New Zealand counts value of Auckland floods, extra rain forecast

WELLINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Flood-ravaged Auckland is forecast to obtain additional heavy rain within the coming days, authorities in New Zealand’s largest metropolis mentioned on Monday, as insurers counted the prices of what seems to be more likely to be the nation’s most costly climate occasion ever. 4 folks misplaced their lives in flash … Read more

New Zealand roiled by flash floods, landslides for third day

Jan 29 (Reuters) – New Zealand’s dying toll from heavy rain rose to 4 on Sunday as flash floods and landslides on the north island continued for a 3rd day. Battered since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand’s largest metropolis, remained beneath a state of emergency. The nation’s climate forecaster, MetService, warned of extra extreme climate on … Read more

UK’s Nationwide Grid to pay folks to make use of much less energy amid chilly snap

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s Nationwide Grid (NG.L) stated it might pay clients to make use of much less energy on Monday night and that it had requested for 3 coal-powered turbines to be warmed up in case they’re wanted because the nation faces a snap of chilly climate. The group stated that it … Read more

Lots of evacuated as blaze erupts in slum subsequent to Seoul’s posh Gangnam district

SEOUL, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Fireplace swept by a part of a shanty city within the South Korean capital, Seoul, on Friday, destroying 60 properties, many constructed from cardboard and wooden, and forcing the evacuation of round 500 folks. Emergency providers took 5 hours to place out the blaze, which erupted earlier than dawn in … Read more

California lashed by contemporary rain, snow and wind

FELTON, Calif., Jan 14 (Reuters) – A brand new climate system packing rain, snow and robust winds moved into storm-lashed California on Saturday, the newest in a parade of atmospheric rivers which have wreaked havoc throughout the state in current weeks. Whereas subsequent week ought to deliver some respite, the primary of two techniques anticipated … Read more

9 lifeless, extra casualties anticipated after tornadoes rip via U.S. Southeast

ATLANTA, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Not less than 9 individuals died in tornadoes that destroyed houses and knocked out energy to tens of 1000’s within the U.S. Southeast, native officers stated on Friday, and the loss of life toll in hard-hit central Alabama was anticipated to rise. The storms on Thursday stretched from Mississippi to … Read more

‘Appears like summer season’: Heat winter breaks temperature information in Europe

Ski slopes abandoned attributable to lack of snow Activists name for sooner motion on local weather change Pollen warning issued as crops bloom early Governments get short-term gas-price respite LONDON/BRUSSELS, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Report-high winter temperatures swept throughout elements of Europe over the brand new 12 months, bringing calls from activists for sooner motion … Read more

Southwest flight upheaval a ‘system failure,’ U.S. says

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday ratcheted up stress on Southwest Airways (LUV.N), saying hundreds extra canceled flights indicated a system failure on the low-cost service. “We’re previous the purpose the place they may say it is a weather-driven subject,” Buttigieg mentioned in an interview posted by ABC Information … Read more

Buffalo, N.Y. demise toll hits 25 from area’s worst blizzard in a long time

Dec 26 (Reuters) – A robust blizzard that paralyzed western New York over Christmas weekend has killed not less than 25 folks, Erie county officers stated on Monday, as street and utility crews confronted a protracted day of digging out the snowed-in area round Buffalo. Erie County Govt Mark Poloncarz advised reporters at a Monday … Read more

Blizzard kills at 13 in Buffalo, N.Y., space

Dec 25 (Reuters) – A deadly blizzard paralyzed Buffalo, New York, on Christmas Day, trapping motorists and rescue staff of their automobiles, leaving hundreds of houses with out energy and elevating the demise toll from storms which have chilled a lot of the US for days. A minimum of 30 folks have died in U.S. … Read more