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Water

Tawny Swirls in the Kara Sea
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Tawny Swirls in the Kara Sea

Freshwater from the Yenisei River, stained brown with organic materials, mixes with Arctic seawater off the coast of Russia.

Published Aug 16, 2019

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Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie
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Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie

In July 2019, a severe toxic algal bloom began spreading over the western basin of Lake Erie.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Western India and Burma (Myanmar) suffered through dramatic flooding and landslides in early August 2019.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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Typhoon Lekima Nears China
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Typhoon Lekima Nears China

Twin typhoons continued to churn across the Western Pacific Ocean, threatening East Asian countries with destructive winds and rain.

Published Aug 9, 2019

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Typhoon Lekima and Tropical Storm Krosa
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Typhoon Lekima and Tropical Storm Krosa

Dual storms marched across the Western Pacific Ocean in early August 2019.

Published Aug 7, 2019

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