Natural Event

Breakup at Brunt
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Breakup at Brunt

A large iceberg finally split from the Antarctic ice shelf, but another piece stubbornly hangs on.

Published Mar 2, 2021

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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna
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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna

Intense lava fountains and lava flows illuminated a volcanic plume spreading across Sicily during an unusually pitched night of activity at the Italian volcano.

Published Feb 25, 2021

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A Deadly Debris Flow in India
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A Deadly Debris Flow in India

The torrent of debris from a mountain in the Himalaya devastated remote valleys in Uttarakhand.

Published Feb 23, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone Guambe
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Tropical Cyclone Guambe

Less than a month after a destructive storm in January, another tropical cyclone aims at the East African nation.

Published Feb 19, 2021

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Saharan Dust Heading for Europe
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Saharan Dust Heading for Europe

A substantial dust plume drifted over the Atlantic Ocean, with some of the airborne grains steering toward the northeast.

Published Feb 18, 2021

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