30 Photos From The Apocalyptic Flooding That Hit New York City. Locked-off camera shows devastating power of Hurricane Ida. WATCH Hurricane Ida make landfall on Louisiana coast with 150mph winds and devastating surge — RT USA News. Hurricane Ida has made landfall in Louisiana, bringing devastating floods and violent 150mph winds.
Video footage captured the destructive power of the Category 4 hurricane. Ida landed on the Gulf Coast on Sunday at around midday, first hitting Louisiana’s southernmost point of Port Fourchon. The National Hurricane Center reported sustained winds of 150mph (240km/h), and cameras set up on nearby Grand Isle captured the torrential storm surge that followed. Extreme video out of Grand Isle Louisiana as Hurricane Ida makes landfall. 150+mph wind gust reported and catastrophic storm surge is occurring.
This video was just before the surge cam was taken down, whole island likely underwater. The storm surge in some coastal areas is expected to be as high as 16 feet (4.8 meters), and storm warnings are in effect from Mississippi to Alabama’s eastern border with Florida. Residents of Port Fourchon and other low-lying coastal areas had been advised to evacuate several days ago. 40 Pics Showing How Texas Is Dealing With The Coldest Weather In Over 30 Years. A City In New York Just Got Over 40 Inches Of Snow. Here Are The Wildest Photos People Have Posted.
Beginning Wednesday, a winter storm brought a record amount of snow to Binghamton, New York, where accumulation exceeded three feet.
Tropical Depression Cristobal Could Make Lake Superior Landfall. This has been the year of murder hornets, massive locust invasions on two continents, and a sudden start to Atlantic hurricane season, among other oddities (not to mention the deadly pandemic).
So perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that Lake Superior is set to see its first post-tropical cyclone ever recorded, and yet here we are. Tropical Depression Cristobal is currently churning over the Midwest after bringing torrential rain and storm surge to the Gulf Coast. It’s in the process of becoming subtropical but is expected to maintain its swirling characteristics and make landfall on Lake Superior (or is it lakefall?). While the lake is no stranger to massive storms and powerful gales, it’s never experienced one like Cristobal. The National Hurricane Center stopped issuing forecasts for Cristobal early on Tuesday morning, and it issued its final forecast map on Monday. 30 Pics Showing How Canadians Are Dealing With An Unprecedented Blizzard.
With global warming affecting the planet, we’re seeing more and more extreme weather all over the world.
We’ve written extensively about the bushfires (and now floods) ravaging Australia. But it’s not the only place to see unprecedented weather. A massive blizzard hit Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, covering the area in huge amounts of snow. Canadians wanted to show the world just what the worst blizzard in half a century looks like, so they posted a whole bunch of pictures online.
Florida History: The storm that washed away hundreds of workers and builders. Today, we hear about the Labor Day storm that powered through the Florida Keys in 1935.
This is part three of four columns on Florida’s great hurricanes. Welcome to Florida Time, a weekly column about Florida history. What was North America’s most powerful hurricane ever? Atmospheric Convulsion Will Cause Historic Disasters of Arctic Melt & U.S. Storms Next Week. The atmosphere had a convulsion at the end of April in the transition from winter to summer.
The cold polar vortex in the stratosphere did not go gently into summer. Instead of fading slowly into a dome of warm air the whole atmosphere from the surface to the top of the stratosphere convulsed with wave energy driven upwards by an atmospheric dome over Scandinavia. Extraordinary atmospheric heating took place in the over the pole and cold air was pushed towards the temperate latitudes especially over the Pacific ocean.
A dome of hot sinking air formed at very high levels over the Arctic pushing cold air and the jet stream south causing unseasonable storms to track across the Pacific ocean into California in mid May. Storm for the ‘history books’ spawns tornadoes, derails train. Slurpee waves: Incredible photos capture nearly frozen waves off the coast of Nantucket. I Woke Up After A Night Of Freezing Rain To Find The Whole City Of Bucharest, Romania, Frozen And Damaged. After a night of freezing rain, I woke up on a crazy and frosty Saturday with the whole city frozen and damaged.
This is a very unusual weather event here so it was really a challenge to walk on the streets without ice skates and hoping that no branch will fall on you. Many cars were unlucky as they were damaged by branches or even the whole trees that fell on them. The roads were also full of trees, branches, and ice, and some of the power cables broke under heavy ice which left many trams unable to function. At night the view was kind of apocalyptic but also interesting; like an icy, end of the world movie.
So I took a walk through my neighborhood looking for some nice shots. More info: andreirauta.ro | Instagram Branches on the road. Hawaiian island erased by powerful hurricane: ‘the loss is a huge blow’ A piece of the United States has been dramatically wiped off the map after an island in Hawaii was washed away by a powerful hurricane.
East Island, a remote spit of gravel and sand that sat atop a coral reef, has vanished after having this misfortune to come into contact with Hurricane Walaka, an intense storm that surged past Hawaii earlier this month. Scientists have confirmed the disappearance of the 11-acre island after comparing satellite images of the surrounding French Frigate Shoals, part of an enormous protected marine area in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands. “I uttered a swear word. Rainstorms are now up to 70% stronger and wetter than they were in the 1950s — and this is only the beginning.
Climatologists Say Humanity’s Best Hope Is Hurricanes Spinning In Different Directions And Canceling Each Other Out. 9 Shocking Moments From Hurricane Irma. Key West's “gypsy chickens” are driven to safety Key West's famous fowl was evacuated ahead of Irma.
