Fall Weather Here to Stay...Sept 16th
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- An upper level, Pacific low pressure system (the Fall variety) will continue to usher in a moist and cool westerly flow for at least the next week
- Beginning yesterday evening, rounds of thunderstorms, with lightning, tracked up from the south across much of BC leading to severe thunderstorms warning for the interior, more fork lightning for the coast, and a delayed Seahawks game in Seattle
- Rainfall totals from last night: YVR 28mm. Downtown Vancouver 37mm. WestVan 45mm. Coquitlam 30mm. PittMeadows 24mm. Squamish 22mm. Kelowna 18mm
- Some lingering showers today for the south coast but generally drying up as we head into the evening. The lightning risk is over for the south coast today but continues for the interior
- Tomorrow will be cloudy , but generally drier than today for Vancouver and same story on Wednesday
- Another low pressure system will reach the coast around Thursday for a showery weekend ahead
Powerful Typhoon Downgraded After Lashing Japan
- A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it was still dumping rain on parts of the country.
- Officials said Typhoon Man-yi damaged homes and flooded parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters.
- It was later downgraded to a tropical storm, and was centered off the eastern coast of Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido, dumping more heavy rain.
- Trains in Tokyo and its vicinity were suspended for part of the day, but transportation had mostly resumed in the area by Monday evening, while hundreds of flights were grounded...
International/wireStory/ powerful-typhoon-lashes-japan- thousands-evacuate-20265111
Tropical Storm Ingrid Makes Mexico Landfall..Another to Follow
- Tropical Storm Ingrid hit the Mexican coast about 300 km south of the Texas border with top sustained winds of 85 km/h at approximately 8 am local time today
- Mexico faces severe flooding from not only Ingrid, but also Tropical Rainstorm Manuel from the eastern Pacific.
- Manuel is currently riding along the southwestern Mexican coast
High-fat diets interrupt stomach's signals to the brain: Study
- Trending in health news online today
- Indulging in fatty foods could destroy stomach's signals to the brain, according to a new study which gives insight why many dieters tend to regain the weight after losing it.
- New research has found the nerves in the stomach which signal fullness to the brain appeared to be desensitized after long-term consumption of a high-fat diet.
indiatimes.com/home/science/ High-fat-diets-interrupt- stomachs-signals-to-the-brain- Study/articleshow/22618383.cms