Nor’easter Grounds Flights, Halts Trains and Floods Boston https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-02/nor-easter-grounds-flights-leaves-thousands-without-power
An epic rainstorm sent mud and debris coursing through Montecito neighborhoods and left rescue crews to scramble through clogged roadways and downed trees to search for victims. The deluge that washed over Santa Barbara County early Tuesday was devastating for a community that was ravaged by the Thomas fire only a few weeks earlier. In…
At least 15 people are dead and a dozen injured after overnight downpours caused sudden and catastrophic flooding in cities outside Athens, according to Reuters. In western cities like Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, citizens lost homes, cars and businesses. Forecasters expect more rain tonight. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/16/564576504/deadly-floods-devastate-western-greek-cities Part of the footage via Understanding Climate Change https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTSzYz54q9g…
Climate scientist Kerry Emanuel describes physics behind expected increase in storm strength due to climate change. http://news.mit.edu/2017/kerry-emanuel-hurricanes-are-taste-future-0921 Video via Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences MIT https://www.youtube.com/user/EAPSweb/videos Speaker: Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center Natural disasters are the result of the interaction of a natural phenomenon…
Maria brought extreme rainfall amounts to large portions of Puerto Rico that caused record or near-record flash flooding. Numerous stations in Puerto Rico recorded rainfall amounts in excess of ten inches. Rainfall amounts in excess of 47 inches in 24 hours were recorded at three stations on the southwest side of El Yunque, the high…
Twin megastorms have scientists fearing this may be the new normal Destructive force of Irma and Harvey has Trump expressing awe, but those in power should focus on the environmental causes https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/06/twin-megastorms-irma-harvey-scientists-fear-new-normal Mar-a-Lago https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar-a-Lago Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Florida estate to be submerged by rising sea levels due to climate change http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-climate-change-mar-a-lago-florida-flooded-sea-level-rise-global-warming-winter-white-a7677596.html Florida plans to abandon…
India’s floods expose its total vulnerability to climate change – In West Bengal, residents say Hurricane Harvey in the US is “no comparison” to devastation for which their country left them woefully unprepared http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/09/01/indias-floods-expose-total-vulnerability-climate-change South Asia Is Also Experiencing The Worst Flooding In Decades And The Photos Are Horrifying https://www.buzzfeed.com/anupkaphle/south-asia-is-also-experiencing-the-worst-flooding-in South Asia floods: Mumbai building…
Watch the full 11 minutes segment from Democracynow.org: Ex-NASA Scientist James Hansen: There is a Clear Link Between Climate Change & Stronger Hurricanes https://www.democracynow.org/2017/8/30/ex_nasa_scientist_james_hansen_there
The Great Houston Flood of 1935, primarily of the flooded downtown district, including Main, Milam, Prairie, and Texas Streets. Houstonians are seen rowing canoes down these metropolitan streets, alongside submerged storefronts and homes. Brown then includes before and after shots of the downtown district. The flood began on December 6, 1935, with a downpour that…
Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingers https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/31/harveys-wrath-moves-across-the-louisiana-texas-border-as-water-recedes-in-houston
Officials in Houston are just beginning to grapple with the health and environmental risks that lurk in the waters dumped by Hurricane Harvey, a stew of toxic chemicals, sewage, debris and waste that still floods much of the city. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/31/us/houston-contaminated-floodwaters.html
Footage compilation film, featuring Texas response to Hurricane Harvey’s onslaught. Features coast guards, U.S. army rescues and more.
NWS Director Louis Uccellini on Hurricane Harvey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCNMIFiPSO4
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Texas State Climatologist on Flooding under Climate Change https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Cs63fPQsnw
For latest Harvey storm live coverage watch khou.com – http://www.khou.com/weather/houston-weather-forecast/62951506 For storm forecast follow Levi Cowan https://www.youtube.com/user/Meridionaljet
Eric Holthaus NHC Harvey Forecast https://twitter.com/EricHolthaus/status/901743837155962880
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.