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I Got Stuck in the Yellowstone Floods

2022-06-18T14:37+0200theatlantic (en)

Unprecedented flooding in the Yellowstone area on Monday, June 13, inundated homes, devoured roads, swept away bridges, isolated entire towns, and shut down one of America’s busiest and most famous national parks. It was yet another indication of the impacts that climate change is likely to have on....

Devastating floods in India and Bangladesh kill at least 18 - millions of homes underwater

2022-06-18T11:53+0200standard (en)

In India’s Assam state, approximately nine people died in the floods and two million others saw their homes submerged in floodwaters, the state disaster management agency said. Lightning in parts of Bangladesh killed nine people on Friday. Both countries have asked the military to help with the....

At least 18 killed and millions of homes underwater after flooding wreaks havoc in India and Bangladesh

2022-06-18T11:46+0200coastfm (en)

At least 18 people have died and millions of homes were left underwater after floods hit north-eastern India and Bangladesh. Both countries have asked the military to help with the extreme deluge, which officials fear could intensify with further rain forecasted for the weekend. Nine people were struck dead by lightning in Bangladesh on Friday.

At least 18 killed and millions of homes underwater after flooding wreaks havoc in India and Bangladesh

2022-06-18T11:24+0200heart (en)

At least 18 people have died and millions of homes were left underwater after floods hit north-eastern India and Bangladesh. Both countries have asked the military to help with the extreme deluge, which officials fear could intensify with further rain forecasted for the weekend. Nine people were struck dead by lightning in Bangladesh on Friday.

Odisha CM Asks Officials To Be Ready For All Possible Disasters

2022-06-17T16:05+0200outlookindia (en)

Noting that the period between June and October is crucial for Odisha in terms of natural calamities, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday asked the state administration to follow the state’s policy of ‘every life is precious’ while dealing with all possible disasters.

Record early heatwave sweeps France as fires flare in Spain

2022-06-17T15:31+0200terradaily (en)

French officials urged caution Thursday as a record pre-summer heatwave spread across the country from Spain, where authorities were fighting forest fires on a sixth day of sweltering temperatures. The Meteo France weather service said it was the earliest hot spell ever to hit the country, worsening....

Ten areas to become impossible to insure

2022-06-17T07:59+0200news_com_au (en)

The environment group says the ten federal electorates it has singled out across the nation are most at risk of natural disasters including floods and bushfires. Five of them, Maranoa, Moncrieff, Wright, Brisbane and Griffith , are in southeast Queensland.

Ten areas to become impossible to insure

2022-06-17T07:49+0200heraldsun (en)

The environment group says the ten federal electorates it has singled out across the nation are most at risk of natural disasters including floods and bushfires. Five of them, Maranoa, Moncrieff, Wright, Brisbane and Griffith , are in southeast Queensland.

Inundaciones récord en Montana causan daños al Parque Nacional de Yellowstone

2022-06-17T02:02+0200cambiodemichoacan (es)

Montana, Estados Unidos.- La ciudad más grande de Montana reabrió el jueves su planta de suministro de agua después de haberla cerrado temporalmente debido a las inundaciones récord que han causado daños al Parque Nacional de Yellowstone y las comunidades circundantes.

Forest Service Heeds O’Halleran Call, Shuts Down Expanded Areas of Coconino and Kaibab Natl Forests

2022-06-16T22:43+0200publicnow (en)

06/16/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/16/2022 14:39 Forest Service Heeds O’Halleran Call, Shuts Down Expanded Areas of Coconino and Kaibab Natl Forests. WASHINGTON - On Monday, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to U.S.

MIL-OSI USA: Forest Service Heeds O’Halleran Call, Shuts Down Expanded Areas of Coconino and...

2022-06-16T22:38+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

WASHINGTON – On Monday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Moore calling on the USFS to close forests in northern Arizona until wildfires are under control. Today, the Forest Service announced the closure of areas within both the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests.

Floods, fires and heat waves: the United States grapples with climate catastrophes | news today

2022-06-16T20:15+0200247newsbulletin (en)

Nearly 120 million Americans were affected by a heat wave warning that hit parts of the Midwest and Southeast this week. “A high pressure dome should produce temperatures above normal, and even records, over the entire area today and tomorrow (Wednesday),” warned the national meteorology.

UNDP accompanies the people to respond to storms and floods

2022-06-16T18:32+0200publicnow (en)

(03:14:57 PM, 20/05/2022) In the morning of May 19, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in collaboration with the World Share and the Department of Planning and Investment of Quang Binh organized the construction of 73 flood and storm resilient houses for poor, near-poor and disadvantaged households are affected by natural disasters.

Terremoto del '72, alla Mole un convegno sulla prevenzione del rischio sismico e geoidrologico

2022-06-16T17:00+0200vivereancona (it)

Il programma, all'interno di Codice Rossi 2022, prevede un convegno alla Mole Vanvitelliana, sul tema “Previsione e prevenzione dei rischi sismico e geoidrologico”. I lavori avranno inizio alle ore 9,15 con gli interventi introduttivi di Valeria Mancinelli - Sindaco di Ancona, Coordinatrice della....

Cinquantesimo Anniversario del Sisma 1972, gli appuntamenti in programma

2022-06-16T14:27+0200247libero (it)

E’ in programma per domani il secondo appuntamento dedicato alle celebrazioni del cinquantesimo anniversario del sisma del 1972. Il programma, all’interno di Codice Rossi 2022, prevede un convegno alla Mole Vanvitelliana, sul tema “Previsione e prevenzione dei rischi sismico e geoidrologico”.

Inondazione a Yellowstone, la corrente del fiume trascina via una casa

2022-06-16T10:31+0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Il video, ripreso da un turista bloccato nel Parco Nazionale di Yellowstone, mostra il momento in cui una casa sul bordo del fiume cade in acqua e viene trascinata dalla corrente. Le precipitazioni da record hanno causato inondazioni e smottamenti, distruggendo strade e ponti nell''iconico parco degli Stati Uniti.

There is still heavy precipitation in South China, Jiangnan and other places, and persistent high temperature weather will occur in North China, Huanghuai and other places – yqqlm

2022-06-16T02:46+0200breakinglatest (en)

1. Weather. 1. Domestic situation. Yesterday, there were heavy rainstorms in Guangdong, Fujian and other places, and high temperature weather in Henan, Hubei, Shaanxi and other places: from 08:00 yesterday to 06:00 today, there were heavy to heavy rains in central and eastern Guangdong and southern....

Inundaciones sin precedentes en el parque Yellowstone

2022-06-15T16:11+0200elagoradiario (es)

Yellowstone , uno de los parques nacionales más conocidos de los Estados Unidos y el más antiguo del mundo, ha sido cerrado porque las inundaciones y los deslizamientos de rocas. El agua ha cortado las carreteras y dejado a algunas comunidades aisladas.

