Australia to be Scorched By Once-in-125-Year Heatwave as Bushfires Continue to Burn

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Forecasters say a once in a lifetime heat blast is set to hit Australia this week in a blistering heatwave that could break a 125-year record, with temperatures expected to soar past 100 degrees. Mail Online reports: "Melbourne will experience two days of early summer as it begins to heat up on ... Read more

Holiday Season Roundabout Displays Begin

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works advises that the Crow Lane and Trimingham Hill holiday season roundabout displays are in place for the publics’ enjoyment. As of Tuesday (November 19), the Crow Lane Roundabout display will show a backdrop of young cedar tree sapling... Read more

UK Weather: Arctic Swell Set to Send Big Freeze & More Flooding This Week

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[caption id="attachment_19997" align="alignleft" width="466"] A car is seen part submerged in floodwater, at Bardney, near Lincoln, after the Barlings Eau broke its banks on Friday (Image: Getty Images)[/caption] Forecasters say the UK is set to be hit by more flooding with two inches of rain falli... Read more

BBC News: Cows Swept Away by Hurricane Dorian Found Alive in North Carolina

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BBC News reports: "Three cows swept off an island in North Carolina during Hurricane Dorian have been found alive after apparently swimming for several miles." According to the report: "The cows belong to a herd on the US state's Cedar Island but were swept away in September by a 'mini tsunami' g... Read more

Two Dead as Venice Faces Worst Floods in 50 Years

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Two people have died as Venice has been inundated by the worst flooding it has seen in more than 50 years. The Guardian reports: "One elderly man was found electrocuted on the island of Pellestrina when he was struck by lightning while operating an electric water pump. The body of ... Read more

Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts An Alarming Number of US Snowstorms & Frigid Temperatures

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Call it a sign of the times with record setting temperatures expected in the UK and Europe this winter, now the 2020 edition of The Old Farmer's Almanac warns Americans to expect a "bone-chilling", super snowy, extra long winter this year. The bottom line: "There'll be s'no escape from shivers, s... Read more

More Than 11,000 Scientists Warn of Devastation to Come From Climate Change

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[caption id="attachment_19838" align="alignleft" width="357"] July 27, 2018 , file photo, the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant in Glenrock, Wyo[/caption] More than 11,000 scientists warned this week that the world's people face "untold suffering due to the climate crisis" unless there are majo... Read more

UK Weather: ‘This Winter Could Be One of The Coldest in 30 Years

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[caption id="attachment_19825" align="alignleft" width="496"] Ice will create hazardous driving conditions in Northern Ireland (Image: Getty Images Europe)[/caption] Forecasters say the UK is set for its first cold spell of the season as towns in Yorkshire and the Midlands remain underwater amid ... Read more

UK Weather: Woman Swept Away by Floodwater in Derbyshire

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[caption id="attachment_19812" align="alignleft" width="239"] Flood victim Annie Hall once served as the High Sheriff of Derbyshire[/caption] Derbyshire Police confirmed today that a woman's body was recovered from flood water after officers were called in the early hours of the morning. The Mirro... Read more

Ministry of Public Works: Recycling Bins Available for Sale

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works is advising that the Waste Management Section, as part of the pilot programme involving the sale of household garbage and recycling bins, has recycling bins available for sale. Please note that due to the overwhelming public response t... Read more