Atmosphere

Cheneso Floods Madagascar
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Cheneso Floods Madagascar

Heavy rain from the tropical cyclone triggered flash floods and landslides along the island nation’s northwestern coast.

Published Jan 31, 2023

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A Tornado Scars Selma
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A Tornado Scars Selma

Thunderstorms swept across the U.S. Southeast in January 2023, spawning numerous twisters that left lengthy paths of damage.

Published Jan 19, 2023

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When Clouds Cave
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When Clouds Cave

When airplanes pass through clouds with supercooled water droplets, they can leave distinctive holes in their wake.

Published Jan 18, 2023

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2022 Tied for Fifth Warmest Year on Record
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2022 Tied for Fifth Warmest Year on Record

Earth in 2022 was about 1.11°C (2°F) warmer than the late 19th century average.

Published Jan 13, 2023

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Storms Soak California
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Storms Soak California

Unrelenting storms have inundated the state, delivering soil-saturating rain.

Published Jan 11, 2023

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