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Powerful Storms Destroy 445 Houses, Sink 85 Fishing Boats in Thailand

Posted by feww on April 15, 2013

Disaster declared in central Thailand province

The provincial governor of Prachuap Khiri Khan has declared disaster in the area, after eight districts were buffeted by powerful storms.

  • Prachuap Khiri Khan is a central province of Thailand located in the northern part of the Malay Peninsula, about 240 km (150 miles) south of the capital Bangkok.
  • “The storms hit the province at 3am on Saturday followed by heavy rains and high waves up to four metres in the Gulf of Thailand,” said a report.

Latest States of Emergency Declared in the U.S. and Canada

Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada: Massive power outage as ice storm hits region

Three Ontario townships — Wellesley, Woolwich and North Perth — have declared states of emergency after ice storm hit Waterloo Region, said a report.

Minnesota: Gov. Dayton has declared a state of emergency in SW Minnesota, after activating the National Guard.

“Six to 8 inches of wet snow fell early Thursday on top of the thick layer of ice that accumulated Tuesday night in Nobles and Jackson counties,” said a report.

Missouri: Gov. Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri after severe storms, strong thunderstorms, straight line winds and tornadoes caused damage in the St. Louis region and and power outages across southern Missouri, according to the governor’s office.

Tennessee: Officials have declared a state of emergency after reports of a possible tornado and damage in Monroe County, Tennessee, said a report.

Mississippi. Gov. Bryant has declared a State of Emergency for Kemper and Noxubee counties due to the damage caused by severe storms and tornadoes, according to the governor’s office.

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DISASTER CALENDARApril 15, 2013  
SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN:
1,062 Days Left 

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,062 Days Left to ‘Worst Day’ in the brief Human  History
  • The countdown began on May 15, 2011 …

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Tornado Death Toll Climbs to 49

Posted by feww on March 3, 2012

Deadly storms claim at least 36 more lives Friday—weekly total 49

  • Extreme weather devastates large region from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast, spawning 80 tornadoes

  • Kentucky declares state of emergency for the entire state; 14 confirmed dead

  • Indiana: Storm kills at least 16

  • Ohio declares state of emergency in Clermont County; five people confirmed dead

  • Alabama: At least one person confirmed dead in Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Extreme weather devastated a vast region from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast, spawning a large cluster of about 80 tornadoes that struck 10 states in the Midwest and south on Friday, killing at least 31 people, injuring scores more and destroying or damaging many hundreds of buildings.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 3

[March 3, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,474 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Kentucky. Governor Steve Beshear declared a statewide emergency Friday following deadly tornadoes which claimed at least 14 lives.
  • Indiana. The southeastern corner of the state was severely damaged; at least 16 people were confirmed dead.
    • “Marysville is completely gone,” said Clark County Sheriff’s Maj. Chuck Adams [Marysville is located 10 miles north of Charlestown along Ind. 3.]
    • “We knew this was coming. We were watching the weather like everyone else,” Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden said. “This was the worst-case scenario. There’s no way you can prepare for something like this.”
    • Several other small towns in southern Indiana have been leveled, reports said.

  • Ohio. A state of emergency was declared in Clermont County, after tornadoes caused severe damage leaving at least 5 dead.
  • Alabama. Tornadoes devastated two northern Alabama counties destroying or damaging about 250 homes.
    • Storms left at least one person dead in Tallapoosa County

Tornado Stats


Source: SPC; additional stats added by FIRE-EARTH

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Extreme Weather: States of Emergency Declared in 4 States

Posted by feww on March 2, 2012

Missouri, Kansas, W Virginia and Kentucky declare States of Emergency due to violent storms

Missouri Governor (Jay Nixon) has declared a statewide emergency in response to the deadly tornadoes and violent storms that struck southwest and southeast parts of the state.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 2

[March 2, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,475 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Missouri, USA.   The extreme weather system that moved across the Midwest and South spawned tornadoes and high winds and caused the loss of life, numerous injuries and significant damage to multiple communities across Missouri, including Branson, Buffalo, Cassville, Lebanon and Oak Ridge.
  • The Midwest and South.  Death toll from a reported 36 tornadoes the struck the Midwest and Southern U.S. currently stands at 13, including 3 in the Tennessee.
  • Kansas.  States of emergency have been declared in Butler, Chautauqua, Coffey, Cowley, Crawford, Douglas, Franklin, Harper, Kingman, Labette, Leavenworth, Marion, Montgomery, McPherson, Reno, Republic, Sumner, Wabaunsee and Wilson counties.
  • Tennessee.  Severe storm and high winds left at least 3 people dead, a dozen injured and up to 100 homes damaged or destroyed.
  • Kentucky. An EF2 tornado with winds of about 125 MPH struck Elizabeth town, Kentucky.
    • Tornadoes struck  four counties across the state.
    • Tornadoes and high winds flattened mobile homes, houses and businesses in Elizabeth town, Henderson, and Hodgenville, officials said.
    • NWS confirmed EF2 tornadoes in Morgan and Russell counties.
    • A state of emergency was declared in West Liberty where high  winds destroyed a church and many  buildings.
  • West Virginia.   State of emergency has been declared in Marion County following torrential rains which left dozens of homes and businesses submerged under water.
    • Flash flooding also occurred across Harrison, Monongalia and Preston counties, reports said.

