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United States heatwave carries traditionally heats to loads of conditions

United States heatwave carries traditionally heats to loads of conditions

Temperatures in between twenty as well as 30F over standard in the mid-Atlantic and also north-east, along with Washington readied to attack 96F (35.5 C) Dozens of conditions around the United States started the weekend break coming to grips with traditionally higher spring season temperature levels, as a blistering heatwave that has actually burnt the […]

‘Atmospheric rivers’ threaten new floods in hard-hit Washington state

Western areas still assessing millions of dollars’ worth of damage from flooding earlier this month Residents in Washington state were on Saturday preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the US north-west, which saw heavy damage from such extreme weather earlier this month. Flood watches were issued for much of […]

States across American west see hottest summer on record as climate crisis rages

California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Utah faced historic heatwaves, which were made possible by human-caused global heating, a study found California experienced its hottest summer on record this year as the climate crisis caused deadly heatwaves and intense wildfires in the state and across the American west. Related: ‘Fire weather’: dangerous days now far more […]

Lightning threatens California as fires continue to burn across the state

A hot, dry landscape combined with strong winds and no rain increase the risk of new ignitions in a region already battling flames Ominous weather is again threatening areas of California as dozens of fires continue to burn, with hot, dry conditions and forecasted thunderstorms prompting officials to issue warnings through parts of the state’s […]

Climate crisis: what one month of extreme weather looks like – video

In the last month, devastating weather extremes have hit regions across the world. From flash floods in Belgium to deadly temperatures in the US, from wildfires in Siberia to landslides in India, it has been an unprecedented period of chaotic weather. Climate scientists have long predicted that human-caused climate disruption would lead to more flooding, […]

‘We thought it wouldn’t affect us’: heatwave forces climate reckoning in Pacific north-west

Left-leaning states had focused on how global heating would affect others. Then the ‘heat dome’ arrived The record heatwave in the Pacific north-west is forcing a reckoning on the climate crisis, as many living in the typically mild region consider what rising temperatures mean for the future. A “heat dome” without parallel trapped hot air […]