US forecast models have been pretty terrible during Hurricane Irma. 100 years of hurricanes in Florida, visualized - Washington Post. List of Florida hurricanes - Wikipedia. The List of Florida hurricanes encompasses approximately 488 tropical or subtropical cyclones that affected the state of Florida.
More storms hit Florida than any other U.S. state, and since 1851 only eighteen hurricane seasons passed without a known storm impacting the state. Hurricane Irma: Everything You Need to Know About This Monster Storm. Hurricane Irma, a "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 storm churning in the Atlantic, is gathering steam as it makes its way toward the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and parts of Florida. And this monster storm could pack a punch; Hurricane Irma's maximum sustained winds have been recorded at a mind-boggling 185 miles per hour (296 km/h). To help you stay on top of the storm's development, Live Science has compiled everything you need to know, from tips on hurricane preparedness to Irma's latest forecasts to the science behind nature's biggest hurricanes.
[Hurricane Irma Photos: Images of the Monster Storm] California’s past and coming superstorm: Flooding that will make Harvey a dim memory. When the National Weather Service announced that Hurricane Harvey had set a new rainfall record for a tropical storm in the continental United States — with 51.88 inches at Cedar Bayou, Texas — that seemed to epitomize just how massive and unprecedented Harvey was. In terms of sheer volume, Harvey’s rainfall could fill the Great Salt Lake twice over. It was Houston’s third 500-year flood in three years, with the potential to register as a 1,000-year event by its conclusion. Flooding after Harvey: How bad is it, how bad will it get, and when will it end? - Washington Post. What's Causing Tropical Storm Harvey's "Unprecedented" Rainfall? Tropical Storm Harvey, which made landfall as a hurricane late Friday (Aug. 25) near Corpus Christi, Texas, has been battering communities in southeastern Texas with periods of intense rainfall, flooding streets and homes, forcing thousands of people into shelters and killing at least 10 people so far.
And the storm is not over yet. With more heavy rain expected to drench the region in the coming days, the National Weather Service tweeted yesterday (Aug. 27): "This event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced. " Economist. The Hottest Temperatures on Record in Every Country.
10 Unusual Objects Encased in Ice. After years of “weather modification” being derided as a conspiracy theory, China announces massive weather control campaign. Hurricane Matthew's U.S. Impacts: Life-Threatening Storm Surge, Damaging Winds, Flooding Rainfall. We Haven’t Seen Many Storms Like Hermine. Based on the current forecasts, Post-Tropical Cyclone Hermine is a storm without a good historical comparison. Stormscapes 3. Pyxis system would use GPS signals to gather more accurate weather forecasts. PlanetiQ has begun testing its new Pyxis weather instrument.
Pyxis tracks GPS signals traveling through the atmosphere and makes measurements based on their behavior. PlanetiQ says it can "dramatically improve weather forecasting, climate monitoring and space weather prediction. " Biggest Cloud-Seeding Experiment Yet Only Sparks More Debate. We may never have another coldest year in history. A surge of Arctic air has left much of the continental U.S. shivering in unusually bitter November cold.
But this early foray into winter weather is just a small blip in the overall global picture, which is of a warming world that is still on track to see 2014 set the mark for hottest year on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. Researchers find ‘biggest volcanic eruption in last 500 years’ devastated Europe’s climate. Scientists have long believed that the 1815 Tambora volcanic eruption could not, alone, have been responsible for the drastic climate change in 1816, nicknamed “Year Without a Summer” and “Eighteen-Hundred-and-Frozen-to-Death.” Weather patterns over Southern Hemisphere have a regular pulse. Variations in rainfall and storm intensity over a broad swath of the Southern Hemisphere follow a pattern that repeats every 20 to 30 days. The pattern is the first regular atmospheric oscillation found outside the tropics and could help scientists forecast weather and climate changes in the region.
'Polar Vortex' Event Paltry Compared to Past Freezes. 1816- The Year That Had No Summer. Monster ice sheets destroy homes, terrorize residents. 'Nemo' From Space: NASA Image Of Potentially Historic Winter Storm (PHOTO) Climate Change And The Blizzard: Nor'easters More Fierce With Global Warming, Scientists Say. Northeast Blizzard Warnings Posted As Region Braces For Up To Several Feet Of Snow. Australian Town Overtaken By Sea Foam. Watering fields in California boosts rainfall in Southwest. 7.4 Cubic Kilometers of Ice Crashing Into the Ocean.
Megastorms Could Drown Massive Portions of California. Warm seas around Greenland may indicate cold European winter. Superstorm Sandy: before and after. Global drought may have changed less than thought. Critical Thinking on Climate Change: Separating Skepticism From Denial. TEDx Speaker Predicted Hurricane Sandy’s Devastation One Year Ago. Sandy versus Katrina, and Irene: Monster Hurricanes by the Numbers.
The Stats Are In: Superstorm Sandy Totals. NASA Warned New York About Hurricane Danger Six Years Ago. Earth May Be Warming Even Faster Than Expected [Slide Show] Hurricane Sandy path: How the Fujiwhara Effect explains its odd trajectory. Sandy is 'An Extraordinarily Unusual Confluence of Events' Arctic Ice Melt Could Mean More Extreme Winters For U.S. And Europe. Thawing permafrost emits more carbon than expected. Hurricane Isaac Pictures: Photos Document The 2012 Storms That Hit Louisiana And Mississippi.
Before It Was Hurricane Isaac: Amazing Night Photo of Tropical Storm. Wi-Fi weather station could help create world's biggest weather-monitoring network.