Must-Have Products for the Upcoming Season from The National Hardware Show

2022-06-15T14:44+0200prnewswire (en)

Innovative Home Products to Conserve Water & Be Prepared for Disasters. LAS VEGAS June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hardware Show (NHS) is a place where new products that will solve a problem for customers are introduced. From outdoor products to building materials, home gadgets, farming, paint, grilling, of course, hardware and more.

As summer approaches, the United States experiences floods, fires and a heat wave

2022-06-15T04:01+0200tellerreport (en)

Floods, devastating fires, thunderstorms and a potentially dangerous heat wave for a third of the population: the United States suffered the brunt of a series of disasters linked to climate change on Tuesday, June 14 as summer approaches. Nearly 120 million Americans were affected to one degree or....

Inondazioni e frane devastano Yellowstone: case, strade e ponti distrutti, chiuso il parco | FOTO e VIDEO

2022-06-14T22:30+0200meteoweb (it)

Gravi inondazioni hanno colpito il Parco Nazionale di Yellowstone , negli Stati Uniti, a seguito di piogge torrenziali che hanno gonfiato i corsi d’acqua fino a livelli di record. Le acque alluvionali hanno trascinato le case nei fiumi, distrutto strade e ponti, interrotto le forniture di....

Graves Statement on Over $1.6 Million Headed to Thibodaux for Debris Removal

2022-06-14T19:17+0200publicnow (en)

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement regarding $1,625,113.38 in federal funding - funded at a 100 percent federal cost share - from FEMA to cover debris removal in Thibodaux related to Hurricane Ida. "Hurricane Ida was one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever make landfall in the United States .

CyrusOne fully prepared for busy 2022 hurricane season

2022-06-14T18:13+0200publicnow (en)

June 14, 2022. Hurricane season is upon us, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts an unusually busy one in 2022. Between June 1 and Nov. 30, NOAA expects an " above-average " season due to higher Atlantic temperatures and the ongoing La Nina.

Estados Unidos sufre un día de tiempo extremo con advertencias de calor, inundaciones severas y cortes de energía para miles

2022-06-14T16:40+0200huaral (es)

(CNN) — En apenas cuestión de horas este lunes, los lugares icónicos del Parque Nacional de Yellowstone se cerraron al público y sus senderos quedaron intransitables después de que una lluvia torrencial y un rápido deshielo contribuyeran a inundaciones sin precedentes en uno de los parques nacionales más visitados de Estados Unidos.

Tiempo extremo azota EE.UU. con récords de calor e inundaciones severas

2022-06-14T16:29+0200cnnMexico (es)

(CNN) — En apenas cuestión de horas este lunes, los lugares icónicos del Parque Nacional de Yellowstone se cerraron al público y sus senderos quedaron intransitables después de que una lluvia torrencial y un rápido deshielo contribuyeran a inundaciones sin precedentes en uno de los parques nacionales más visitados de Estados Unidos.

Estados Unidos sufre un día de tiempo extremo con advertencias de calor, inundaciones severas y cortes de energía para miles

2022-06-14T16:21+0200cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) — En apenas cuestión de horas este lunes, los lugares icónicos del Parque Nacional de Yellowstone se cerraron al público y sus senderos quedaron intransitables después de que una lluvia torrencial y un rápido deshielo contribuyeran a inundaciones sin precedentes en uno de los parques nacionales más visitados de Estados Unidos.

Grenfell Tower

2022-06-14T11:00+02009news (en)

Latest disaster news alerts, accidental deaths, major road accidents, terror attacks, natural disasters including floods, storms, and volcanic eruptions. Massive fire breaks out in Brisbane suburb; Australia's economy grows 0.8 per cent in March quarter; Queensland firefighters battling large fire at commercial building Magnitude 3.

Notiaudio | La ONU registra más de 3.000 niños venezolanos con desnutrición aguda

2022-06-14T03:41+0200elpitazo (es)

Al menos 3.200 niños menores de cinco años fueron diagnosticados con desnutrición aguda en Venezuela en los primeros cuatro meses del año; según el más reciente reporte de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios (OCHA), difundido este lunes.

Climate change threatens Pakistan’s future | By Frank F Islam, US

2022-06-14T01:44+0200pakobserver (en)

EVEN though Pakistan is not a major contributor to climate change globally, it is being devastated by climate change. This is the conclusion that must be drawn due to the heat wave that has consumed northern India and Pakistan over the past three months and a review of the 2022 Environmental....

Antarctic is changing dramatically, with global consequences

2022-06-13T23:21+0200vervetimes (en)

A new report from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) reveals how climate change is significantly impacting Antarctica’s ice sheets, climate and ecosystems, with far-reaching global consequences. , released May 24 at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Berlin, shows that....

Antarctic is changing dramatically, with global consequences

2022-06-13T23:07+0200techcodex (en)

A new report from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) reveals how climate change is significantly impacting Antarctica’s ice sheets, climate and ecosystems, with far-reaching global consequences. , released May 24 at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Berlin, shows that....

Report: Antarctic is changing dramatically, with global consequences

2022-06-13T22:29+0200miragenews (en)

Melting ice sheets mean that global average sea level rise will put nearly a billion people at risk from coastal flooding over the next several decades, a number that could increase by the end of the century. The Antarctic has also played a profound role in regulating the world’s climate, in part by....

Better Land-Use and Insurance to Mitigate Natural Disasters

2022-06-13T09:22+0200publicnow (en)

By Céline Grislain-Letrémy and Bertrand Villeneuve (Université Paris-Dauphine) The rising costs of natural disasters over the last decades are largely explained by urbanisation in exposed areas. Land-use and insurance policies can limit this urbanisation.

Does special HO-3 homeowners insurance cover flood damage

2022-06-11T04:10+0200frojeostern (en)

These policies are usually intended for the single-family homes, multi-family homes, and townhouses. The property owner must live in the home and not rent any part of it. What Homeowners Need to Know about HO3 Policies. The first thing to know is home insurance is written on a variety of forms.

Extreme, severe drought impacting the upper Colorado River basin in the second century, new study

2022-06-10T12:23+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

New study will help inform understanding of natural climate variability and assist the evaluation of the current drought compared to history. Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier in the United States , and the nation's second largest producer of hydroelectric power.

Sonoma County installs flood monitors after wildfires

2022-06-10T07:52+0200mercurynews (en)

By Jim McKay. Unfortunately for communities that have faced devastating wildfires, the danger to life and property doesn’t end after the fires are extinguished. Flood risk is high after a fire, and those communities need to be on alert to mitigate against flash flooding, as even modest rainfall can trigger floods with little warning.

