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Scientists just linked another record-breaking weather event to climate change

June 7, 2017 2:28 am
Scientists just linked another record-breaking weather event to climate change

At least one elephant was killed last year during a heat wave in Southeast Asia. Photo / 123RF Last year, a remarkable April heat wave shattered all-time temperature records across Southeast Asia, prompting public health concerns, killing at least one elephant and making international headlines in the process. Now, scientists […]

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Super storm set to lash Sydney, Brisbane

March 13, 2017 6:44 pm
Super storm set to lash Sydney, Brisbane

Heavy rain, large hail stones and wind gusts of up to 125 kilometres per hour lash parts of northern and central NSW. Photo / 123RF A month’s rain has fallen in just a few hours in some areas while “giant” gold ball sized hailstones have rocked towns as a ‘perfect […]

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United States braces for blizzard which could dump 50cm of snow on New York

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United States braces for blizzard which could dump 50cm of snow on New York

The Northeast of the United States is bracing for a blizzard today. Photo / AP The Northeast of the United States is bracing for winter’s last hurrah – a blizzard expected to sweep the New York region starting today with possibly the season’s biggest snowstorm dumping up to 50cm on […]

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Terrifying moment 9 metre waves hit cruise ship on way to Florida

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Terrifying moment 9 metre waves hit cruise ship on way to Florida

Footage inside the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean last year has emerged. The terrifying video shows a passenger looking out the window as 9m waves submerged the ship during the hurricane force storm. The ship, carrying more than 4500 […]

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Storm Doris batters Britain: Woman killed as gusts hit 170km/h

February 24, 2017 11:30 am
Storm Doris batters Britain: Woman killed as gusts hit 170km/h

A commuter’s hair blows in the wind as they cross London Bridge. Photo / Getty Images KEY POINTS Port of Liverpool shut due to 170km/h gusts Woman dies after being struck by debris Planes and trains cancelled Scotland warned of blizzard-like conditions Storm Doris has claimed its first victim after […]

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‘Fire rainbow’ pops up in the sky over Singapore

February 21, 2017 2:40 pm
‘Fire rainbow’ pops up in the sky over Singapore

The unusual phenomenon over Singapore. Photo / Fazidah Mokhtar A bright rainbow-like phenomenon has appeared in the skies over Singapore, leaving locals delighted. The unusual rainbow effect popped up behind a cloud on Monday afternoon but only lasted for about 15 minutes. It’s not yet certain what caused the display […]

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Giant hailstones batter Sydney suburbs

February 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Giant hailstones batter Sydney suburbs

A giant hailstone in Sydney. Photo / via Twitter The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of New South Wales, as giant hailstones hammer Sydney suburbs. The “very dangerous” weather system was detected on the weather radar near from Gosford to Wollongong, with the Blue […]

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Areas in Iran in grip of inclement weather

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Areas in Iran in grip of inclement weather

This picture, taken on February 17, 2017, shows snow-bleached streets in an Iranian city. Blizzard, snow drifts, and flooding have besieged cities in several Iranian provinces, while cutting off access to many villages in other areas. Incessant snowfall in the northern city of Rasht over Friday and Sunday has blocked […]

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Winter storm leaves 4 dead, several injured in central US

January 15, 2017 5:00 pm
Winter storm leaves 4 dead, several injured in central US

A truck overturned in Wright City, Missouri, on January 13, 2017. (Photo via social media) A major winter storm has descended on the US midsection, bringing freezing rain across much of the Great Plains and Midwest and killing at least four people. Storm Jupiter created dangerous conditions in areas stretching […]

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Death toll from cold weather rising in Europe

January 12, 2017 2:00 am
Death toll from cold weather rising in Europe

A woman holding an umbrella walks under an artistic sculpture during heavy snowfall in Thessaloniki, Greece, January 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Authorities in Europe have raised the death toll from the recent cold snap in the continent to at least 73 people, as heavy snow further blankets eastern European […]

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