Floods

Southern Hemisphere Scorchers
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Southern Hemisphere Scorchers

A summer heatwave knocked out power in Argentina, while heat in Western Australia likely tied the hottest temperature ever measured south of the equator.

Published Jan 14, 2022

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Flash Floods Swamp Iran
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Flash Floods Swamp Iran

After months of severe drought, a burst of rain is causing problems.

Published Jan 13, 2022

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Soggy Autumn in the Pacific Northwest
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Soggy Autumn in the Pacific Northwest

Soils across western Washington and southern British Columbia were saturated for much of the season.

Published Dec 9, 2021

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Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest
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Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest

Torrential rain in southern British Columbia and western Washington spurred deadly floods and mudslides that have damaged infrastructure and isolated communities.

Published Nov 18, 2021

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Northwest Ranges Make Rare Appearance
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Northwest Ranges Make Rare Appearance

Clear skies between storm systems gave satellites a cloud-free view from the Coast Mountains in British Columbia to the Rockies in western Alberta.

Published Nov 2, 2021

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