Reflecting on Hurricane Agnes 50 Years Later

2022-06-10T06:33+0200hstoday (en)

Half a century ago, in late June 1972, one of the most devasting and historic hurricanes the United States had experienced formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Agnes made landfall as a Category 1 storm and caused significant and widespread damage throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

But Sometimes When It Rains But Sometimes When It Rains

2022-06-10T01:15+0200thenewsnigeria (en)

Over time, many public-spirited, concerned citizens, commentators and columnists have commented on the deleterious after-effects of rain, sometimes torrential downpour, in Lagos especially and the country generally, suggesting in the process a welter of how to positively harness its benefits and curb its destructive tendencies.

Piden a vecinos seguir trabajando para evitar que el Floresta no se inunde

2022-06-09T22:36+0200xeu (es)

Ante las primeras lluvias de la temporada, el Fraccionamiento Floresta no se ha inundado ya que el agua baja rápido, dijo la doctora María Teresa Aguilar Bravo, presidenta de la Asociación de Residentes Unidos por el Fraccionamiento Floresta (RUFAC). “Estas últimas dos administraciones han confiado....

‘Triple La Niña’: Australia may face another summer of flooding rains, US expert warns

2022-06-09T19:48+0200guardian (en)

Australia’s east coast could be hit by a rare “triple La Niña” that brings flooding rains and cooler weather for the third summer in a row, a senior US government scientist says. Experts say the prospect of a triple La Niña is real , but there is disagreement between different computer models and Australia could yet avoid a return of summer floods.

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

2022-06-09T19:40+0200reliefWeb (en)

Pain, anguish and a search for answers as an explosion kills four refugee boys in Maban County, where decades of conflict have left a cache of unexploded ordnance. By Tim Gaynor and Nour Abdulhak | 09 June 2022. Bunj, SOUTH SUDAN Their schoolwork done, the group of boys aged 12 to 14 set out to....

Mortar blast highlights the deadly legacy of war in South Sudan

2022-06-09T18:23+0200unhcr-org (en)

Three days after the blast, Balla and his friends were buried in the same grave. Their parents live a few paces apart in mud-walled, straw-roofed homes, ringed by stick and thorn fences. For Yahiya Shanir Adair, the father of football-loving 12-year-old, Ahmed, the loss is hard to bear.

Las personas que viven en la costa tendrán que mudarse en todo el mundo por el cambio climático

2022-06-09T15:58+0200bolsamania (es)

El director ejecutivo de la Agencia de Medio Ambiente del Reino Unido emitió una dura advertencia a las comunidades costeras, reconociendo que los efectos del cambio climático obligarán a las personas, tanto en el Reino Unido como en el extranjero, a reubicarse debido al aumento del nivel del mar y la erosión costera.

Flood Risk America Releases Hurricane Preparedness Guidelines for Commercial Property Developers, Owners, and Operators; Launches Pre-Emergency Preparedness Planning Program

2022-06-09T15:14+0200news-yahoo (en)

"We anticipate above-average hurricane activity this year, and we urge you to stay alert and prepared. Flash floods from storms and hurricanes can come unexpectedly, and the damage is costly," said Steve Gill, Flood Risk America founder and CEO. The National Hurricane Center designates June 1st -....

Flood Risk America Releases Hurricane Preparedness Guidelines for Commercial Property Developers, Owners, and Operators; Launches Pre-Emergency Preparedness Planning Program

2022-06-09T14:49+0200prnewswire (en)

"We anticipate above-average hurricane activity this year, and we urge you to stay alert and prepared. Flash floods from storms and hurricanes can come unexpectedly, and the damage is costly," said Steve Gill, Flood Risk America founder and CEO. The National Hurricane Center designates June 1st -....

Managing risk in an age of extreme weather…

2022-06-09T14:46+0200fanews (en)

towards calibrating and predicting volatility. In the coming seasons South Africa is expected to emerge from the La Niña phenomenon topping off a decade characterised by frequently alternating La Niña and El Nino events. The increased severity of flood and fire associated with this scenario, while extreme, is not unprecedented.

Forecast centre says river in northeast B.C. could surge to flood conditions

2022-06-08T17:16+0200crestonvalleyadvance (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

River in northeast B.C. could surge to flood conditions: forecast centre

2022-06-08T16:40+0200barrie (en)

The River Forecast Centre is warning residents of northeastern British Columbia that the Liard River could surge to extremely high flows, creating flood conditions similar to last year. The forecast centre upgraded the river conditions to a flood warning on Tuesday for the area that includes....

Forecast centre says river in northeast B.C. could surge to flood conditions

2022-06-08T02:42+0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

VANCOUVER — The River Forecast Centre is warning residents of northeastern British Columbia that the Liard River could surge to extremely high flows, creating flood conditions similar to last year. The forecast centre upgraded the river conditions to a flood warning on Tuesday for the area that....

Forecast centre says river in northeast B.C. could surge to flood conditions 0 6/7/2022 5:31:30 PM

2022-06-08T02:42+0200tricitynews (en)

VANCOUVER — The River Forecast Centre is warning residents of northeastern British Columbia that the Liard River could surge to extremely high flows, creating flood conditions similar to last year. The forecast centre upgraded the river conditions to a flood warning on Tuesday for the area that....

Forecast centre says river in northeast B.C. could surge to flood conditions 6/7/2022 5:31:30 PM

2022-06-08T02:38+0200timescolonist (en)

VANCOUVER — The River Forecast Centre is warning residents of northeastern British Columbia that the Liard River could surge to extremely high flows, creating flood conditions similar to last year. The forecast centre upgraded the river conditions to a flood warning on Tuesday for the area that....

Snowpack 'extremely' high, B.C.'s Thompson-Nicola district says prepare for flood

2022-06-08T00:49+0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

Snowpack 'extremely' high, B.C.'s Thompson-Nicola district says prepare for flood 0 6/7/2022 3:13:47 PM

2022-06-08T00:46+0200tricitynews (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

Snowpack 'extremely' high, B.C.'s Thompson-Nicola district says prepare for flood 6/7/2022 3:13:47 PM

2022-06-08T00:40+0200timescolonist (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

FEMA reflects on Hurricane Agnes 50 years later

2022-06-07T18:01+0200readingeagle (en)

With the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Agnes, one of the worst storms to ever hit the United States , the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are holding special events to recall that storm and encourage residents to learn more about their flood risk and take....

Flood watches remain in parts of B.C., but immediate flood risk easing in northwest 0 6/7/2022 8:30:50 AM

2022-06-07T17:45+0200tricitynews (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

Flood watches remain in parts of B.C., but immediate flood risk easing in northwest

2022-06-07T17:43+0200princegeorgecitizen (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

MIL-OSI USA: Reflecting on Hurricane Agnes 50 Years Later

2022-06-07T17:40+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: US Federal Emergency Management Agency. PHILADELPHIA – Half a century ago, in late June 1972, one of the most devasting and historic hurricanes the United States had experienced formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Agnes made landfall as a Category 1 storm and caused significant and widespread damage throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

Flood watches remain in parts of B.C., but immediate flood risk easing in northwest 6/7/2022 8:30:50 AM

2022-06-07T17:38+0200timescolonist (en)

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming views flooding and mudslide repair and clean up progress on the Coquihalla Highway northeast of Hope, B.C., Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia....

