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Avalanche warning after 3 days of heavy snowfall in Lahaul, India - 30 inches of new snow

The snow-clad Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti.
© Jai Kumar
The snow-clad Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti.
The Lahaul valley is under the threat of avalanches once again, following three days of heavy snowfall.

Chandra valley in Lahaul has been the most affected by snowfall. Koksar village has received over 75cm of fresh snow and Sissu 60cm of snow. There are reports of small avalanches in some area. The entire area between Tandi and Koksar is prone to avalanches.

All roads in the valley have been blocked again. Bus service on all major routes of the valley, which had resumed after three months on March 9, has again been stopped as snow blocked all roads.


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Snowfall total exceeds one-foot in many areas of Montana

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© Karl Puckett
A city snowplow in action near Marketplace in Great Falls Saturday.
The storm is exactly what they said it would be: snow accumulations of up to a foot, drifting snow making highway travel hazardous and subfreezing temperatures putting a strain on livestock producers.
In other words a typical spring storm in Montana.

"Last night was pretty much an every hour, hour-and-a-half check because they wouldn't have lasted through too long out there in that wind," said Dana Darlington, a Stanford area rancher describing the effort it took to keep his newborn calves alive.

"We got about five-, six-inches of snow and about a 40-mile-per-hour east wind all night long, so it was pretty tough," he said. " We had some calves in a new windbreak, and we thought that would be the answer, but it was swirling around so hard that they were pretty iced up this morning."


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Late winter storm dumps up to 38 inches of snow in 24 hours on northern Sierra Nevada

A measure of the snow
© Neil Lareau
A measure of the snow
Call it a serious snow dump.

A storm system the National Weather Service described as "strong" swept the northern Sierra Nevada Saturday and continued to blast the mountain range Sunday.

After a prolonged period of mostly dry conditions, the Tahoe Basin finally reported impressive 24-hour snowfall totals Sunday morning: As of 8:30 a.m., Squaw Valley had recorded 18 inches at its based and up to 30 inches at its highest peaks. Tahoe City measured 23 inches, Homewood 33 and Incline Village 22.

Truckee Resident Neil Lareau recorded 38 inches in the mountain town and shared an image on Twitter of a ruler measuring the snowfall.



Ice Cube

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Earth's magnetic field and Arctic sea ice anomalies

Russian icebreaker
© YouTube/Adapt 2030 (screen capture)
With our Sun at incredibly quiet silence Earth's magnetosphere reverberated at seven minute intervals, like you blowing on a piece of paper disturbing it with your breathe but on a galactic scale. Sun Halos in Bosnia and another "climate change" expedition needs rescue as a third icebreaker is dispatched to free the first ice breaker sent to free the Mosaic mission vessel.


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One dead, several injured as Moscow battered by wild windstorm

moscow wind storm march 2020
© Alexandr Saiganov/TASS

Russia's capital has so far avoided a coronavirus death, but its more traditional foe, the weather, caused havoc on Friday with strong winds up to 25m/s, killing at least one man and hospitalizing others.

Speaking to news agency RIA Novosti, a spokesman for the emergency services said that a driver died in the east of Moscow after wind caused a tree to fall on the car. Other reports suggest that the vehicle, a Mazda, continued a few meters before colliding with two other automobiles.

"Near number 20, on 1st Myasnikovskaya Street, a tree fell on a passing passenger car. The driver died," he said.

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12 inches of new snow in 24 hours on Mount Charleston, Nevada

12 inches of new snowfall at Lee Canyon

12 inches of new snowfall at Lee Canyon
Las Vegas saw several days of rainfall this week and on Mount Charleston they saw snow.

Lee Canyon reported 12 inches of new snowfall.

For all current conditions and events at the Lee Canyon visit their website.


Cloud Lightning

Storms continue to hit Egypt, Israel, Syria and Jordan

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High winds continue to hit the Middle East for a second day, bringing rain, floods and dust storms to Egypt, Israel, Syria and Jordan.


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Arrow Down

Huge avalanche caught on camera in Himachal Pradesh, India

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An avalanche was reported in Morang village in tribal district Kinnaur, HimachalPradesh, India, on March 12, 2020.

It made a thunderous sound, hearing which locals came out and some of them recorded the avalanche through their mobile phones.

No loss of property was reported but it is presumed that the avalanche might have caused damage to the forest.

This led to the closure of National Highway-5.


Seismograph

6.3 magnitude earthquake in the Kermadec Islands region

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Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 6.3

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2020-03-14 10:01:12

Depth (Hypocenter) : 30 km

Cloud Precipitation

Landslide due to heavy rainfall kills 3 in Darjeeling, India

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Three people died after a landslide occurred at Lodhama area in Darjeeling district on Friday night.

The landslide occurred due to heavy rainfall in the area.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and squally wind is likely to occur over Gangetic West Bengal on Saturday.