City, emergency management officials to answer your questions on Yellowknife return
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With Yellowknife residents allowed to return home beginning on Sept. 6 at noon, many questions around what services will be available remain.
Mayor Rebecca Alty; Sheila Bassi-Kellet, city manager; and Jay Boast, spokesperson for the territorial emergency management organization, will be on CBC's The Trailbreaker Tuesday morning to answer those questions.
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Nigel powered up to Category 2 storm status on Tuesday afternoon and could intensify further before it starts weakening in coming days far out over the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Nigel's top sustained winds rose to 100 mph (160 kph) by late Tuesday, up from 90 mph (145 kph) earlier in the day when it was a strong Category 1 hurricane. The system was centered about 590 miles (955 kilometers) east of Bermuda and moving to the north-northwest at
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday from coastal North Carolina to Delaware ahead of a potential tropical cyclone that's headed toward the East Coast. The National Hurricane Center announced “Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen” on Thursday morning. The disturbance was located about 370 miles (595 kilometers) southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, forecasters said, and moving north at 9 mph (15 kph). The tropical storm warning is in effect from Cape Fear, North Carolina, t
A state of local emergency has been declared in a village in central British Columbia as drought increases in severity across the province.As of midnight Wednesday, residents of McBride, a Robson Valley community about 180 kilometres southeast of Prince George, are prohibited from washing vehicles, building exteriors, filling up swimming pools, or watering lawns and gardens by hand."Dominion Creek, which supplies the McBride Community Drinking Water System, is experiencing extremely low flows du
VANCOUVER — British Columbia's emergency management minister said the province will be ready to introduce "in the coming weeks" new laws to govern responses to increasingly frequent natural disasters such as wildfires and flooding. Bowinn Ma told a gathering at the Union of B.C. Municipalities' annual convention in Vancouver Tuesday that laws will address the four phases of emergency management, ranging from preparedness and mitigation to response and recovery. Ma told B.C.'s local politicians t
Storm Kenneth, which has been forming in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, is the 11th named tropical storm of this year in that region, the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) said on Tuesday, September 19.Kenneth was expected to remain a tropical storm and to stay over open ocean, CIRA said.The storm should gradually strengthen before colder water and an unfavorable environment weaken it later this week, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.These satellite images by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere show Kenneth on Tuesday. Credit: CSU/CIRA via Storyful
STORY: Extreme fire danger warnings were in place for the greater Sydney region, home to more than 5 million people, as parts of Australia sweltered in an unusual five-day burst of spring heat, forecast to last until Wednesday.Total fire bans are in place for large swathes of New South Wales, with Sydney on Wednesday set to post its fifth consecutive daytime maximum temperature of more than 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) in September, a record. But a cold front from Thursday (September 21) will push temperatures down to the low 20s.After three years of heavy rains and frequent flooding, Australia is bracing for a warm and dry southern hemisphere spring and summer in 2023. On Tuesday (September 19), Australia's Bureau of Meteorology declared an El Nino weather pattern, typically associated with wildfires and droughts, was underway.
With drought conditions, climate change, and now this - farmers like Mike Bose say they stay up at night worrying about the future of food security in BC. but there is one unique BC farm that Bose and other local farmers are buzzing about...The Honeybee Center. The Weather Network's Mia Gordon explains why.