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Deluge Thread 2017

Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Fri 09 Jun 2017, 10:03:59

https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... ions-study

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren't cut

• Princeton-Rutgers study finds sharp increase in risk of frequent deluges
• ‘Many cities are behind the eight-ball in terms of preparing for flooding’
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Tue 27 Jun 2017, 16:19:54

Met Office Warns Of A Month Of Rain In Just A Day

"For the region taking in London and the south east, there could be up to 60mm of rain between now and Wednesday morning – that’s equivalent to almost the entire average rainfall for June (which is 56mm) for the same region."

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/u ... _hp_ref=uk
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Tue 27 Jun 2017, 16:22:10

And for a global perspective:

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From Peter Sinclair's Climate Crocks
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 03 Jul 2017, 08:20:40

South China floods kill 15, thousands evacuated

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-chin ... SKBN19O07X
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Thu 06 Jul 2017, 14:01:47

Heavy rain in Japan forces almost 400,000 from their homes

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia ... SKBN19Q1IK
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Sat 08 Jul 2017, 10:04:06

More on the Japan deluge here:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picture ... Japan.html )

Typical thunderstorms are 10 - 12 km [6 - 7 miles] high, but the one that dropped up to 150 mm an hour on Kyushu Thursday was seen via radar [to be] up to 18 km [11 miles]!
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 10 Jul 2017, 15:36:56

The Japanese deluge is just one of the extreme weather events recounted in this global survey:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AB2QyZtnO80
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 17 Jul 2017, 00:25:26

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/16/us/arizon ... index.html

seven dead

anyone in this area give us any perspective here?
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 17 Jul 2017, 13:48:12

And now Illinois, too. Again, is anyone in the area that can report on what's happening?

Are there really only a dozen or so people left on these threads???

http://wgntv.com/2017/07/17/illinois-ex ... -possible/
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Re: Deluge Thread 2017

Unread postby Tuike » Mon 17 Jul 2017, 15:00:16

18 dead, 18 missing in China flooding -guardian
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China has been hit by a series of fatal floods this summer, leaving dozens dead and displacing huge numbers of people. Last week authorities said that at least 63 were killed by landslides and floods in central China, which forced 1.6 million to flee.
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