User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Oct 20 2017 05:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after Maria 20.10.2017 AP Top News
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....
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Oroville Dam repair costs will top $500 million 20.10.2017 AP National
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- California officials say repair costs at the nation's tallest dam will be nearly double the original estimate of $275 million....
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Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after 'Maria' 19.10.2017 AP Top News
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies in communities that remain isolated....
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Houston Reservoirs Have Finally Discharged All Of Hurricane Harvey's Floodwater 18.10.2017 NPR News
In late August, Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston. In mid-October, the city's two large federal reservoirs are finally back to empty.
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Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm 18.10.2017 AP Top News
HATILLO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class. They've been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded their home and destroyed their belongings, trying to pass the time while their family waits for help to replace the apartment it lost in the storm....
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How volcanic eruptions in Alaska could have impacted the lives of ancient Egyptians 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Did violent volcanoes in Russia, Greenland and Alaska affect the lives of ancient Egyptians?

It may sound improbable, but according to a new study, the answer is yes.

In a paper published Tuesday in Nature Communications, a team of researchers shows that explosive volcanic eruptions in high northern...

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America’s Climate Refugees Have Been Abandoned by Trump 17.10.2017 Mother Jones
As hurricane after hurricane ravages Puerto Rico and the Gulf Coast, the Trump administration has quietly walked away from a government-wide effort to help the growing number of American communities whose very existence is threatened by climate change. “There are communities that need help right now. They’re struggling, they’re asking, and the resources to assist […]
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3 storm systems moving into Pacific Northwest this week 17.10.2017 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- The National Weather Service says the Pacific Northwest should prepare for wind, rain, flooding and snow this week....
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Trump voters in storm-ravaged county confront climate change 17.10.2017 AP Politics
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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At least 3 killed as historic storm Ophelia hits Ireland, turns U.K. skies red 16.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The remnants of post-tropical cyclone Ophelia hit parts of Ireland with wind gusts of more than 90 miles per hour. The storm knocked out power to some 360,000 customers.
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Trump voters confront climate change in wake of hurricane 16.10.2017 AP Business
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate 16.10.2017 AP National
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, and then destruction strikes 16.10.2017 Washington Post
People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, and then destruction strikes
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Already A Historic Storm, Weakening Ophelia Draws A Bead On British Isles 16.10.2017 NPR News
The Category 1 hurricane is expected to weaken further before arriving in Ireland on Monday. As a Category 3 storm Saturday, it reached farther east in the Atlantic than any major hurricane on record.
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Ophelia, strongest eastern Atlantic hurricane on record, roars toward Ireland 16.10.2017 Washington Post: World
It is set to hammer Ireland and the northern United Kingdom with damaging winds and torrential rain on Monday.
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Ophelia threatens Ireland with worst storm in 50 years 15.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Described as “unprecedented” and set to make landfall on Monday, it may result in gusts in excess of 130 kmph
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Common reasons FEMA denies money after major disasters 15.10.2017 AP National
Local governments and nonprofits trying to recover from major disasters have sometimes learned the hard way that money spent on protective measures, cleanup and rebuilding is not always reimbursed by the U.S. government....
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Colorado sees few FEMA denials on disaster aid 15.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Since 1998, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has paid more than $405 million to help Colorado recover from various natural disasters, ranging from destructive wildfires to severe winter storms.
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Death toll in Vietnam flooding, landslides rises to 68 15.10.2017 Washington Post: World
The death toll from landslides and heavy rain triggered by a tropical depression in Vietnam has climbed to 68, with another 34 people missing, officials said Sunday.
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Rainy Saturday afternoon and evening; clearing on Sunday 14.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In contrast to October’s reputation as often a rather dry month, widespread rain and thunderstorms will break out Saturday across much of the middle of the country. Flash flooding due to heavy rain is possible later today from northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana to Lower Michigan. Severe storms today? The convective outlook from the Storm…
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