>LATEST NEWS DEVELOPMENTS….Massive 7.7 Earthquake hits Sumatra!!!!

Written by on April 6, 2010 in Rest of Europe with 0 Comments

> Rio flooding (courtesy of TWC)

Today’s image courtesy of The Weather Channel

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BREAKING WX HEADLINES: 7.7-Magnitude Quake in Sumatra; Tsunami Watch Issued
, Chesapeake, Virginia enjoys 95 degrees!

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*Thunderstorms and Lightning Detected South of W.Va. Mine Explosion
From AccuWeather News


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*Flash Flooding Strikes, Paralyzes Rio de Janeiro

From Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Torrential rains caused floods and landslides that killed at least 31 people in Rio de Janeiro state, shutting down transport and commerce in Brazil’s second city, officials said on Tuesday.

Read Full > http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/rio-de-janeiro-flash-flood_2010-04-06


*The Evaporation of the Aral Sea

From Associated Press and The Weather Channel

NUKUS, Uzbekistan (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday called the drying up of the Aral Sea one of the planet’s most shocking disasters and urged Central Asian leaders to step up efforts to solve the problem. Once the world’s fourth-largest lake, the sea has shrunk by 90 percent since the rivers that feed it were largely diverted in a Soviet project to boost cotton production in the arid region.

Read Full > http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/aral-sea-drying-up_2010-04-06


**Heat Wave: 500 Record Highs, 90s, 40+ Above Norm.

From Jesse Ferrell of AccuWeather.com
**Warm Front! Amazing Temperature Contrasts
From Tim Ballisty of the Weather Channel
From Valley Weather blog
US Extremes
High 96 degrees at Laredo, TX
Low 4 degrees at Mammoth Lakes, CA
My House Extremes
High 47 degrees
Low 46 degrees
** (particularly interesting)
Tomorrow I shall discuss personally the remarkable heat now currently engulfing the Mid-Atlantic!!
Stay tuned…
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