Virginia Natural Gas offers tips to keep your family safe during hurricane season

2022-06-07T17:34+0200prnewswire (en)

2022 Hurricane Season is here! VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a week into the 2022 Hurricane Season and Tropical Storm Alex became the first named storm of the six-month season, flooding parts of southern Florida . Now that hurricane season is officially upon us, now is the....

I ristori alluvionali rischiano di aumentare le disparità: Katrina colpisce ancora

2022-06-07T10:16+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di martedì 7 giugno 2022) Una singolare controversia sta sconvolgendo la vita delle persone che vivono in una delle aree meno ricche degli Stati Uniti. In seguito all’uragano Katrina del 2005, che colpì duramente il delta del Mississippi 17 anni fa, lo Stato della Louisiana aveva garantito ristori....

I ristori alluvionali rischiano di aumentare le disparità: Katrina colpisce ancora

2022-06-07T10:01+0200ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Una singolare controversia sta sconvolgendo la vita delle persone che vivono in una delle aree meno ricche degli Stati Uniti. In seguito all’uragano Katrina del 2005, che colpì duramente il delta del Mississippi 17 anni fa, lo Stato della Louisiana aveva garantito ristori per riparare o ricostruire le case danneggiate dalla inondazione.

Some British coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea because of climate change

2022-06-07T02:23+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Some British coastal communities will "inevitably" be forced from their homes as climate change eats away at their shores, the head of England's Environment Agency (EA) will warn today. EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice....

Climate change causing Britain to shrink with some coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea

2022-06-07T01:50+0200coastfm (en)

Some British coastal communities will "inevitably" be forced from their homes as climate change eats away at their shores, the head of England's Environment Agency (EA) will warn today. EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice....

Climate change causing Britain to shrink with some coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea

2022-06-07T01:45+0200heart (en)

EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice - will mean "some of our communities - both in this country and around the world - cannot stay where they are". "While we can come back safely and build back better after most river....

Some British coastal communities condemned to be swallowed by the sea because of climate change

2022-06-07T01:33+0200skynews (en)

Some British coastal communities will "inevitably" be forced from their homes as climate change eats away at their shores, the head of England's Environment Agency (EA) will warn today. EA chief executive Sir James Bevan is expected to say rising sea levels - fuelled by warmer oceans and melting ice....

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: expert reaction to press release from the Environment Agency about coastal communities and sea level rise

2022-06-07T01:20+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments June 7, 2022. In a press release the Environment Agency’s chief executive Sir James Bevan warns that inevitable climate impacts will mean some coastal communities cannot stay where they are. Prof Andrew Shepherd, Director of the Centre for....

Climate Change Threatens Pakistan’s Future

2022-06-06T04:04+0200dailytimesPK (en)

Even though Pakistan is not a major contributor to climate change globally, it is being devastated by climate change. This is the conclusion that must be drawn due to the heat wave that has consumed northern India and Pakistan over the past three months and a review of the 2022 Environmental....

Tropical Storm Alex Forms In The Atlantic After Passing Through Florida

2022-06-05T20:51+0200wearebreakingnews (en)

US forecasts up to 6 major hurricanes this season 1:54. (WABNEWS) — Tropical Storm Alex formed early Sunday after bringing heavy rain and flooding to South Florida a day earlier, becoming the first named storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. Alex was moving away from the Bahamas and headed....

Could nature be our best protection from the climate crisis?

2022-06-05T13:38+0200independent-UK (en)

There can be no doubt that the climate crisis is here, right now. In parts of northwest India and Pakistan, temperatures recently reached a record-breaking 51C during heat waves made 100 times more likely by the climate crisis. As a result, hospital admissions for heat-related incidents have increased by a staggering 20 per cent.

MIL-OSI USA: Klobuchar, Smith, Walz Survey Storm and Flooding Damage in International Falls

2022-06-05T04:15+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Minnesota Amy Klobuchar Lawmakers actively working to secure resources for impacted communities PHOTOS CAN BE FOUND HERE INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) and Governor Tim Walz (D-MN) visited....

Sea Level Rise Projections: Top 10 Cities at Risk of Flooding

2022-06-04T09:02+0200earth-org (en)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) forecasts that by 2100, sea levels could be as much as 1.1 metres higher than they are today and no amount of emissions reduction can stop the near and mid-term impacts of this phenomenon. According to sea level rise projections , nearly one....

Heavy rains soak South Florida ahead of likely Tropical Storm Alex

2022-06-04T03:13+0200news-yahoo (en)

“Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the circulation associated with the disturbance has become a little better defined over the Gulf of Mexico north of the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula,” the hurricane center said. The National Weather Service said the system’s....

Así es exactamente como el cambio climático ha afectado a su estado

2022-06-03T21:23+0200notiulti (es)

Las Naciones Unidas 2019 Informe del Panel Intergubernamental sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC) analiza en profundidad cómo el cambio climático está afectando nuestra tierra y cómo el uso de la tierra afecta el clima. En general, las noticias no son positivas.

Fed Circuit erases govt’s win in Hurricane Harvey flooding case

2022-06-03T17:35+0200reuters (en)

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday revived hundreds of lawsuits by Houston-area property owners who say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flooded their homes and businesses with as much as eight feet of water after Hurricane Harvey stalled over Texas in 2017. The U.S.

Government reaches settlement with private border wall builders

2022-06-03T07:22+0200tribtown (en)

By Dina Arévalo | Aim Media Texas. The federal government’s two-and-a-half-year-long lawsuit against the builders of a private border wall south of Mission came to an end Tuesday morning when prosecutors filed a stipulation for dismissal in federal court. And with the dismissal, details of the settlement agreement between the U.

Climate change and food security

2022-06-02T18:12+0200mb-com-ph (en)

NIGHT OWL Anna Mae Lamentillo. While working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO), I have seen the extensive damage caused by super typhoon Yolanda in nine of the Philippines’ poorest provinces.

Here’s how climate change will impact the Boston area, according to a new report

2022-06-02T16:33+0200boston (en)

Instead of looking at the world as a whole, however, this report focuses on what will happen to one specific region if climate change is not staunched. “To think we’ve caused this much change in our climate is astounding,” Paul Kirshen, a professor of climate adaptation at UMass-Boston, and an author of the report, told the Globe .

Weather Alert and Warning Systems Market Size Reach USD 3.35 Billion in 2030 | Comapnies Eton, Sangean, Midland Radio

2022-06-02T16:21+0200einnews (en)

/ -- The global weather alert/warning systems market size reached USD 1.74 Billion in 2021 and is expected to register a revenue CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period, according to latest analysis by Emergen Research. Initiatives being undertaken by international bodies such as the United Nations....

