A storm surge is an enormous mound of water that accumulates and is pushed ashore by hurricane winds. Continue reading
BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – The sky darkened, lightening flashed and a jolt of turbulence shook the cabin of the hulking Air Force turbo-prop aircraft as it plied its way toward the eye of Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded. Continue reading
Hurricanes are classified into five categories using the Saffir-Simpson scale, with the highest number representing the most powerful storm. Continue reading
A new study prepared by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the amount of rain in tropical regions may increase in the future due to global warming.
The world is set to have its hottest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.
PARIS, FRANCE / LONDON, ENGLAND, UK / COLOGNE & MUNICH & OFFENBACH, GERMANY / BRUSSELS, BELGIUM / MADRID, SPAIN / GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (REUTERS) – Temperatures across Europe broke records with a high expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 degrees Fahrenheit in some cities.
People cool off in the shade as extremely hot temperatures sweep across Europe, rising to 38 degrees in Paris.
Britons bask in warmest day of the year as public health officials issue heatwave warnings.
Budget airline easyJet is testing automated drones to perform safety inspections of grounded aircraft. The drones scan the aircraft for signs of damage following incidents such as lightning or bird strike, and quickly identify any issues, so the amount of time the planes are out of action is substantially reduced.
Texas governor says flooding that has killed at least three people is the worst he has ever seen.