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Drought

Signs of Drought in European Groundwater
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Signs of Drought in European Groundwater

Long-term rainfall deficits, heat waves, and increased evaporation have depleted some of the groundwater supply beneath central and eastern Europe.

Published Jun 25, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Drought Temperature Extremes

Heat and Fire Scorches Siberia
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Heat and Fire Scorches Siberia

Fires are raging in eastern Siberia in the midst of an unusually long-lived heat wave.

Published Jun 23, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing Temperature Extremes

Frozen Finland Thaws
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Frozen Finland Thaws

After a harsh winter in northern Finland, warm temperatures rapidly melted snow to cause significant flooding.

Published Jun 5, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Drought Fires Human Presence Snow and Ice Temperature Extremes

A May Landslide in Alaska
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A May Landslide in Alaska

Warm spring weather may have helped trigger a landslide on Yudi Peak.

Published May 28, 2020

Image of the Day Land Drought Fires Snow and Ice Temperature Extremes

New Zealand Browned by Drought
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New Zealand Browned by Drought

North Island vegetation shows signs of stress during one the region’s most severe droughts on record.

Published May 7, 2020

Image of the Day Land Drought Remote Sensing