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

NASA 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. The tropical low pressure system known as System 94S took a more southern route than previously expected and moved into Western Australia today, January 17. System 94S is now expected to continue moving in a southerly direction according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology or ABM. The MODIS or...

2012-07-06 23:02:35

Severe weather is usually described through any number of terms, some of which may be confusing. A water damage restoration expert provides insight into severe weather terminology. (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration service in the country, is offering tips to property owners on how to better understand much of the terminology that is used by local meteorologists when it comes to severe weather reporting. Many times,...

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. The dramatic rescue came as large parts of Scotland were battered with torrential rain, forcing the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) to issue five flood watches for various parts of the country. Heavy rains also caused a landslide...

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. The Environment Agency warned that residents living near the Rivers Tamar, Torridge and Walden faced likely flooding of their homes and businesses. Other parts of south west England and the Thames...

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. A new blast was feared from a rapidly developing storm that could batter New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and southwestern New England, AccuWeather forecasters said. In New Hampshire, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials inspected...

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