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Jan.%2030 - SIO25 January 30, 2009 Jane L. Teranes

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Unformatted text preview: SIO25 January 30, 2009 Jane L. Teranes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a279VH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yY4g49B The 2003 European heat wave was one of the hottest summers on record in Europe. The deadliest part of the Heat Wave occurred in August. The heat wave led to health crises in several countries and combined with drought to create a crop shortfall in Southern Europe. 35,000 people were killed in the heat wave. 14,802 people, mostly elderly, died in France. Southern United States is in the midst of one of the worst droughts on record. Including Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The U.S. government has declared "exceptional drought," the worst possible, in most of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. Drought started in 2002 Third worst in Australias history. The long drought is clearly impacting vegetation, both crops and native plants. Hurricane Katrina was the costliest and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. It was the sixth-strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the third-strongest hurricane on record that made landfall in the United States . Parts of England and Wales were lashed by severe...
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Jan.%2030 - SIO25 January 30, 2009 Jane L. Teranes

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