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Le cyclone tropical intense Uriah à 2550 km au secteur Est de La Réunion

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:41:00 +0100clicanoo (fr)

D�sormais au stade de cyclone tropical intense, Uriah �voluait � 16 heures cet apr�s-midi � 2550 km au secteur Est de La R�union. Premier cyclone de la saison 2015-2016, il se d�pla�ait en direction de l’Ouest-Sud-Ouest � une vitesse de 19 km/h. Sa pression estim�e au centre : 993 HPA et sa position ce mercredi : 18.

Mar ‘failed’ Capiz

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:12:00 +0100manilatimes (en)

ROXAS City, Capiz: THE tandem of Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero has taken a swipe at Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd for his failure to maximize the potential of his home province, Capiz, despite being “close” to three presidents of the country.

Hearing: Why did El Faro sail into storm?

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:06:00 +0100azcentral (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The captain of the doomed freighter El Faro emailed his superiors asking about changing the route home the day before his ship sank near the Bahamas. The email from Michael Davidson asked whether he could take a slower route home from Puerto Rico. The El Faro sank Oct.

Tacloban modifies post-Yolanda plans

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:26:00 +0100sunstar (en)

THE City Government of Tacloban has modified local development plans to respond to more destructive impacts of natural calamities. Mayor Alfred Romualdez said they have been incorporating lessons learned from Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) to build more disaster resilient communities in the city.

Region urged to brace for floods, drought

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:07:00 +0100jamaicaobserver (en)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) is warning regional countries that they should brace themselves for floods as the drought conditions which have affected the region since late 2014 are expected to subside by the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season.

Hearing: Why did El Faro sail into storm?

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:51:00 +0100usaToday (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The captain of the doomed freighter El Faro emailed his superiors asking about changing the route home the day before his ship sank near the Bahamas. The email from Michael Davidson asked whether he could take a slower route home from Puerto Rico. The El Faro sank Oct.

08h59 USA: le capitaine d'El Faro responsable de la trajectoire du cargo naufragé (propriétaire) (AFP)

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:03:00 +0100lorientlejour (fr)

Le capitaine d'"El Faro" était responsable de la trajectoire prise par ce cargo américain lorsqu'il a sombré début octobre dans les Bahamas avec 33 personnes à son bord, a affirmé mardi le propriétaire du navire devant une commission d'enquête des garde-côtes en Floride.

'Lost' Roads of Ancient Rome Discovered with 3D Laser Scanners

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 06:15:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Laser scans of Britain's terrain may reveal weathered Roman roads that have been hidden for centuries across the countryside of northern England. Over the past 18 years, the U.K.'s Environment Agency has used a technology called lidar to collect data for more than 72 percent of England's surface.

Flood protection for Lafitte includes raising homes

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 05:21:00 +0100nola (en)

Lafitte, Jean Lafitte and Barataria were targeted for "nonstructural" flood risk reduction efforts, including floodproofing of homes and businesses, elevating homes and voluntary buyouts, as part of the 2012 update of the state's coastal Master Plan. State Coastal Protection and Restoration....

Uriah se renforce

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 05:19:00 +0100clicanoo (fr)

M�T�O. Le cinqui�me m�t�ore de la saison 2015 - 2016, est devenu forte temp�te tropicale puis cyclone dans la journ�e d’hier. Ce matin � 4 heures, il se situait � 3 940 km � l’est sud-est de la R�union. Le syst�me se d�pla�ait vers l’ouest � 13 km/h. Voici les intensit�s et positions pr�vues de ce....

Saison cyclonique Au loin il y a Uriah

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 05:10:00 +0100ipreunion (fr)

Le cyclone Uriah est est encore loin de La Réunion, mais il a tendance à se rapprocher. À 4 heures ce mercredi 17 février 2016, il se trouvait à 2 725 km dans l'est de l'île. Il se dirige vers l'ouest à la vitesse de 13 km/h. Uriah génère des vents soufflant en moyenne à 130 km/h et à 185 km/h en rafales.

Read more - REGIONAL COUNTRIES URGED TO BRACE FOR FLOODS

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 04:12:00 +0100tv6tnt (en)

The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CMH) is warning regional countries that they should brace themselves for floods as the drought conditions which have affected the region since late 2014 are expected to subside by the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season.

Barbados: Drought Relief At Start Of Hurricane Season

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 03:28:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Published on February 16, 2016 by CIMH/Aisha Reid. The drought conditions which have affected the region since late 2014 are expected to subside by the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season. However, according to the latest seasonal climate forecast from the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and....

Building climate change resilient homes

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 02:39:00 +0100nzherald (en)

A movement in the home-building industry in the United States to adapt to risks of climate change is gaining momentum, promising new houses that are tougher and more able to bounce back from extreme weather events. Although much attention has focused on green building practices, resilient-design....

Ship exec grilled in El Faro disaster hearing

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:59:00 +0100krcrtv (en)

Thirty-three El Faro crew members died after the 40-year-old container ship ran into Hurricane Joaquin's 130 mph winds and sank off the Bahamas last October 1. Facing the first day of hearings in Jacksonville, Florida, was Phil Morrell, a vice president of TOTE Maritime, the company that operated El Faro.

CEDMA places several Caribbean countries on drought warnings

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:41:00 +0100repeatingislands (en)

Posted by: lisaparavisini | February 16, 2016 CEDMA places several Caribbean countries on drought warnings. The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) says several regional countries have been placed under immediate drought watch or warning for 2016, “The drought....

Drought Relief At Start Of Hurricane Season

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:40:00 +0100gisbarbados (en)

The drought conditions which have affected the region since late 2014 are expected to subside by the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season. However, according to the latest seasonal climate forecast from the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), the region should prepare for the....

Severe weather including two twisters leave wake of damage across South Florida

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:14:00 +0100miamiherald (en)

A fast-moving rush-hour storm roared through South Florida Tuesday morning, spinning off two tornadoes in South Florida and leaving a wide path of damage — from an overturned boat that trapped its owner to an apartment roof collapse. Combined with power outages and an accident on Interstate 95 that....

Ship operator grilled at El Faro disaster hearings

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 23:20:00 +0100cnn (en)

Thirty-three El Faro crew members died after the 40-year-old container ship ran into Hurricane Joaquin's 130 mph winds and sank off the Bahamas last October 1. Facing the first day of hearings in Jacksonville, Florida, was Phil Morrell, a vice president of TOTE Maritime, the company that operated El Faro.

El Faro captain sought route change a day before ship sank

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 21:52:00 +0100CBSnews (en)

Philip Morrell, vice president of marine operations for Tote Services Inc., told a U.S. Coast Guard investigative panel on Tuesday that it is not company policy for captains to ask for permission about voyages or routes. Morrell said the email showed common courtesy by the captain, not evidence that management dictated the ship's route.

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