An extremely rare subtropical storm has formed in the South Atlantic, formally named Subtropical Storm Potira by the Brazilian Navy Hydrographic Center. Potira initially formed on April 19, with its 1-minute wind speed peaking at 85 km/h (55 mph) and the storm’s pressure dropping to 1002 hPa (mbar) as of Aprilread more

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released their U.S. Spring Outlook for 2021, and is forecasting an increase in the drought conditions currently plaguing the western half of the country for the next few months. On the bright side, the Eastern States, while not quite as dry asread more

A new study has found that ice loss from glaciers in Alaska has been causing an increase in both the frequency and magnitude of earthquakes over 5.0 in the region. While sea level rise, extreme weather and surface ice loss are the more apparent consequences of global warming, it’s easyread more

Iceland has experienced over 20,000 moderate earthquakes since the ongoing swarm began on February 24, accompanied by increasing signs of magma movement beneath the surface. Although all but two of the quakes have been below 5.0 on the Richter scale, the nigh-continuous stream of tremors signals the possibility of an imminent eruption fromread more