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Weather: The extreme 'atmospheric river' behind this week's heavy rain
An extreme weather event that experts say is likely connected to climate change is expected to bring a month's worth of rain to parts of the country in a matter of days.Atmospheric rivers are large and extremely high plumes of moisture... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:47pm 

Medusa festival: One killed as strong winds cause stage collapse in Spain
At least 40 others were injured in bad weather at a popular electronic music festival near Valencia. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Sat 11:17pm 

Southern Alps plane crash: Attempt to recover body fails
Weather has prevented the recovery of the body of a West Coast pilot who crashed in the Southern Alps this month. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Fri 4:17pm 

Queenstown Airport turned into pseudo backpackers as passengers stay overnight
Queenstown Airport turned into a pseudo backpackers last Friday, after Air New Zealand cancelled its last flight of the day.Wild weather forced the cancellation of seven flights to Queenstown from 12.15pm, and while one service... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu 8:47am 

Panama Canal grapples with climate change threat
Changes in rainfall and weather patterns are making the Panama Canal's operation more challenging. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Tue, 9 Aug 2:47pm 

Cold blast closes South Island roads, rain and heavy fog in North Island
Snow and ice in the South Island has closed highways as the cold weather system moves north, rain is hitting the lower North Island and fog at Auckland Airport is expected to cause delays. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Mon, 8 Aug 6:54am 

Wild weather: New flood and wind warnings issued
Weather warnings continue across the country as heavy rain, wind and fog have caused major travel disruptions, and new flood and wind warnings have been issued. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Sat, 6 Aug 4:22pm 

Search underway for plane missing in Southern Alps
A light plane is missing in the Southern Alps after taking off from Franz Josef this morning, but weather has so far hampered search efforts. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Thu, 4 Aug 4:39pm 

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Weather: Auckland records second wettest July since the 1960s
Dry July was anything but in Auckland as the city suffered through the second wettest July since 1962.Soaked residents may not agree, but a weather expert is calling the deluge a "mixed blessing" for the region.MetService this... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon, 1 Aug 12:22am 

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Weather: State of emergency declared for the West Coast ahead of 'significant rain event'
A state of emergency has been declared for the West Coast region, which is expected to be hammered by a severe weather event.The South Island is facing a rare red warning from MetService, with some areas at risk of almost a metre... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:17pm 

Dust devil: Footage shows the whirlwind blowing in County Durham
Video filmed by emergency services shows the weather phenomenon in a field. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Sat 5:07am 

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Residents surprised as large slip falls on part of Karori
Another massive chunk of land has fallen away in a hilly Wellington suburb, and climate change will likely create a further headache for areas prone to slips if severe weather events increase. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Wed, 10 Aug 7:02pm 

Flooding, slips and fallen trees: Contractors battle impact of foul weather across Wellington
It's been a busy night for council contractors, with multiple slips and flooding incidents reported across Wellington. City council spokesperson Richard Maclean said there had been nine incidents since 7pm last night including... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Tue, 9 Aug 8:17am 

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Downed plane: Strong winds in Southern Alps delay rescue team
Bad weather is delaying attempts to reach a light plane that came down in the Southern Alps yesterday. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Fri, 5 Aug 8:07am 

Weather: National forecast a mixed bag of fog, strong winds, heavy rain and snow
Heavy rain, strong wind, low snow and potentially fog colours the national weather forecast for the coming days, with the South Island in line for the harshest weather. MetService forecaster Aidan Pyselman said western parts of... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu, 4 Aug 7:22pm 

-Bad weather in Black Sea slows 1st Ukrainian grain shipment

Weather: Heavy rain, strong wind warnings issued in South Island
More wild weather is on the way for parts of the South Island, with heavy rain and strong winds forecast over the coming days.MetService says a strong-to-gale northwest flow will hit southern and central New Zealand from tomorrow... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon, 1 Aug 2:52pm 

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