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Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers still hasn't responded to plea for an 'emergency summit' three months on from last year's Yorkshire floods

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 22:59:00 +0100YorkshirePost (en)

Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers was facing mounting criticism tonight over her response to flood-hit communities after it emerged that she had still not responded to calls for an ‘‘emergency summit’’ three months on from last year’s South Yorkshire floods.

Flood rescue in Australia results in helicopter landing on houseboat in 'unusual experience'

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 18:11:00 +0100foxnews (en)

said on Facebook that one of its crews were called to assist a houseboat near Gunderman in New South Wales state. The houseboat had reportedly drifted about 18 miles down the river with a large tree lodged underneath the vessel, anchor and winch. The region has seen torrential rain in the past week....

Flood alerts are in effect for 17 MILLION as slow moving storm dumps rain on Deep South

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 17:52:00 +0100dailymail (en)

In eastern Mississippi, officials in Starkville said the water at Oktibbeha County Lake had once again reached a critical level just weeks after heavy rains caused a mudslide that put the earthen dam in danger of failing. Pumps had been used to lower the lake level by about eight feet since....

Ugly building will keep trains running, but Shore town says it’ll ruin the view

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 15:22:00 +0100nj (en)

By Steve Strunsky | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com About 11,500 mostly Monmouth and Ocean County commuters rely on NJ Transit’s North Jersey Coast Line to spare them the mystifying slowdowns, frustration, and road rage that otherwise can come from driving to work on the Garden State Parkway.

Qld towns flooded and expecting more rain

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:56:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Properties are under threat in tiny communities isolated by an inland sea of floodwater west of Brisbane, while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. Residents in Jandowae on the Darling Downs watched the water rise quickly after storms dumped 100mm of rain on Tuesday night onto an already-soaked catchment.

Qld towns flooded and expecting more rain

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:56:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Properties are under threat in tiny communities isolated by an inland sea of floodwater west of Brisbane, while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. Residents in Jandowae on the Darling Downs watched the water rise quickly after storms dumped 100mm of rain on Tuesday night onto an already-soaked catchment.

Qld towns flooded and expecting more rain

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:46:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

Properties are under threat in tiny communities isolated by an inland sea of floodwater west of Brisbane, while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. Residents in Jandowae on the Darling Downs watched the water rise quickly after storms dumped 100mm of rain on Tuesday night onto an already-soaked catchment.

Qld towns flooded and expecting more rain

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:37:00 +0100bordermail (en)

Properties are under threat in tiny communities isolated by an inland sea of floodwater west of Brisbane, while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. Residents in Jandowae on the Darling Downs watched the water rise quickly after storms dumped 100mm of rain on Tuesday night onto an already-soaked catchment.

Qld towns flooded and expecting more rain

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:24:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

Properties are under threat in tiny communities isolated by an inland sea of floodwater west of Brisbane, while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. Residents in Jandowae on the Darling Downs watched the water rise quickly after storms dumped 100mm of rain on Tuesday night onto an already-soaked catchment.

U.S. Storms, Global Floods, Bushfires Caused Economic Damages of $3B-Plus in January

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:14:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

U.S. storms, Australian bushfires and hailstorms, and floods in various countries across the globe caused more than $3 billion in economic damages during January, according to Aon’s Global Catastrophe Recap report , which analyzes the monthly impact of natural disaster events.

Floods surround Qld town with 'inland sea'

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:52:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

A tiny town west of Brisbane is isolated by an inland sea of floodwater with properties under threat while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. An emergency flood warning has been issued for Jandowae after storms dumped 100mm of rain overnight.

Floods surround Qld town with 'inland sea'

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:51:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

A tiny town west of Brisbane is isolated by an inland sea of floodwater with properties under threat while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. An emergency flood warning has been issued for Jandowae after storms dumped 100mm of rain overnight.

Floods surround Qld town with 'inland sea'

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:37:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A tiny town west of Brisbane is isolated by an inland sea of floodwater with properties under threat while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. An emergency flood warning has been issued for Jandowae after storms dumped 100mm of rain overnight.

'Signficant problem': Coastal homes under threat from 4m waves as cyclone approaches Residents battling floods in Queensland and NSW are facing more rain and large ocean swells from approaching Cyclone Uesi. Read More »

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:37:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A tropical cyclone heading towards Australia’s east coast will generate powerful waves likely to cause further damage to already eroded coastlines. Cyclone Uesi, a category 2 system, is west of New Caledonia tracking southwest at about 110km/h. It will head towards the southeast Queensland coast....

Floods surround Qld town with 'inland sea'

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:36:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

A tiny town west of Brisbane is isolated by an inland sea of floodwater with properties under threat while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. An emergency flood warning has been issued for Jandowae after storms dumped 100mm of rain overnight.

Floods surround Qld town with 'inland sea'

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 05:20:00 +0100bordermail (en)

A tiny town west of Brisbane is isolated by an inland sea of floodwater with properties under threat while the state's far north braces for searing heatwave conditions. An emergency flood warning has been issued for Jandowae after storms dumped 100mm of rain overnight.

Giant storm on collision course

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 02:46:00 +0100heraldsun (en)

Huge swells, beach erosion, gale force winds and fresh dumpings of rain are all on the cards with the track of Cyclone Uesi firming up as a direct hit with waters off New South Wales. Before it even arrives, thunderstorms are likely to bring more rain to already sodden NSW and Queensland.

Cyclone Uesi to bring storms to Queensland and NSW coast as wild weather returns

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 02:30:00 +0100guardian (en)

An emergency flood warning has been issued for people in a town west of Brisbane as severe storms threaten to dump up to 250mm of rain in southeast Queensland. Jandowae Creek was expected to peak on Wednesday, potentially leading to major flooding in the town, the Western Downs Regional Council said.

Hill collapses, roads flooded, dam eroded by Southern rains

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 02:04:00 +0100missoulian (en)

This photo provided by WCBI-TV shows Crews at work to replace drainage pipes at the Oktibbeha County Lake dam in Starkville, Miss.,, as heavy rains cause water levels to rise on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. . Fire Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan told WCBI-TV that this pipe wasn't pumping enough water.

FEMA awards Jacksonville $4M to acquire flood prone properties

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:44:00 +0100news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The City of Jacksonville is getting more than $4 million in federal grant money to acquire and demolish 22 flood-prone homes throughout the city. According to a news release, the money from FEMA will help fund debris and slab removal. Environmental testing will also be conducted at the sites.

Cyclone tipped to bring 'hazardous' surf, erosion to Queensland coast

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:41:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

A Coral Sea cyclone is likely to track south and into the sights of the national weather bureau this week, bringing hazardous surf and coastal erosion to Queensland but no "direct" impact to the coast. Tropical Cyclone Uesi, a category 3 storm, was located north-west of Noumea on Thursday afternoon....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:53:00 +0100wftv (en)

Officials also were monitoring the site of a potential dam failure in Yazoo County, where the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said a 40-acre (16-hectare) lake in a subdivision was leaking around a culvert and washing away dirt, threatening four homes and a church. Five homes were evacuated after a levee breach in Leake.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:50:00 +0100wcfcourier (en)

A vehicle sprays water as rain falls in downtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, making for cascades of splashed water as traffic drives through. The National Weather Service says minor to moderate flooding is expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:49:00 +0100click2houston (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:45:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

A vehicle sprays water as rain falls in downtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, making for cascades of splashed water as traffic drives through. The National Weather Service says minor to moderate flooding is expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:38:00 +0100actionnewsjax (en)

Officials also were monitoring the site of a potential dam failure in Yazoo County, where the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said a 40-acre (16-hectare) lake in a subdivision was leaking around a culvert and washing away dirt, threatening four homes and a church. Five homes were evacuated after a levee breach in Leake.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:38:00 +0100wsoctv (en)

Officials also were monitoring the site of a potential dam failure in Yazoo County, where the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said a 40-acre (16-hectare) lake in a subdivision was leaking around a culvert and washing away dirt, threatening four homes and a church. Five homes were evacuated after a levee breach in Leake.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:29:00 +0100newsok (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:28:00 +0100apnews (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:24:00 +0100news4jax (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:22:00 +0100fox13memphis (en)

Officials also were monitoring the site of a potential dam failure in Yazoo County, where the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said a 40-acre (16-hectare) lake in a subdivision was leaking around a culvert and washing away dirt, threatening four homes and a church. Five homes were evacuated after a levee breach in Leake.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:11:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:11:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

A vehicle sprays water as rain falls in downtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, making for cascades of splashed water as traffic drives through. The National Weather Service says minor to moderate flooding is expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:07:00 +0100clickondetroit (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:06:00 +0100gazette (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:01:00 +0100ABCnews (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 19:43:00 +0100fox10tv (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Severe thunderstorm threat to coincide with ongoing flood risk in South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 19:29:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

In addition to the ongoing flooding concerns from the Deep South to the Tennessee Valley and mid-Atlantic, severe thunderstorms may also threaten the region on Wednesday. Residents across much of the lower Mississippi River Valley through the Southeast coast have already been on alert following....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 19:18:00 +0100news4jax (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 19:12:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours. The Tennessee River was predicted to crest about 7 feet (2.1 meters) above flood level at Perryville, Tennessee, on Sunday.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:59:00 +0100eagletribune (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Flooding reported across South as heavy rains cause levee breach in Mississippi, cop hurt in crash - Fox News

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:56:00 +0100google-top-stories (en)

"As far as the rest of the country, especially across the Southeast and parts of the South, we have very heavy rain that's going to bring the potential for flooding," Fox News Senior Meteorologist said Tuesday on " Fox & Friends ." "North of that, that's where we're going to see the snow, but the....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:49:00 +0100apnews (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:44:00 +0100wcfcourier (en)

The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours. The Tennessee River was predicted to crest about 7 feet (2.1 meters) above flood level at Perryville, Tennessee, on Sunday.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:34:00 +0100clickondetroit (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:31:00 +0100click2houston (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:27:00 +0100ABCnews (en)

A vehicle sprays water as rain falls in downtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, making for cascades of splashed water as traffic drives through. The National Weather Service says minor to moderate flooding is expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:24:00 +0100timesfreepress (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:23:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across the Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:23:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

A vehicle sprays water as rain falls in downtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, making for cascades of splashed water as traffic drives through. The National Weather Service says minor to moderate flooding is expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:20:00 +0100actionnewsjax (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Cyclone tipped to bring 'hazardous' surf, erosion to Queensland coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:04:00 +0100smh (en)

A Coral Sea cyclone is likely to track south and into the sights of the national weather bureau this week, bringing hazardous surf and coastal erosion to Queensland but no "direct" impact to the coast. Tropical Cyclone Uesi, a category 3 storm, was located north-west of Noumea on Thursday afternoon....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:23:00 +0100therepublic (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Flooding reported across South as heavy rains cause levee breach in Mississippi, cop hurt in crash

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:21:00 +0100foxnews (en)

"As far as the rest of the country, especially across the Southeast and parts of the South, we have very heavy rain that's going to bring the potential for flooding," Fox News Senior Meteorologist said Tuesday on " Fox & Friends ." "North of that, that's where we're going to see the snow, but the....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:02:00 +0100dailyjournal (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:55:00 +0100eagletribune (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

National Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South Associated Press 10:16 AM, Feb 11, 2020

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:49:00 +0100wptv (en)

By: Associated Press Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:45:00 +0100tribtown (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:21:00 +0100ABCnews (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:14:00 +0100seattletimes (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from....

