A compilation of recent footage, documenting the ongoing Oroville Dam repairs. The struggle is to prepare the site for the next rainy season, expected in November 2017. The Oroville Dam, while constructed almost 50 years ago, presents a case study for aging critical infrastructure, in the face of climate change disrupting weather impacts. Video footage…
“We are confronting a serious climatic problem,” said Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in a broadcast to the nation on Friday afternoon. “There hasn’t been an incident of this strength along the coast of Peru since 1998.” The disaster – which came after a period of severe drought – has been blamed on abnormally high…
A look at the current weather situation in the Oroville area, and around California. Support my next video – your name in the credits http://patreon.com/ClimateState
Update on Oroville Dam situation February 14, 2017 status, and new drone footage from February 13.
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A quick run-down of recent events related to the record amount of water pouring into lake Oroville, and what it means for the Oroville dam.
Vietnam floods: deaths reported, tens of thousands of homes destroyed. Authorities mobilise army and police to rescue trapped residents in central Vietnam following torrential rain. Officials warned the region could be hammered again if typhoon Sarika in the South China Sea reaches Vietnam. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/16/vietnam-floods-deaths-reported-tens-of-thousands-of-homes-destroyed A low pressure system made landfall in the central province of…
Category 3 Hurricane Nicole is pounding Bermuda after putting on an impressive round of rapid intensification that saw the hurricane top out as a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds early Thursday morning.
Category 3 Hurricane Nicole Pounding Bermuda https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/category-3-hurricane-nicole-pounding-bermuda
NASA Sees Large Dangerous Hurricane Nicole Closing in on Bermuda http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nicole-atlantic-ocean
President Obama declared a federal emergency in North Carolina, where Hurricane Matthew has killed over a dozens of people. Rescuers are still pulling people on board to safety, but flooding have left thousands stranded without living areas. Hurricane Matthew Floodwaters Slowly Recede https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=3476
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We’re talking about the science behind Hurricane Matthew using NASA satellite observations from space. NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite saw tremendous amounts of rainfall throughout Haiti. GPM has now captured Matthew near the Florida coast undergoing an eyewall replacement cycle, a process that may re-intensify the storm. NASA scientists Dr. Owen…
October 7, 2016: Storm impact footage from around the Florida coast. Storm Advisories @ http://www.nhc.noaa.gov
The pilot who took this video, which was provided by the non-profit organization Haitian Health Foundation, said Jeremie is “wiped out. Barely 1 percent of houses are standing. The people are alive … they survived. But soon, they may starve. They’re cut-off.” http://abcnews.go.com/International/aerial-video-captures-devastating-impact-hurricane-matthew-haiti/story?id=42606165
Footage compilation of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti from October 4, 2016. For storm advisories visit http://www.nhc.noaa.gov