14 California communities now on verge of waterless-ness; mass migration out of California seems imminent

Monday, October 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Jonathan Benson Monday, October 20, 2014 Unless California gets some heavy rain, and soon, the state’s roughly 38 million residents will eventually be up a creek without a paddle — or without a creek, for that matter. The latest media reports indicate that some 14 communities throughout the state are now on... »

California crop harvests plummet as drought takes toll on national food supply

Monday, October 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Julie Wilson Monday, October 20, 2014 The end of September marked three straight years of severe drought for California, with the state receiving less than 60 percent of its average precipitation. The lack of rainfall has resulted in immense suffering throughout the state, leaving low reservoirs, fallowed farmland, rising unemployment and complete... »

60% Of California Will Remain In Drought Through Winter, NOAA Warns

Friday, October 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 10/17/2014 Just wehn you thought it was safe to shower again, NOAA issues their US seasonal drought outlook and crushes dreams of wetter winter helping Californians. Hopes for heavy rain from El Nino will not be enough to change the drought situation for 60% of Californians, as MotherJones reports, NOAA... »

Monster storm that stretches from the coast of Spain to Canada threatens to wreak havoc on both sides of the Atlantic – particularly in Britain

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

A giant storm is swirling eastward across the Atlantic Ocean, sending repeated bands of rain towards the British Isles Flood warnings are now in place in Essex and East Anglia and alerts in South East after rivers burst banks yesterday The massive system, along with two hurricanes named Gonzala and Fay, is creating extreme... »

Gov’t issues ‘inundation warning’ for Fukushima Daiichi as year’s strongest storm to hit within hours — Tepco bracing for overflows — Officials warn of landslides and torrential rains… ‘ground-loosening’ south of plant — Danger from tornadoes, storm surge, violent waves along coast

Monday, October 13, 2014
By Paul Martin October 13th, 2014 Reuters, Oct. 13, 2014: The strongest storm to hit Japan this year battered the southern islands… early on Monday, brought heavy rain to Tokyo… said in a statement it had also increased the water transfer and storage capacity to prevent an overflow of radioactive water being stored at the... »

Japan Times: ‘Records shattered’ at Fukushima — Radiation levels surge after typhoon — Tepco “doesn’t know why” this is happening — Warning “crisis could get worse” as 180 km/hr storm heading to area

Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Paul Martin October 12th, 2014 Original Japan Times headline: Tritium surges tenfold in groundwater at Fukushima nuclear plant; typhoon effect suspected Altered Japan Times headline: Tritium up tenfold in Fukushima groundwater after Typhoon Phanfone Tritium up tenfold in Fukushima groundwater after Typhoon Phanfone Japan Times (Jiji Press), Oct. 12, 2014 (emphasis added): The radioactive water... »

Typhoon winds up to 110 mph to hit Fukushima Daiichi, storm surge advisory issued — Nearly all gov’t forecasts show eye passing right over plant — Nuclear Expert: Expect radioactive material washing into Pacific Ocean (MAPS)

Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Paul Martin October 12th, 2014 W, Oct. 10, 2014: Is Fukushima capable of withstanding a super typhoon?… Vongfong is expected… just days after was struck by another typhoon… strong winds… landslides … floods… storm surge… Fukushima… braced for the impact of a super typhoon? Michael Maqua, nuclear expert: “Expect radioactive isotopes… transported into... »

Not Just California: Droughts Extend Across Americas

Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Miguel Llanos October 11th 2014 Say “drought” and Americans are likely to think California, but the Golden State is hardly alone when looking across the Western Hemisphere: A dry spell has killed cattle and wiped out crops in Central America, parts of Colombia have seen rioting over scarce water, and southern Brazil... »

Less than 60 days remaining before dozens of California communities run out of water

Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes Saturday, October 11, 2014 Chronic drought conditions throughout the West continue to wreak havoc on the general public, as well as farming operations, but in California, things are about to get much worse. Some regions of the state are now within two months of completely running out of water,... »

Japan Times: Monstrous supertyphoon to smash into Japan this weekend — CNN: This could be a hypothetical Category 6… Cloud field would cross entire US… Among strongest we’ve ever seen — Astronaut: I’ve never seen anything like this — NBC: Waves already up to 50 ft. (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Thursday, October 9, 2014
By Paul Martin October 9th, 2014 Japan Times, Oct. 9, 2014: A supertyphoon on course to hit Japan over the weekend is as powerful as meteorologists said Wednesday. The monstrous storm… churned through the far west of the Pacific Ocean. “Its strength is very much similar to Haiyan,”…said a meteorologist at the Meteorological Agency… Vongfong... »

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