Fifty years after the Stockholm environment conference, research shows protecting nature is vital to save human lives and livelihoods.

2022-06-02T01:47+0200newstatesman (en)

Will our “war on nature” ever end? Fifty years after the Stockholm environment conference, research shows protecting nature is vital to save human lives and livelihoods. The idea of protecting nature for its intrinsic value is thousands of years old. Early civilisations celebrated the sacredness of....

Federal government reaches settlement with private border wall builders

2022-06-01T23:02+0200dailyjournal (en)

The federal government’s two-and-a-half year long lawsuit against the builders of a private border wall south of Mission, Texas came to an end Tuesday morning when prosecutors filed a stipulation for dismissal in federal court. And with the dismissal, details of the settlement agreement between the U.

ONU: Il mondo non spende abbastanza per prevenire i disastri

2022-05-30T16:55+0200nanopress (it)

L’ONU dichiara che le nazioni stanno spendendo troppo poco per prevenire i disastri di fronte alle crescenti calamità globali, dalle inondazioni in Sud Africa a un’ondata di caldo record in India. Inondazione in India – NanoPress.it L’ONU per l’ennesima volta mette il Mondo in allarme.

The Immigrant Problem Men create immigrants and refugees

2022-05-29T15:58+0200wsimag (en)

In some instances, the powerful hand of Mother Nature in the form of drought, flood, earthquake, forest fire and blight forces groups of people from their homes. It is most often, however, the brutal and inhumane actions of men that account for the creation of immigrant refugee classes.

EE.UU. sufre una de las peores tormentas de nieve de la historia

2022-05-29T06:23+0200noticiasambientales (es)

Al menos tres personas han muerto después de una extraña mezcla de condiciones climáticas alrededor de Estados Unidos que generó tornados, tormentas de hielo y calor histórico este fin de semana. Dos muertes ocurrieron en los condados de Coahoma y Jasper en Mississippi, donde un tiempo severo dañó....

New Mexico’s largest wildfire was found in a forest fire

2022-05-28T19:37+0200printveela (en)

The largest wildfire in New Mexico’s history has been found in a planned fire set by the US Forest Service. The agency said Friday that one of the two fires, the Calf Canyon Fire, had been burning since January with a pile of burn holdovers that had been dormant under the surface before re-emerging in April.

I 10 musei più strani del mondo tutti da scoprire

2022-05-27T22:35+0200nanopress (it)

Dalla Francia al Giappone, dalla Croazia al Regno Unito: ecco i 10 musei più strani del mondo. Museo Subacqueo in Messico – Nanopress.it. Se non siete tipi da museo perché ritenete che visitarne uno possa risultare noioso, allora date un’occhiata a questa raccolta di 10 musei tra i più strani del....

Avoiding being struck by lightning

2022-05-27T20:07+0200newagebd (en)

— The United News of Bangladesh. LIGHTNING strikes kill dozens during the monsoon season and the number appears to be increasing. But we should remember that lightning, lethal though, has got a positive contribution. Thunder and lightning precedes the rain and participates in the natural process of....

On This Day: What happened on 27 May?

2022-05-27T05:51+0200tv6 (en)

Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 27 May, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever. ON THIS DAY: 27 MAY 2018 | Maryland Flood Disaster: A flood occurred across the entire Patapsco Basin causing one death and destroying the....

Is Parris Island doomed? Some say yes as waters rise, but the Marines fight to defend it

2022-05-26T18:16+0200eagletribune (en)

BEAUFORT, S.C. — The greatest enemy to the Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot is one it likely cannot defeat: Mother Nature. For over a century, the low-lying island surrounded by teeming marsh and serpentine estuaries has held its ground, weathering hurricane aftermath and tidal flooding.

Sedgwick, nearby counties under flood warning; rain expected to end Thursday

2022-05-26T12:11+0200kansas (en)

The heavy rain this week raised water levels of creeks and rivers in south-central Kansas, but flood damage has been minimal and should stay that way, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist in Wichita. According to the United States Geological Survey, only two waterways surpassed the....

Data, Vol. 7, Pages 71: A Socioeconomic Dataset of the Risk Associated with the 1% and 0.2% Return Period Stillwater Flood Elevation under Sea-Level Rise for the Northern Gulf of Mexico

2022-05-26T09:45+0200mdpi (en)

Storm surge flooding can cause significant damage to coastal communities. In addition, coastal communities face an increased risk of coastal hazards due to sea-level rise (SLR). This research developed a dataset to communicate the socioeconomic consequences of flooding within the 1% and 0.

New toolkit highlights Earth observation solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction

2022-05-25T22:04+0200earthobservations (en)

Blog / May 25, 2022. A new toolkit unveiled today aims to realize the potential of Earth observations (EO) to contribute to disaster risk reduction and management. The Earth Observations Risk Toolkit, presented at the 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, was developed by....

Be Septic Safe: Unique Situations

2022-05-25T18:06+0200digitpatrox (en)

Many householders depend on septic programs to deal with their family wastewater. Sadly, these programs are sometimes not considered till points come up and therapy or upkeep is required. To assist scale back the variety of surprises, it’s useful to organize for all occasions and conditions, even essentially the most distinctive ones.

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New volunteers needed for English Severn and Wye Regional Flood and Coastal Committee

2022-05-25T17:03+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: UK Government. Call for talented individuals to help communities become more resilient to climate change Committee works to decide local priorities for flood risk management Work supports Environment Agency and local authorities in creating local partnerships to tackle flood risk These....

As US flooding worsens, South Carolina redraws risk maps

2022-05-24T19:15+0200straitstimesSG (en)

CONWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - As Hurricane Florence tore through the southeastern United States in 2018, April O'Leary raced to warn hundreds of her South Carolina neighbours to protect their property from coming floods and consider evacuating. Her pleas largely fell on deaf ears.

As U.S. flooding worsens, South Carolina redraws risk maps

2022-05-24T18:50+0200trust (en)

As climate change drives more intense storms and floods, some coastal districts are no longer relying solely on risk maps from U.S. disaster agency FEMA and are drawing up their own. As Hurricane Florence tore through the southeastern United States in 2018, April O'Leary raced to warn hundreds of....

Is Parris Island doomed? Some say yes as waters rise, but the Marines fight to defend it

2022-05-24T13:18+0200heraldonline (en)

Rob Young, a geology professor at Western Carolina University who directs its Study of Developed Shorelines program, will say what people don’t want to hear. “That facility has a limited lifespan,” Young said. “As long as sea level continues to rise, the mission of that facility is going to have to be accomplished somewhere else.

Is Parris Island doomed? Some say yes as waters rise, but the Marines fight to defend it

2022-05-24T13:14+0200charlotteobserver (en)

Rob Young, a geology professor at Western Carolina University who directs its Study of Developed Shorelines program, will say what people don’t want to hear. “That facility has a limited lifespan,” Young said. “As long as sea level continues to rise, the mission of that facility is going to have to be accomplished somewhere else.

