Daily updates on climate change and the global economy.

Daily updates on climate change and the global economy.
Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

Daily updates on climate change and the global economy.
Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

Daily updates on climate change and the global economy.
Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

Daily updates on climate change and the global economy.
Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

“Deadly floods, heavy rainfall and landslides lashed a couple of [India’s] northeastern states in the past week, claiming scores of lives in Manipur, Assam and Tripura. According to a report, more than 20 people have died in the flash floods and rainfall-induced landslides in Tripura and Manipur and around 30000 people residing in the region were rescued from the flood-affected region in Assam and Tripura. On June 17, a total of 8 tonnes of relief material were dispatched to the victims in Kailashahar and Hailakandi area by the Indian Air Force.

“As per the Central Water Commission report, the water level of river Brahmaputra is rising by 4 to 5 cms per hour and is expected to touch the danger level in the coming days…”


“With the recovery of bodies of four more victims of a landslide, the toll rose to 53 on Saturday in rain-related incidents in Kerala [SW India].”


“Thousands of people have remained stranded since Friday night. Three people have been killed in overnight flooding in Moulvibazar’s Komolganj Upazila [Bangladesh]. At least five others are still missing.”


“Several parts of Myanmar’s southern Mon state are facing flash floods due to heavy rains since the weekend with no relief in sight, according to a report in the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar on Monday.”


“On the southern Japanese island of Okinawa was hit by Typhoon “Gaemi”, several areas are declared a warning about record rainfall. This was reported on the website of Japan meteorological Agency… The rate of precipitation in the region is about 110 millimeters per hour. “


“Forecasters are lowering projections for Australia’s 2018 winter crops amid the prolonged dry weather across the northern cropping zones.”


“Temperatures have plummeted overnight on [Australia’s] Gold Coast, with the mercury falling below freezing — making it the coldest June morning ever.”


“Torrential rainfall, flash flooding and mudslides are concerns in southern Mexico.”


“Residents of Houston got a taste of the incoming weather pattern when a record-breaking 1.26 inches of rain fell on Sunday – nearly five times as much as it had so far in June. This set a new daily rainfall record and also took second place for wettest June day in recorded Houston history.”


“Heavy storms moving across the Upper Midwest this weekend created hazardous flooding that resulted in many road closures and washouts. Some of the worst damage occurred in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on Sunday morning.”


“A dangerous and potentially deadly heat wave has moved into the Midwest, and the hot temperatures are also spreading toward the Northeast to begin this week. Daily record highs were set in a few Midwest cities on Sunday…”


“A lightning strike is likely behind the death of some 50 geese that were found floating in a river northeast of Montreal, experts say.”


“Sea level rise driven by climate change is set to pose an existential crisis to many US coastal communities, with new research finding that as many as 311,000 homes face being flooded every two weeks within the next 30 years.”


“The rain in Istanbul inundated roads, causing havoc in the city. Some cars were even submerged in torrential downpours that followed lightning flashes across the city… In the western province of Düzce, flash rain has paralyzed traffic…”


“The lack of rainfall in the territories of Cunene, Huíla and Namibe [Angola] has affected 1.2 million people since 2012.”


Read Friday’s ‘Climate’ thread here.

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