The National Hurricane Center issued a special forecast on August 30 regarding the formation of four new weather systems that have the potential to develop into major storms, with one having a high probability of making landfall in Central America. These developments are part of a record-breaking hurricane season in
The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan is warning of an outbreak of what they are calling an “unknown pneumonia” that is deadlier than COVID-19, following a spike in cases of pneumonia in the landlocked central Asian country. Kazakh authorities are denying that this is due to a new disease, saying that the
Cuba may be off the hook as a possible culprit behind a debilitating illness that struck US and Canadian diplomats stationed in Havana in 2016, as the same phenomenon is now happening to US embassy staff in China. Although the Cuban government was initially accused of being behind the attacks, this new outbreak, halfway around the globe, has raised suspicions that another source, perhaps China or Russia, might be behind the attacks.
A recent review of global hurricane data has revealed that the occurrence of powerful cyclones has increased dramatically since 1980, with the number of strong Category-5 storms having more than tripled, with a disturbing trend for these storms to both reach their peak wind speeds farther north and dump ever increasing amounts of rainfall, flooding areas that normally wouldn’t experience weather this extreme.