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:11:00 +0100startribune (en)

The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours. The Tennessee River was predicted to crest about 7 feet (2.1 meters) above flood level at Perryville, Tennessee, on Sunday.

Roads flooded, rivers rising across Deep South

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:11:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again filled a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours.

Rain, Floods, Heavy Winds – A Practical Survival Guide

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 11:17:00 +0100iafrica (en)

With heavy rains, floods, high winds and even tornados recently wreaking havoc across many parts of South Africa , Auto & General Insurance is urging South Africans to remain vigilant and adopt a more proactive approach to avoid damage to property, injury and loss of life.

Cyclone tipped to bring 'hazardous' surf, erosion to Queensland coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 10:17:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

A Coral Sea cyclone is likely to track south and into the sights of the national weather bureau this week, bringing hazardous surf and coastal erosion to Queensland but no "direct" impact to the coast. Tropical Cyclone Uesi, a category 3 storm, was located north-west of Noumea on Thursday afternoon....

Cyclone tipped to bring 'hazardous' surf, erosion to Queensland coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:45:00 +0100smh (en)

A Coral Sea cyclone is likely to track south and into the sights of the national weather bureau this week, bringing hazardous surf and coastal erosion to Queensland but no "direct" impact to the coast. Tropical Cyclone Uesi, a category 3 storm, was located north-west of Noumea on Thursday afternoon....

Cyclone tipped to bring 'hazardous' surf, erosion to Queensland coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:43:00 +0100theage (en)

A Coral Sea cyclone is likely to track south and into the sights of the national weather bureau this week, bringing hazardous surf and coastal erosion to Queensland but no "direct" impact to the coast. Tropical Cyclone Uesi, a category 3 storm, was located north-west of Noumea on Thursday afternoon....

Pollution from the industrial revolution contaminated Himalayan ice

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 05:22:00 +0100dailymail (en)

The researcher said as burning trees adds metals, primarily zinc, to the atmosphere, it is difficult to tell whether the glacial contamination came from man-made or natural forest fires. The contamination in the ice core records was most intense from about 1810 to 1880, the scientists' analysis found.

More rain for north Alabama; strong storms to the south

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 04:21:00 +0100al (en)

Multiple rounds of heavy rain have caused flash flooding in central and north Alabama today -- and the rain could last into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service, with an additional 1-2 inches expected by Tuesday morning. But that’s not all.

Couple missing in floodwaters found

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 01:08:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

More severe thunderstorms are forecast for parts of south-east Australia today, but firefighters in New South Wales are celebrating. The record-breaking rain that pummelled Sydney over the weekend helped put out more than 30 bushfires, including the Gospers Mountain mega-blaze that was once....

Flooding warning for Brisbane River

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 20:20:00 +0100heraldsun (en)

It said minor to moderate flooding would continue along the upper Brisbane River during Monday. It comes after heavy showers and thunderstorms produced rainfall in excess of 100mm locally on Monday evening. Further showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the next couple of days.

Storm Ciara latest LIVE: Warnings of snow, wind and ice as UK recovers from storm battering

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 19:57:00 +0100standard (en)

Four people have been rescued after running into difficulty amid strong winds and blizzards on Ben Nevis, according to reports. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team found one member of the group safe before continued to search for three others who were still missing in the party, the BBC said. The three were all then found injured.

Rain brings 'huge relief' to NSW farmers amid drought

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 19:05:00 +0100tvnz (en)

The state's coast copped extraordinarily high amounts of rainfall over the weekend, with Sydney recording its heaviest drenching in three decades and copping gale-force coastal winds. The rain filled dams, put out bushfires and helped ease drought conditions but also caused flash flooding, mass....

Delta gives cash relief assistance to 130 flood, fire victims

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 15:43:00 +0100vanguardngr (en)

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa By Festus Ahon – Asaba. As part of its efforts to alleviate the sufferings of the people, the Delta State Government has given cash relief assistance to over 130 flood and fire disaster victims in Igbodo and Ogwashi-Uku in Ika North-East and Aniocha South Local Government Areas respectively.

Tornadoes, high winds and days of torrential rain ravage Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:06:00 +0100dailymail (en)

sparking floods as governors declare a state of emergency Heavy downpours caused major flooding in parts of southwest Virginia on Thursday, leading Governor Ralph Northam to declare a state of emergency; More than 500 residents were displaced and needed rescuing in flooding The state was then....

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:46:00 +0100miningweekly (en)

MELBOURNE - A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make....

Flood warnings for drought regions after wet weekend in south Queensland

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:39:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Flood warnings are in place for rivers in drought-declared Queensland regions west of the dividing range, topped up by torrential rain at the weekend as the water makes its way through the catchments. Showers were forecast to continue this week after Queensland's south-east also copped a weekend drenching.

Record calls for help as east coast reels after wild weather

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:39:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

A record number of calls for help were made to the State Emergency Service (SES) and NSW Fire and Rescue during the weekend as wild weather ravaged the state's east coast. Power provider Ausgrid said it was "one of the worst storms on the network in 20 years," as power outages affected more than 200,000 homes.

weather Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW Rain has fallen in abundance across parts of NSW but farmers say the drought is far from over, amid flash flooding and an easing of the bushfire crisis.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:10:00 +0100aap-au (en)

Les and Laura Jones’ paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. “Don’t let that fool you,” Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:41:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:26:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:08:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:07:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Record calls for help as east coast reels after wild weather

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:03:00 +0100theage (en)

A record number of calls for help were made to the State Emergency Service (SES) and NSW Fire and Rescue during the weekend as wild weather ravaged the state's east coast. Power provider Ausgrid said it was "one of the worst storms on the network in 20 years," as power outages affected more than 200,000 homes.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:58:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Record calls for help as east coast reels after wild weather

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:53:00 +0100smh (en)

A record number of calls for help were made to the State Emergency Service (SES) and NSW Fire and Rescue during the weekend as wild weather ravaged the state's east coast. Power provider Ausgrid said it was "one of the worst storms on the network in 20 years," as power outages affected more than 200,000 homes.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:49:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Green deceives as rain hits dried-out NSW

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:46:00 +0100bordermail (en)

Les and Laura Jones' paddocks near Gunnedah have turned a lush, healthy green. But the drought for country NSW communities is far from over although the Joneses have enjoyed more than 60mm of rain at their Goolhi farm since Thursday and a one-hour deluge of 92mm on January 25. "Don't let that fool you," Mrs Jones told AAP on Monday.

Flood warnings for drought regions after wet weekend in south Queensland

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:06:00 +0100smh (en)

Flood warnings are in place for rivers in drought-declared Queensland regions west of the dividing range, topped up by torrential rain at the weekend as the water makes its way through the catchments. Showers were forecast to continue this week after Queensland's south-east also copped a weekend drenching.

Illawarra, South Coast could be declared disaster zones

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 07:52:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Areas of the Illawarra and South Coast could be declared disaster areas on Tuesday, according to Emergency Minister David Elliott. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Mr Elliott visited SES headquarters in Wollongong on Monday for a briefing about the weekend's heavy rains and flooding.

Cars Navigate Flooded Oxley Highway After Torrential Rain Falls in New South Wales

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 07:32:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Intense storms caused flooding in communities across New South Wales from February 7 through to February 9, the Bureau of Meteorology reported. Flood warnings were issued for a number of rivers and lakes across the state including the Georges River at Milperra, the Hawkesbury-Nepean river, the....

Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 06:20:00 +0100thedailystarBD (en)

A four-day downpour across Australia’s east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years of drought, but also widespread storm damage and forecasts of more wild weather to come. The weekend drenching represented the biggest sustained run of rainfall in Sydney and....

Mud and mess: the residents mopping up from the weekend deluge

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 06:12:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Piles of furniture, including mattresses and sofas, have been left on the side of the road, damaged beyond repair. Mike Grove was among those flooded in the early hours of the morning when Myall Creek reaching a peak of nearly 3.2 metres. He said he woke up at 4:00am to his son shouting that the house was being flooded.

Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 05:24:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - A four-day downpour across Australia’s east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years of drought, but also widespread storm damage and forecasts of more wild weather to come. The weekend drenching represented the biggest sustained run of....

Rain brings floods but helps douse Australia's worst bushfires Sky News

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 05:23:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

(Video by Reuters) Parts of Australia's east coast have been hit with heavy rain, forcing evacuations, power cuts and school closures - but it also brought one piece of very good news. Eight flood evacuation orders were issued for towns, including Narrabeen Lagoon, Moorebank, Chipping Norton and....

Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 05:21:00 +0100reuters (en)

The weekend drenching represented the biggest sustained run of rainfall in Sydney and surrounding areas for 30 years, dousing some bushfires and replenishing depleted dams across New South Wales, the country’s most popular state. Some rural areas received more rain in recent days than they had in....

