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Extreme weather sees elderly couple dragged out to sea in terrifying video

The Independent - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
An elderly couple survived being dragged out to sea after a huge wave hit the beach they were walking on. On the northern coast of France, an elderly man can be seen losing his footing before being pulled deeper into the water by a powerful surge.
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City under extreme cold weather alert ahead of frigid weekend

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎14 hours ago‎
An extreme cold weather alert has been issued for the city ahead of what is expected to be a frigid Family Day weekend.

AmeriCorps Prepare Low-Income Phoenix Communities For Extreme Weather

KJZZ - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Phoenix is no stranger to extreme weather. The city has experienced flash floods, record-breaking heat, and water shortages in recent years.

Will extreme weather events get Americans to act on climate change?

The Conversation US - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Although many extreme weather events are driven by natural variability alone, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change expects that climate change will raise the prevalence and severity of droughts, heat waves, hurricanes and other types of ...
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New weather station atop Bald Knob captures area's most extreme conditions

WDBJ7 - ‎15 hours ago‎
At nearly 4,400 feet, Bald Knob located over Mountain Lake was a prime location for the instruments. While it isn't the tallest mountain in Virginia, the Bald Knob site is now one of the highest altitude weather stations in Virginia. The next closest ...

Extreme weather: 3 billion tons of world's cereal crops wiped out

Skymet Weather - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Crop production loss It's not a surprise; we all know that extreme weather events have adverse impact on crop production.

Brisbane floods: How technology will help us survive next extreme weather event

Brisbane Times - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Conference organiser Dr Piet Filet of the QUT Business School said an extreme weather event of a similar scale to the 2011 floods was inevitable and forward planning needed to start.

Extreme Weather Made January's Best News Bloopers Even Funnier

TIME - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Last year delivered some pretty excellent news bloopers (many of which, for some reason, involved animal attacks.) But 2016 is off to a pretty good start, because one month in, we've already got a pretty solid assortment.

Climate Change Implicated in a Specific Extreme Weather Event

National Geographic - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Based on more than 130,000 simulations of what the weather would have been like with and without human influence on the climate, the study finds that man-made greenhouse gas emissions have raised the possibility of extreme flooding by 43 percent.

VN preparing for extreme weather conditions

The Nation - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
... nearly 40,000ha of agricultural land rendered inadequate for production due to a massive drought across the central region, Central Highlands and southern region.

The Weather in 2015: Hardly Extreme

Canada Free Press - ‎9 hours ago‎
Last year we made our first annual summary of major storm activity for the previous year, looking at tornadoes, Atlantic hurricanes and Pacific hurricanes (typhoons): The Weather in 2014: Extreme Hysteria but Not Extreme Weather. We now take a look at ...

Storm-battered UK to get more extreme weather - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Discussing her findings on storm Desmond, Otto told Gulf News there was no doubt that anthropogenic climate change had increased the chances of such extreme weather occurring. “I would say our result of 40 per cent is not that high. If you look at a ...
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Government preparing for extreme weather conditions

Viet Nam News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
HA NOI (VNS) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked relevant agencies to bolster their preparations against extreme weather like typhoons, prolonged drought and massive floods, as they are forecast to hit Viet Nam heavily in the next five years.

Extreme Weather Fluctuations Trigger Wild Price Swings for Popular Vegetables - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
“Produce always revolves around weather, so when weather hits extremes, produce hits extremes,” said Stephanie Williams Blanton, vice president of procurement for Produce Alliance LLC, a food service management company that publishes a closely ...
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Warming, extreme weather not linked

Times of Malta - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
It is a mistake for the World Economic Forum to make a link between extreme weather and global warming. This is one of the few areas of agreement between the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Nongovernmental ...
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Extreme weather events are here to stay. Britain must change to survive

New Statesman - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
But these landscapes and relationships are under threat from extreme weather events, that will continue with increasing frequency and ferocity unless we do something to prevent them.
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Royal Caribbean cruise ship travelers experience extreme weather scare - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A Royal Caribbean cruise ship was caught at sea in hurricane-force winds off the Carolina coast Sunday night, ABC News reports. According to ABC News, the Anthem of the Seas ship was hit repeatedly by 30-foot waves, causing furniture to tumble ...
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Flooding in the UK: help us document the effects of the storm

The Guardian - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Though we'd like to hear from you, your safety and security is most important. When responding to this assignment, please make sure you put your safety and the safety of others first.
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Nebraska State Patrol reminders for driving in extreme weather conditions

Omaha World-Herald - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to be prepared and keep up-to-date on the latest weather and road conditions as a powerful winter storm descends on the Cornhusker State.