Heavy rains caused flooding in regions of West Germany, affecting the region of Ahrweiler (Rheinland-Pfalz). In the town Schuld (Nordrhein-Westfalen), several buildings collapsed with others prone to collapse. The town of Hagen is also affected, near Wuppertal a dam overflow – subsequently towns around Steinbachtalsperre in Euskirchen were evacuated. Dozens of people are missing, 33…
This heat has rapidly melted any snow remaining on the ground and has caused the thawing of the top layer of the permanently frozen soil. The water from the thaw is unable to percolate down through the frozen layers below. That causes even more thawing.
This week, a vast heat dome enveloped western Canada and the north-western US, temperatures had nowhere to go but up.
Global News: Several buildings have been destroyed in Lytton, B.C. after a fast-moving fire swept through the village Wednesday just moments after its residents were evacuated. Sources tell Global News the local ambulance station, clinic and at least 10 houses were among the buildings burned to the ground shortly after Mayor Jon Polderman issued the…
The heat wave baking the U.S. Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, Canada, is of an intensity never recorded by modern humans.
Flash flooding inundated many highways in the Detroit metro area on Saturday, with more rain in the forecast. There is also a tornado watch in the region.
As CBS News’ Mola Lenghi reports, drought conditions in the Western U.S. are historic and point to what could be a catastrophic wildfire season.
ABC News’ Zohreen Shah reports on climate change fueling dire drought conditions in California, drying up reservoirs critical to California residents.
Photos: It is Hell in California other Parts U.S., Record Fire, Storms, Heat Hits States Hard #Footage
Dad, what did you do to act on climate change? Right now, the State of California is dotted with dozens of large scale wildfires, actually three of the largest wildfires ever recorded are currently burning out of control. Often the situation on the ground pretty much resembles a movie scene from hell, absolutely apocalyptic pictures…
MUST WATCH: @KatyTurNBC speaks with @MichaelEMann and @LtGrusselHonore about this week’s extreme weather events, climate change, and the consequences of science denial—all on the eve of the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Footage Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Space Station https://twitter.com/Astro_SEAL/status/1298703689960443904 Simon Brewer https://twitter.com/SimonStormRider/status/1298834519215296514 NWS Corpus Christi https://twitter.com/NWSCorpus/status/1298938988699344896 Dakota Smith https://twitter.com/weatherdak Hurricanes are now stronger, wetter, and more frequent https://www.insider.com/hurricane-laura-climate-change-warming-water-2020-8
Teaser image Cat 5 Hurricane Lane approaching Hawaii in 2018.