Gospers Mountain 'mega-blaze' extinguished in Sydney's downpour

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:49:00 +0100abc-au (en)

The fire, which burned through more than 512,000 hectares after it was ignited by lightning strikes in a remote forested area on October 26, was once considered "too big to put out". The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said the past four days in Sydney had been the wettest since 1990, with a combined 391.

Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:39:00 +0100reuters-af (en)

The weekend drenching represented the biggest sustained run of rainfall in Sydney and surrounding areas for 30 years, dousing some bushfires and replenishing depleted dams across New South Wales, the country’s most popular state. Some rural areas received more rain in recent days than they had in....

Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:35:00 +0100reuters-uk (en)

The weekend drenching represented the biggest sustained run of rainfall in Sydney and surrounding areas for 30 years, dousing some bushfires and replenishing depleted dams across New South Wales, the country’s most popular state. Some rural areas received more rain in recent days than they had in....

Heaviest rainfall in 30 years bring relief and new dangers to bush fire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:33:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (REUTERS) – A four-day downpour across Australia’s east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bush fires and years of drought, but also widespread storm damage and forecasts of more wild weather to come. The weekend drenching represented the biggest sustained run of....

UK lightning tracker map LIVE: Storms rage as Ciara smashes UK with 80mph winds

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:21:00 +0100express (en)

The forecasters also warned injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties. Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen while road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible.

Full Article: Heavy rains bring both relief and new dangers to bushfire-hit Australia

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 03:45:00 +0100wsau (en)

By Sonali Paul and Jonathan Barrett. MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - A four-day downpour across Australia's east coast has brought relief after months of devastating bushfires and years of drought, but also widespread storm damage and forecasts of more wild weather to come.

Flood warnings for drought regions after wet weekend in south Queensland

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 03:16:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Flood warnings are in place for rivers in drought-declared Queensland regions west of the dividing range, topped up by torrential rain at the weekend as the water makes its way through the catchments. Showers were forecast to continue this week after Queensland's south-east also copped a weekend drenching.

Widespread evacuations, tens of thousands without power as storm causes chaos

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 03:16:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

The SES warned that once flood waters climbed above eight metres, the evacuation route along Castlereagh Road may be cut. An evacuation centre was been established at North Richmond Community Centre, but residents were advised to seek shelter with friends and family.

Flood warnings for drought regions after wet weekend in south Queensland

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 02:51:00 +0100smh (en)

Flood warnings are in place for rivers, in drought-declared Queensland regions west of the dividing range, topped up by torrential rain at the weekend as the water makes its way through the catchments. Showers were forecast to continue this week after Queensland's south-east also copped a weekend drenching.

With giant oil tanks on its waterfront, South Portland wants to know: what happens when sea level rises?

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:00:00 +0100bangordailynews (en)

So, what does that mean? The tanks are designed to keep the contents in — does that mean they can also keep water from intruding? Along the Gulf Coast, petroleum tanks have suffered catastrophic failures in extreme weather. When over 50 inches of rain fell on Houston during Hurricane Harvey, there....

Fire-hit Australia faces flooding threat

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 19:55:00 +0100bbc (en)

Media caption 'Sydney has had its wettest day in well over a year' The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is braced for severe wet weather this weekend as downpours ease the bushfire crisis in the region. Severe weather warnings for rain, winds and flooding have been issued for coastal areas of the eastern state.

Rains raise hopes of end to fire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 18:58:00 +0100taipeitimes (en)

Heavy rain yesterday was raising hopes for an end to Australia’s unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours doused blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fueled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September last year, burning more than 10 million hectares and killing 33 people.

Watch: Johannesburg under water, roads closed as storm hits [photos, video]

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 18:48:00 +0100thesouthafrican (en)

Johannesburg weather is something else, hey. One minutes it’s relatively sunny, then next it’s the end of the world. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone trying to get home in this weather. Settle in for the long run, folks: thunderstorms are expected on both Saturday 8 February and Sunday 9....

Bad weather moves into Eastern states; 5 dead in South

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:02:00 +0100wacotrib (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — More than 260,000 homes and businesses in the southeastern United States were without power early Friday after a powerful storm raked the region. At least five people were killed . North Carolina had the most customers without electricity on Friday, followed by Pennsylvania, according to poweroutages.

Bad Weather Moves Into Eastern States; 5 Dead in South

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 14:36:00 +0100theepochtimes (en)

Nearly 150,000 homes and businesses in the southeastern United States were without power early Feb. 7 after a powerful storm raked the region. At least five people were killed . Florida bore the brunt of the power outages, with nearly 75,000, according to poweroutages.us.

Heavy rain, floods hit Australia’s wildfire-ravaged east coast

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 14:11:00 +0100cknw (en)

Heavy rains lashed parts of the and drought-stricken Australian east coast on Friday, bringing some flooding in Sydney and relief to firefighters still dealing with dozens of blazes in New South Wales. New South Wales is the state hardest hit by wildfires that have killed at least 33 and destroyed....

Southern destruction left in the deadly wake of violent severe weather outburst

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 14:00:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

"Mainly dry weather will last through the weekend, but AccuWeather meteorologists are actively monitoring the potential for flooding downpours and feisty thunderstorms to return to the region for several days during the early to middle part of next week," Duff added.

Heavy rain, floods hit Australia’s wildfire-ravaged east coast

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:33:00 +0100globalnews (en)

Heavy rains lashed parts of the and drought-stricken Australian east coast on Friday, bringing some flooding in Sydney and relief to firefighters still dealing with dozens of blazes in New South Wales. New South Wales is the state hardest hit by wildfires that have killed at least 33 and destroyed....

Heavy rain, floods lash eastern Australia, help with fires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:09:00 +0100eagletribune (en)

North Andover, MA (01845) Today. Periods of rain. Becoming windy in the afternoon. High 46F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph, becoming W and increasing to 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.. Tonight. Partly cloudy skies. Gusty winds during the evening.

Heavy rain, floods lash eastern Australia, help with fires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:28:00 +0100actionnewsjax (en)

CANBERRA, Australia — (AP) — Heavy rains lashed parts of the wildfire and drought-stricken Australian east coast on Friday, bringing some flooding in Sydney and relief to firefighters still dealing with dozens of blazes in New South Wales. New South Wales is the state hardest hit by wildfires that....

Heavy rain, floods lash eastern Australia, help with fires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:02:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

CANBERRA, Australia - Heavy rains lashed parts of the wildfire and drought-stricken Australian east coast on Friday, bringing some flooding in Sydney and relief to firefighters still dealing with dozens of blazes in New South Wales. New South Wales is the state hardest hit by wildfires that have....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:00:00 +0100smh (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

What to know: Wake, Durham, Johnston, other school systems on 2-hour delay Friday

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 11:02:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday. Schools closed early as a result as the widespread storm damage throughout the area. Many school systems will operate on a 2-hour delay on Friday due to the continued rain. What to know Schools in Wake, Durham, Johnston, Wayne, Wilson,....

Southern US gets hit with tornadoes, flooding amid severe weather outbreak

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:56:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

"There is an active tornado warning in Charlotte right now," Vi Lyles, the Office of Charlotte Mayor, said on Twitter at the time that the violent storm was moving through the area. "Please be safe, stay inside and stay away from windows. Take shelter if you are outside. Safety of all Charlotteans is our #1 priority.

Rains bring relief to Australia bush fire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:51:00 +0100zbc (en)

HEAVY rains have raised hopes for an end to Australia’s unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by a prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September 2019, burning more than 10 million hectares of land and killing 33 people.

Rains 'breaking the back' of Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:37:00 +0100business-standard (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes on Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10....

Rains 'breaking the back' of Australian bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 09:15:00 +0100BangkokPost (en)

SYDNEY: Heavy rain was raising hopes on Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10 million hectares and killing 33 people.

Rains 'breaking the back' of Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:59:00 +0100thetimes-za (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10....

Ruthless Currowan fire complex could be extinguished this weekend

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:58:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

In a matter of days the massive South Coast Currowan fire that burnt hundreds of thousands of hectares, destroyed hundreds of homes and saw the tragic loss of life could be out. The mega blaze started on November 26 from a lightning strike in dense state forest.

Rain brings hope in Australia bushfire battle

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:26:00 +0100RTERadio (en)

Heavy rain has raised hopes for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, killing 33 people and burning more than 10 million hectares of land.

Latest 30 mins ago Rains ‘breaking the back’ of Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:15:00 +0100tribuneonline (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes Friday for an end to Australia’s unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fueled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10 million....

Rains could help end Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:03:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10....

Rains 'Breaking The Back' Of Australia Bushfire Crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:43:00 +0100ibtimes (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:40:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Rains 'breaking the back' of Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:38:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10....

Rains 'breaking the back' of Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:36:00 +0100pulse (en)

The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10 million hectares (25 million acres) and killing 33 people. An estimated billion animals have perished in the fires that destroyed more than 2,500 homes.

Rains 'breaking the back' of Australia bushfire crisis

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:33:00 +0100afp-english (en)

Heavy rain was raising hopes Friday for an end to Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis, as downpours douse blazes that have burned out of control for months. The devastating fires, fuelled by prolonged drought and record-high temperatures, have raged since September, burning more than 10....

Heavy rain hits Australia's bushfire-ravaged east coast, flood warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:13:00 +0100ecns (en)

Extreme weather of heavy rain, damaging winds and flash flooding is not something that would usually be celebrated, Australia farmers and firefighters on the east coast, however, are cheering on the downpour. In the midst of the worst drought on record, the huge rainfall on Friday is predicted to....

UK weather: Heavy snow to follow Storm Ciara gales with 'danger to life' warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:00:00 +0100themirror (en)

Britain faces its worst storm for a year as 1,000 mile-wide Storm Ciara hits from Saturday bringing 90mph gusts with heavy snow to follow next week. The has added a new weather warning for wind and snow in Scotland from midnight on Monday to midday on Tuesday, with the storm expected to continue into the new week.

