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NASA Tracks System 94S Over Western Australia
2014-01-17 13:47:29

NASA's Terra satellite saw the System 94S, a tropical low, still holding together as it continued moving inland from the Northern Territory into Western Australia today, January 17.

2012-07-06 23:02:35

Severe weather is usually described through any number of terms, some of which may be confusing.

2008-07-11 06:00:24

By Stephen Mcginty FIVE people were airlifted to safety yesterday after their campsite flooded, leaving one of the group up to his neck in rising water. The party was cut off when a river burst its banks in heavy rain on the island of Arran.

2008-07-10 18:00:23

By Rosa Silverman Heavy rainfall across the country sparked flood warnings yesterday, as forecasters predict up to 1.8 inches of rain. Parts of the Midlands, the South West and south east Wales are expected to suffer the heaviest rainfall, and flood warnings were also issued in Devon.

2005-10-13 16:58:03

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The northeastern United States braced for more downpours after torrential rain drenched the region for the sixth straight day on Thursday, triggering flood warnings and forcing airlines to cancel flights.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.