Is Parris Island doomed? Some say yes as waters rise, but the Marines fight to defend it

2022-05-24T13:13+0200newsobserver (en)

Rob Young, a geology professor at Western Carolina University who directs its Study of Developed Shorelines program, will say what people don’t want to hear. “That facility has a limited lifespan,” Young said. “As long as sea level continues to rise, the mission of that facility is going to have to be accomplished somewhere else.

Is Parris Island doomed? Some say yes as waters rise, but the Marines fight to defend it

2022-05-24T11:04+0200islandpacket (en)

Rob Young, a geology professor at Western Carolina University who directs its Study of Developed Shorelines program, will say what people don’t want to hear. “That facility has a limited lifespan,” Young said. “As long as sea level continues to rise, the mission of that facility is going to have to be accomplished somewhere else.

Resources to Protect Building Occupants and Keep Businesses Open during Hurricane Season

2022-05-24T02:53+0200truemedian (en)

CTSI provides building inspections, testing, and consulting services to identify indoor environmental quality (IEQ), health, and safety exposure risks associated with hurricanes and other natural disasters. Tampa, FL – In just over a week, hurricane season officially begins in the Atlantic and Caribbean.

Construction of storm- and flood-resilient houses in Quang Binh begins

2022-05-24T02:25+0200reliefWeb (en)

VGP - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the People's Committee of Quang Binh Province, and World Share held a ground-breaking ceremony to build 73 storm- and flood-resilient houses for vulnerable poor and near-poor households that were severely affected by the historic flood and storm in the Central region in 2020.

Fierce heat wave in India and Pakistan 30 times more likely because of climate change

2022-05-23T21:05+0200news-yahoo (en)

This spring's punishing heat wave in India and Pakistan, which has caused widespread human suffering and affected global wheat supplies, was about 30 times more likely to happen because of human-caused climate change, according a new analysis Monday. So far, the heat wave is estimated to have caused....

Fierce heat wave in India and Pakistan 30 times more likely because of climate change

2022-05-23T20:56+0200azcentral (en)

The heatwave is estimated to have caused at least 90 deaths across India and Pakistan. "Across much of both countries, people had little relief for weeks on end." March 2022 was the hottest March India has recorded since record-keeping began 120 years ago.

India and Pakistan heat wave 30 times more likely because of climate change World

2022-05-23T20:43+0200usaToday (en)

The heatwave is estimated to have caused at least 90 deaths across India and Pakistan. "Across much of both countries, people had little relief for weeks on end." March 2022 was the hottest March India has recorded since record-keeping began 120 years ago.

How Fuel Cells Power Infrastructure for Disaster Recovery

2022-05-23T19:04+0200fuelcellsworks (en)

Throughout history, natural disasters — excessive heat, flooding, wildfires, massive storms, etc. — have had severe implications on everything from the environment to human health and the economy. Within the past 50 years, there were approximately 11,000 weather-related disasters driven by climate change, accounting for 2 million fatalities and $3.

Construction of storm- and flood-resilient houses in Quang Binh begins

2022-05-23T16:50+0200chinhphu (en)

VGP - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the People's Committee of Quang Binh Province, and World Share held a ground-breaking ceremony to build 73 storm- and flood-resilient houses for vulnerable poor and near-poor households that were severely affected by the historic flood and storm in the Central region in 2020.

Hidden criminal behind rising dust levels

2022-05-23T02:59+0200worldakkam (en)

More and more days of the year have dangerous levels of dust, but it’s not fair to blame Sahara alone. Government-issued dust alerts appear to be comparable to Cyprus courses in the last few years. We are usually told that only vulnerable groups should take precautions, while the rest complain a....

The future of hydropower is endangered by droughts, floods, and climate change

2022-05-21T15:07+0200interestingengineering (en)

The water in Lake Powell, one of the nation’s largest reservoirs, has fallen so low amid the Western drought that federal officials are resorting to emergency measures to avoid shutting down hydroelectric power at the Glen Canyon Dam. The Arizona dam, which provides electricity to seven states , isn’t the only U.

Continue reading New EEA report on impact of land use changes on Europe’s urban areas →

2022-05-21T14:56+0200energyindemand (en)

Land take and the sealing of soil with asphalt, concrete or buildings increased in Europe’s urban areas from 2012 to 2018, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment, published recently. Increasing land take and soil sealing make Europe’s ecosystems less resilient, with negative....

Updating the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) integrated modelling guide

2022-05-20T16:27+0200gov-uk (en)

Documents. The outputs of this project are published by the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) on their Urban Drainage Group webpage . To access the guide on their webpage you will need to expand the heading ‘Guidance Notes’. Project summary.

Ellis Island e due fari tra i siti storici del New Jersey a rischio per l’innalzamento del mare

2022-05-20T12:53+0200meteoweb (it)

Il New Jersey, nel Nord-Est degli Stati Uniti, così com’è oggi è stato costruito nel corso di centinaia di anni dall’arrivo degli europei e prima ancora da migliaia di anni di insediamento dei Lenape. I ricordi del passato sono sparsi ovunque: lo stato ha più di 100.000 proprietà storiche, una in quasi ogni città.

What is the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind speed scale? Breaking down how we classify hurricanes

2022-05-19T22:02+0200news-yahoo (en)

From 1 to 5, the numbers we use to categorize hurricanes are ingrained in the minds of millions of Americans from Texas to Maine. This scale – officially known as the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale – is a rating based on a hurricane's maximum sustained wind speed, which ranges from 74 to 157 mph, or higher.

What is the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale? Nation

2022-05-19T21:55+0200usaToday (en)

The scale was originally developed by wind engineer Herb Saffir and meteorologist Robert Simpson in the early 1970s. Hurricanes rated Category 3 and higher are known as major hurricanes. This scale does not take into account other potentially deadly hurricane hazards.

What is the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind speed scale? Breaking down how we classify hurricanes

2022-05-19T21:54+0200azcentral (en)

The scale was originally developed by wind engineer Herb Saffir and meteorologist Robert Simpson in the early 1970s. Hurricanes rated Category 3 and higher are known as major hurricanes. This scale does not take into account other potentially deadly hurricane hazards.

MIL-OSI USA: Cantwell Introduces Bill to Enhance National Weather Service Firefighting Tools

2022-05-19T19:32+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for Washington Maria Cantwell 05.19.22 Cantwell Introduces Bill to Enhance National Weather Service Firefighting Tools Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022 would codify NOAA agency’s role in forecasting, tracking and controlling wildfires WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.

US wildfires threaten nearly 80 million properties as climate risks grow

2022-05-19T13:17+0200weforum (en)

As wildfires devastate regions of the Western United States , parts of the Midwest and East Coast also face an increasing threat due to accelerating climate change risks, researchers say. Modelling finds wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across the United States.