Over 148,000 without power in Florida as severe storms blast the Sunshine State

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:53:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

. Shortly after 10 a.m., the Charlotte Douglas International Airport ushered people to shelters and ordered others to stay away from windows. They added that the Federal Aviation Administraion has evacuated the air traffic control tower. The FAA said that the airfield may have been damaged as a....

Heavy rain hits Australia's bushfire-ravaged east coast, flood warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:33:00 +0100china.org.cn (en)

SYDNEY, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Extreme weather of heavy rain, damaging winds and flash flooding is not something that would usually be celebrated, Australia farmers and firefighters on the east coast, however, are cheering on the downpour. In the midst of the worst drought on record, the huge rainfall....

Heavy rain hits Australia's bushfire-ravaged east coast, flood warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:32:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

SYDNEY, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Extreme weather of heavy rain, damaging winds and flash flooding is not something that would usually be celebrated, Australia farmers and firefighters on the east coast, however, are cheering on the downpour. In the midst of the worst drought on record, the huge rainfall....

Flood warning for Sydney as NSW braces for 'border-to-border' weekend downpour

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 05:46:00 +0100abc-au (en)

iThe State Emergency Service (SES) has warned people in NSW to prepare for dangerous flooding as torrential rain continues over the weekend. There has been widespread flash flooding in coastal areas, with Byron Bay recording 280mm of rain and Coffs Harbour receiving 250mm overnight.

Newsdeck: Australia receives a bittersweet bushfire reprieve with floods, cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 05:21:00 +0100dailymaverick (en)

SYDNEY, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the country's northwest over the weekend.

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:54:00 +0100smh (en)

Following a yellow alert for Port Hedland issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services just after 10.30am, port operators have started to tie down activities. "The Port Hedland Port Authority has cleared the port and advised port operators to prepare for the approaching weather," a BHP spokeswoman said.

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:53:00 +0100watoday (en)

Following a yellow alert for Port Hedland issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services just after 10.30am, port operators have started to tie down activities. "The Port Hedland Port Authority has cleared the port and advised port operators to prepare for the approaching weather," a BHP spokeswoman said.

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:35:00 +0100theage (en)

Nearly 20 schools, high schools and learning centres in the Pilbara remained closed on Friday morning as the region braced for extreme weather. Closures include: Baler Primary School; Cassia Education Support Centre; Cassia Primary School; Dampier Primary School; Hedland Senior High School; Karratha....

Wake, Durham, Johnston, other school systems on 2-hour delay Friday, Franklin Co. schools closed after severe storms

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:58:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday, bringing the potential for isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools closed early as a result, and people west of the Triangle were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings.

Downed Trees Litter Streets of Spartanburg After Severe Storms

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:21:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Trees were downed and buildings damaged as severe weather ripped through South Carolina and surrounding states on February 6, local media reported. A variety of severe weather warnings were issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for South Carolina, including a tornado warning and flash flood warning.

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:06:00 +0100smh (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:02:00 +0100theage (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:00:00 +0100watoday (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Wake, Durham, Johnston County schools on 2-hour delay Friday, Franklin Co. schools closed after severe storms hit area

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 01:57:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday, bringing the potential for isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools closed early as a result, and people west of the Triangle were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings.

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 01:46:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Wake County schools on 2-hour delay, Franklin Co. schools closed due to storm damage across the area

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 01:26:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday, bringing the potential for isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools closed early as a result, and people west of the Triangle were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings. What to know Wake County Schools will be under a 2-hour delay for classes on Friday.

Over 87,000 now without power across NC; flash flood warning for Wake County

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:57:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday, bringing the potential for isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools closed early as a result, and people west of the Triangle were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings. What to know Wake County is under a flash flood warning for Wake County until 7:30 p.

Deadly storms bring tornadoes and flooding to the South

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:50:00 +0100CBSnews (en)

Spartanburg, South Carolina A powerful and deadly storm system is leaving a path of destruction from the Florida Panhandle to Virginia. There are at least three deaths from the storm, including a Tennessee teacher who was killed when a tree fell on a bus. So far, there are reports of nine tornadoes in the Carolinas on Thursday.

Over 90,000 now without power across NC; flash flood warning for Wake County

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:26:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday, bringing the potential for isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools closed early as a result, and people west of the Triangle were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings.

Over 96,000 now without power across NC; flash flood warning for Wake County

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:55:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather moved quickly through Wake County on Thursday, bringing the potential for isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools closed early as a result, and people west of the Triangle were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings.

Cayman embraces new era of weather forecasting

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:49:00 +0100caycompass (en)

As rain pours over West Bay, residents in East End enjoy the sunshine. Meanwhile, rough waves roll over South Sound, as tourists on Seven Mile Beach relax in calm, placid waters. Residents of the Cayman Islands know weather and sea conditions from one side of the island to the other can vary drastically.

South Carolina Officials Shut Down Flooded Roadways

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:09:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Heavy rain and high winds in South Carolina led to flooded roadways, downed trees, and dangerous travel conditions on February 6, local law enforcement officials said. A vast storm system sweeping the southeastern US hit South Carolina on Thursday morning, leading the National Weather Service to issue numerous tornado and flash flood warnings.

Severe Weather Downs Trees Across Spartanburg

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:09:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Trees were downed and buildings damaged as severe weather ripped through South Carolina and surrounding states on February 6, local media reported. A variety of severe weather warnings were issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for South Carolina, including a tornado warning and flash flood warning.

Weather updates: Tornado warning issued for Aiken County and Edgefield County

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 22:15:00 +0100aikenstandard (en)

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Aiken County and much of the state as potentially severe thunderstorms loom on the horizon. Aiken County is under a flash flood watch and a lake wind advisory from 7 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday.

Storms and rain continue but worst weather is over

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 21:39:00 +0100al (en)

A tornado watch for the southeast corner of the state has been canceled, according to the National Weather Service. However, flooding continues to be a concern in parts of Alabama. One fatality and one injury have been reported to the National Weather Service after two mobile homes were destroyed....

'Worst part of the storm' moving quickly through Wake County

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 20:23:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather began moving into central North Carolina Thursday afternoon, bringing with it isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools began closing early in response, and many people began reporting damage, while some were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings.

Weather updates: Aiken County under tornado watch

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 20:13:00 +0100aikenstandard (en)

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Aiken County and much of the state as potentially severe thunderstorms loom on the horizon. Aiken County is under a flash flood watch and a lake wind advisory from 7 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday.

Severe storm damage reported in Charlotte area, central NC under tornado watch

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 19:52:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather began moving into central North Carolina Thursday afternoon, bringing with it isolated flooding, damaging winds and tornadoes. Schools began closing early in response, and many people began reporting damage, while some were forced to take shelter during tornado warnings.

Wikipedia, a source of information on natural disasters biased towards rich countries

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 18:49:00 +0100phys (en)

Floods are the natural disaster that cause the most damage each year throughout the world. Valerio Lorini (JRC-UPF), Javier Rando (UPF), Diego Saez-Trumper (Wikimedia), and Carlos Castillo (UPF) are the authors of a study they are to present at the 17th International Conference on Information....

Floods and cyclone threaten Australia

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 18:36:00 +0100taipeitimes (en)

Many Australians yesterday experienced a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the nation’s northwest over the weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology issued severe thunderstorm warnings for....

Tornado Watch Issued As Severe Weather Moves Into Metro

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 18:09:00 +0100patch (en)

A tornado watch and severe thunderstorm warning are in effect for most of the Charlotte metro until Thursday evening. By A tornado watch and severe thunderstorm warning are in effect for most of the Charlotte metro until Thursday evening. (Kristin Borden/Patch) CHARLOTTE, NC The Charlotte metro....

Snow, ice, heavy rain and storms cause East Coast travel trouble

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 17:56:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

So far, this powerful winter storm has lived up to expectations, producing up to 14 inches of snow in Texas and 12 tornado reports across Mississippi on Wednesday. Winter storm and flood alerts are up for millions of people as well as Tornado Watches across the south.

Wikipedia, a source of information on natural disasters biased towards rich countries

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 17:34:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Floods are the natural disaster to cause most damage each year across the world. Valerio Lorini (JRC-UPF), Javier Rando (UPF), Diego Saez-Trumper (Wikimedia), and Carlos Castillo (UPF) are the authors of a study they are to present at the 17th International Conference on Information Systems for....

Weather alert: Severe thunderstorms, flooding, damaging winds possible today

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 17:11:00 +0100aikenstandard (en)

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Aiken County and much of the state as potentially severe thunderstorms loom on the horizon. Aiken County is under a flash flood watch and a lake wind advisory from 7 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday.

Australia receives bushfire reprieve with floods, braces for storm

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 17:03:00 +0100trust (en)

A tropical low off the coast of Western Australia is forecast to develop into a category three cyclone that is set to make landfall at the weekend. (Adds BHP, Rio comment on cyclone preparations) SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the....

Tornado watch issued for several counties west of Raleigh, including Chatham

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 16:47:00 +0100wral (en)

Severe weather will move into central North Carolina Thursday afternoon, bringing with it the potential for isolated flooding and tornadoes. What to know Parts of Raleigh and areas to its south and west are under a level 3, or moderate, threat for severe weather; Storms could move into the Triangle by 4 p.

Damage reported as storms barrel through River Region

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 16:34:00 +0100montgomeryadvertiser (en)

A powerful winter storm brought severe weather across the Deep South early Thursday, with high winds causing damage that killed one person, injured several others and littered at least four states. The storm front destroyed mobile homes and flooded streets in Alabama, and a path of splintered trees....

Winter storm brings snow, 1 death and injuries across US

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:21:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A powerful winter storm brought severe weather across the Deep South early Thursday, with high winds causing damage that killed one person, injured several others and littered at least four states. The storm front destroyed mobile homes and flooded streets in Alabama, and a path....

Severe system could arrive by 4 p.m., caused 24 tornado damage reports across the South

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:15:00 +0100wral (en)

The Storm Prediction Center upgraded parts of the Triangle to a level 3 risk for severe weather Thursday, including parts of Wake County. Steady rain caused slow downs during morning commute, which had several accidents and closed roads. The timeline of the severe weather's arrival has moved up....

