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Fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:17:00 +0100ambientum (es)

Fuego, sequía, huracanes e inundaciones: ¿Cómo fueron los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018?. “Cada vez que llueve recibo un correo electrónico del director de obras públicas. Me traen sacos de arena y hago todo lo que puedo”. Son las palabras de Betsy Ann Cowley, propietaria del terreno de....

Fuego, sequía, huracanes e inundaciones: así fueron los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos de 2018

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:54:00 +0100elMundo (es)

"Cada vez que llueve recibo un correo electrónico del director de obras públicas. Me traen sacos de arena y hago todo lo que puedo". Son las palabras de Betsy Ann Cowley, propietaria del terreno de Pulga Town, donde comenzó el incendio de Camp Fire en California , EEUU. Una hora antes de Nochebuena, Cowley compartía con este medio su angustia.

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Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:02:00 +0100eurasiareview (en)

It added such a phenomenon will increase in intensity and frequency as the planet warms, worsening their related extreme weather impacts. “El Niño” meaning “little boy” in Spanish, is a natural weather event that causes warmer than usual waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and cooler than usual....

Extreme weather a wake-up call: experts Top News December 31, 2018 01:00

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:25:00 +0100nationmultimedia (en)

THE WORLD needs to be prepared for more extreme weather events in future after disasters caused by climate change inflicted losses running into many billions of dollars in 2018, according to a study. The British organisation, Christian Aid, last Thursday released its new report titled “Counting the....

Mohamed, Bauza, Troglio, Brindisi y Merlo: cuando el sentimiento empuja a volver a casa

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 05:05:00 +0100lanacion-AR (es)

Cada vez que se da un regreso que tiene historia, al fútbol se le pianta un lagrimón. Sucede con aquellos jugadores que fueron ídolos y tienen la chance de volver a finalizar la carrera en ese club que son amados, también con los entrenadores que dejaron una huella grande, ya sea en títulos o en sentimiento.

Climate disasters' cost £40bn, says Christian Aid

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 20:15:00 +0100express (en)

The storms, floods and droughts including killer hurricanes also cost thousands of lives, says a report by Christian Aid. Earlier this month the Met Office said this year's heatwave was made 30 times more likely by climate change, which most scientists agree is caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.

This year On Earth

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 12:12:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

Space. In 2018, Earth picked up about 40,000 metric tons of interplanetary material, mostly dust, much of it from comets. Earth lost around 96,250 metric tons of hydrogen and helium, the lightest elements, which escaped to outer space. Roughly 505,000 cubic kilometers of water fell on Earth’s surface as rain, snow, or other types of precipitation.

Tree rings help researchers understand drought intolerance

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 22:17:00 +0100upi (en)

Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Tree rings are giving scientists answers for how fire suppression has increased forest density and reduced their tolerances for droughts and wildfires, a study says. Researchers at Oregon State University and Utah State University analyzed 2,800 hectares of mixed-conifer forest in central Oregon.

Linking Kerala floods to anthropogenic climate change 'difficult', finds a study

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:17:00 +0100business-standard (en)

linked to climate change? Based on a study that does not find any long-term increase in the mean or heavy monsoon rainfall in the state, researchers argue that attributing the event to can be "difficult". The analysis is by researchers at the Water and Climate Lab at the Indian Institute of....

Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 55: Regional Temporal and Spatial Trends in Drought and Flood Disasters in China and Assessment of Economic Losses in Recent Years

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 16:28:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract Understanding the temporal and spatial distribution in disasters plays an important role in disaster risk management. The present study aims to explore the long-term trends in drought and floods over China and estimate the economic losses they cause.

The 15 most-read features on NBCNews.com in 2018

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:29:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

After Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation built over 100 houses in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. But residents report that the houses are rotting and dangerous, the result of building done too quickly, with low-quality materials, and ill-planned designs. One resident, Kamaria Allen, called the homes "a fool’s paradise.

Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Cultivating hope in DPR Korea

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 15:56:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

By Maude Froberg. It is harvest time in the village of Onjong-ri. The air is bitterly cool, and the stubble fields are frozen. The first snow has already fallen in this north-western part of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Sin Yong Gum bends down and grabs a pair of dripping wet cabbages from a bowl of water.

More floods and more droughts: Climate change delivers both

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:51:00 +0100bdnews24 (en)

Extreme rainfall, and the extreme lack of it, affects untold numbers of people, taxing economies, disrupting food production, creating unrest and prompting migrations. So, factors that push regions of the world to exceptional levels of flooding and drought can shape the fate of nations.

Meteo pessimo da mesi in Sardegna. L'Isola sembra l'Irlanda

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:14:00 +0100247libero (it)

Le condizioni meteo in Sardegna sono di nuovo pessime, piove tira vento, ci sono temporali. C'è una situazione meteo che osserviamo da mesi anche in altre regioni del Centro Sud Italia e la Sicilia. Il tempo è più sovente, rispetto alla media, avverso. In Sardegna si vive un cambiamento climatico rilevante.

Stormy weather expected Friday

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:14:00 +0100ocala (en)

Wind and rain and possible isolated flooding are in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville says there could be severe weather across North Central Florida on Friday. Meteorologist Jason Hess said Alachua County could receive up to 3 inches of rain and Marion County about 1.5 inches into Friday evening.

The Eric Factor: Too much rain is almost as bad as drought

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:08:00 +0100wqad (en)

When we think of drought, our immediate thought is of cracked, dry land and wildfire. However, many of us think the antidote to drought is a surplus of rain. But too much rain can be an equally bad thing. In the Quad Cities, if we didn't get a drop more rain or a flake more snow, we would have a surplus for the year.

Stormy weather expected on Friday

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:44:00 +0100gainesville (en)

Wind and rain and possible isolated flooding are in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville says there could be severe weather across North Central Florida on Friday. Meteorologist Jason Hess said that Alachua County could receive up to 3 inches of rain and Marion County about 1.5 inches into Friday evening.

Stormy weather expected on Friday

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:25:00 +0100ocala (en)

Wind and rain and possible isolated flooding are in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville says there could be severe weather across North Central Florida on Friday. Meteorologist Jason Hess said that Alachua County could receive up to 3 inches of rain and Marion County about 1.5 inches into Friday evening.

Insurers pay $226m to support recovery from extreme weather

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:24:00 +0100voxy (en)

Insurers have spent more than $226 million this year helping customers recover from extreme weather, according to data from the Insurance Council of NZ (ICNZ). The severe weather stats place 2018 as the second most expensive year for severe weather events since 1969, with 33,064 claims costing $226.4 million.

More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers Both

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:35:00 +0100nytimes (en)

, our email newsletter. More records for both wet and dry weather are being set around the globe, often with disastrous consequences for the people facing such extremes, according to a study published Wednesday that offered new evidence of climate change’s impacts in the here and now.

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