Record Heat in Southern California, and an Ominous Start to Wildfire Season

Record Heat in Southern California, and an Ominous Start to Wildfire Season

LOS ANGELES — After a temperate early summer time and a balmy Fourth of July, Southern California residents abruptly discovered themselves in a caldron of triple-digit temperatures and wildfires this weekend. Firefighters throughout the area battled a number of blazes by the evening Friday into Saturday, as an unseasonable warmth wave set information in some […]

It’s Hot Out. Here Are Some Tips to Stay Cool.

It’s Hot Out. Here Are Some Tips to Stay Cool.

Seek out indoor actions, significantly throughout the hottest a part of the day. The solar’s peak hours are typically 11 a.m. to four p.m. (The Times this week compiled a list of exhibitions at museums in New York to go to when summer time climate turns sultry. The article’s headline begins “The Art of Staying […]

Record-Smashing Heat Wave Kills 33 in Quebec

Record-Smashing Heat Wave Kills 33 in Quebec

MONTREAL — Thirty-three individuals have died in Quebec from one of many worst warmth waves to hit japanese and central Canada in many years, the authorities mentioned on Thursday, underscoring the vulnerability of aged, ailing and poor individuals in the course of the scorching summer time months. Dr. David Kaiser, the senior doctor at Montreal’s […]

Cold Books for Hot Days

Cold Books for Hot Days

It’s sizzling on the market, particularly in the event you stay within the Midwest or on the East Coast, each scorching by an epic summer heat wave. So keep within the air-con, hold your self hydrated and — in the event you can — quiet down with one in every of these books, that are […]

The First Awful Heat Wave of the Summer Is Here

The First Awful Heat Wave of the Summer Is Here

The solely factor try to be doing outdoors this weekendPhoto: AP Dust off your sprinklers and get these popsicles within the freezer. The first disgusting summer season warmth wave is right here for folk within the central and jap U.S., and it’s solely going to worsen. An upper-level ridge of excessive stress, also referred to […]

Hills Ablaze Above Manchester as U.K. Wildfire Rages for 4th Day

Hills Ablaze Above Manchester as U.Okay. Wildfire Rages for 4th Day

LONDON — A wildfire raged for a fourth day by dry grassland to the east of Manchester within the north of England on Wednesday, as Britain sweated by one among its hottest and driest summers on document. The blaze began on Sunday on Saddleworth Moor, an expanse of hills cloaked in purple heather that’s fashionable […]

How a Dust Plume Turned the Sun Red 

How a Dust Plume Turned the Sun Red 

The Sun, as seen within the United Kingdom on October 16, 2017Photo: Ok Bahr (Flickr) On October 16 final yr, the Sun turned crimson over the southern United Kingdom. People throughout the nation documented the unusual phenomenon on social media. Meteorologists found out the rationale fairly shortly—plumes of mud from the Sahara desert and the […]

Laser Draws Weather Report

Laser Draws Weather Report

Have you ever wished laser may inform you the climate? If you may have, then [tuckershannon] has you lined. He’s created a machine that uses a laser and some UV sensitive paper to draw the temperature and a weather icon! And that’s not all! It’s related to the web, so it could actually additionally present […]

Physicists Think the Weather Can Trigger Blackouts in an Unexpected Way

Physicists Think the Weather Can Trigger Blackouts in an Unexpected Way

Windmills in a stormPhoto: Andreas (Flickr) Renewable assets are nice, however they convey a brand new ingredient of uncertainty to an influence grid. This ingredient can result in failure in stunning methods, based on a brand new paper. A group of researchers constructed a mannequin of energy grids that transport electrical energy from photo voltaic […]

Guy captures the moment a river cuts a new channel to the ocean

Guy captures the second a river cuts a brand new channel to the ocean

Wayne Easton braved the weather to seize an fascinating pure phenomenon: the Mahlongwa River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa breaching its bank and chopping a channel to the Indian Ocean. Part two is under: Fun truth: if a breach is sufficiently big, you can surf it: • Black Rock River (Mahlongwa) breaching into the Indian ocean […]