Deep South sees storms; at least 1 killed in Ala.

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:03:00 +0100wsaw (en)

(AP/Gray) - At least one person has been killed early Thursday morning after a possible tornado tore through Marengo County, Ala., WBRC reported. Two mobile homes in the area were destroyed. Areas of the Deep South are at risk of severe weather including tornadoes and torrential rains. A wide area of the South is experiencing flooding.

Deep South sees storms; at least 1 killed in Ala.

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:01:00 +0100kswo (en)

(AP/Gray) - At least one person has been killed early Thursday morning after a possible tornado tore through Marengo County, Ala., WBRC reported. Two mobile homes in the area were destroyed. Areas of the Deep South are at risk of severe weather including tornadoes and torrential rains. A wide area of the South is experiencing flooding.

Deep South sees storms; at least 1 killed in Ala.

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 14:59:00 +0100wkyt (en)

(AP/Gray) - At least one person has been killed early Thursday morning after a possible tornado tore through Marengo County, Ala., WBRC reported. Two mobile homes in the area were destroyed. Areas of the Deep South are at risk of severe weather including tornadoes and torrential rains.

Australia receives bushfire reprieve with floods, battens down for cyclone Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for Queensland and a flood alert in over 20 areas in New South Wales. Reuters 2020-02-06 20:40:35+08:00 0

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 13:59:00 +0100malaysiakini-en (en)

Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and miners preparing for a tropical cyclone to hit the country's iron ore heartland over the weekend.

Australia receives bushfire reprieve with floods, battens down for cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:15:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and miners preparing for a tropical cyclone to hit the country’s iron ore heartland over the weekend.

Australia receives bushfire reprieve with floods, battens down for cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:04:00 +0100oann (en)

February 6, 2020. SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and miners preparing for a tropical cyclone to hit the country’s iron ore heartland over the weekend.

Australia receives a bittersweet bushfire reprieve with floods, cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:34:00 +0100iran-daily (en)

Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the country’s northwest over the weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued severe thunderstorm....

Australia receives a bittersweet bushfire reprieve with floods, cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 09:50:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the country’s northwest over the weekend.

Australia receives a bittersweet bushfire reprieve with floods, cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 09:34:00 +0100tribune (en)

SYDNEY: Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the country’s northwest over the weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued severe....

Australia receives a bittersweet bushfire reprieve with floods, cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:15:00 +0100japantoday (en)

Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the country's northwest over the weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued severe thunderstorm....

Australia receives a bittersweet bushfire reprieve with floods, cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:55:00 +0100trust (en)

(Adds detail on charity cricket match, developing cyclone near Pilbara, floods detail) SYDNEY, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone....

Australia receives a bittersweet bushfires reprieve with floods, cyclone

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:47:00 +0100oann (en)

February 6, 2020. SYDNEY (Reuters) – Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and a tropical cyclone forecast to hit the country’s northwest over the weekend.

From fire to floods: Australia sees mixed blessings from heavy rain

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 06:08:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

CANBERRA (BLOOMBERG) - Emergency services in Australia's wildfire-ravaged east are switching their focus to combating expected flooding, with some areas forecast to have their heaviest rainfall in years. With 62 wildfires still burning in New South Wales state alone, and parts of the country in the....

Storm 5 Alert issued for Thursday morning as flooding continues

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 05:34:00 +0100newschannel5 (en)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Storm 5 Alert was issued for Wednesday night ahead of heavy downpours and a thunderstorms were possible in the mid-state. Rain and storms continued to intensify over southern and eastern counties throughout the evening. Heavy rain led to flooding along low lying streets and creeks, which was the primary concern.

Tornado warning issued for Rutherford County

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 02:00:00 +0100tennessean (en)

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Shelbyville, moving east at 60 mph. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

First Alert: Flooding, severe weather risk unfolds

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:32:00 +0100wsfa (en)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A wave of low pressure has formed along an approaching cold front, and this is helping kick off a cluster of thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon. We have already seen storms firing on radar in west and south Alabama, and they will continue to move into central and south Alabama throughout the rest of today.

Tornado watch likely for part of Alabama this afternoon

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 23:14:00 +0100al (en)

Rain and storms continued across parts of Alabama as of Wednesday afternoon. There has been only one severe thunderstorm that merited a warning so far, but multiple significant weather advisories have been issued and the weather service has gotten at least one report of wind damage from storms.

‘Heaviest rain in years’ about to hit

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 22:00:00 +0100qt (en)

Major downpours are sweeping down the east coast of Australia, bringing potential flooding and major drought relief. Sky News Weather Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders said the "heaviest rain in years" is starting to fall across many parts of the NSW coast this morning after lashing southeast Queensland over the past 24 hours.

Storm bringing heavy snow, damaging winds, tornado threat to heartland

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 17:03:00 +0100mycentraloregon (en)

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A major storm system is moving through the heartland Wednesday with snow, ice, flooding, damaging winds and a few tornadoes. Already this storm brought up to 21 inches of snow in Colorado, 20 inches in Utah, 20 inches in Wyoming and up to 10 inches in western Texas.

Wildfires increase winter snowpack -- but that isn't necessarily a good thing

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 04:42:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Deep in the Tushar mountains, some three hours south of Brigham Young University's campus in Utah, Ph.D. student Jordan Maxwell and two other students found themselves in deep snow, both literally and figuratively. It was December 2014 and the students had just started field work under the tutelage of BYU forest ecologist Sam St.

Get ready for the rain bomb: Australia's east coast to be soaked for a whole week

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:16:00 +0100dailymail (en)

Wild rain bomb strikes Australia's east coast bringing 'deadly' flash flooding and seven straight days of downpour The east coast will be battered by up to 200mm of rainfall for an entire week It threatens to be the wettest February ever, beating a record set in 2002 Firefighters celebrated the....

Wildfires Increase Winter Snowpack — but That Isn’t Necessarily a Good Thing

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 22:12:00 +0100homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

Fires burns trees, and more burnt trees mean more snow into the system initially because of reduced trees that usually block and hold the snow temporarily on branches. This is a good outcome for north-facing slopes where the snowpack will hold in the shade, but If the snow falls on a south-facing,....

Wildfires increase winter snowpack -- but that isn't necessarily a good thing

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 20:05:00 +0100sciencedaily (en)

It was December 2014 and the students had just started field work under the tutelage of BYU forest ecologist Sam St. Clair for research on the impact of wildfires on snowpack levels. Unfortunately, the snowmobiles they'd been using could go no further and there were still dozens of measurements they needed to take.

Wildfires increase winter snowpack—but that isn't necessarily a good thing

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 20:01:00 +0100phys (en)

It was December 2014 and the students had just started field work under the tutelage of BYU forest ecologist Sam St. Clair for research on the impact of wildfires on snowpack levels. Unfortunately, the snowmobiles they'd been using could go no further and there were still dozens of measurements they needed to take.

The house was undergoing refurbishment after it was damaged during the Tipton 'tsunami' in October

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 10:49:00 +0100tamworthherald (en)

A home has partially collapsed after a major water main burst for a second time in just four months - leaving 150 houses without power. The main pipe on Park Lane West, Tipton, erupted at around 4.30am on Tuesday, February 4, and forced the road to be closed by emergency crews.

Get excited: There is rain on the way

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 20:02:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Many parts of Queensland and the east of New South Wales are likely to be the main beneficiaries, according to Dean Narramore from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). "We could see many areas looking at 25 to 50 millimetres ... in eastern parts of NSW, we could see totals by early next week of over 100 millimetres possible.

Remembering the ‘Great Flood’ 15 years later

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 07:15:00 +0100stabroeknews (en)

“We really thought it was over,” 55-year-old Janice Fraser of South Ruimveldt recalled during an interview with Stabroek News earlier this month. The reason she thought it was over, Fraser said, was because, “the severe flooding had already occurred and it couldn’t get any worse.

The fire that just won't stop

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 04:20:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

It's been more than 60 days since the Currowan Fire began to consume the South Coast. Unlike most disasters, which are singular in nature - a flood, an earthquake, a cyclone that strike one location - this one just keeps rolling on. It's destroyed towns and villages, laid waste to forests and....

Irene causes water woes

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 03:29:00 +0100earthtimes (en)

Hurricane Irene swept up the eastern seaboard of the US last weekend, leaving 40 dead and billions in damages. Millions were without power, and, though it's difficult to accurately quantify, thousands had their water supply compromised. Thousands remain without power and water.

World Wetlands Day: 25 Wetlands of International Importance in Iran

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 18:15:00 +0100tehrantimes (en)

TEHRAN – Iran currently has 25 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites), covering a surface area of 1,488,624 hectares. The Ramsar Convention for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands, recognizes the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their....

House considers relief fund for South Carolina farmers

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 17:10:00 +0100wsoctv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. — (AP) — The South Carolina House is considering a bill that would create a relief fund for farmers that could be used before federal aid is granted or if help from the U.S. government never comes. Supporters said disasters from the great flood in 2015 to Hurricane Matthew in 2016....

Climate change will hit Africa much harder than

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 14:16:00 +0100authorityngr (en)

By Akamigbo Jennifer. A panel of speakers participating in consultancy Deloitte’s Africa Outlook 2020 event, on Thursday, highlighted the economic and social themes that are expected to feature prominently on the continent this year, including climate change, which is anticipated to hit Africa the hardest.

The fire that just won't stop

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 05:18:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

It's been more than 60 days since the Currowan Fire began to consume the South Coast. Unlike most disasters, which are singular in nature - a flood, an earthquake, a cyclone that strike one location - this one just keeps rolling on. It's destroyed towns and villages, laid waste to forests and....

The fire that just won't stop

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 05:01:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

It's been more than 60 days since the Currowan Fire began to consume the South Coast. Unlike most disasters, which are singular in nature - a flood, an earthquake, a cyclone that strike one location - this one just keeps rolling on. It's destroyed towns and villages, laid waste to forests and....

