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May 19, 2015
European growth lifts crude oil prices
New York (UPI) May 13, 2015
Signs of life in the European economy trumped concerns about an energy market tilted toward the supply side, lifting crude oil indices in Wednesday trading. Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, said seasonally adjusted gross domestic product increased by 0.4 percent for the 19 central economies in the region during the first quarter of the year. That's up from the 0.3 percent growth in the fourth quarter and 1 percent higher than the first quarter of 2014. Quarterly, t ... read more

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One killed, 30 hurt as 'tornado' hits north Germany
One man was killed and more than 30 people injured when a tornado and violent storms hit northern Germany, ripping tiles off roofs, downing trees and overturning cars, emergency services said Wednesday. ... more
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Tornadoes tear through central US, 13 reported injured
Multiple tornadoes injured at least 13 as they tore through the central United States on Wednesday destroying homes and felling trees amid heavy rains that triggered local flooding, US media reported. ... more
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Pollen and clouds: April flowers bring May showers?
The main job of pollen is to help seed the next generation of trees and plants, but a new study from the University of Michigan and Texas A and M shows that the grains might also seed clouds. The un ... more
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SwRI reveals the first 'images' of thunder
For the first time, scientists have imaged thunder, visually capturing the sound waves created by artificially triggered lightning. Researchers from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) are presentin ... more
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Eumetsat's metsat arrives at Spaceport for Ariane 5 launch
Arianespace's ability to accommodate multiple missions and a full range of payloads at the Spaceport was underscored once again by the arrival of Europe's Eumetsat MSG-4 meteorological satellite, wh ... more
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China's new meteorological satellite now operational
A new meteorological satellite, launched in last December, has been put into operation after four months of testing. The satellite was transferred from the State Administration of Science, Tec ... more
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Next Polar-orbiting weather sat ready for instrument integration
Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has integrated four of the five complex instruments that will fly onboard the nation's next polar-orbiting weather satellite and is moving toward environmental ... more
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China to ban unofficial weather forecasts
China will ban unofficial weather forecasts starting Friday, as citizens criticised the government for further encroaching on a seemingly harmless hobby. ... more
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Congress Says Pentagon Can't Use Russian and Chinese Weather Satellites
No matter their differences, any two people can still manage a conversation about one thing: weather. But for the Pentagon, even atmospheric phenomenon can become a political flashpoint, as it may s ... more
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Tornadoes tear through US towns, kill 2: report
Tornadoes that sliced through US Midwest killed two people, injured 11 others and damaged numerous buildings. ... more
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37 killed in Bangladesh storms
At least 37 people were killed when powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend and left a trail of devastation in the northwest, officials said Monday. ... more
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Flights delayed, schools shut as sandstorm hits Gulf
Flights were disrupted, ships weighed anchor and schools were closed Thursday as a major sandstorm blew through Saudi Arabia and neighbouring Gulf states. ... more
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Storm kills at least nine in central Europe
At least nine people lost their lives as a powerful storm barrelled through central Europe, causing traffic chaos and leaving thousands without electricity, the authorities said Wednesday. ... more
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Lightning injures 52 at Ecuador traffic police school
A lightning strike injured 52 people at a training school for traffic police near Quito, with 15 briefly hospitalized, officials said Friday. ... more
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NASA picks Orbital ATK for NOAA satellite
NASA has contracted Orbital ATK to design, produce and integrate up to three Joint Polar Satellite Systems spacecraft for weather forecasting. ... more
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Summer storm weakening leads to more persistent heat extremes
This is shown in a study to be published in the renowned journal Science by a team of researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. They link the findings to changes in the Arc ... more
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Angola storm death toll rises to 69, half children
The death toll from torrential rains that pounded the Angolan town of Lobito has risen to 69, including 36 children, officials said Saturday as search efforts for bodies continued. ... more
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Storm kills 62 in Angola: report
Torrential rains have killed 62 people, more than half of them children, in the Angolan town of Lobito, official news agency Angop said Thursday, citing firefighters. ... more
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ASC Signal secures NOAA contract for satellite antennas
ASC Signal Corporation has been awarded a contract by Harris Corporation to deliver a network of earth station antennas supporting the US Commerce Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin ... more
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Lightning kills five in Tanzania school
A lightning strike in Tanzania killed four school children and their teacher on Monday as they sheltered in their classroom, a teacher said. ... more
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Urbanization may affect the initiation of thunderstorms
A study that assessed the impact of urban land use on the initiation of thunderstorms from 1997 to 2013 in the humid subtropical region of the southeast United States found that so-called isolated c ... more
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African nations to invest in meteorology to 'save lives'
African countries agreed Saturday to strengthen their meteorological services to reduce the impact of extreme weather events at a meeting of ministers in Cape Verde. ... more
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Sandstorm lashes Middle East, halting Suez traffic
A fierce sandstorm lashed Egypt, Israel and Lebanon on Wednesday, forcing the closure of the Suez Canal and grounding domestic flights in Israel, officials said. ... more
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Lightning bolt kills seven in Zimbabwe: report
Six children and a woman were killed by a single bolt of lightning as they sheltered in their thatched homestead in rural Zimbabwe, state media reported Wednesday. ... more
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