News Stories relating to "superstorm"
Friday, March 14, 2014
This winter's weather broke or equaled snowfall and low temperature records across the United States, and led to epochal flooding in the United Kingdom where the government, working on the theory that climate change isn't happening, had over the previous 5 years cancelled 45 flood control projects. So what DID happen, and does the event qualify as...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Across the world it was a volatile Valentine's Day last week, with superstorms raging, the earth trembling and volcanoes erupting.
More than 7,000 properties in England and Wales were left without power after gale force winds of up to 173km per hour (108mph) battered the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Another severe storm lashed the U.K. on Monday, leaving two people dead and a trail of destruction in the wake of its fury.
Many rail, air and ferry services were disrupted, and it was chaos on the nation's roads, with the U.K's Network Rail declaring that storm damage was worse than that caused by recent super-storm Jude.
Monday, December 9, 2013
When it comes to predicting weather patterns, Whitley Strieber's forecasts are uncannily accurate. Beginning last summer, Unknown Country's Climate Watch
began warning that violent weather would be seen in Europe and that flooding would be likely during the winter months. That prediction has...
Monday, November 25, 2013
It seems as though wild weather events have rarely been out of the headlines recently. It has been a bleak weekend in some parts of America after yet another fatal storm blasted its way through five US states.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The assault on the Mid-West by a total of 81 tornadoes has left 8 people dead, and more may be still buried amongst wreckage.
Indiana saw 23 tornadoes and Kentucky 13, but Illinois suffered the brunt of the storm when it was struck by an incredible 43 tornadoes, leaving at least six people dead and seven counties declared...
Sunday, November 17, 2013
A powerful and dangerous late season storm system has generated more than 50 tornadoes and killed at least 3 people across the US midwest, and will continue to develop over the evening hours. The town of Washington, Illinois has been effectively flattened, and the National Weather Service is warning that millions remain at risk as the...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Jeff Masters, founder of Weather Underground has announced that Super Typhoon Haiyan has made landfall in the Philippines as the most powerful storm in recorded history. It contains sustained winds of 196 miles per hour, far more than the 145 miles per hour expected at landfall. On his...
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Rivers across Central Europe rose above flood stage as parts of Prague
flooded along banks of the Vltava River. So far, two people have died in flooding in Germany and Switzerland, and two are known dead and one missing in...
Friday, May 31, 2013
Tornadoes stalked the Midwest once again last night. At least 17 twisters were reported across five states, with the greatest concentration in Oklahoma and around Oklahoma City in particular. So far, 5 people had been reported killed and 71 injured. There has been extensive property damage both from high winds and from the flooding that...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Unknowncountry.com's Climate Watch
page was one of the very few places that predicted and explained the violent weather that is now taking place in the US midwest. The problems started last January, when the polar vortex migrated south unusually early, insuring that the northern hemisphere...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
When Superstorm Sandy
turned and took aim at New York City and Long Island last October, ocean waves hitting each other and the shore rattled the seafloor and much of the United States--shaking that was detected by seismometers across the country. (NOTE: ...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Just as Whitley Strieber and Art Bell predicted in Superstorm
14 years ago, climate scientists are now warning that Europe is about to become the target of gigantic storms, some of them on the scale of...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The UK is experiencing weird weather
too--in fact, that country has experienced its "weirdest" weather on record in the past few months, scientists say. The driest spring for over a century led to the wettest April, May and June ever recorded. This could...
Monday, October 29, 2012
6.5 million people in the Northeast US are without power, including all of Manhattan below 39th Street. Nuclear power plants in the region are on alert because of the danger that they may lose outside power supplies, or their water exchange systems may be flooded. The power plants rely on diesel generators for backup power. Outside power is...
Thursday, April 28, 2011
At least 272 people have been killed, a nuclear power plant has been knocked out for weeks, and property damage is expected to exceed a billion dollars in one of the worst spring storm outbreaks in memory. There were 364 reports of tornadoes across the southeastern US, and flooding from Arkansas to Vermont. Tornadoes were sighted in 16...
