Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Hurricanes & Severe Weather

Hurricanes & Severe Weather

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...
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer(AP) — Warming of the Arctic caused by climate change has increased the number of polar vortex outbreaks, when frigid air from the far north bathes the central and eastern United States in killer cold,...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., blowing off roofs and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast...
Tropical Storm Henri is nearing a landfall in southern New England and has already produced flooding rain in parts of the Northeast.Henri center is located about 50 miles south-southwest of Providence, Rhode Island. Despite weakening from a Category 1...
More than 1,000 homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated after the ensuing flooding, state television reported earlier this week.The move comes amid concerns over an economic crisis and food shortages.Agricultural land has been damaged, and Kim Jong-un...
Scientists are warning that a key system that drives oceanic currents, including the Gulf Stream, is being driven to the brink of collapse in large part due to human-caused climate change, The Washington Post reports — and it could cause a wave...
Climate scientist Dr. Willie Soon has urged his fellow academics to pay closer attention to the sun’s activity, which suggests several decades of global cooling rather than warming.The Malaysian astrophysicist and aerospace engineer said that “what we predict is that...
Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air....
A solar flare detected on Tuesday, July 20, has cast a rogue cloud of charged particles towards our planet. Although not aimed directly at Earth, the "explosion's debris" is forecast to trigger a minor solar storm in the magnetosphere...

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