area Monday afternoon.
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Super-computing facility launched at IIT - Guwahati 19.9.2016 New Kerala: Technology
Super-computing facility launched at IIT - Guwahati
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Trump's climate science denial clashes with reality of rising seas in Florida 18.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

By Donald Trump’s account, scientists have tricked Americans into accepting that global warming is caused by the burning of fossil fuels.

“I’m not a big believer in man-made climate change,” he told the Miami Herald on one of the rare recent occasions when he has talked about it.

A few blocks from...

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Lightning bolts in Oklahoma, France deemed world’s longest 16.9.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

Researchers identified lightning bolts in Oklahoma and France as the longest on record and warn that their discovery could alter traditional thinking of when it’s safe to go outside after a storm passes. A 2007 storm in Oklahoma produced a lightning bolt nearly 200 miles (321.85 kilometers) long, while a 2012 storm in southern France […]
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Salon offers free shampoos in town where wells are drying up 15.9.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire salon is offering free shampoos to residents who are feeling the effects of a drought. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2cQZPTo ) that some wells are drying up in Kingston. Elation Salon owner Lori Farmer is offering the shampoos to help residents cope. And the fire station has invited residents to […]
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In Camarillo, a fight over who should pay to keep a mountain from crashing into homes again 15.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Could anyone have predicted the Springs Fire in May 2013? That it would tear across the Santa Monica mountains, from Camarillo Springs to Malibu, incinerating everything it its path, searing the ground at temperatures as hot as 1,400 degrees?

Or that unusually heavy rains the next year would cause...

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