Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Environment

Eleven Die In Heatwave Sweeping Japan

BBC News:- A man dressed in a mascot costume at an amusement park is one of least 11 people who have died as a result of a heatwave sweeping...

Caribbean Warned Of ‘Rainfall Deficit’

CMC News:- The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) says rainfall deficits is still possible despite the increasing rainfall and that concerns exist for parts of the eastern Caribbean and...

Weather Update: Tropical Wave Expected to Bring Rainfall

National Hurricane Center (NHC): Shower activity associated with a tropical wave over the eastern Caribbean Sea is disorganized and limited. This system is expected to move west-northwestward across the Caribbean...

Parts Of UK Deluged By Flood Waters

Sky News:-  A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued by the Met Office, after half a month's worth of rain fell in 24 hours. Fears of more floods...

Caribbean Warned Of Recurrent Episodes Of Heat Stress

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) is warning about “recurrent episodes of heat stress” as the drought affecting the region continues. In its...

Dangerous Heatwave In Europe To Break More Records

France 24:-  A dangerously intense heatwave across much of Europe is to spike even higher Thursday after already breaking records in several countries, impacting rail traffic and sending people...

Castries Mayor Declares War On Litter

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis has warned that an anti litter campaign will be in full force very soon. Francis told HTS Television News that littering has been a pressing matter...

Prisoners Struggle To Cope With Heatwave In France

France 24:-  As the second heatwave of the summer of 2019 hits France, prisoners are forced to endure stifling temperatures in overcrowded cells. France has been experiencing record temperatures during...

French City Of Bordeaux Hits Record Temperature

BBC News:- The French city of Bordeaux has hit its highest temperature since records began, as Western Europe braces for the second heatwave to hit this summer. On Tuesday, Meteo France...

Dangerous Heatwave Hitting US & Canada

BBC News:- Extremely hot weather has started to hit most of the United States, with temperatures set to peak over the weekend, meteorologists say. The heatwave could affect about 200 million...