Archiv: storms (planetary atmospheres)


22.11.2020 - 14:02 [ Progressive International / Twitter ]

Guatemala’s government slashed $25 million from healthcare and education — just days after Hurricane Eta battered its poorest communities. The people are rising up. PI member @MSICG : “We demand a Constituent Assembly. This dictatorship has failed us.”

22.11.2020 - 13:02 [ New York Times ]

Protesters in Guatemala Set Fire to Congress Building Over Spending Cuts

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Guatemala’s capital on Saturday, setting fire to the nation’s congressional building in a show of anger over a budget bill passed this week that cut funding for health care and education.

The demonstrations in Guatemala City, which also included peaceful marches in the central plaza, rocked a nation still recovering from back-to-back hurricanes that displaced thousands of people, destroyed homes and obliterated critical infrastructure.

15.09.2020 - 15:14 [ US National Science Foundation ]

Researchers find link between Atlantic hurricanes and weather system in East Asia

(11.08.2020)

In the new study, the U.S. National Science Foundation-funded researchers say that a stronger East Asian Subtropical Jet Stream (EASJ) is associated with fewer Atlantic tropical cyclones.

The EASJ is an upper-level river of wind that originates in East Asia and moves west to east across the globe. It carries with it an atmospheric phenomenon called a Rossby wave.

Rossby waves occur naturally in the Earth’s oceans and atmosphere, forming because of the planet’s rotation

07.09.2020 - 05:45 [ Japan Today ]

Typhoon unleashes rain, strong winds on southwest Japan

yphoon Haishen drew closer to Japan’s southern mainland on Sunday, cutting power and prompting authorities to recommend evacuation and warn of potentially record rainfall, unprecedented wind, high tides and large ocean swells.

Authorities urged early evacuation for more than 100,000 households in the southern island prefecture of Okinawa and in Kagoshima, Kumamoto and Nagasaki on Kyushu, Japan’s main southern island, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA).

20.05.2020 - 12:27 [ India Times ]

Cyclone Amphan live updates: Storm nears West Bengal’s Digha, landfall to start from 4pm onwards

15:19 (IST), May 20

Cyclone only 100km from West Bengal’s Digha

The „extremely severe“ cyclonic storm Amphan is only 100km from Digha in West Bengal, where it is slated to make a landfall in a few hours, and is whirling at a speed of at least 160 km per hour gusting to 180 kmp. (IANS)

13.10.2019 - 10:18 [ Japan Today ]

19 dead, 16 missing, over 100 injured after typhoon rips through Japan

Rescue operations were under way in central, eastern and northeastern regions that were hit by floods and landslides. The Defense Ministry has mobilized some 27,000 Self-Defense Force personnel for rescue and relief operations across the country.

11.08.2019 - 08:53 [ Xinhua ]

28 dead after Typhoon Lekima lands in east China

A total of 28 people died and 20 remain missing after super typhoon Lekima made landfall in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Saturday, local authorities said on Sunday morning.

Most of the deaths occurred in Yongjia County, administered by Wenzhou City, where torrential downpours caused a landslide that blocked rivers.

01.10.2018 - 18:59 [ News.com.au ]

Wild weather: Hurricanes, tsunamis and quakes threaten millions

(today) A POWERFUL series of quakes, hurricanes, tsunamis and other storm systems are rattling the globe in the wake of almost a thousands deaths in Indonesia.

23.08.2018 - 18:11 [ Arirang News / Youtube ]

Pres. Moon again orders gov’t to do everything to minimize damage from Typhoon Soulik

As the storm continues to affect the country, everyone in Korea is bracing for the worst. Channeling all his energy into ensuring the nation’s safety, President Moon Jae-in urged all-out measures to minimize the damage from the force of nature.

23.08.2018 - 17:55 [ Hawaii State Department of Education ]

HIDOE closing all Hawaii Island, Maui County schools and offices ahead of impacts from Hurricane Lane

All Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools and offices on Hawaii Island and in Maui County will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 22, until further notice, in anticipation of dangerous storm conditions from Hurricane Lane.