Tag: flood

  • Could Rising Sea Levels Flood Hawaii Famous Beaches?

    by Blog certified

    Rising sea levels could flood Hawaii’s famous Waikiki Beach and the city streets of Honolulu in the next 15 to 20 years. That information comes from a state climate commission. The commission also shared a video showing how flooding and erosion already affect many parts of Hawaii. That is not good news for a state […]

    more
  • Is California Ready For The Next Catastrophic Flood?

    by Blog certified

    When it floods in California, the culprit is usually what’s known as an atmospheric river—a narrow ribbon of ultra-moist air moving in from over the Pacific Ocean. Atmospheric rivers are also essential sources of moisture for western reservoirs and mountain snowpack, but in 1861, a series of particularly intense and prolonged ones led to the […]

    more
  • Flash flood warning canceled, but threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms remains

    by Blog certified

    Just days after enduring a powerful winter storm that unleashed strong winds and huge waves, the state is facing yet another storm system that will bring along drenching rains and scattered thunderstorms over the next few days. The sharp upper level low, or Kona low, will move over the islands from Thursday and possibly through […]

    more
  • Kerala is Facing Daunting Waste Disposal After Flooding

    by Blog certified

    In Kalady, where a video of plastic and debris being dumped back into the river from a bridge became viral on social media, the waste generated is overwhelming, says officials. The rains may have stopped, and the water levels are slowly receding from flood-hit areas of Kerala, but residents, and authorities have another uphill battle […]

    more