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Natural Event

A Flood for the Century in India
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A Flood for the Century in India

Abnormally heavy monsoon rains drenched southwestern India, leading to the worst flooding in Kerala since 1924.

Published Aug 22, 2018

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Typhoon Soulik
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Typhoon Soulik

Two typhoons lined up in the Northwest Pacific Basin, tracking northwest toward Japan.

Published Aug 20, 2018

Atmosphere Severe Storms

A Winter Blanket for Lesotho
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A Winter Blanket for Lesotho

Snowfall occurs periodically in the short winter season, though not as often as it once did.

Published Aug 18, 2018

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Smoky Skies in North America
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Smoky Skies in North America

Winds carried thick plumes of smoke and pollution across the United States and Canada.

Published Aug 17, 2018

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Smoky Oregon
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Smoky Oregon

Several large wildfires are blanketing the state with smoke.

Published Aug 15, 2018

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing