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2014-07-29 23:16:04

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, has deployed an integrated Mass Notification System as part of a new flash-flood warning system for the Petra Archaeological Park area in Jordan. ATI Systems, in conjunction with Solutions Communications and Security Systems (SOLCOM) of Amman Jordan, is implementing this new flash-flood warning system as part of a project funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Boston, MA (PRWEB) July...

2014-04-16 23:03:25

Being prepared can solidify one’s home and make restoration an easier task after a flood. These steps by Rainbow International can help you be better prepared for a flood. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Nothing can completely prepare homeowners for a natural disaster, but being prepared can make dealing with one more manageable. Natural disasters like flooding can be expensive to deal with and lack of preparation can be catastrophic for a homeowner. Being prepared can solidify...

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...

2013-09-12 23:22:11

Massachusetts has been in the middle of countless storms this month and flash floods are becoming an all too common problem for homeowners. Chatham, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Labor Day weekend and the first few days of September have proven to be wet and stormy for Central and Eastern Massachusetts. As a result, flash flood warnings have been issued repeatedly for most of the state, reported the Boston Globe on September 2, 2013. Between the humidity, the wind gusts, hail and heavy...

2013-04-04 23:02:52

Spring weather means more sunshine and more outdoor activity but it can also come with some unpleasant weather as well. ComparaSave.com offers spring weather tips to keep homeowners prepared for the unexpected. (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Earth Month was a great time to celebrate the beauty of our planet as the spring brings back green grass and sunshine. But spring can also be unpredictable, and severe weather can present a risk. Be prepared for the less pleasant aspects of spring weather...

2013-01-17 23:00:42

Flash floods occur year round, in all parts of the country. A severe weather damage restoration provider offers safety tips for flash flooding events. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and severe weather repair and restoration service in the United States, is offering tips on safety protocols in the event of flash flood conditions. Flash floods account for the majority of flood related fatalities in the US each year, and...

2011-07-14 08:16:00

BEIJING, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides turn-key solutions in China for the water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control markets, announced today that its subsidiary, Beijing Yanyu Water Tech Co., Ltd. (Yanyu), has been awarded a contract for a flash flood early warning project in three counties of Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, valued at 10.87 million yuan,...

2011-06-08 08:52:00

BEIJING, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides leading turn-key solutions in China for water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and the pollution control markets, announced today that its affiliate, Beijing Yanyu Water Tech Co., Ltd. (Yanyu), has won flash flood monitoring and forecasting projects in six districts and counties in Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province. The contract...

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2008-11-21 11:10:11

Flash floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States, and because of their unpredictability they're the leading weather-related cause of death for Americans. They usually arrive with little or no warning, but a Tel Aviv University researcher is trying to predict where and when they will occur "• using lightning. Prof. Colin Price, coordinator of the international "Flash Project" and head of the Geophysics and Planetary Physics Department at Tel Aviv University, is...

2008-10-08 15:00:20

By MARTIN WILLIAMS SANDBAGS were being provided in Ayrshire to protect properties from flooding yesterday as heavy rain resulted in traffic chaos in the southern half of Scotland. Firefighters from Ayr and Cumnock were called in to take preventative measures to limit damage to up to 30 homes in Dalrymple at 11.40am Working with the local authority, fire crews laid sandbags where necessary and provided advice to local residents The move came as the Scottish Environment Protection Agency...


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