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Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12:57 - Several areas of low pressure spinning within the upper level trough will keep the southeast U.S. unsettled into the Memorial Day Weekend.
San Luis Obispo County is no longer facing a local drought emergency, the county said Tuesday. The Board of Supervisors agreed to adopt a resolution terminating the local emergency proclamation, which was made March 11, 2014, the county said.
Oshakati-The government has allocated food parcels such as maize to more than 90 000 people in the Oshana Region through the drought relief programme during the last financial year. Those who benefited from the programme include over 400 San ...
The State OES director said the extension of the drought relief funding will give time to come up with permanent solutions.
Montana's 2017 water year will be the best in several years, with minimal drought concerns for the growing season, and water supplies in excess of normal in ...
The Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) NGO is leading drought proofing efforts in some villages in the district with community participation.
San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors agreed to cancel the local drought emergency in their meeting Tuesday.
23rd May, 2017: Results from the post-Jilaal assessment and recent SMART surveys indicate that Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of acute food insecurity persist in many areas of Somalia.
Manatee is one of several counties where water restrictions have been updated during what officials are calling the driest dry season in more than 100 years.
Those steps were announced just as weather forecasts point to the first signs of relief from the severe drought conditions, with rainfall expected to arrive in Tampa Bay today.
Acquisitive food producer Rhodes appears to have survived the drought better than its larger rivals, reporting both turnover and profit growth for the first half of its ...
Highlights - The nutrition situation remains of concern across Kenya's northern pastoralist and southeastern marginal agricultural areas.
Later, Solid Ground replanted the parking strip with drought-tolerant vegetation, adding to the double-blooming, non-bearing cherry trees planted by the previous owner; rebuilt the front stairs and terrace; and changed the plantings in front of those ...
Joe McComb will call to order his first city council meeting Tuesday as the newly elected mayor. One of his top priorities, avoiding another water crisis.
MADURAI: As water sources in the district shrink fast, faremers are becoming increasingly interested about the guava tree that can be cultivated with a limited supply of water.
This same area is where the last of the drought was existing as of last Thursday. This heavy rain, over the moderate drought area, is enough for the drought values to be removed. The updated drought levels from the U.S. drought Monitor are released ...
A severe drought is ravaging the Horn of Africa, with at least 17 million people facing hunger across eight countries, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The electric power Board (EPB) says last summer's extreme drought, along with drastic weather fluctuations in recent years, are raising concerns by EPB and local arborists about a significant increase in the number of large trees ...
The drought-stricken Western Cape Province, which includes Cape Town, was declared a disaster zone on Monday by Helen Zille, the province's premier.
Millions of people in Guatemala are suffering from a prolonged drought that has resulted in food shortages. The phenomenon is particularly pronounced in the so-called "dry corridor," where low and erratic rains caused by the El Nino since 2012, keep ...
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With the unofficial start of summer looming over the Memorial Day weekend, outdoor enthusiasts and recreational businesses alike are looking forward to returning to Sonoma County waterways rejuvenated by record rains after five years of drought.
Los Angeles - A recent study says California's Central Valley - one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world - lost 25 cubic miles of groundwater during the drought that ran from 2012 through last year. Led by a group of UCLA professors ...
The counties are pushing for sustainable socio-economic development programmes that will deal with issues of hunger and drought.
The cost of olive oil in supermarkets is set to soar in the coming months as droughts in the Mediterranean take their toll. The price of olive oil has risen 15pc in ...
South Africa's Western Cape Province has declared a drought disaster as it faces its worst water shortage in 113 years.
A young boy waits by the mouth of a rapidly drying waterhole near Lokitaung in northern Kenya's Turkana county where a biting drought has ravaged livestock population on March 21, 2017. PHOTO | AFP. A dead animals lies in the sun near Lokitaung in ...
THE heavy rains that fell over the past week brought with them both blessings and hardships. For the farming community, winter rain always spells good news as it is not subject to evaporation.
The International Organization For Migration (IOM) completed its final 2016 El Nino drought Response supplemental food distribution in March 2017.
San Diego (KGTV) - Homeowners who let their grass go brown to save money during the drought may have to turn the sprinklers back on, or else their HOA can fine them.
By Julien Pretot Paris Reuters No French man has lifted the Musketeers Cup in over three decades and there is no sign of the frustrating.
WORCESTER - For the first time in nearly a year, as of Monday, the city will no longer be in any kind of drought status. Paul J. Moosey, commissioner of public works and parks, said as a result of the steady rainfall in recent weeks the city's water ...
Real Madrid end five-year La Liga title drought. Real Madrid ended a five-year La Liga title drought when they clinched their 33rd Spanish league triumph on the final day of the season on Sunday.
Andrea Moeller was driving to her home in the Village of Fernandina late Thursday night when she spotted something unusual in the roadway.
We+ chose bronze as a final material to represent the colour and texture of cracked and dried earth that comes about after long droughts. The studio was set up in 2013 by Toshiya Hayashi and Hokuto Ando, who graduated from Hitotsubashi University in ...
Jefferson County is among 15 counties where federal assistance is available for agriculture and aquaculture businesses in case a drought hits, according to the Associated Press. Counties offering loans were affected by the drought in 2016. The Small ...
Mysuru: Terming the BJP's drought study tour as a mere eyewash, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah asked the BJP leaders to instead exert pressure on the Centre to release more funds for drought-relief measures in the State. Speaking to press persons at ...
The government and the state's farmers point to failed monsoons as the cause for the crippling drought. Yet experts observe that if Karnataka has some of the most arid regions in the country, next only to the Thar in Rajasthan, and recurring droughts ...
businesses in 15 central Alabama counties affected by last year's drought have one month left to apply for federal disaster loans.
The current drought situation in the Horn of Africa is worryingly familiar, and according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the situation is deteriorating faster than expected.
Last week, state officials announced that the entire State of Massachusetts was no longer in a drought emergency. This certainly comes as good news to residents.
The problem with the world is that pioneers are always pooh-poohed. Like TN minister Sellur K Raju. Think of it, he used thermocol sheets to prevent water evaporation at the Vaigai dam.
New research shows a more direct link between certain extreme weather events and human-induced climate change and the role of planetary waves.
HILLSBOROUGH CO., Fla. - drought conditions in the Tampa Bay Area are causing all kinds of problems; alligators are roaming, lawns are struggling, and it's even causing dangerous boating conditions.
Researchers tracked net groundwater consumption in the Central Valley from 2002 to 2016, which included two droughts, one from 2007 to 2009 and the more severe drought from 2012 to 2016. California's Central Valley is more than 18,000 square miles ...
Brown patches are showing up in the lawns of many yards. These are most likely caused by our recent moderate drought. It may be a good time to assess what areas of your lawn need grass and perhaps converting affected areas to landscaped beds, which ...
Wichita Falls, TX - During the drought, Smith's Gardentown went out of business for a period of time when sales dropped by 75 percent.
Talansky went to the front of the final group several times in the last kilometers. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com. Ontario, California (VN) - With ...
Three years of drought and an earthquake that destroyed three farm buildings and badly damaged another has failed to deter Kaiwara Angus Stud of Culverden, in north Canterbury, from preparing for its annual bull sale in a month's time.
In the midst of the drought, the World Bank (WB) has approved a quarter of a billion dollars as additional finance for the fourth productive safety net program (PSNP IV) and health care services.


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