Unidas Podemos pide explicaciones por la inundación del parking del Paseo del Altillo de Almuñécar

2022-05-18T17:58+0200granadahoy (es)

El aparcamiento subterráneo del Paseo del Altillo de Almuñécar , uno de los más utilizados del municipio, se encuentra parcialmente cerrado debido a una inundación de aguas fecales . Situación que preocupa a los vecinos de la zona al convertirse en un foco de insalubridad.

Sustainable Flood Management and Risk Reduction Action: Applicability of Nature-based Solutions for Flood and Drought Management in Somalia

2022-05-18T14:47+0200reliefWeb (en)

Attachments Executive Summary The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (MOEWR) in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is carrying out the project “Sustainable Flood Management and Risk Reduction Action”, ongoing from August 2021 to March 2022.

Here’s the first-ever map showing wildfire risk to American homes

2022-05-17T22:20+0200sltrib (en)

Of all the addresses nationwide that could be damaged by wildfire, more than 686,000 face at least a 1% chance this year — the same degree of risk that the government uses to determine which houses are sufficiently in danger of flooding that they need flood insurance.

Organizations Taking Into Account Increased Wildfire Risk Due to Climate Change

2022-05-17T20:37+0200jdsupra (en)

A non-profit research group, First Street Foundation, recently released data that calculates the wildfire risk for each property in the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii). Notably, according to First Street Foundation, because of the impact of climate change, "the number of existing....

US wildfire dangers seen spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-17T15:24+0200newsincyprus (en)

By David Sherfinski. From New Jersey to Georgia, US states thousands of miles from wildfire hotspots in the west face a growing risk from forest blazes as global warming makes “safe havens” increasingly rare, researchers warned on Monday. Wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30....

Realtor.com adds Wildfire risk data to the list

2022-05-17T10:50+0200jioforme (en)

The Realtor.com list will include a fire factor assessment from the nonprofit research group First Street Foundation and information from the USDA Fire Department. The company announced on Monday that homes listed on Realtor.com will now contain real estate-specific wildfire risk information and....

Mega-drought has Oregon leaders worried about another record fire season

2022-05-17T10:14+0200eastoregonian (en)

Brown and top fire, National Guard and emergency officials said conditions in much of Oregon are concerning, especially with the state still recovering from the record-breaking Labor Day 2020 fires and several big blazes in southwest Oregon and other areas in 2021.

U.S. wildfire dangers seen spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-17T07:15+0200yubanet (en)

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2022 – (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From New Jersey to Georgia, U.S. states thousands of miles from wildfire hotspots in the west face a growing risk from forest blazes as global warming makes “safe havens” increasingly rare, researchers warned on Monday.

US wildfire danger spreading East as climate risks grow

2022-05-17T04:44+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across the United States , according to modelling by First Street Foundation a non-profit that maps climate risks. "Wildfire risk is increasing so much faster than even flood risk is across the US," said Ed Kearns, the group's chief data officer.

Wildfires Today: Is My Home At Risk of Wildfires?What the new map shows

2022-05-16T18:11+0200worldakkam (en)

More than 70 million properties in the United States are at risk of wildfire today, according to the report. The data means that “half of all addresses in the 48 states of the continental United States face some degree of wildfire risk.” Climate change only makes things worse.

A rapid geospatial analysis of the impact of Tropical Cyclone Gombe in Mozambique in 2022

2022-05-16T14:01+0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Executive summary. Mozambique is not only one of the most exposed countries to tropical storms in Africa, but also one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. Frequent natural disasters negatively impact the agricultural sector and household livelihoods, and push thousands of people into poverty and hunger.

A rapid geospatial analysis of the impact of Tropical Cyclone Gombe in Mozambique in 2022

2022-05-16T13:33+0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive summary. Mozambique is not only one of the most exposed countries to tropical storms in Africa, but also one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. Frequent natural disasters negatively impact the agricultural sector and household livelihoods, and push thousands of people into poverty and hunger.

Africa and Climate Change

2022-05-16T13:06+0200afriquesenlutte (en)

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s heaviest impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding. The reverberations of human-caused global warming will only get worse, according to a new United Nations report.

US wildfire danger spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-16T12:16+0200radionz (en)

Wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across the United States , according to modelling by First Street Foundation a non-profit that maps climate risks. "Wildfire risk is increasing so much faster than even flood risk is across the US," said Ed Kearns, the group's chief data officer.

US wildfire danger spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-16T12:14+0200rnz-co-nz (en)

Wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across the United States , according to modelling by First Street Foundation a non-profit that maps climate risks. "Wildfire risk is increasing so much faster than even flood risk is across the US," said Ed Kearns, the group's chief data officer.

US wildfire dangers seen spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-16T11:01+0200lenexweb (en)

From New Jersey to Georgia, US states thousands of kilometres from wildfire hotspots in the west face a growing risk from forest blazes as global warming makes “safe havens” increasingly rare, researchers have warned. Wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across....

US wildfire dangers seen spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-16T10:39+0200aljazeera-en (en)

From New Jersey to Georgia, US states thousands of kilometres from wildfire hotspots in the west face a growing risk from forest blazes as global warming makes “safe havens” increasingly rare, researchers have warned. Wildfires pose at least a moderate risk to more than 30 million properties across....

U.S. wildfire dangers seen spreading east as climate risks grow

2022-05-16T07:57+0200trust (en)

As wildfires devastate swathes of the Western United States , parts of the Midwest and East Coast also face an increasing threat due to accelerating climate change risks, researchers say Modeling finds millions of properties at risk; Regions far east of today's major wildfires not immune; Bigger blazes seen straining firefighting resources.

UNDP helps build 1,450 flood-resistant houses in coastal localities

2022-05-15T07:09+0200reliefWeb (en)

VGP - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will help build an additional 1,450 flood-resistant houses for poor households in coastal provinces from Binh Dinh to Ca Mau in the near future. THUY DUNG. UNDP Representative in Viet Nam Caitlin Wiesen made the announcement at a workshop themed....

marzo 18, 2019 ClimaCell apuesta en IoT para obtener mejores previsiones meteorológicas

2022-05-14T18:46+0200lanetaneta (es)

Para pronosticar con precisión el clima, primero necesita una gran cantidad de datos, no solo para entrenar sus modelos de pronóstico, sino también para generar pronósticos más precisos y granulares. Típicamente, este ha sido el dominio de las agencias gubernamentales, gracias a su acceso a estos....

UNDP pledges additional 1,450 flood-proof houses for Vietnam

2022-05-14T11:27+0200vnanet-en (en)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will help build an additional 1,450 flood-resistant houses for poor households in coastal provinces of Vietnam in the future, UNDP representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen has said. Wiesen made the statement during a workshop themed “Storm and flood....

