This report includes the floods and landslides in China; the wildfire in Spain; the heatwave and wildfires in Siberia and also the ongoing wildfires in the USA.
Tropical Storm Cindy, caused widespread flooding and power outages https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-week-made-it-clear-climate-change-is-a-threat-to-our-infrastructure/2017/06/23/2ae38e30-576b-11e7-ba90-f5875b7d1876_story.html Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Overview https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions Tropical Depression Cindy Slogs Through Arkansas https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/tropical-depression-cindy-slogs-through-arkansas Brian McNoldy, radar loop https://twitter.com/BMcNoldy/status/878316977369956356 Leaf River hydrograph http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=mob&gage=mclm6 Tropical Storm Cindy spawns Alabama tornado http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/tropical-storm-cindy-spawns-alabama-tornado Cindy’s remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/cindy-expected-drench-tennessee-kentucky-west-virginia-48229317 Tropical Storm…
This episode reports on the extreme weather in the USA including Tropical Storm Cindy; a windstorm in Canada; Tropical Storm Bret; A landslide in Guatemala and the European heatwave.
Tropical Storm Cindy Triggers Flooding Along Gulf Coast; State of Emergency Declared in Alabama https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/tropical-storm-cindy-impacts-gulf-coast Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/19/world/killer-heat-waves-rising/index.html Phoenix Flights Cancelled Because It’s Too Hot For Planes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E75PeHDnkBw ‘This is on another level’: They came, they camped, they baked at Death Valley http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/20/us/death-valley-california-extreme-heat/index.html Number of heat days…
This episode reports more on the fires in Central Portugal; the heatwave and wildfires in the USA and also floods in Jamaica, West Africa and Taiwan.
US: Dangerous heatwave set to hit the southwest http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/06/dangerous-heatwave-set-hit-southwest-170619081429468.html Heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/heat-wave-creates-health-hazard-in-southwestern-us/2017/06/19/5b77786c-54bf-11e7-840b-512026319da7_story.html ‘Very unhealthy’ smog levels expected during heat wave, SoCal regulators warn http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-air-quality-heat-20170615-story.html Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/16/us/weather-dangerous-heat-wave/index.html UK weather: Government issues heatwave alert as temperatures soar to 34C http://www.independent.co.uk/Weather/uk-weather-today-latest-heat-wave-alert-temperatures-soar-34c-met-office-hot-sun-sweltering-humid-a7796766.html How to keep cool…
This episode covers the central Portugal wildfire; the ongoing heatwave in the south west USA as well as flooding in Chile and China.
Huge forest fires in Portugal kill at least 43 people https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/18/portugal-more-than-20-people-killed-in-forest-fires
DEVASTATING FOREST FIRE KILLS MORE THAN 40 IN CENTRAL PORTUGAL http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/18/at-least-19-people-have-died-in-a-forest-fire-in-central-portugal-interior
Dörfer von Flammen eingekesselt – viele Tote http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/waldbrand-in-portugal-zahlreiche-tote-durch-feuer-a-1152666.html
Forest fires Portugal, Vulnerabilities – Changes in the past – Mediterranean https://www.climatechangepost.com/portugal/forest-fires
WHAT IMPACT DID CLIMATE CHANGE HAVE ON PORTUGAL’S DEADLY WILDFIRE? http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/18/what-impact-did-climate-change-have-in-portugal-s-deadly-wildfire
This episode includes an Arctic Sea Ice update; the landslides in Bangladesh; the ongoing monsoon floods in India; the floods in southern China and a look at the upcoming extreme heatwave in the south western USA.
Gerry Bell of NOAA gives an update on the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook (typically lasting from June 1 to November 30), and how to prepare for the hurricane season.
More info from NOAA available at:
Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane
Active storm map http://www.nhc.noaa.gov
Climate models forecast extreme rainfall http://climatenewsnetwork.net/climate-models-extreme-rainfall The Global Challenges Foundation’s annual report “Global Catastrophic Risks 2017” is based on the latest scientific research. It contains contributions from leading experts, and summarizes the current status of global efforts to manage catastrophic risks. The GCF has also commissioned an international survey, in which 8,000 members of the…
Dr. Kevin Trenberth from the National Center for Atmospheric Research will explore the role of El Niño, climate change, and other influences on the weather and climate, and their role in recent costly and unusual extremes of weather, such as record breaking temperatures, drought and wildfires in the United States and around the world. –…
Persistent, steady rains soaking swaths of central and eastern Canada have created record precipitation levels triggering widespread flooding and put residents and governments on high alert. Lake Ontario hits record level after ‘unbelievable’ amounts of rain http://www.newyorkupstate.com/weather/2017/05/lake_ontario_levels_break_record_and_water_levels_are_still_rising.html Here are the climate science benchmarks of the Quebec floods http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/05/08/news/here-are-climate-science-benchmarks-quebec-floods Canada flood damage worsens but heavy rains…
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