User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Apr 26 2015 20:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Heavy rains likely in quakehit Nepal 26.4.2015 Hindustan Times: World
Nepal which is reeling under Saturdays earthquake is likely to experience widespread rains and thundershowers which may trigger landslides according to the weather department which has asked people to remain ...
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Nepal might experience rain, thundershowers: IMD 26.4.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Rain, thundershower likely to hit Nepal 26.4.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'Rain, thundershower likely to hit Nepal' at newkerala.com.
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Sydney hit by hail, flash floods, as storm-affected areas warned to expect more 25.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Parts of Sydney experienced a fresh deluge on Saturday, which brought down two factories, as the central coast and Hunter braced for more wild weather Large hailstones pummelled Sydney on Saturday afternoon, bringing down two large factories in the west of the city, as residents worst affected by this week’s deadly storms were warned to expect more flash flooding and damaging winds. The warning zone on Saturday evening took in Maitland and Cessnock, greater Newcastle and the central coast of NSW around Gosford and Wyong - areas that were lashed by storms this week, leaving hundreds of people cut off by floodwaters. #SydneyStorm : Water rushes through the streets in Petersham, #Sydney ...
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He wants to control the weather with lasers 25.4.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Is there anything laser can't do?
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Lawmakers drawing up contingency funding plans for bird flu 24.4.2015 Star Tribune: Latest
Top Minnesota lawmakers said Friday they're developing contingency plans that would allow state agencies to more easily access emergency response dollars if the spread of avian influenza intensifies in the nation's leading turkey producing state.
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Minnesota lawmakers drawing up contingency funding plans to aid growing battle with bird flu 24.4.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
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Flash floods, thunderstorms expected in Los Angeles County 24.4.2015 LA Times: Opinion
With heavy rain drenching eastern parts of Los Angeles County, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning late Thursday afternoon.
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Webchat: the big climate change debate – as it happens 24.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
7.31pm BST Great question from Children’s Books site member – we’re up to the minute here! Question from ElsaSkelter: what about fracking? Good or bad? And how long before it's in a cli-fi book? #GdnEcoChat 7.26pm BST There’s a big debate amongst the young at heart here about the threats of climate change vs. nuclear fallout. Worrying about the environment isn’t a new thing, nor are planetary pressures. The question is, can we ever see climate change as an immediate threat in the way the Cold War was? That may well be the biggest issue facing us today. @EmilyDrabs Yes! I lived in the middle of the city - was always worried the countryside would vanish before I got to see it #GdnEcoChat @EmilyDrabs But while we were worrying about nukes we let a kind of slow explosion wreck the planet! #GdnEcoChat 7.24pm BST We are so philosophical this evening! Good fiction is a thought experiment - it's time we started to experiment with optimism. #GdnEcoChat 7.23pm BST No we’ve no idea what it means either... 7.22pm ...
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NSW storm: Families begin recovery after flash flooding - video 23.4.2015 Guardian: Environment
Pauline Cambourne looks through her flood-damaged Dungog home in the NSW Hunter region after severe storms. In Stroud, Reverend Chris Garland talks about the Arkinstall family, who escaped a flash flood by rushing to the rooftop in their pyjamas. He offered the family a place in the Anglican rectory until they find another home Continue reading...
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Sydney storm erodes sandy beaches, giving a taste of the future 22.4.2015 New Scientists HIV
Shifting sands seen at Bondi and other beaches in Australia this week may worsen as sea levels rise, eroding sandy beaches ...
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Australia's east coast battered by storm for third day - video 22.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Gale-force winds and heavy rain hits Australia's east coast for a third day on Wednesday, causing millions of dollars of damage to property and infrastructure in Sydney and other cities. About 200,000 homes and businesses across Sydney, the Hunter and the Illawarra are still without power after cyclonic winds and flooding in the worst storms to hit the state in a decade Continue reading...
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NPR Presents Michel Martin: Chartered Waters 22.4.2015 NPR News
NPR's Michel Martin is headed to New Orleans, to examine how the New Orleans school system is reinventing itself, ten years after the flood.
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What Can #NOLASCHOOLS Teach Us? 21.4.2015 NPR News
Michel Martin is hosting a conversation about education in New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina sparked a transformation of public schools there. Add your voice at #NOLASCHOOLS.
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Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia; 3 people feared dead, dozens rescued from floodwaters 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: World
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NSW storm leaves 180,000 homes without power 21.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Floods and gales wreak havoc in the greater Sydney region, with wild weather expected to continue until Wednesday Follow our live blog for the latest updates Wild storms have lashed the New South Wales coast, with floods and gales wreaking havoc. About 180,000 homes were left without power, while an elderly woman is in a critical condition after being rescued from floodwaters. The woman is understood to have suffered a cardiac arrest and was transported to hospital. Along with her partner she was among about 20 people from Stroud, north of Newcastle, who have been rescued from floodwaters, with 10 of them airlifted from rooftops. A massive tree at Glenbrook has fallen against a home, covering and damaging a car. #SydneyStorm #9News ...
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NSW storm: wildest weather in five years lashes Sydney and the Hunter – live 21.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Two missing in floodwaters near Stroud 100,000 homes without power SES advises roads are ‘far too dangerous’ for travel 8.49am AEST Newcastle really copped a beating from the storms last night. We have pictures of the damage coming through this morning with people being told to stay home. Runaway bins all over the place. No surprise waste collection services are cancelled today #newystorm @1233newcastle pic.twitter.com/HnoZ90Ax71 Raymond Terrace. #NewyStorm Photo credit: Jessie Jane pic.twitter.com/PiGUDfHquB @australian Some of the damage near Lake Macquarie, south of Newcastle... pic.twitter.com/FMMDYLJ1Af 8.39am AEST This morning we are greeted with gale force winds, thousands of homes without power and the news the conditions are not going to ease across Sydney and the Hunter region until Wednesday. SES deputy commissioner Steven Pearce has warned people to stay off the roads saying there is flash flooding “everywhere” across Sydney and surrounding areas. We’ve had 24 hours of relentless gale-force ...
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The Week in Trailers: Was There Something About Star Wars? 20.4.2015 Wired Top Stories
This week has heavyweights like Marvel, the Terminator franchise, and Star Wars, but also a few great indie gems as ...
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South Texas battered by torrential rain, hail, lightning and possible tornadoes; more expected 18.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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City's Albany Park residents eagerly await stormwater tunnel 18.4.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
City's Albany Park residents eagerly await stormwater tunnel
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