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July 29, 2014
One killed, several hurt as lightning strikes Venice Beach
Los Angeles (AFP) July 28, 2014
At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured Sunday when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach of southern California, officials said. The fatal victim, an unidentified man in his 20s, died as he was being rushed from the beach to the hospital after the lightning struck, Larry Dietz at the Los Angeles Coroner's Department told AFP. Dietz however cautioned that examiners from his office had not yet seen the body, so the exact cause of his death was unknown. Los Ang ... read more

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China lightning, floods and landslides leave dozens dead
Dozens of people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said. ... more
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Lightning, floods leave 20 dead in rain-hit China
At least 20 people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said. ... more
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New heat stroke guidelines: cool first then transport
As summer football practices approach - and eventually late summer "two-a-days" - the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) thought it was a good time to update their guidelines for preventing and treating heat stroke. ... more
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Canada tornado destroys up to 100 small town homes
A tornado Tuesday afternoon destroyed or badly damaged up to 100 homes in Canada's Ontario province, authorities said Wednesday after surveying the devastation. ... more
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NOAA retires NOAA-16 polar satellite
After more than 13 years of helping predict weather and climate patterns and save lives in search and rescue operations, NOAA has announced it has turned off the NOAA-16 Polar-Orbiting Environmental ... more
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International experiment to change global weather forecasts: New Zealand scientists
Scientists from five countries on Friday began one of the biggest ever scientific experiments in New Zealand, with the aim of significantly improving global weather forecasts. About 200 scient ... more
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Freak storms in Germany kill at least six: police
Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said Tuesday. ... more
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Delhi heatwave prompts crisis measures to save power
The New Delhi government was cutting power at shopping malls and turning off street lights as the mercury soared to avoid a repeat of a power crisis two years ago, an official said Monday. ... more
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Tehran warned of new sandstorm as death toll hits five
Iranian authorities warned on Tuesday of harsh weather conditions across the country, a day after a freak sandstorm with record winds killed five people in Tehran. ... more
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Freak Tehran sandstorm kills four, dozens injured
A huge sandstorm and record winds killed at least four people Monday in Tehran, plunging Iran's capital into darkness during rush hour and forcing thousands to run for cover. ... more
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Japan heatwave kills two, hundreds taken to hospital
Two people have been killed and hundreds treated in hospital after a weekend heatwave swept over Japan, officials and reports said Sunday. ... more
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Two GOES-R Instruments Complete Spacecraft Integration
Two of the six instruments that will fly on NOAA's first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R (GOES-R) satellite have completed integration with the spacecraft. The Solar Ultr ... more
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Storms in China leave 26 dead, 10 missing
Storms in southern and central China have left at least 26 people dead and 10 missing, state media said Monday, as emergency measures were taken to deal with the extreme weather. ... more
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Taking weather forecasting into the future
The first documents signalling the go-ahead for Europe's fleet of MetOp Second Generation weather satellites were signed in the presence of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Berlin Air Show ... more
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Floods kill three in 'worst natural catastrophe' to hit Serbia
Three people have drowned in Serbia and more than 3,000 evacuated following flooding caused by torrential rain that prompted authorities to declare a state of emergency, officials said Thursday. ... more
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China's polar-orbiting meteorological satellite now operational
China's third Fengyun-III satellite, a polar orbiting meteorological satellite, was put into operation on Monday, according to a news release posted on the website of the China Meteorological Admini ... more
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Multiple consecutive days of tornado activity spawn worst events
Significant tornado outbreaks and especially strong tornadoes are more likely occur within periods of activity lasting three or more days, according to a Purdue University tornado expert. Jeff ... more
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Climate change to intensify important African weather systems, Stanford scientists say
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Safer flying with satcom weather app
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Seven dead in Mexico landslide
Four children and a pregnant woman were among seven people killed when torrential rains sparked a landslide in central Mexico in the pre-dawn hours Thursday, local authorities said. ... more
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US tornadoes kill 35, millions brace for more
At least 35 people were killed in tornadoes that ravaged neighborhoods across six states, US media said Tuesday, but Mother Nature was not done yet and was threatening to unleash hail the size of baseballs. ... more
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Violent weather in US kills at least 29
Americans in the southern and eastern US braced for more violent weather Tuesday after a string of tornadoes and other storms killed at least 29 people, news reports said. ... more
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Sixteen dead in Bangladesh storm
A severe storm has killed 16 people and destroyed 1,000 homes in northern Bangladesh, police and government officials said Monday. ... more
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Search for victims after US tornadoes kill 17
A severe storm system threatened tens of millions of people in Mississippi and the US Southeast on Monday, a day after tornadoes killed 17, ripped up homes and flipped cars over in nearby states. ... more
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