2018-11-08 06:15:02 UTC
11 Nov The centenary of the Armistice that ended WWI.
6m later the Treaty of Versailles became the peace
treaty that set the stage for WWII.
19 Nov Oct Global SOTC NOAA
06 Dec Nov US SOTC NOAA
18 Dec Nov Global SOTC NOAA
08 Jan 2019 $bn disasters Q4 NOAA
Hurricane Michael was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the United
States since Andrew in 1992 and the strongest on record in the Florida
Panhandle. It was the third-most intense hurricane to make landfall on the
United States in terms of pressure, behind the 1935 Labor Day hurricane and
Hurricane Camille of 1969, as well as the fourth-strongest landfalling
hurricane in the contiguous United States in terms of wind speed.
Damage: >$11.28 bn
Did you know:
Florence is the sixth-costliest Atlantic hurricane.
Damage: >$16.7 bn
'Organic' material found in Adelaide hospital desserts not poo, SA Health
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:10Z
Minister Stephen Wade says the contamination was a "disgusting, deliberate
act ... which we completely condemn," but the organic material found in a
small number of custards was not faeces.
Insurance premiums to rise as extreme weather conditions become more common
* Climate change could threaten entire financial system: APRA
* Good weather or your money back: how extreme weather could change holidays
* Time running out to prevent environmental collapse, climate scientists say
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:17Z
Residential property owners and businesses are likely to face higher
insurance premiums after a new actuarial index warned about rising financial
risks from extreme weather events.
* Climate index to be update each season
* Developed with regulators and natural hazard scientists using national data
* Potential losses from coastal erosion alone estimated at $88 bn,
excluding land value
The Australian Actuaries Climate Index tracks risk factors such as elevated
sea levels, drought, bushfires, cyclones, flooding and extreme temperatures
as being more frequent as growing evidence of climate change mounts.
[N Am actuaries climate index:
Chart of the day: How did women fare in the US midterms?
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:38Z
A record number of women candidates, more than 270, stood for office in the
US midterm elections. So how did they go?
'Life-threatening' hailstones pummel mid-north NSW coast
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:41Z
Rollands Plains and Kundabung on New South Wales mid-north coast were
pummelled by "life-threatening" hailstones measuring up to 9cm yesterday
Woman faces deportation from UK after spending 16 mn pounds at Harrods
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 00:55Z
Zamira Hajiyeva is the first person subject to an unexplained wealth order
in the UK after spending big at the luxury department store over the past
ABC News, 08 Nov 2018 01:06Z
Police searching for 12yo boy missing after 3 people found dead near
broken-down vehicle in Central Australian desert ...
[UPDATE: Police still hold out some hope of finding the boy even tho
its SIX DAYS AFTER the people in the vehicle died. Temps have been 40C
in the area over the past few days. Reports the boy was with the other
people only came in days after news someone had found the bodies].
Assaad Razzouk @AssaadRazzouk 08 Nov 2018 01:29Z
Wanton vandalism in Canada: Cost of cleaning up oil sands mines in Alberta
is $260 BILLION says regulator- $200bn higher than any amount made public by
govt or industry
Citizens will of course foot the bill, not Big Oil HT
@stareeflew #climate buff.ly/2SDtrIB pic.twitter.com/3sVgcLm4es
[Watch the projection at play!]
White House accuses CNN man of 'touching' intern during row with Trump
* What it was like being in the room when Donald Trump took on Jim Acosta
ABC News, 08 Mov 2018
CNN's Jim Acosta has his press pass revoked after clashing with Donald Trump
in a fiery exchange which saw him accused of "placing his hands" on a young
female aide - an accusation Acosta says is a "lie".
El Nino is coming, so can you put away the mozzie spray this summer?
ABC/The Conversation, 08 Nov 2018 01:58Z
East-coast Australians may face an exceptionally hot and dry summer, but
does this mean there'll be fewer mosquitoes buzzing about? It's complicated,
writes Cameron Webb.
GOP Rep.: 'Deplorable' Trump 'pissed' on Republicans in WH remarks
MSNBC.com, 08 Nov 2018 02:00Z
SA lead smelter at risk of breaching licence over lead levels
ABC North and West, 08 Nov 2018 02:57Z
One of the world's largest primary lead smelting facilities is at risk of
breaching its licence to operate because of a spike in lead in air levels.
AccuWeather @breakingweather 08 Nov 2018 05:28Z
Red flag warnings are in effect across Northern California into Fri, with
winds expected to ramp up tonight: ow.ly/5TN730mxxQW pic.twitter.com/pHD5dkeD7C
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd
ASX: APT - 8 Nov., 3:59 pm AEDT
14.49 AUD +1.48 (11.38%) *** up 11.4%!! ***
[Doing well in the US].
TYO: 6758 - 8 Nov., 2:10 pm GMT+9
6,250 JPY +145 (2.38%) *** up 2.4% ***
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
TYO: 7211 - 8 Nov., 2:10 pm GMT+9
753 JPY +9 (1.21%) *** up 1.2% ***
Kia Motors Corporation
KRX: 000270 - 8 Nov., 2:10 pm GMT+9
28,850 KRW +300 (1.05%) *** up 1.1% ***
TYO: 6752 - 8 Nov., 2:09 pm GMT+9
1,182 JPY +0 (0.042%) even
BHP Billiton Limited
ASX: BHP - 8 Nov., 3:59 pm AEDT
33.30 AUD -0.090 (0.27%) down
Hyundai Motor Co
KRX: 005380 - 8 Nov., 2:11 pm GMT+9
107,000 KRW -500 (0.47%) down
Telstra Corporation Ltd
ASX: TLS - 8 Nov., 3:59 pm AEDT
3.03 AUD -0.060 (1.94%) *** down 1.9% ***
[Following latest AUS-wide outage].