Monday, November 28, 2022

All posts tagged "El Niño"

  • UN: Number Of Haitians Needing Food Aid Spikes Amid Drought

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Drought-stricken Haiti is grappling with its most serious food crisis in 15 years as the number of people in need of urgent food aid has recently spiked, the head of the U.N. World Food...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Hottest on Earth by a Wide Margin

    WASHINGTON – Last year wasn’t just the Earth’s hottest year on record – it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Support Leg Breaks as SpaceX Rocket Lands on Ocean Barge

    LOS ANGELES – The first stage of a SpaceX rocket that delivered a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit Sunday made a hard landing on a floating barge in the Pacific and broke a support leg. SpaceX announcers...

    • Posted January 17, 2016
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  • California Farmers Brace for Water Shortage Despite El Niño

    FRESNO, Calif. – Farmers in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year and looking to El Niño to produce...

    • Posted January 17, 2016
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  • Insurer: 2015 Saw Lowest Natural Disaster Losses in 6 Years

    BERLIN – Last year saw the lowest financial costs from natural disasters worldwide since 2009 as the El Niño weather phenomenon reduced hurricane activity in the North Atlantic, a leading insurer said Monday. The year’s most devastating...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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