Category: Tide rain

‘Sunny Day’ high tide flooding could soon affect much of Florida’s coast

A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that coastal communities across the country experienced record flooding at high tide last year. Nicole LeBoeuf, acting director of NOAA’s National Ocean Service, said the eastern Gulf of Mexico, including Florida, saw nine days of flooding last year. That’s a 600% increase since the […]

Can I swim at red tide?

Red tide can cause severe symptoms in some people with underlying respiratory issues. TAMPA, Florida – The red tide is affecting many beautiful waterways in the Tampa Bay area, causing Dead Sea life to wash up on shore. In addition to being incredibly smelly, algae blooms can have negative effects on your health when you’re […]

Red tide creeping south, high levels affecting Sarasota and Manatee counties

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (WFLA) – Red tide has been plaguing Tampa Bay and parts of Pinellas County for weeks. Now the harmful algal bloom is heading south. The latest red tide sample map from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows high concentrations of red tide from Anna Maria Island to Turtle Beach on […]

Could the Tampa Bay red tide be linked to the Piney Point disaster?

Red Tide has arrived in Tampa Bay. A patchy bloom suspected to be the cause of fish kills on the Pinellas Coast and around Port Manatee emerged two months after 215 million gallons of sewage was pumped into the estuary from the site of a former fertilizer factory. People already have suspicions. But can we […]

Weather – Canterbury floods: Christchurch roads closed, high tide warnings

MetService Christchurch weather: May 29. Video / MetService By RNZ The Heathcote River in Christchurch has breached its banks and local authorities are warning that the next high tide will bring further flooding to the city. MetService has put in place a code red warning – its highest alert level – for Canterbury as the […]

‘King Tide’ could cause flooding on the island in the coming days – Lavallette-Seaside Shorebeat

Flooding at Seaside Park, November 26, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee) One of the so-called “King Tide” events, where exorbitant tides flood coastal areas due to a combination of the summer solstice and the upcoming lunar phase, is expected to affect the Shore region next week. A king tide also causes high water flow which, in […]

Rise to meet the tide

As the threat of coastal flooding increases, scientists are responding with a flood of data. Faster, more accurate forecasts can save lives and property. Christina Laughlin is usually doing everything she can to avoid flooding in her Norfolk, Va., Chesapeake Bay neighborhood. But on a blustery Sunday morning in October 2019, she donned a windbreaker […]

High tide flooding in the United States continues to increase

[Front Street in Beaufort, North Carolina, during a so-called king tide. High tide flooding causes frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure. (Christine Burns / NC King Tides Project UNC-IMS] [Written by NOAA] Coastal communities across the United States continued to experience record flooding at high tide last year, forcing their residents and […]

Floods in Venice: A third exceptional high tide hits an Italian city and threatens priceless works of art and architecture

Three quarters of Venice flooded Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday November 17 with water peaking at 150cm (4.9ft), marking the worst week for the city since the statistics were released. official tides in 1872. The town center for tide forecasters had warned that the tide could […]

Record-breaking third tide comes in Venice as Italy hit by snow and rain – Chicago Tribune

VENICE, Italy – Venice was hit by a third record breaking tide in the same week on Sunday while other parts of Italy struggled with a range of weather issues, from rain-swollen rivers to windy violent through an off-season avalanche. Venice’s shops and museums were mostly closed in the hardest-hit area around St. Mark’s Square, […]

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