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Tornadoes Devastate 2 Small Towns, Kill 12 in 3 States

Posted by feww on March 1, 2012

Harrisburg declared a disaster area

EF4 tornado blasts through HARRISBURG, Ill., killing at least 6 people, injuring more than a 100 others and flattening entire blocks of homes.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 1

[March 1, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,476 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History


Storm updates (unfiltered). Source: SPC

  • U.S. Midwest. Violent storms devastated communities in the Midwest and South, killing at least 12 people across three states, injuring hundreds and destroying or damaging up to a thousand homes.
  • Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois has declared Harrisburg a disaster area, after an EF4 tornado blasted through the town (pop: ~ 9,000), killing at least 6 people, injuring more than 100 others and flattening entire blocks of homes.
  • Missouri. Governor Jay Nixon has declared Taney County a disaster area after an EF2 tornado with winds of about 130MPH touched down in Stone and Taney Counties in Missouri leaving a 22-mile path of destruction from the Kimberling City area to Branson.
    • The tornado impact injured 33 people and damaged/destroyed  more than 100 homes and businesses in Branson, reports said.
    • About 20 of the more than 200 hotels in Branson have been badly damaged including a large motel, officials said.
    • Branson, dubbed a ‘music Mecca,’ is a major tourist destination with about 8 million visitors arriving each year.
  • The Next System. The storms are now heading for Mid-Atlantic states;  however, more destructive tornadoes may be spawned by the next system striking both the Midwest and South,  a meteorologist with the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said.

The Enhanced Fujita Tornado Scale – Quick Chart

EF0: 65 TO 85 MPH
EF1: 86 TO 110 MPH
EF2: 111 TO 135 MPH
EF3: 136 TO 165 MPH
EF4: 166 TO 200 MPH
EF5: Wind speeds greater than 200 MPH (>322 km/hr)

Other Global Disasters

  • Australia.  About  three-quarters of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) as well as parts of the two neighboring states of Victoria and the Northern Territory in the SE of the continent are affected by floods, reports said.
    • Thousands of people have been evacuated from Cooma, near the NSW Snowy Mountains, and Goulburn, midway between Sydney and Canberra.
    • Parts of Central Australia have received more than 100mm of rain in the past two days, about a half of  their annual rainfall, leaving many roads impassable.
    • “In the [Australian Capital Territory,] a large dam near Canberra being built after a severe drought four years ago was expected to overflow last night. The old dam, built in 1912, is completely submerged for the first time in its history,” said a report

Weather systems to remember!


Source: ABOM

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Deadly Tornadoes Slam Midwest

Posted by feww on February 29, 2012

At least 11 tornadoes strike the Midwest

Kansas declares a state of emergency after an apparent tornado attack at Harveyville

Disaster Calendar 2012 – February 29

[February 29, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,477 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • U.S. Midwest.   Aline of tornadoes pounded the Midwest, killing at least four people, injuring many and destroying/damaging hundreds of homes   in 4 states.
    • The first death was reported after a possible tornado hit a mobile home park in southwest Missouri, south of Buffalo, said the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office.
    • The storm system also knocked out power to all of Buffalo.
    • Branson and Lebanon in southwest Missouri were among the worst hit areas, with multiple injuries and “heavy damage” reported.
    • At least 11 tornadoes have been recorded by the Storm Prediction Center across Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois, late Tuesday night .
    • Another tornado reportedly touch down in Indiana, and one in Kentucky.
  • Illinois. At least 3 people were killed in Harrisburg, Ill., and dozens of homes were destroyed after a possible tornado swept through the area, a report said.
  • Kansas.  Kansas governor has declared a state of emergency after an apparent tornado struck Harveyville (Wabaunsee County, southwest of Topeka).
    • At least 10 people have been injured, 4 of them criticall.
    • More than 40 percent of the town has been damaged.
    • Numerous trees and power lines were down.
    • The weather system was headed to Kentucky and Tennessee, said NWS.
  • Indiana.   TORNADO REPORTED BY STATE TROOPER NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF NEWBURGH. WIDESPREAD DAMAGE THROUGHOUT THE CITY PROPER. RESCUE TEAMS ARE RESPONDING. (Source: SPC)

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