People had to move cows to higher ground after devastating flooding in Canada’s British Columbia. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderVancouver storm: Minister says there is ‘no doubt’ it is linked to climate change
Mike Farnworth says he has “no doubt these are climate-related events”, as at least one person dies. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderDeadly storm cuts transport links around Vancouver
A woman has died in what one official described as the “worst weather storm in a century”. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderBritish Columbia battered by huge storm
Some areas in the province saw more rain in 24 hours than the average for the month of November. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderCharities facing a ‘perfect storm’ as demand rises
Research given to the BBC reveals hundreds of charities face rising demand for services this winter.
bookmark_borderThe Papers: ‘Storm in a sleaze cup’ and ‘Brexit trade war’
The backlash over the Owen Paterson lobbying row and UK-EU tensions feature on the front pages.
bookmark_borderTropical Storm Wanda Moves Across the Atlantic
bookmark_borderIndia suffer second defeat as New Zealand storm to eight-wicket success
India’s hopes at the Men’s T20 World Cup are hanging by a thread after New Zealand inflict a second successive miserable defeat on the pre-tournament favourites. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderCatania: Two dead as rare storm floods streets of Sicilian city
The mayor orders people to stay at home as floods engulf the streets of Catania in southern Italy. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderTropical Storm Victor Forms in Eastern Atlantic
Victor, the 20th named storm of the busy 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, was south of the Cabo Verde Islands, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.
From: New York Times
bookmark_borderTropical Storm Sam Forms in the Atlantic
bookmark_borderRush to contain large oil spill in Gulf of Mexico after Storm Ida
Clean-up crews and the US Coast Guard are trying to locate the source of a miles-long slick. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderMali police storm jail to free detained commander
The commander of Mali’s anti-terror police is accused of murder during 2020 anti-government protests. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderICYMI: Catwalk hail storm and cheeky capybaras
Some of the stories that you may have missed this week. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderStorm Ida: Before and after images of US flooding
Before and after satellite images of the devastation caused by Storm Ida in the north-east US. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderStorm Ida aftermath: ‘I can’t even count my losses from the flooding right now’
Residents in the US north-east assess the scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Ida. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderStorm Ida: Death toll climbs to 41 across four US north-east states
President Biden calls for “historic investment” to tackle the climate crisis as the US reels from the storm. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderStorm Ida: New York declares state of emergency over ‘brutal flooding’
from: BBC News The mayor says the city is “enduring an historic weather event” as New Jersey also declares an emergency.
bookmark_borderSpain hit with severe flooding after storm
from: BBC News Homes in north and central Spain are left isolated and without electricity as roads are forced to close.
bookmark_borderHurricane Ida: Louisiana assesses damage after storm
A million people in Louisiana are still are without electricity after a devastating storm hit. from: BBC News