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Historical Records Suggest Lake Geneva Is At Risk For Future Deadly Tsunami
2012-10-30 08:55:32

Scientists have found evidence of a deadly tsunami that inundated coastal Switzerland in AD 563 after a rockfall near the River Rhone swept Lake Geneva.

Hurricanes Could Be Getting Stronger
2012-10-16 13:29:24

Based on new extrapolations from historical data, a group of international researchers has found that tropical cyclones are larger and more frequent during years with higher average temperatures.

More Floods Caused In Snowy Regions From Deforestation
2012-10-03 14:19:29

New research suggests that cutting down swaths of forest in snowy regions at least doubles - and potentially quadruples – the number of large floods that occur along the rivers and streams passing through those forests.

Earth-Observing Satellites Used By Insurance Industry For Assessing Floods
2012-10-03 10:08:26

The use of data from Earth-observing satellites in the insurance business is still in the early stages, but pressure to be ready for more frequent extreme-weather events is increasing.

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

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.

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2012-08-16 03:00:31

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

2012-08-10 23:02:58

Severe weather season is in full swing, and severe weather means a heightened chance for flooding to occur.


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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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