A 17-YEAR-old girl died on Sunday after being electrocuted during a strong storm that swept through central Florida, damaging homes and businesses. The teenager, who has not yet been named, had been driving just north of Tampa at 12.15pm when her car struck a downed power line, Florida Highway Patrol said. The girl stopped her vehicle - a Dodge Avenger - and the car caught fire on the driver's side. Troopers say as she climbed out of the car, she stepped on the power line and was fatally electrocuted. The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information surrounding the death has yet been released. The incident came amid a powerful storm that brought heavy rain, strong winds, hail and lightning across the Sunshine State. Up to two inches of rain were reported in some areas, leaving numerous streets flooded. A home in Mount Dora sustained severe damage after it was struck by lightning and caught fire, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Some … [Read more...] about Girl, 17, dies in Florida storm after being electrocuted by downed power line as severe weather threats southern US
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SNOW blanketed Britain overnight as temperatures plunged after a scorching Easter weekend. The mercury dropped to -5C as the weather took a wintry turn - and it could get even worse. ☀️ Read our UK weather live blog for the very latest news and forecasts. .. Brits hit parks and beaches to soak up the Easter Sunday sunshine when temperatures reached 18C in places. But an "Arctic barrage" has hit the UK, bringing a ferocious wind chill and frosty conditions. Today's temperatures are expected to be up to 11C lower than during the sunshine of the Easter weekend as cold northern winds move over the country. Parts of the UK are set to see the mercury fall to as low as -7C overnight as forecasters warn the country faces a "bitterly cold" day. Highs of 17.9C were recorded in Pershore, Worcestershire, on Easter Sunday - but the town is expected to drop to 7C today. Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said: "There'll be a drop of 11 degrees between one … [Read more...] about UK weather: SNOW hits Britain as temperatures plunge to -7C after Easter scorcher
GET ready to bank your codes! Sun Savers is back with another great family day out, you could snag two free tickets to LEGOLAND Windsor Resort this summer worth up to £100. Fancy a day out with Sun Superdays? You could be experiencing iconic attractions such as: Brickville, Drench Towers, and The LEGO® 4D Movie Theatre which features larger-than-life sound, wind, fog and lighting effects. Or hop on the fun rides like: Aero Nomad, Jolly Rocker, and one for all the family - LEGO® NINJAGO® The Ride. How do I get my LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Tickets? Simply collect NINE Sun Savers codes from those printed in The Sun between Saturday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 18. Next, scan them in the Sun Savers app or enter them online at sunsavers.co.uk to unlock booking. And, with Sun Savers, you will get access to the best dates and get to pick the day of your LEGOLAND visit. You can also claim your free tickets by collecting TEN tokens from The Sun. BANK YOUR … [Read more...] about LEGOLAND Windsor Resort: How to get two FREE tickets with Sun Superdays
DELETING Facebook is easy to do – especially if you’re worried by recent leaks. We’ve put together a simple guide on how to delete your Facebook account permanently, or temporarily. Deleting vs deactivating Facebook – what's the difference? Deactivation is generally the way to go if you're just looking for a break from Facebook . Maybe you've got an important job interview coming up, or you want to do a social media detox. The important thing is that you can get back into your account if you eventually change your mind. According to Facebook's official guidance, deactivation means: You can reactivate your account whenever you like People won't be able to see your timeline, or search for your profile Some info will remain visible, like messages you've sent to other users Deletion is a much more serious process, and will permanently scrub your entire Facebook existence from the company's servers. It may be what you're looking for if the latest Facebook … [Read more...] about How can I delete my Facebook account permanently?
In the near future, digitization will be supporting energy transition worldwide, allowing, among other things, fast electrification of growing economies, especially on the African continent. Companies' and governments' qualms about artificial intelligence had slowed down the rollout of advanced applications in the energy sector. Then came the pandemic, the ultimate digital catalyst. Within a year, tools created by researchers over more than a decade are now hitting markets. This will change energy systems forever. Anticipating failures "I am working on a machine learning project with Spanish utility Iberdrola Scottishpower Renewables. We are trying to use the data that is recorded on the wind turbines to predict failures," Kalyan Veeramachaneni, principal research scientist in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, told DW. "In other words, we want to predict how much time we have before a particular component needs to … [Read more...] about Coronavirus spurs energy transition through artificial intelligence