User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
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Flooding kills at least 4 in several Riviera towns inundated after torrential rains 28.11.2014 Star Tribune: World
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UN declares emergency for Gaza floods 28.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Gaza, Nov 28 : The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has declared an emergency in Gaza City following extreme weather and severe flooding over the past 48 hours.
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UN declares Gaza City emergency for floods 28.11.2014 CNN-IBN: World
A United Nations agency declared a state of "emergency" in Gaza City today, after two days of heavy rains and flooding in the war-ravaged Palestinian enclave.
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Australian city of Brisbane lashed by worst storm in decades, cutting power, flooding streets 28.11.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Planned London super sewer branded waste of time and taxpayer money 27.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
Project assessor no longer backs Thames Tideway Tunnel saying spiralling £4.2bn bill brings only limited benefits Continue reading...
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Flooding closes Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier park 26.11.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Officials at Mount Rainier National Park have temporarily closed park access at the Nisqually entrance because of flooding.
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Flooding closes Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier park 26.11.2014 Seattle Times: Local
Officials at Mount Rainier National Park have temporarily closed park access at the Nisqually entrance because of flooding.
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Holiday travel 25.11.2014 CNN: Top Stories
If you're heading to the Northeast for Thanksgiving, you might want to get an early start.
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Wet basements in Buffalo as flooding fears ease 25.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Some Buffalo-area residents dealt with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities on Tuesday kept an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms.
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Wet basements in Buffalo as flooding fears ease 25.11.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Some Buffalo-area residents dealt with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities on Tuesday kept an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms.
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Wet basements in Buffalo, but flooding fears ease 25.11.2014 AP National
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Some Buffalo-area residents are dealing with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities keep an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms....
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Climate change is an obvious myth – how much more evidence do you need? 25.11.2014 Guardian: Science

Many people just refuse to accept the facts that surround them, even if we saw 100 more years of it plain and apparent

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Another Side Effect of Climate Change and El Niño Events? Shorter Kids. 25.11.2014 Mother Jones
The weather pattern known as El Niño could be stunting kids' growth—even years after the extreme storms abate, a new study finds. Researchers at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health, led by assistant professor of medicine and international health William Checkley, say they have conducted the first study on the long-term health consequences of El Niño weather systems. According to the paper published today in BioMed Central , children born around the time of the severe 1997-'98 El Niño living in coastal Peru, one of the regions hardest hit by the weather pattern, are significantly shorter for their age than children born before El Niño hit. El Niño weather patterns occur in the equatorial Pacific region, often off the northern coasts of Peru and Ecuador. During El Niño patterns, the region's warm water, which is usually skimmed away by the wind and pushed towards Asia and Australia, doesn't circulate like it's meant to. Instead, it builds up and heats the air above it, creating clouds. The ...
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Buffalo schools close, evacuation possible as snowmelt threatens flooding 24.11.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell.
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Buffalo residents ready melt, possible evacuations 24.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell.
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Buffalo residents ready melt, possible evacuations 24.11.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell.
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What happens when 7 feet of snow melt 24.11.2014 CNN: Top Stories
What's worse than 7 feet of snow piled up in front of your house? How about the flooding that comes once those 7 feet of snow melt?
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Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms 24.11.2014 CNN-IBN: World
First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt.
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First (Lots Of) Snow, Now Rain And Flooding Threaten Western New York 23.11.2014 NPR News
By Monday, Buffalo could see a high temperature of 60. Authorities warned that the quickly-melting snowpack could cause some serious flooding.
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Buffalo residents urged to prepare for flooding 23.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city's mayor said Sunday.
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