For the first time in recorded history, a cyclone that formed in the Northern Hemisphere during the month of February, Typhoon Wutip, reached the strength of a category-5 storm. While this storm isn’t necessarily the strongest on record, the fact that a category-5-equivalent super typhoon, with sustained wind speeds of
A massive storm complex is crossing the northern and central tier of states in the US and the southern part of Canada. The storms are bringing rain, snow, wind and colder temperatures to the region, and may generate tornadoes along their southern edge, which will be in the southeastern US.
An enormous cavity two-thirds the area of Manhattan and nearly 1,000 feet (300 meters) deep has been discovered growing under West Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier. Considered to be the world’s most crucial glacier due to its sheer size and importance to the stability of the vast ice sheets that surround
True to the predictions in Superstorm and (more recently) some global warming models, planet earth is now experiencing increasingly dangerous extremes of heat and cold. While the northern mid-latitudes endure record cold, the southern mid-latitudes are experiencing record heat. While the Australian city of Adelaide experienced its hottest temperature on