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Most Vulnerable Cities Revealed With Flood Risk Index
2012-08-22 15:13:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the latest online edition of Natural Hazards, suggests that Shanghai is the most vulnerable city to serious flooding. A team of researchers from the University of Leeds and the Netherlands base their findings on a new method they developed to calculate the flood vulnerability of cities. The index looks at the likelihood of a city's exposure to a major 'once in a hundred years' flood, along with social and...

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2012-08-16 03:00:31

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from August 15: Yesterday was a big day for hail as many places in the Northeast from New Jersey to Long Island New York had hail averaging in size of 1.0in. A second area of hail reports set up from Western Minnesota into Western Iowa. There were multiple wind damage reports from the New Jersey and New York Long Island area. Wind reports were scattered all up and down the east coast along the frontal boundary and then a few more...

2012-08-10 23:02:58

Severe weather season is in full swing, and severe weather means a heightened chance for flooding to occur. While flooding may not be totally prevented, the threat of flood damage may be cut down through research into the flood history in the immediate area. A water restoration expert guides you through the process of determining the flood risk to your home or business. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and...

2012-07-28 23:00:52

In order to meet the needs of growing requirements of high quality and affordable price by customers, Zhongtian Lighting today announced its new product 50W LED flood light. This model is used to illuminate wide areas such as streets, warehouses, parking lots, advertising boards, yards, lawns and gymnasiums and so on. It possesses many advantages with the up-to-date technology. (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 In order to meet the needs of growing requirements of high quality and affordable price by...

2012-07-20 23:02:27

Evacuation alerts and flood advisories in the early summer are a common occurrence in many US and Canadian regions where housing developments are located near rivers. Many households fear leaving their homes for summer vacation in the event that the possibility of flooding escalates. Delta BC moving and storage company Accent Moving & Storage eyes the rising Fraser River during flood season and provides a solution to local residents while advising anyone living near a rising waterway to...

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2012-07-17 03:00:43

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from July 16: Yesterday we saw damaging winds and storms spread through Virginia and the Carolina´s along with a pocket of storms back in the Northwest portion of South Dakota. Also, a few isolated wind and hail reports were found in the Southwest portion of the United States. The largest hail was recorded in Arizona and the strongest winds came from South Dakota. The heat hit the middle section of the country with multiple places...


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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