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The magnetic pole shift
that is going on now has sped up and cause havoc with our weather, including a possible superstorm
. When the poles shift, they change the Earth's...
Monday, January 3, 2011
The Master of the Key mentioned that the collapse of an ice dam in the Laurentian sea and subsequent cooling due to winds blowing from the arctic led to the last superstorm. Meteorologists says that there's a link between the unusually cold winter
in the UK and the "superstorm" in...
Friday, August 20, 2010
When Whitley and Art Bell wrote "The Coming Global Superstorm" in 1999, based in part on information that Whitley received from the Master of the Key, (which went on to become the hit film The Day After Tomorrow), meteorologists scoffed at the idea that global warming could lead to massive storms, but now the authors have been vindicated.
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Not all films are about vampires: In the film The Day After Tomorrow, made from the book "The Coming Global Superstorm, Whitley postulates the idea that climate change could lead to a gigantic superstorm. It turns out this is ALREADY happening on an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star.
Unlike the Earth, this planet has a hot side,...
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
At the end of the Pleistocene about 13,000 years ago, a two thousand year period known as the Younger Dryas plunged the world back into the deep freeze that it had known for the hundred thousand years of the great ice age. It was previously thought that it took over a thousand years for the Younger Dryas to develop, but now scientists have...
Friday, February 1, 2008
The US Midwest is being pounded by yet another severe winterstorm, China is in chaos due to the worst snow in at leastfifty years, and this winter has seen snow as far south asBaghdad, and it is snowing today in Jordan. A phenomenal twohundred million people are stranded in China, and there isrioting in train stations. At least thirty million...
Monday, January 10, 2005
The worst winter storm in decades has thrown northern Europeinto chaos and caused at least 14 deaths, while a fierce"Pineapple Express" has brought record rain and snowfall half a world away toCalifornia, and caused at least 7 deaths.
Parts of the Sierra Nevada, an area noted for intensesnowfalls, have not seen such snow in 90 years,...
Wednesday, January 5, 2005
UPDATE: 01/07/05: The Pinapple Express is slamming intoCalifornia, but fortunately it's 24 hours too late to set upthe conditions necessary for a three-front faceoff over thecentral US. Thus the rare event that appeared to pose aserious weather hazard in that area will now either nothappen or be delayed until next week.
If it does happen...
Friday, December 17, 2004
5,200 years ago, the weather went wild. On November 9, 2003,Unknowncountry.comreported thatevidence had been discovered that past climate changehappened in hours.
This evidence was found in Peru, when cores drilled to thebase of a glacier uncovered plants that had been frozen sofast that their cellular structure remained intact....
Thursday, December 16, 2004
2004 was one of the warmest, wettest and most violent yearsin the history of weather forecasting. The National Oceanicand Atmospheric Administration report is based on data goingback to 1895.
As predicted in global warming models, Arctic temperaturesrose the most dramatically, with an approximate 1.8 degree Fincrease in Alaska above the...
Tuesday, November 23, 2004
A highly unusual snowstorm blanketed Southern Californiamountains with up to three feet of snow, and even dusteddesert areas.
At the same time, extraordinary rainfall across central,southern and eastern Texas caused extensive flooding, andwas contiuning as this was being written.
Flooding in Texas has been far more extensive than...
Thursday, December 5, 2002
An unusually large early season winter storm has struck the United States from Oklahoma to New York, and will move up the eastern seaboard today. For the past three years, the flows of major ocean currents worldwide have been weakening, and some scientists have been predicting the possibility of very large winter storms in the US and Europe,...
Thursday, May 2, 2002
Twentieth Century Fox won a ferocious bidding battle for "The Day After Tomorrow," a script based in part on the book ?The Coming Global Superstorm? by Art Bell and Whitley Strieber. This will be a big-budget, high-concept film in which the world is ravaged by global warming. The picture will be directed by Roland Emmerich, who directed "...