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Fearing Extreme Weather, Farmers Scale Back Rice Cultivation

The Irrawaddy News Magazine - ‎17 hours ago‎
In neighboring Maubin Township, also located in the heart of Burma's “rice bowl” delta region, farmers spoke of similar measures to limit exposure to what many believe are increased occurrences of climate change-related extreme weather, such as drought ...
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Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to iconic tourist sites

Business Insider - ‎May 26, 2016‎
LONDON - Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and U.N.

Is your garden protected from thieves and extreme weather? Probably not (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Gardening is the nation's favourite hobby, contributing £9 billion to the economy annually. Just looking at the numbers of people who attend flower shows and garden centres, it's clear to see that it's big business.

Coastal communities told to prepare for extreme weather

The Union Leader - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Experts say that as oceans warm and the climate changes, storms will become more severe, affecting homes, businesses, roads and bridges on the Seacoast.

Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Yale Climate Connections - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Some other extreme events, like droughts and floods, are also linked to global warming, and will become more frequent and severe as our planet heats up. But shorter-duration weather events are more difficult to attribute. For example, additional ...
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Austin Animal Center goes into emergency operations due to extreme weather conditions

FOX 7 Austin - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Austin Animal Center will be initiating its emergency operation procedures due to predicted continued rainy weather that could further strain its ability to house any more animals.

Are Malaysian businesses and insurers ready for extreme weather patterns? — Ratna Devi Nadarajan

Malay Mail Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
MAY 26 - Fom restaurants to water treatment plants, manufacturing premises to ports facilities, extreme weather incidents in Malaysia are wreaking havoc.
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ExtremeWeather:Rains, inundated roads,floods and rise in river water levels reported from acorss the Island

Newsfirst - ‎5 hours ago‎
A minor flood situation reported in areas adjacent to major rivers following the heavy downpour. Colombo recorded the highest rainfall during the 24 hour period which ended at 08:30 this morning with 112.6 mm.

Extreme Weather: The Aftermath continues

Newsfirst - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Duty Meteorologist Janaka Kumara said that thunder showers will occur in many parts of the Uva and Eastern Provinces. The Presidential Task Force has also joined in the efforts to salvage belongings and to clean the houses in Meetotamulla, Kolonnawa ...

Extreme weather hurts economy in northeast China

CCTV - ‎May 26, 2016‎
This year's El Nino phenomenon is spawning extreme weather around the planet. At Bohai Bay - an area that is rich in fishery resources, drastic temperature changes have had a lasting impact on the supplies of some of the world's most expensive seafood, ...

Extreme weather a sign of global warming

Stevenspointjournal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
EDITOR: One hopes that we are not becoming slowly accustomed to the ever-growing number of extreme weather events that are tied in large measure to climate change.

Storm-Chasing Drones Help Fight Extreme Weather

Voice of America (blog) - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Some countries are using drone technology to prepare for major weather events and observe severe storms as they happen.
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World sees frequent extreme weather conditions

CCTV - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The world is bracing itself for more episodes of extreme weather this year. Scientists say the cause is partly the lingering El Nino weather system.

Book club helps Texans prepare for extreme weather - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Commissioner Shea says, “As central Texas experiences greater extremes of violent weather we have to develop new approaches to better prepare our residents.

Extreme Weather: More than 100 dead whilst rescue operations still underway

Newsfirst - ‎May 24, 2016‎
According to the Disaster Management Center, the recent floods and landslides in the country have left 101 people dead. The Deputy Director at the DMC , Pradeep Kodippilli stated that around 100 persons are also missing.
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Home Economy African Development Bank must protect people from extreme weather related crises on...

Lusaka Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
African Finance ministers meeting this week at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) must step up and respond to the super-El Niño events ravaging East and Southern Africa, said Oxfam.

Extreme Weather in Aceh

Jakarta Globe - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A fishing boat pasts through a storm entering the port of Ulee Lheue, Banda Aceh, on Thursday (26/05). The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in the area has issued a warning to shipping services and fishermen to be aware of ...
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Midwest ripped apart by rash of extreme weather

Action News Now - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Residents near Dodge City, Kansas are cleaning up after a tornado yanked a home off its foundation. On lookers caught this one on camera in Kansas.
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World Bank Says Cities Unprepared For Extreme Weather Risks

Nature World News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, speaks during the opening of the Climate Action 2016 Summit at the Willard Hotel, May 5, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Extreme weather leaves behind a trail of uncertainty

Newsfirst - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Over 100,000 people in Bangladesh have been evacuated after Cyclonic storm Roanu, which caused widespread devastation in Sri Lanka, made landfall there.