Flashback 1956: Climate Change Wreaks Havoc Across The World – Disasters Flourish

By: - Climate DepotFebruary 21, 2013 1:47 PM

A list of 1956 severe disasters before 350ppm CO2 levels – must be early climate change, no?

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1956: 125 Die In NYC Region Blizzard – 13.5 Inches Of Snow Quickly Dumped On Area

1956: “Threat of Famine Hovering Over Ice-Shrouded Europe”

1956: 400,000 Square Miles of Australia Threatened By Floods

1956: “It Hit Like A Bomb” – Freak Tropical Storm Floods & Blacks-Out Large Areas

1956: “Moisture conditions are the worst in recorded history”

1956: “Drought Spectre Creeps Across Great Plains, Granary of U.S.

1956: Texas/Oklahoma Blizzard Leaves Up To 43″ of Snow

1956: Likely 58 Japanese Dead From Blizzard

1956: Earthquakes Rock Afghanistan – 20,000 Feared Dead

1956: Torrential Rains Swamp Tasmania – “Worst Flood In Years”

1956: “Flood Of Snakes” Threaten Farmers

1956: “Ike Will See Farm-Ranch Drought Scars No President Has Ever Witnessed”

1956: Crippling Blizzard Follows Tornadoes In Dakotas – “One Of The Worst Storms On Record”

1956: Nova Scotia Struck By 40MPH Gales, 20″ Of Snow, 12ft Drifts

1956: 23-Day Cold Wave Death Toll In Europe Stands At 777

1956: Turkey’s “Worst Winter” Brings Torrential Rains & Big Snow Melts

1956: Large Cracks In Taj Majal’s Main Structure Appear – Heavy Floods To Blame

1956: Flood Mud Carpets Toulon, France Region – Rare Heavy Storm To Blame

1956: Black Dust Storm & Tornadoes In U.S. Kill 16

1956: “White House Plans New Drought Aid”

1956: “Ike Declares California Fire Major Disaster” – Brush Fires Spread

1956: Floods & Avalanches Affect Areas of Germany and Austria

1956: Cyclone Strikes Queensland, Australia

1956: Southern Ohio Fights Forest Fires From High Wind & Low Humidity Conditions

1956: Los Angeles First Hit With Record Storm Flood Then Sizzled By Fire

1956: 2,000 Chinese Die In Typhoon

1956: Canadian Farmers Lose Crops To Golf-Ball Sized Hailstorm

1956: Famous Historian Predicts Devastating World Famine To Come

1956: Tidal Wave 24-Feet High Roars Into Calcutta

1956: Cloudburst Storm Triggers Dangerous Floods In Brazil

1956: Idaho’s Forest Fires Increase By 20 As New Storms Strike

1956: South Pole Iceberg Sighted That Is 3X The Size of Manhattan Island

1956: Hurricane Flossy Floods New Orlean’s Streets

1956: Tornadoes & Floods Plague Central U.S.

1956: 600 Mile Wide Typhoon With 140MPH Winds Rips Into Okinawa

1956: Vast Forest Fires Rage In Alaska

1956: 30% of U.S. Has Extreme Drought Conditions

1956: Greek Islands Struck By Earthquake, Volcano & Tidal Wave

1956: Monsoon Dumps 11 Inches Of Rain On Australia In 24 Hours

1956: 150 Forest Fires Plague New Mexico & Arizona

1956: Hurricane Hits Florida

1956: 19 British Die From Forest Fire On Sun-Baked Hills Of Cyprus

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