Month: December 2021

King Tide Advisory Brings Coastal Flood Risk – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Cold coastal flooding could occur across the Bay Area Saturday through Monday as the region’s highest tides of the year hit the coastline, according to the National Weather Service. These tides are called royal tides, which occur when the Earth, moon, and sun align to reach the astronomically strongest tides […]

Trajectories of storm surges studied on Martha’s Vineyard

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown presented the results so far of the storm tide pathways study. According to the CSS website, storm tide pathways are pathways that running water would take in low-lying coastal areas. VMC Special Projects Planner Dan Doyle said the study is being […]

Tampa Bay area counties have spent millions dealing with the red tide

For weeks high levels of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, have been detected off some of the most popular beaches. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — All is calm along the beaches of the Tampa Bay area this holiday season. But not so long ago, the shores were littered with thousands of Dead Sea life. Red […]

Rising water level due to high tide threatens Kuttanad paddy field

It has been a difficult two months for rice farmers in Alappuzha district, especially in Kuttanad. Heavy downpours and floods that hit the region in October and November destroyed paddy (supplemental crop) over large areas in Upper Kuttanad and Kuttanad and caused massive losses to farmers. After the devastation caused by natural calamities, seeds recently […]

So far, the Fraser Valley is mostly holding back the tide of the last atmospheric river – Saanich News

The third of three major rainfall events in the region since Nov. 25 resulted in localized flooding in Abbotsford this week, but did not raise water levels at the bottom of Sumas Prairie Lake. Mayor Henry Braun, speaking at the city’s daily news conference on Tuesday afternoon, said levels at the bottom of the lake […]

So far, Fraser Valley mostly holds tide from last atmospheric river – Cowichan Valley Citizen

The third of three major rainfall events in the region since Nov. 25 resulted in localized flooding in Abbotsford this week, but did not raise water levels at the bottom of Sumas Prairie Lake. Mayor Henry Braun, speaking at the city’s daily news conference on Tuesday afternoon, said levels at the bottom of the lake […]

So far, Fraser Valley mostly holds tide from last atmospheric river – Vancouver Island Free Daily

The third of three major rainfall events in the region since Nov. 25 resulted in localized flooding in Abbotsford this week, but did not raise water levels at the bottom of Sumas Prairie Lake. Mayor Henry Braun, speaking at the city’s daily news conference on Tuesday afternoon, said levels at the bottom of the lake […]

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