The fire that just won't stop

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 05:00:00 +0100bordermail (en)

It's been more than 60 days since the Currowan Fire began to consume the South Coast. Unlike most disasters, which are singular in nature - a flood, an earthquake, a cyclone that strike one location - this one just keeps rolling on. It's destroyed towns and villages, laid waste to forests and....

The fire that just won't stop

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 04:49:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

It's been more than 60 days since the Currowan Fire began to consume the South Coast. Unlike most disasters, which are singular in nature - a flood, an earthquake, a cyclone that strike one location - this one just keeps rolling on. It's destroyed towns and villages, laid waste to forests and....

Mathematicians turn weather forecasters with new rainfall study

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 22:14:00 +0100earthtimes (en)

New light has been shone on extreme weather events by a team of engineering and mathematics experts. The researchers from Columbia Engineering, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, and Rutgers University have tried to explain the relationship between water on the earth's surface and atmospheric conditions.

Poignant photos capture catastrophic aftermath of South Coast 'forever fire'

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 07:44:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

It's been more than 60 days since the Currowan Fire began to consume the South Coast. Unlike most disasters, which are singular in nature - a flood, an earthquake, a cyclone that strike one location - this one just keeps rolling on. It's destroyed towns and villages, laid waste to forests and....

Asisten a damnificados por violento temporal

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 02:22:00 +0100noticiasdel6 (es)

Un fuerte temporal azotó la ciudad de Posadas y toda la zona Sur de Misiones durante la tarde de este miércoles. Anegamientos, caída de árboles y voladuras de techos fueron algunas de las consecuencias del fenómeno meteorológico que, según la Opad, podría tratarse de un tornado Categoría Dos.

Rápida respuesta de Protección Civil tras el violento temporal en Posadas

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 02:03:00 +0100misionesonline (es)

Un fuerte temporal azotó la ciudad de Posadas y toda la zona Sur de Misiones durante la tarde de hoy miércoles. Anegamientos, caída de árboles y voladuras de techos fueron algunas de las consecuencias del fenómeno meteorológico que, según la Opad, podría tratarse de un tornado Categoría Dos.

Devastating Brazil rains likely spared most of Minas coffee fields

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:25:00 +0100yenisafak-en (en)

The devastating rains that triggered landslides and flooding in Brazil's Minas Gerais state over the past week and brought more than 50 deaths apparently did not cause much damage to coffee fields in the world's largest production region. According to analysts, researchers and coffee cooperatives,....

Devastating Brazil rains likely spared most of Minas coffee fields

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 15:54:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

By Marcelo Teixeira. SAO PAULO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The devastating rains that triggered landslides and flooding in Brazil's Minas Gerais state over the past week and brought more than 50 deaths apparently did not cause much damage to coffee fields in the world's largest production region.

Winter Weather Advisories, Avalanche Warnings and Flood Watch in Northwest

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:15:00 +0100newsweek (en)

Weather warnings have been issued for the Northwest, with heavy snow, high wind, flash floods and avalanches putting residents at risk. that the states of Oregon and Washington will be affected due to a storm system currently impacting the region. The system, according to the NWS , brought rain and....

Typhoon Device Brings Wintry weather Climate Advisories, Avalanche Warnings and Flood Look ahead to Northwest

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:01:00 +0100dailyresearchstack (en)

Climate warnings were issued for the Northwest, with heavy snow, excessive wind, flash floods and avalanches striking citizens in danger. The Nationwide Climate Provider (NWS) has suggested that the states of Oregon and Washington can be affected because of a typhoon gadget lately impacting the area.

6 weather alerts in effect

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 05:03:00 +0100kiro7 (en)

Flood Warning issued January 27 at 4:32PM PST by NWS Seattle WA ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers in Washington... Skokomish River At Potlatch affecting Mason County Heavier rain tonight will drive the Skokomish River back up above moderate flood category overnight.

Harris County leaders are considering purchasing an unfinished housing development in Montgomery County to protect Kingwood residents from flooding, a new, more aggressive approach to flood control

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:02:00 +0100houstonchronicle (en)

Harris County leaders are considering purchasing an unfinished housing development in Montgomery County to help protect Kingwood residents from flooding, an unprecedented land deal emblematic of a new, more aggressive approach to flood control. Commissioners Court will debate in executive session....

Torrential rain prompts Qld flood warnings

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:56:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Monsoonal rains have dumped more than half a metre of water in parts of Queensland closing schools and highways. A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state's Gulf Country as a tropical low pressure system is expected to intensity throughout Tuesday.

Torrential rain prompts Qld flood warnings

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:31:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

Monsoonal rains have dumped more than half a metre of water in parts of Queensland closing schools and highways. A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state's Gulf Country as a tropical low pressure system is expected to intensity throughout Tuesday.

Torrential rain prompts Qld flood warnings

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:27:00 +0100bordermail (en)

Monsoonal rains have dumped more than half a metre of water in parts of Queensland closing schools and highways. A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state's Gulf Country as a tropical low pressure system is expected to intensity throughout Tuesday.

Torrential rain prompts Qld flood warnings

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:24:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Monsoonal rains have dumped more than half a metre of water in parts of Queensland closing schools and highways. A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state's Gulf Country as a tropical low pressure system is expected to intensity throughout Tuesday.

Torrential rain prompts Qld flood warnings

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:00:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state's Gulf Country as a tropical low pressure system is expected to intensity throughout Tuesday. The intense rain could cause potentially life-threatening flash flooding in some areas, says the weather bureau.

Torrential rain prompts Qld flood warnings

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:59:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Monsoonal rains have dumped more than half a metre of water in parts of Queensland closing schools and highways. A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the state's Gulf Country as a tropical low pressure system is expected to intensity throughout Tuesday.

Disastrous 2019: perils of climate change

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:13:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

Australia is still in headlines due to the devastatingwildfires burning even now throughout almost the entire continent. Started somewhere in August, the fires became noticeable in September. New South Wales and Victoria are the most affected states, and Melbourne and Sydney are partially affected.

Atmospheric river storms and climate change are driving increased and costly flooding

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:53:00 +0100phys (en)

Atmospheric rivers are long, narrow bands of moisture in the atmosphere that extend from the tropics to higher latitudes. These rivers in the sky can transport 15 times the volume of the Mississippi River . When that moisture reaches the coast and moves inland, it rises over the mountains,....

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:41:00 +0100illawarramercury (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:15:00 +0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:43:00 +0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:40:00 +0100bordermail (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:30:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:26:00 +0100theherald-au (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

Morrison heads to bush for drought update

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:15:00 +0100maitlandmercury (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will get an update on the drought and north Queensland flood recovery when he meets with advisers in the regional NSW town of Orange on Tuesday. The meeting comes as an extra 52 local councils are set to benefit up to the tune of $1 million each from a $47 million drought communities program.

‘Triple digits’: North Queensland set for big wet

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:40:00 +0100qt (en)

HEAVY rainfall is expected for central and northern parts of the state over coming days, with some regions expected to receive totals in the "triple digits" - but the reprieve won't break the drought. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a "pretty wet" couple of days ahead for northern....

Thomas Fire, Montecito Debris Flows Subject of Forum Explaining Research and Ongoing…

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:04:00 +0100noozhawk (en)

At the packed forum in the Fleischmann Auditorium , attendees heard about the latest ongoing research assessing the extent of the disasters’ impacts, and what it might tell community members about how to improve response to future catastrophes. The gathering featured a series of brief TED Talk....

The extreme weather events that North Wales faces from climate change

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 06:35:00 +0100dailypost-co-uk (en)

We know our climate is changing, with the past decade the hottest on record globally, and that the UK’s 10 warmest years on record from 1884 have all occurred since 2002. But what does that mean for North Wales? We asked climate experts from Bangor University to gaze into their crystal balls and....

'Monumental undertaking': Meal delivery for seniors faces large volunteer shortage

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 05:13:00 +0100aikenstandard (en)

In her mobile home in Warrenville, Florence George waits every weekday for a knock on her door. That's when Bill Joos, a volunteer with Aiken Senior Life Services, arrives to deliver a hot meal for the day. George is one of Aiken County's many homebound seniors who is unable to travel to a grocery store for food supplies or cook meals.

World Vision East Africa Region Situation Report | December 1 December 31, 2019

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:18:00 +0100africanewswire (en)

Key messages. Floods: According to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET), the greater horn of Africa region received up to 300 per cent above average rainfall from October to mid-November 2019. In Kenya, flooding affected 160,000 people in 31 of the country’s 47 counties.

South Sudan: Pibor County Flood Assessment Brief - Pibor County, Jonglei State, South Sudan, December 2019

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 04:27:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Introduction. A national flooding emergency was declared by the Government of South Sudan in October 2019, with six counties in Jonglei state being severely affected and Pibor county was one of the heaviest affected according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) .

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 23:58:00 +0100vosgesmatin (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:43:00 +0100leprogres (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:41:00 +0100republicain-lorrain (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:37:00 +0100LeBien (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:35:00 +0100ledauphine (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:32:00 +0100estrepublicain (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Gloria : les images impressionnantes de la tempête

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:27:00 +0100lalsace (fr)

La tempête Gloria touche actuellement le sud de la France et plus particulièrement les Pyrénées-Orientales, l’Aude, la Haute-Garonne et l’Ariège pour pluie et innondation. Les deux points critiques sont autour des fleuves Agly (au nord de Perpignan) et Aude (sud de Carcassonne), placés en "vigilance rouge crue".

Climate change is likely to pose significant threats to 'vulnerable' county - environmental leader

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 07:18:00 +0100bathchronicle (en)

by Steve Mewes, Policy and Campaigns Manager of Somerset Wildlife Trust and part of the Adapting The Levels Team. The damaging consequences of climate change are now being felt around the world, most recently in the Australian fires and Indonesian floods.

Climate change threatens America's cities. We need to act now to protect them.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 07:04:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Miami recently declared a climate emergency. It was not a symbolic gesture. The vibrant metropolis faces an existential threat as it battles rising sea levels and increasingly violent Atlantic storms. As a city, Miami has done everything it can to protect its residents.

