Articles tagged "heavy rainfall"

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Kolkata sees above average monthly rainfall in only 24 hours

Strong thunderstorms and heavy rainfalls hit Kolkata, West Bengal, on November 3, 2016. The showers started to lash the city around 14:00 and lasted until 17:00 (local time). However, the strongest outburst occurred during the first hour. In a 24 hour period, from...

November 04, 2016

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Heavy downpours break January records in New South Wales, Australia

A spell of heavy rainfall drenched large portions of New South Wales (NSW), Australia on January 3, 2016. Some towns located on the South Coast reported breaking January rainfall records already, and Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) forecast more severe...

January 04, 2016

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A persistent heat wave replaced with severe thunderstorms: Rain, hail and strong winds sweep Croatia

A front accompanied with the low pressure field, formed above the northern Italy, has brought a long expected change of weather and relief from persistent heat to majority of regions in Croatia. Severe and intense thunderstorms accompanied with strong rainfall and hail

August 16, 2015

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Heavy rains and strong winds batter Chile leaving 5 people dead and 1 000 evacuated

Heavy rainfall and strong winds have battered the northern cities of Santiago and Ocotillo, Chile, during the weekend starting on August 8. The Chilean government has declared the state of emergency in response to the storm. 5 people died in flood related incidents, 1 0

August 11, 2015

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A joint occurrence of storm surges and heavy rainfall increases the risk of flooding along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts

A new research on the increasing risk of 'compound flooding' for major US cities was conducted by the scientists at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science. Analysis of numerous datasets shows that US cities situated along the Atlantic an

July 28, 2015

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Southern Atlantic Subtropical storm Arani information

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites are providing data to scientists about the Southern Atlantic Ocean Sub-tropical Storm Arani, a rare occurrence in the southern ocean. Rainfall data and cloud top temperatures revealed some heavy rain and strong thunderstorms exist in

March 22, 2011