A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday evening, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and flooding, and sparked evacuation advisories and travel chaos at a peak holiday period.
The column by James Dyke says lots of new things about climate change, a deviation from what all reports have been saying so far. But of course the ‘new things’ are far from good. If anything he lends an irreversible twist in the climate change saga, and if the current situation isn’t hell enough, it will surely be in the
Snow blanketed parts of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt on Wednesday, blocking roads, disrupting traffic and postponing vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 and even exams at some universities. Nearly a dozen roads in eastern and northern Lebanon were closed to traffic because of the snow.
By 2am (0600 GMT), Tropical Storm Isaias was about 90 miles (140 km) southeast of West Palm Beach, heading northwest with top sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kph), the National Hurricane Center said.
The rain began on Thawban and Al Haniyah in Fujairah, Raq-Suhaila, Khudaira, Al Batayh and Nizwi in Sharjah, Manama in Ajman, and Al Ghail and Azen in Ras Al Khaimah.
Heavy snowfall from Storm Filomena caused freezing traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that had suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday
Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which lashed the southern US state with strong winds and heavy rain as it edged towards shore at near-hurricane strength.
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At least three people died on Friday as Cyclone Fani, the biggest in years, slammed into eastern India