NASA satellite images show greening effect of flooding in Queensland’s Channel Country

NASA’s Earth Observatory has released satellite pictures showing the greening effect of recent flooding on western and north-western Queensland.  Key points: NASA’s MODIS spectroradiometer produces false-colour images that differentiate between water, vegetation and bare land Recently released images show floodwater from northern Queensland has worked its way south into Channel Country Parts of the state remain flooded, … Read more

Tensions rise in flood-affected Kimberley amid food shortages, alcohol bans as another cyclone looms

Tensions are simmering in the wake of catastrophic floods in northern WA, as supplies dwindle and a tropical cyclone threatens to further delay repairs.  Key points: Derby residents are increasingly frustrated at intermittent food shortages and two-week alcohol restrictions in wake of floods Authorities have assured residents extra barge and aircraft deliveries are being scheduled to boost availability of fresh … Read more

WATCH LIVE: Biden gives remarks during tour of California storm damage, recovery effort – PBS NewsHour

WATCH LIVE: Biden gives remarks during tour of California storm damage, recovery effort  PBS NewsHour LIVE | President Biden lands in Santa Cruz County to tour storm damage  KCRA News Treasury begins ‘extraordinary measures’ as parties dig in over debt limit  The Washington Post Biden to tour California storm damage, see recovery efforts  KTLA 5 View Full Coverage on … Read more

Queensland rangers investigating ‘credible’ saltwater crocodile sighting on North Stradbroke Island

Queensland Parks and Wildlife is investigating a saltwater crocodile sighting after a group of kayakers reported coming within metres of the animal on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) off Brisbane. Rangers from the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation received a report of a 3 metre crocodile at Myora Springs, just north of the town of Dunwich on Wednesday … Read more

California pummeled by heavy rain amid another round of storms

The latest in a series of powerful storm fronts driven by atmospheric rivers slammed California again Saturday, as the state continued to contend with heavy rain and flooding which has caused widespread damage and forced thousands to evacuate. In a news conference Saturday in Merced County, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the storms are to … Read more

Renewed calls for carp cull as SA’s flooded River Murray communities await potential blackwater event

Fears around blackwater are yet to be realised in South Australia’s flooded Murray River communities, but experts say the event is not all doom and gloom.  Key points: The SA government warned a blackwater event could arise due to River Murray flooding Experts say while blackwater poses a significant threat to native fish like the Murray … Read more

River Murray peak reached in all South Australian towns affected by flooding

The River Murray has peaked in all affected South Australian towns, authorities say. Key points: The River Murray has now peaked in all SA towns Wellington, near where the river empties into Lake Alexandrina, reached the peak Wednesday Authorities say water flows were expected to drop to 60 gigalitres by the end of the month … Read more

SLO County extends evacuation warning for Oceano Lagoon area

Farm fields south of Oceano flooded as Arroyo Grande Creek topped the levee on Jan. 9 and 10, 2023. David Middlecamp San Luis Obispo County extended the evacuation warning for the area surrounding the Arroyo Grande Levee and Oceano Lagoon. According to a news release from the county Office of Emergency Services, residents in … Read more

Someone Recreated The Entire Halo 1 End Level In Halo Infinite

The fantastic and famous final level of the original Xbox classic Halo: Combat Evolved features the Master Chief driving a Warthog as he tries to escape the Pillar of Autumn spaceship before it explodes. And now this iconic ending has been fully recreated by one player in Halo Infinite Forge. When Halo Infinite launched in … Read more

California Floods Continue Due To Heavy Rainfall And Storm | California Weather News | News18 Live – CNN-News18

California Floods Continue Due To Heavy Rainfall And Storm | California Weather News | News18 Live  CNN-News18 Severe weather threat emerges in California as onslaught of atmospheric river storms continues to slam state  Fox Weather Storm updates: Evacuation lifted for Wilton area, Sacramento County parks remain closed  Capital Public Radio News Drone Video | Major flooding in Northern … Read more