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A Perfect Storm?

On October 27, 2012 By

Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it tracks up the east coast of the USA.

Sandy could hit the coast anywhere [...]

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As the featured image shows, most of the world showed a warmer climate in September – an exception was the UK.

Climate is incredibly changeable, [...]

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The rain in Spain

On September 30, 2012 By

At least 10 people have died in torrential rain in southern Spain.

9.5 inches of rain fell on Friday with more being expected along with violent thunderstorms.  This [...]

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Unusually heavy rain has brought floods to many parts of the UK.  My area near Bristol received 76mm in about 6 hours on Monday *a months worth’.

Many [...]

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Hurricane Isaac continues to cause havoc in the Caribbean, having caused 24 deaths in Haiti, it now turns attention to the USA.

$14 billion spent [...]

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Food shortages were already a problem due to drought – but then the skies filled with clouds.  River levels hit highest levels since 1920′s leaving 65 dead, 125000 [...]

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Heavy rain and 110kph winds brought more suffering to the people of Port-au-Prince.

2 years after the earthquake which killed 250000 people the 350000 survivors still living in [...]

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An excellent article from Channel 4 News looks at tropical cyclones (Hurricanes in the Atlantic, and Typhoons in the Pacific).  

Article is good on explanation, and on [...]

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