Around four metres of the Holderness coastline is being lost each year

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 06:11:00 +0100hulldailymail (en)

One of the biggest impacts of climate change in East Yorkshire is coastal erosion. Many may believe coastal erosion is inevitable but climate change is seriously exacerbating the situation. In some areas of the Holderness coast a staggering four metres of land is being lost each year.

Australia wildfires: Mining group issues stern global warning as blaze horror counted AUSTRALIA’s main mining group BHP has warned that coal production is being impacted due to poor...

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:17:00 +0100express (en)

Authorities have also cautioned that a reprieve from dangerous fire conditions could end within days. The warning from the world’s biggest mining company showed how the wildfires have scorched an area one-third the size of Germany. The damaging bushfires are hugely impacting the world’s no.14 economy.

Two tourists struck by lightning, three drivers trapped as storms lash NSW

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:54:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Two tourists have been struck by lightning in the Blue Mountains, hailstones have pelted parts of Sydney and there are warnings for severe weather tonight. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says thunderstorms are forecast to hit Sutherland, Campbelltown and Liverpool in Sydney's west, Mona Vale on....

Victoria hit by flash-flooding, thunderstorms after barrage of hail

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:39:00 +0100abc-au (en)

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is warning of heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding in the Mallee, Northern Country, North Central and parts of Central, West and South Gippsland and Wimmera forecast districts. "Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash....

Australia weather: Melbourne battered by golf ball-sized hail as extreme conditions persist

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:36:00 +0100news-yahoo-in (en)

Golf ball-sized hailstones fell from the sky and dust storms blocked out the sun as swept southern over the weekend. Shoppers were forced to leave a Woolworths store in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon after sections of the ceiling gave way in the wake of a storm that has battered the state of Locals....

The $119 billion sea wall that could defend New York … or not

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 05:15:00 +0100bdnews24 (en)

The gates swing shut. A 6-mile-long wall blocks the deluge, saving property and lives. The giant barrier is the largest of five options the Army Corps of Engineers is studying to protect the New York area as storms become more frequent, and destructive, on a warming Earth.

Severe floods hit Australia after devastating bushfires

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 21:29:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

While they have put out some of the fires that have burning for months, they have also left the area vulnerable to flooding. New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory are both on flood watch, and flood warnings are in place for the Orara and Bellinger rivers on the north coast.

Australia wildfires: Floods follows flames as warnings put in place

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 16:47:00 +0100heart (en)

. 18 January 2020, 13:22 | Updated: 18 January 2020, 15:30 After devastating bushfires across Australia the country is now facing a new threat - flooding. Heavy rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of Australia's East coast - but downpours have brought relief and concern in equal measure.

Severe floods hit Australia after devastating bushfires

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 16:35:00 +0100skynews (en)

While they have put out some of the fires that have burning for months, they have also left the area vulnerable to flooding. New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory are both on flood watch, and flood warnings are in place for the Orara and Bellinger rivers on the north coast.

Koalas once in path of raging bushfires are now having to be saved from torrential floods

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 09:53:00 +0100metro-uk (en)

Koalas are now being rescued from flooding in Australia (Picture: AP/Getty) Koalas that escaped Australia’s killer bushfires are now having to be rescued after the country was hit by some of the worst floods in over a decade. Several sodden animals are pictured being carried to safety after....

Storms bring great relief to fire-hit areas in Australia

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 05:15:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

MELBOURNE • Intense thunderstorms with heavy rain dampened bush fires on Australia's east coast yesterday, to the relief of exhausted firefighters, and farmers battling years of drought. Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, three of the states most affected by a prolonged drought and bush fires, welcomed the drenching rain this week.

Flood warning as deluge of rain hits Queensland and NSW

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 01:11:00 +01009news (en)

Two people are stranded after trying to drive through floodwater on the Gold Coast, with police receiving more than 50 reports of flooded roads across the city this morning. The deluge hit the Gold Coast the hardest with 325mm of rain falling at Loders Creek and more than 200mm in the Gold Coast....

Wind forecast prompts flood watch for Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair areas

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:41:00 +0100chathamdailynews (en)

A gale warning by Environment Canada for Lake Erie has prompted the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority to issue a flood watch as flood waters are starting to subside on the Thames River. Weather forecasts are calling for strong winds from the southeast overnight Friday, switching to the....

IICA supplies equipment for Trinidad and Tobago

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:37:00 +0100nationnews (en)

PORT OF SPAIN The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) supports the work of the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries in Trinidad and Tobago (MALF) on the development of an Agricultural Disaster Risk Management (ADRM) Plan, handing equipment to assess the level of risk of trees after natural disasters.

Sydney, Melbourne weather: Flash flood hits Australian Repti...

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:31:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Drenched koalas had to be moved to safety while other staff were located outside the Alligator Lagoon to make sure there were no escapees as the water level rose quickly towards to the fence line. Australian Reptile Park Director, Tim Faulkner, said the park hadn’t seen this kind of flooding in over....

TIDAL TERROR Sea level 'doomsday' simulator reveals whether YOUR home would be wiped out

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:42:00 +0100thesun (en)

Here's what areas of the UK and Europe would potentially look like with a 60-metre sea level rise Credit: The Sun. Scientists generally agree that current levels of global warming means significant chunks of Antarctic sheet ice is at risk of melting. This would add significant amounts of water to....

University of Plymouth study uses Met Office Climate Projection

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 17:11:00 +0100plymouthherald (en)

Parts of Devon and Cornwall will slide into the sea because of climate change, a new report by world-leading researchers in Plymouth suggest. The study, written for the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) by a scientist from the University of Plymouth uses Met Office Climate Projection....

University of Plymouth study uses Met Office Climate Projection

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:17:00 +0100exeterexpressandecho (en)

Parts of Devon and Cornwall will slide into the sea because of climate change, a new report by world-leading researchers in Plymouth suggest. The study, written for the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) by a scientist from the University of Plymouth uses Met Office Climate Projection....

Rising sea levels and increased storms pose threat to coastal communities

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:58:00 +0100phys (en)

The report, prepared for the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP), highlights that 17% of coastlines in the UK and 19.9% in Ireland are being affected by a range of issues including sea-level rises and the increased frequency and intensity of extreme storms.

Anchovies could replace cod in British waters by 2050

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:22:00 +0100dailymail (en)

FLOODS The report states that previous improvements to flood defences have reduced the social, economic and environmental consequences of flooding. However, the projected increases in extreme sea levels will significantly increase coastal flood risk if nothing is done first, the report claims. A mere and very possible 0.

Somalia Situation Report, 12 January 2020

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 06:32:00 +0100africanewswire (en)

HIGHLIGHTS (12 Jan 2020) HNO shows most families with severe or extreme needs live in southern, central and southwest regions. Donors are encouraged to build on 2019 gains, sustain life-saving response and support livelihoods early in 2020. HC highlights need to focus on triple nexus humanitarian/development/peace to achieve sustainable progress.

More flooding expected in wake of storm

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 02:35:00 +0100heraldargus (en)

“The multi-faceted, large storm system brought numerous impacts to Northwest Indiana and northern Illinois, including heavy rain and localized flooding, followed by strong winds and the most significant lakeshore flooding in the area in years,” the National Weather Service said.

Flood alerts in South as new major storm crosses country

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:28:00 +0100mycentraloregon (en)

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Part of the same cold front that brought all the severe weather over the weekend is stalled in the South and brought an EF-1 tornado and winds of 90 mph to South Carolina Monday, where cars were flipped in a parking lot. This front is also bringing flash flooding to the South....

Flood alerts in South as new major storm crosses country

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:59:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

originally appeared on abcnews.go.com Part of the same cold front that brought all the severe weather over the weekend is stalled in the South and brought an EF-1 tornado and winds of 90 mph to South Carolina yesterday where cars were flipped in a parking lot.

Flood alerts in South as new major storm crosses country

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:33:00 +0100ABCnews (en)

Powerful storm strikes the Carolinas after tornado hits the South A confirmed EF-1 twister with winds of 90 mph touched down in a high school parking lot, while at least 12 people were killed during a multiday outbreak from Louisiana to Texas. Olivia Vanni / The Herald/AP Part of the same cold....

BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES Storm Brendan path - where is it now?

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:35:00 +0100thesun (en)

Where is Storm Brendan now? The eye of Storm Brendan swept through Britain on Monday, the strongest gust of 87mps recorded in the western Isles. The gusts continued through Tuesday, expected to hit inland areas around 50mph, with a 24 hour yellow warning of south-westerly winds issues.

Al menos 11 muertos por tormentas en región sur de Estados Unidos

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 05:16:00 +0100elperiodicodemexico (es)

Por JUAN A. LOZANO. HOUSTON (AP) Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Flights disrupted at Gatwick after Storm Brendan batters UK PA Media

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 03:06:00 +0100msn-uk (en)

Conditions around the airport will remain blustery overnight, according to the Met Office, which warned that stronger gusts could batter the area on Tuesday afternoon. Blustery showers in the west during Tuesday's commute, with snow and ice across the higher ground in Scotland.

30 dead, houses collapse as snow, rain set new record

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 02:35:00 +0100thenews-pk (en)

KABUL/QUETTA/RAJANPUR/SUKKUR/JAMSHORO/LAHORE/MIRPUR/PESHAWAR/GILGIT: Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left at least 54 people dead, officials said Monday as authorities struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places.

30 dead, houses cave in as snow, rain set new record

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 02:35:00 +0100thenews-pk (en)

KABUL/QUETTA/RAJANPUR/SUKKUR/JAMSHORO/LAHORE/MIRPUR/PESHAWAR/GILGIT: Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left at least 54 people dead, officials said Monday as authorities struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places.

Somalia: Somalia Situation Report, 12 January 2020

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:41:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS (12 Jan 2020) HNO shows most families with severe or extreme needs live in southern, central and southwest regions; Donors are encouraged to build on 2019 gains, sustain life-saving response and support livelihoods early in 2020; HC highlights need to focus on triple nexus -....

At least 11 dead as severe weather outbreak slices across the South, while snow and ice paste parts of the northern U.S.

