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Precipitation records broken across U.S. Northeast @TheWatchers.News
Several locations broke or tied their record for the most number of days in a month with measurable precipitation (0.25 mm / 0.01 inches).
33 tornadoes reported as violent storms swept across the Central U.S., severe weather continues @TheWatchers.News
At least 33 tornadoes were reported Tuesday, April 30, 2019 as violent storms swept across much of the Central United States.
At least 5 killed, 61 injured as severe dust storm sweeps through Iraq@TheWatchers.News
A severe dust storm swept through southern Iraq on April 29, 2019, claiming lives of at least 5 people.
Tropical low over the Bahamas, heading toward Florida@TheWatchers.News
A trough of low pressure located over the northwestern Bahamas is producing disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity. The system is heading toward Florida, threatening the state with locally heavy rains.
41 dead and 169 000 affected as Tropical Cyclone “Kenneth” hits Mozambique@TheWatchers.News
Tropical Cyclone “Kenneth” has continued to batter parts of Mozambique with heavy rain after the storm made landfall on April 25, 2019 with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mph). This made it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale – the first such cyclone to hit the province since records began 60 years ago. Kenneth is the second powerful tropical storm to hit southeast Africa in 6 weeks. It made landfall as the country was still struggling with the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, which hit further south.
Heavy hailstorm destroys millions worth of crops in Pokhara, Nepal
A severe hailstorm struck Pokhara, Nepal on Monday, April 29, 2019. The rampage lasted for half an hour and damaged the crops, worth millions of rupees, planted by farmers in Pokhara Metropolitan City.
Democrats Push “Climate Action Now” Bill @WUWT
The Democrat controlled House of Representatives is set to pass the “Climate Action Now” bill, which seeks to prevent the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, and requires President Trump to prepare an annual report on compliance with Paris goals.
Beto’s $5 Trillion Climate Change Plan
Democrat Presidential Primary candidate Beto O’Rourke is hoping you’ll find the $5 Trillion cost of his green new deal lite more palatable than the $93 trillion cost of the full Green New Deal.
UAH Global Temperature Update for April, 2019: +0.44 deg. C.
The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for April, 2019 was +0.44 deg. C, up from the March, 2019 value of +0.34 deg. C:
India Evacuates Nearly 1 Million People as Tropical Cyclone Fani Nears Northeastern India Coast
At a Glance
- More than 800,000 residents have been evacuated in low-lying areas of northeastern India.
- Up to one million were expected to be evacuated before the storm makes landfall Friday local time.
- Hundreds of disaster personnel have been deployed to help residents in Odisha state.
- The navy, army, air force and coast guard have been put on standby.
Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Rainfall Possible From Texas to the Ohio Valley on Thursday
Severe and Flooding Threat into the Weekend
At a Glance
- Scattered severe storms are expected from Texas to the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic on Thursday.
- Damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes are possible.
- Rounds of soaking rain will likely result in flooding, as the ground is already saturated in many areas.