Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Hurricanes & Severe Weather

Hurricanes & Severe Weather

As Hurricane Ian barrels towards Florida, officials there are activating emergency plans and urging residents to evacuate from vulnerable areas.Ian weakened slightly after passing over Cuba but remains a "major" Category 3 storm, the National Hurricane Center said in...
Think the intense heat baking the nation and much of the world this summer seems like an apocalyptic blockbuster? Just wait for the sequel.Already occurring more often, heat waves are forecast to increase in potency and duration because of climate change, say...
The findings come from the second iteration of the World Risk Poll, which was commissioned by global safety charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation and undertaken by analytics firm Gallup. The study — which surveyed more than 125,000 people across 121...
The Anthropocene is the name scientists proposed to give to the present epoch in Earth’s history, one that is driven by human impacts like climate change. In their study, theoretical physicist Professor Orfeu Bertolami of the University of Porto...
There are a million ways to die in New York City but drowning in a rainstorm is not something many New Yorkers have ever worried about.That changed last September when the remnants of Hurricane Ida hit the Big Apple, unleashing...
The sun has been pretty busy the past few weeks. On Tuesday, our star fired off two enormous explosions from its farside in what has already been a heavy month of solar activity.A magnificent coronal mass ejection (CME) was recorded by...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygSZctyRimkScientists have predicted that the moon could cause us some serious problems in (or around) the year 2030! This has inspired so many headlines claiming that the apocalypse is coming.
Flooding along U.S. coasts is expected to be a worse problem starting in the 2030s due to the combination of a “wobble” in the moon’s orbit and rising sea levels resulting from climate change, according to a new NASA...
An enormous solar flare is expected to hit Earth today, potentially affecting power grids and generating an aurora in northern latitudes.The coronal mass ejection originates from the Sun, which is caused by a huge burst of electrically conducting plasma.An alert published by the US National Oceanic...
A new paper from an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine details the potential effects that a solar superstorm could have on our heavily internet-reliant world. The conclusion? A particularly strong solar storm could have devastating effects on undersea...

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