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:06:00 +0100sentinelsource (en)

At least 11 people have been killed in severe thunderstorms and a few tornadoes that are migrating across the South. More than 267,000 customers between Arkansas and Ohio were without power on Saturday evening, and ice storm warnings are in effect for parts of Michigan to the north of Detroit, as well as Upstate New York and Down East Maine.

Storm Brendan: Experts warn of 'unusual and dangerous combination of tide, storm surge and inshore waves' in coastal areas

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 08:23:00 +0100TheScotsman (en)

Storm Brendan is forecast to batter parts of Scotland today with hurricane winds of up to 80mph on the coastline. Yellow severe weather warnings for strong winds will be in force from 10am tomorrow until midnight for the west coast and islands, south west and north east Scotland, and Orkney and Shetland.

Warragamba Dam

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 06:53:00 +0100palestinewater (en)

. Warragamba Dam , a concrete , creates , the primary for for the city of The dam impounds the , and rivers, within the catchment; and the dam wall is located approximately 65 kilometres (40 mi) to the southwest of , near the town of Wallacia . Constructed between 1948 and 1960, the dam created capacity for a reservoir of 2,031 gigalitres (4.

More than 100,000 homes still without power after deadly winter storm ravages US

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 05:41:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

AP. Hundreds of thousands of people remain without electrical power after weekend storms ravaged parts of the southeast and Midwest United States , causing 11 deaths, overturning cars, uprooting trees and reducing buildings to rubble. The PowerOutage.US website , which tracks outages, reported over....

East Coast cities enjoys record high temperatures for January as Boston hits 70 DEGREES

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 05:01:00 +0100dailymail (en)

East Coast cities enjoys record high temperatures for January as Boston hits 72 DEGREES – but severe storms continue to sweep across the south and Midwest bringing deadly high winds, rain and ice Several states in the eastern region broke record high temperatures over the weekend, as the other areas....

More than 100,000 homes still without power after deadly winter storm ravages US

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 04:41:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

AP. Hundreds of thousands of people remain without electrical power after weekend storms ravaged parts of the southeast and Midwest United States , causing 11 deaths, overturning cars, uprooting trees and reducing buildings to rubble. The PowerOutage.US website , which tracks outages, reported over....

At least 10 dead in storms as tornadoes, squalls ravage south

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 04:35:00 +0100bdnews24 (en)

The deaths, in Louisiana, Texas and Alabama, included an elderly couple in northwest Louisiana who were killed when a tornado tossed their trailer home hundreds of feet and damaged more than 50 homes. The deadly tornado was just one of a series of dangerous weather events tangled up in the storm system.

Diario Estados Unidos Tormentas en EU dejan 11 muertos

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 02:48:00 +0100elpaso (es)

Houston Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban ayer partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

EF-0 Tornado reported in Pelzer/Piedmont by NWS, damage being surveyed in the Upstate

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 21:50:00 +0100foxcarolina (en)

(FOX Carolina) -- After a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moved into the Upstate and WNC area, a small tornado was reported in the Pelzer/Piedmont by the National Weather Service. This happened after a tornado warning in Anderson County, South Carolina was issued until 8:30 p.m.

Storms, Tornadoes Kill 11 Across The South And Midwest

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 20:39:00 +0100ibtimes (en)

Severe weather conditions this weekend, which included tornadoes, high winds, and heavy rains, ripped across large portions of the Midwest and Southern U.S., resulting in 11 deaths. Weather conditions also knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of residents from Texas to Ohio.

Death toll rises to at least 11 from severe storm sweeping through the South

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 19:53:00 +0100cnbc (en)

At least 11 people have died from severe storms that carved a wide swath through Texas and the South all the way up to Chicago. The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday confirmed three deaths near the town of Carrollton in Pickens County.

Al menos 11 muertos por tormentas en región sur de EEUU

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 19:51:00 +0100elvenezolanonews (es)

(12 de enero de 2020. El Venezolano).- Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Nevadas, lluvias, ventarrones y tornados azotan a EEUU: 11 muertos

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:49:00 +0100voanoticias (es)

HOUSTON — Las fuertes tormentas que afectaron el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Eleven dead and hundreds of thousands without power as storms and tornadoes sweep across US

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:27:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

The trailer home of an elderly couple in Louisiana was demolished in high winds: AP. At least 11 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands of homes hit by power cuts as storms sweep across parts of the US south and east, bringing snow, hail and hurricane-force winds.

Nevadas, lluvias, ventarrones y tornados azotan a EEUU: 1...

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:20:00 +0100100noticias (es)

Las fuertes tormentas que afectaron el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

At least eight people have died as a result of storms bearing down Saturday on the eastern half of the United States, authorities say, with dangerous winds and tornadoes ...

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 15:11:00 +0100click2houston (en)

Storms kill at least 8, with tornadoes, flooding and crippling ice still in the forecast for eastern US (CNN) – At least eight people have died as a result of storms bearing down Saturday on the eastern half of the United States, authorities say, with dangerous winds and tornadoes in the South and....

Indonesia compensates flood victims, warns of more heavy rains

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 14:06:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

JAKARTA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia has decided to provide funds to residents whose houses were destroyed by floods and landslides in and around the capital Jakarta recently while warning them of more heavy downpours in coming days. The National Disaster Management Agency would assess the damages due to the natural disasters after the New Year.

Indonesia compensates flood victims, warns of more heavy rains

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 13:47:00 +0100china.org.cn (en)

JAKARTA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia has decided to provide funds to residents whose houses were destroyed by floods and landslides in and around the capital Jakarta recently while warning them of more heavy downpours in coming days. The National Disaster Management Agency would assess the damages due to the natural disasters after the New Year.

Tormentas dejan al menos 11 muertos en Estados Unidos

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 11:44:00 +0100eluniversal-MX (es)

Houston.— Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban ayer partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Wind, rain, snow deadly from South to Midwest

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 11:05:00 +0100arkansasonline (en)

HOUSTON -- Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two emergency-services workers, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large areas of the country.

Eleven die as severe storms lash swathes of US

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 11:02:00 +0100heart (en)

At least 11 people have died after a series of severe storms swept through the south and Midwest of the US. High winds, tornadoes and torrential rain have battered large areas of the country, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power. Two emergency services personnel were killed and....

Nueve decesos y miles de afectados en sur de EE.UU. por tormentas

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 10:52:00 +0100yucatan (es)

WASHINGTON.— Al menos nueve personas murieron ayer sábado en los estados de Texas, Alabama y Luisiana a raíz de las graves tormentas que recorren el sureste de Estados Unidos y el Golfo de México, que dejaron a unas 200,000 personas sin corriente eléctrica, informaron las autoridades.

At Least 11 Dead As Storms Sweep Through US South

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 09:36:00 +0100ibtimes (en)

Severe storms sweeping the southern US killed at least 11 people, authorities said, as tornadoes and high winds upturned cars, destroyed homes and left tens of thousands without power. The storms hit parts of the south on Friday and were expected to move east and north on Sunday, according to the....

Death toll rises to 11 from severe storm sweeping through the South

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 09:19:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

At least 11 people have died from severe storms that carved a wide swath through Texas and the South all the way up to Chicago. The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday confirmed three deaths near the town of Carrollton in Pickens County.

Eleven die as severe storms lash swathes of US

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 09:18:00 +0100skynews (en)

At least 11 people have died after a series of severe storms swept through the south and Midwest of the US. High winds, tornadoes and torrential rain have battered large areas of the country, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power. Two emergency services personnel were killed and....

At least 11 dead as storms sweep through US south

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 09:07:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Severe storms sweeping the southern US killed at least 11 people, authorities said, as tornadoes and high winds upturned cars, destroyed homes and left tens of thousands without power. The storms hit parts of the south on Friday and were expected to move east and north on Sunday, according to the....

Lethal storms, tornadoes and floods sweep U.S. South and Midwest

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 08:24:00 +0100japantimes (en)

HOUSTON – Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country.

Officials: 3 dead in Alabama, bringing storm death toll to 7

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 07:24:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

On Saturday, people were cleaning up the classrooms of Benton Middle School, which lost its roof from Friday's severe weather in Benton, La. Authorities say several people have died after severe storms swept across parts of the U.S. south, including an elderly couple found near their trailer home Saturday by firefighters.

Al menos 11 muertos por tormentas en región sur de EUA

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 05:14:00 +0100elmanana (es)

Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas, entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Tormentas peligrosas golpean la mitad oriental de EE.UU.

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 05:04:00 +0100cnnMexico (es)

(CNN) — Una línea ya mortal de tormentas poderosas se está extendiendo sobre la mitad oriental de Estados Unidos , amenazando con vientos peligrosos y tornados en el sur y potencialmente paralizando con nieve y hielo en el medio oeste durante el fin de semana, con fuertes lluvias e inundaciones en el medio.

Al menos 11 muertos por tormentas en región sur de EEUU

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 04:17:00 +0100diariolibre-en (es)

Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas , entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Al menos 11 muertos por tormentas en región sur de EEUU

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 04:03:00 +0100diariolibre (es)

Las fuertes tormentas que afectaban el sábado partes del sur y el centro norte de Estados Unidos han causado la muerte de al menos 11 personas , entre ellas un policía y un bombero, al tiempo que ventarrones, tornados e incesantes lluvias azotaban grandes franjas del país.

Tormentas peligrosas amenazan con tornados, inundaciones y hielo en la mitad oriental de EE.UU.

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 18:29:00 +0100cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) — Una línea ya mortal de tormentas poderosas se está extendiendo sobre la mitad oriental de Estados Unidos , amenazando con vientos peligrosos y tornados en el sur y potencialmente paralizando con nieve y hielo en el medio oeste durante el fin de semana, con fuertes lluvias e inundaciones en el medio.

NEGACIONISTAS DEL CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:06:00 +0100urgente24 (es)

Nuevas cifras publicadas ayer por Chris Dickman de la Universidad de Sídney indican que más de 800 millones de animales han muerto solo en el estado de Nueva Gales del Sur, mientras que 1.000 millones habían muerto a nivel nacional. Esto incluye mamíferos, aves y reptiles directamente asesinados por....

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