Climate Emergency and Gilgit-Baltistan’s Future

2022-05-14T05:02+0200pamirtimes (en)

Syed Samad Shah Just like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had predicted a couple of weeks back, a massive heat wave hit Pakistan, and many neighboring regions, hiking temperatures by 7 to 9 degrees, above the average for this season.

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: New guide for forest managers to help adapt woodlands for climate...

2022-05-14T01:36+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: UK Government. Credit: Jacob Amson on Unsplash. A new guide setting out how landowners and managers can adapt their woodlands in the face of climate change has been published today (Saturday 14th May) by the Forestry Commission, Scottish Forestry, Natural Resources Wales and the Northern....

Unyielding heatwaves: Temperatures may soar to 50°C as conditions worsen over northwest India, Pakistan

2022-05-13T14:19+0200downtoearth (en)

Heatwave conditions in northwest India and Pakistan are set to worsen over the next two-three days, peaking on May 14, 2022 (Saturday), according to the meteorological office of the United Kingdom. The sun directly overhead central India and heat getting trapped by air compression may be behind the gruellling weather, the weather agency observed.

Directed Heat Restoration Brings Expert Craftsmanship And Restoration Technologies To Residential And Commercial Properties

2022-05-12T06:25+0200menafn (en)

- GetNews) Directed Heat Restoration LLC, a full-service property damage restoration company, has earned recognition for its specialty cleaning and restoration services targeting water, fire, mold, and asbestos damage. The company's reliance on the latest technologies and restoration practices has....

Japan seeking to use IRCS volunteer experiences

2022-05-11T14:49+0200tehrantimes (en)

He made the remarks in a meeting with the head of the IRCS Volunteers Organization, Vahid Salimi, in Tehran on Tuesday, ISNA reported. Praising the plans of the IRCS Volunteers Organization to attract and keep volunteers active by using modern technologies and defining humanitarian programs, Hori....

Experts: Every heatwave enhanced by climate change

2022-05-11T14:31+0200themalaymailonline (en)

“Every heatwave in the world is now made stronger and more likely to happen because of human-caused climate change,” Otto and co-author Ben Clarke of the University of Oxford said in the report, presented as a briefing paper for the news media. Evidence of global warming’s impact on extreme weather....

Experts: Every heatwave enhanced by climate change

2022-05-11T14:14+0200malaymail (en)

“Every heatwave in the world is now made stronger and more likely to happen because of human-caused climate change,” Otto and co-author Ben Clarke of the University of Oxford said in the report, presented as a briefing paper for the news media. Evidence of global warming’s impact on extreme weather....

Sally strengthens to 100mph category two HURRICANE as it threatens 17m on Gulf coast with 16in of rain and 11ft surges

2022-05-11T07:44+0200todayheadline (en)

Waters from the Gulf of Mexico poor onto a local road, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 Credit: AP:Associated Press. Andrew Gilich, mayor of Biloxi, Mississippi, told CBS News his main concern is the storm surge: “We’re hearing, of course, it’s changing almost every hour, 7 to 11 feet of storm surge. That’s what kills people.

MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Volunteers needed to join Trent Regional Flood and Coastal Committee

2022-05-10T10:18+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Call for talented individuals to help communities become more resilient to climate change; Committee works to decide local priorities for flood risk management; Work supports Environment Agency and local authorities in creating local partnerships to tackle flood risk.

MLA says N.W.T. should do more to prepare communities for climate disasters

2022-05-09T22:45+0200CBC (en)

Katrina Nokleby, left, MLA for Great Slave, speaking with interim Dehcho Grand Chief Stanley Sanguez. Nokleby recently visited both Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River First Nation to see the recovery from last year's flooding. (Submitted by Katrina Nokleby) Katrina Nokleby, MLA for Great Slave, said the N.

Severe thunderstorm, tornado risk issued for western Manitoba

2022-05-07T21:35+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

More severe weather is on its way to western Manitoba. Shortly after noon Saturday, Environment Canada issued severe thunderstorm watches for a wide area along the Saskatchewan border. They extend from the United States border to the Swan River area and east to the bottom of Lake Manitoba.

B.C. Climate News May 2 to May 8: As conflict and climate change bite, are high food prices here to stay? | Expanded B.C. emergency alert system will warn about floods and wildfires

2022-05-07T20:45+0200vancouversun (en)

Climate change quick facts: The Earth is now about 1.1 C warmer than it was in the 1800s. Globally, 2021 was the fifth warmest year on record. Human activities have raised atmospheric concentrations of CO 2 by nearly 49 per cent above pre-industrial levels starting in 1850.

Severe thunderstorm, tornado risk issued for western Manitoba

2022-05-07T20:31+0200globalnews (en)

More severe weather is on its way to Westman. Shortly after noon Saturday, Environment Canada issued severe thunderstorm watches for a wide area along the Saskatchewan border. They extend from the United States border to the Swan River area and east to the bottom of Lake Manitoba.

EEA Report: Urban sprawl continues at the cost of nature in Europe

2022-05-07T10:20+0200iflaeurope (en)

Land take and the sealing of soil with asphalt, concrete or buildings increased in Europe’s urban areas from 2012 to 2018, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment, published on 5 May 2022. Increasing land take and soil sealing make Europe’s ecosystems less resilient, with....

A Whole Lot Of Dams In The United States Are At Risk Of Failing

2022-05-06T19:40+0200huffingtonpost-fr-fr (en)

The number of high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition has risen partly because of stricter regulation. Some state programs, infused with millions of additional dollars, have stepped up inspections, reassessed whether old dams endanger new downstream developments and worked to identify dams long ago abandoned by their owners.

A Whole Lot Of Dams In The United States Are At Risk Of Failing

2022-05-06T19:35+0200dailymaverick (en)

The number of high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition has risen partly because of stricter regulation. Some state programs, infused with millions of additional dollars, have stepped up inspections, reassessed whether old dams endanger new downstream developments and worked to identify dams long ago abandoned by their owners.

A Whole Lot Of Dams In The United States Are At Risk Of Failing

2022-05-06T19:19+0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

The number of high-hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition has risen partly because of stricter regulation. Some state programs, infused with millions of additional dollars, have stepped up inspections, reassessed whether old dams endanger new downstream developments and worked to identify dams long ago abandoned by their owners.

2nd tornado cluster ravages towns in Oklahoma and Texas

2022-05-06T13:42+0200newsbreak-USA (en)

May 5 (UPI) -- The community of Seminole, Okla., has been ripped apart by two tornado events in three days, including a multi-tornado outbreak Wednesday evening, leading to massive structural damage and power outage in the city. Seminole, located about 60 miles southeast of spooking citizens with....

A rapid geospatial analysis of the flood impacts oncrops in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa in 2022

2022-05-06T10:30+0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Executive summary South Africa is the southern most country on the African continent with the 121 309 ha of land area and highly dependent on agriculture sector (79 percent of agricultural land area ) for food, income, and employment (FAO, 2019). Natural disasters like drought, floods, storms, cyclones etc.

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