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What N.C. State scientists expect in the coming Atlantic hurricane season

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:10:00 +0200wbtv (en)

CHARLOTTE, NC (Bruce Henderson/The Charlotte Observer) - This year’s Atlantic hurricane season will be about normal, compared to past those of past decades, researchers at North Carolina State University say. Eleven to 15 tropical storms and hurricanes will form in the Atlantic basin including the....

How hurricanes replenish their vast supply of rainwater

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 02:47:00 +0200physicsworld (en)

The mystery of how tropical cyclones deliver colossal amounts of rainwater over long periods of time may have been solved by an international team of atmospheric physicists. The team suggests that – rather than relying on ongoing evaporation to replenish rainwater – these powerful storm systems suck....

Myanmar: New cyclone shelters in Kayin State

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 01:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Posted by Global New Light of Myanmar Date: April 10, 2017. NEW cyclone shelters will be built in Hlaingbwe and Hpa-an townships in Kayin State, southern Myanmar, to provide protection to residents from natural disasters, according to Kayin State government.

What N.C. State scientists expect in the coming Atlantic hurricane season

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:00:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season will be about normal, compared to past those of past decades, researchers at North Carolina State University say. Eleven to 15 tropical storms and hurricanes will form in the Atlantic basin including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, said Lian Xie, a professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences.

What N.C. State scientists expect in the coming Atlantic hurricane season

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:46:00 +0200newsobserver (en)

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season will be about normal, compared to past those of past decades, researchers at North Carolina State University say. Eleven to 15 tropical storms and hurricanes will form in the Atlantic basin including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, said Lian Xie, a professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences.

NCSU researchers predict 'normal' hurricane season

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:05:00 +0200wral (en)

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season will be in line with overall averages from 1950 to the present, researchers at North Carolina State University said Tuesday. Lian Xie, professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences at N.C. State, predicts 11 to 15 tropical storms and hurricanes forming in the....

Myanmar: 4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Four people have been killed and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

Haiti: Haiti : Choléra, chiffres clés (28 février 2017)

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

L'amélioration de la qualité des centres de traitement, l'augmentation du nombre d'équipes d'intervention rapide et la campagne de vaccination ont contribué au contrôle de la maladie vu dans les deux premiers mois de l'année. En Février 1 341 cas suspects ont été enregistrés, le plus faible chiffre mensuel depuis août 2014 (1 024 cas suspects).

4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:36:00 +0200dvb (en)

Four people have been killed and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

News Feature : Signs of the times: Early warnings translate to early actions [17/04/2017 - Samoa]

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:22:00 +0200pina (en)

Increasing scientific evidence over the past two decades indicate that the global climate is changing. As a result of a climatic shift, humanitarian actors and donors are facing new challenges to respond in a timely and effective way. Expanding needs, competing priorities and scarce resources....

Atlantic's 'active' era of hurricanes still over, expert says

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 01:34:00 +0200nola (en)

A satellite image of Hurricane Matthew off the coast of South Carolina on Oct. 8, 2016. Despite the damage wrought by Matthew, last year's hurricane season marked a record-continuing 11th year in a row without a major hurricane making landfall in the U.S.

This simple kind of man knew where to find the real joy in life

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:58:00 +0200sunherald (en)

Live a simple life, Fred Thornton always told his children and grandchildren. A smaller pair of hands usually worked beside his, whether he was framing a house or rigging a shrimp boat. He taught practical skills to his sons, nephews and even children he “adopted” along the way. He was patient but firm.

Retired Davis police dog Cane dies peacefully at age 11

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0200sacbee (en)

A retired Davis police dog, good at both catching crooks and public relations, has died after being nursed along for about two years with a heart condition. Hurricane, nicknamed Cane, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday at 11 years old. Cane, who served the department for 6 years, enjoyed police....

iciHaïti - Agriculture : Réponse de la FAO à l'ouragan Matthew

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:19:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

17/04/2017 09:22:47 Les plans de réponse de la FAO à l'ouragan Matthew étaient préparés pour deux horizons de trois et 12 mois. Conformément à ce plan, les activités suivantes ont été entreprises : - Le bureau de la FAO en Haïti et sa division d'urgence à Rome ont mobilisé 8,1 millions de dollars....

On this Day: Snooker legend Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins plays John...

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:42:00 +0200lichfieldmercury (en)

On this day, April 17 1994, two of the biggest names in snooker entertained a packed Lichfield Civic Hall as they took part in the first Tippers' Snooker Classic. Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins took on John Virgo on a night that also included a demonstration of trick shots and a challenge frame between Higgins and local amateur champion John Hoggarth.

United States: Florida Supreme Court: Concurrent cause doctrine governs in first-party context if no efficient proximate cause can be determined - Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:20:00 +0200mondaq (en)

Plaintiff John Sebo bought a house in Florida in April 2005. Defendant American Home Assurance Company (AHAC) provided homeowners insurance from the time of purchase. The AHAC policy (the 'Policy') provided over US$8 million in coverage for damage to the home and other permanent structures on the premises.

Work to clear up Kaikoura slip caused by Cyclone Cook to ramp up today

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:45:00 +0200tvnz (en)

The slip is being blamed on Cyclone Cook, which made its way down the country this week. Source: 1 NEWS. The slip came down on State Highway 1 about 200m north of Rosy Morn, a stream, which is south of Peketa. It was also the site of a large slip generated by the September 2010 earthquake.

Haitians at border down as Trump crackdown news spreads

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 02:04:00 +0200washtimes (en)

Sometime around November, word began to trickle back down the spine of Latin America: The U.S. was getting stricter about letting in Haitians at the border. Not only had the Obama administration begun deporting Haitians after a six-year humanitarian pause, but President Trump also had just been elected, presaging an even tougher policy.

'I'M A GONER': The last hours of a ship and its crew

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:11:00 +0200missoulian (en)

"Can't pound your way through them waves. Break the ship in half," the helmsman said. It was 1:15 a.m. on Oct. 1, 2015, and the Atlantic was boiling over. El Faro, sailing near San Salvador Island in the Bahamas, was being knocked about by the strongest October storm to hit these waters since 1866.

'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:22:00 +0200sun-sentinel (en)

Earlier in his career Davidson had navigated freighters in the Alaska trade, known in the industry as one of the most bruising theaters of sailing. But his leadership had been questioned by TOTE's upper management, and after initially leaning toward offering Davidson the job heading one of its new....

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