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December 06, 2016
Increasing tornado outbreaks - is climate change responsible?
New York NY (SPX) Dec 02, 2016
Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms kill people and damage property every year. Estimated U.S. insured losses due to severe thunderstorms in the first half of 2016 were $8.5 billion. The largest U.S. impacts of tornadoes result from tornado outbreaks, sequences of tornadoes that occur in close succession. Last spring a research team led by Michael Tippett, associate professor of applied physics and applied mathematics at Columbia Engineering, published a study showing that the average number of tornadoes ... read more

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One dead, one missing as storm batters Britain
A woman died and a pensioner was missing Tuesday as flash floods and strong winds swept across Britain, stranding a ferry carrying 150 people for 26 hours. ... more
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Two dead as tornado strikes quake-hit Italy
An Indian national was amongst two people who died after the outskirts of Rome were hit by a tornado powerful enough to uproot trees, overturn cars and damage buildings, Italian authorities said on Monday. ... more
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Satellite to improve weather forecasts
China will launch its latest independently developed weather satellite at the end of this year, which is said to be technically comparable to similar satellites being built in Europe and the United ... more
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Airbus weather satellite MetOp-A notches up 10 years
It has orbited Earth almost 52,000 times, delivered more than 100 Terabytes of weather and climate data 24 hours a day/7 days a week, and improved weather prediction significantly, helping to save l ... more
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Wind patterns in lowest layers of supercell storms key to predicting tornadoes
New research from North Carolina State University has found that wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will genera ... more
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Scientists pit modern roof shapes against high-speed winds
Roof design used to be rather simple and uniform. Today, houses boast an array of complex roof shapes. Recently, a pair of researchers in Australia decided to see how today's roofs measure up to building standards. ... more
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Climate change to have 'little effect' on common landslides
The frequency of common landslides is not likely to increase as a result of more rainstorms brought about by future climate change, new research from Cardiff University has shown. Experts at t ... more
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Hurricane Matthew damages roofs at NASA's launch center
Hurricane Matthew lashed NASA's rocket launch facility at Cape Canaveral on Friday, causing power outages and damaging roofs as heavy winds battered the Florida coast, the US space agency said. ... more
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At least 8 dead, 19 missing after China landslides
At least eight people have died and around 19 are still missing after devastating landslides swept through two eastern Chinese villages, local authorities told the official Xinhua news agency Saturday. ... more
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Lake Victoria a 'thunderstorm hotspot' with climate change
Climate change could transform East Africa's Lake Victoria into a dangerous thunderstorm hotspot, threatening some 200,000 fishermen who ply its waters at night, according to a study released Tuesday. ... more
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August shatters global heat records for 16th month in a row
Last month was the hottest August in modern times and marked the 16th month in a row when global records for heat were shattered planet-wide, US authorities said Tuesday. ... more
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August equals July as hottest month in modern times: UN
August equalled July as the hottest month in modern times, the UN's weather agency said Friday, warning that extraordinary temperatures were "set to become the new norm". ... more
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France strikes with longest-lasting lightning bolt
At a little over seven seconds France's lasts the longest but America's is by far the biggest. ... more
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GSLV Successfully Launches India's Weather Satellite INSAT-3DR
In its tenth flight (GSLV-F05) conducted September 08, 2016, India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, equipped with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), successfully launched the coun ... more
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Guatemala landslide kills nine
A landslide triggered by torrential rain killed at least nine people in a poor shantytown on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital, authorities said Wednesday. ... more
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Climate change spells worse typhoons for China, Japan: study
China, Taiwan, Japan and the Koreas will experience more violent typhoons under climate change, said researchers Monday, presenting evidence for a recent rise in storm intensity caused by ocean warming. ... more
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More than 300 reindeer killed by lightning in Norway
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Lockheed Martin delivers NOAA's GOES-R weather satellite to launch site
NOAA's newest weather satellite, GOES-R, left its Colorado home where it was built and is now in Florida where it will undergo preparations for a Nov. 4 launch. Monday, Lockheed Martin shipped the n ... more
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Five beachgoers die in Britain on hottest day of year
Five beachgoers died as Britain sweltered on the hottest day of the year Wednesday, officials said, bringing to 12 the number of people to have perished in the past week. ... more
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Excessive heat warnings hit millions of Americans
Millions of Americans will spend the weekend hot under the collar as soaring East Coast temperatures and stifling humidity slapped excessive weather warnings on New York and Philadelphia. ... more
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Macedonia storm death toll hits 22 as boy found dead
Macedonian police said Tuesday that a 12-year-old boy had been found dead, bringing the death toll from a freak storm that battered the capital Skopje to 22. ... more
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Macedonia storms kill at least 20
Fierce storms packing strong winds and torrential rains overnight killed at least 20 people in Macedonia's capital of Skopje, the health minister said Sunday. ... more
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Northern Vietnam struck by powerful storm
A powerful storm rolled across northern Vietnam on Thursday killing one person, delaying flights and felling hundreds of trees in the capital Hanoi. ... more
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