We are still expecting days with extreme heat, but a big cooldown may be on the way.
- The Oklahoman
Oklahomans need to be ready for chilly weather this winter, according to the Farmers' Almanac.
The northern lights (scientifically called aurora borealis) may be visible from the northern part of the mainland U.S. this week due to a geomagnetic storm.
- Fox Weather
September marks the beginning of meteorological fall, but despite what the calendar shows, cool temperatures might be difficult to find over the next three months.
- Naples Daily News
Two factors will determine whether the system becomes Tropical Storm Danielle: how fast it moves and how much time it spends over water.
- Fox Weather
The most significant flood threat of an already-active Southwest monsoon season is expected to develop Friday and Saturday across parts of Arizona and New Mexico.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A county official was showing representatives of federal agencies the affected areas when they had to flee the rushing waters and seek higher ground.
Waterspouts are similar to tornadoes over water. They can move onshore and bring significant damage and injuries.
Intense thunderstorms swept over the French island of Corsica and tore through parts of Italy and Austria on Thursday, leaving at least 12 people dead, including three children, BBC News reported. One of those killed was a 13-year-old girl who was climbing a tree when the severe storm passed through the coastal town of Sagone, France, according to The Associated Press (AP). Gilles Simeoni, president of the Executive Council of Corsica, said the storms were "extremely violent," the AP reported. T
- Miami Herald
Miami just set a high temperature record that had held for 31 years. A day later, Miami set another high temperature record it had first set four months before America entered World War II.
- Business Insider
China's new 'air train' runs using an overhead magnetic track, never touching it as it glides through the air 30 feet above the ground — see photos
China's Red Rail is said to be the world's first suspended maglev train that uses permanent magnets, allowing it to float through the air untethered.
Mere months after widespread covid lockdowns in Shanghai disrupted supply chains and forced manufacturers to halt operations, China is again seeing an uptick in factory shutdowns.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance moving over southeastern Mexico has become slightly better organized and is on track to soon move into the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.
An adorable elephant in Shandong province of eastern China was caught on video returning a little boy’s shoe after it fell into his enclosure at a zoo. The video, uploaded to Twitter on Wednesday by Now This, shows the elephant grabbing the tiny shoe with its trunk and carefully reaching up to the boy as the child grabs his shoe back.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Firefighters were on the scene of a new fire burning on Wednesday morning on Curly Jack Road near Happy Camp.
- Associated Press
Ships crept down the middle of the Yangtze on Friday after China's driest summer in six decades left one of the mightiest rivers barely half its normal width and set off a scramble to contain the damage to a weak economy in a politically sensitive year. Factories in Sichuan province and the adjacent metropolis of Chongqing in the southwest were ordered to shut down after reservoirs that supply hydropower fell to half their normal levels and demand for air conditioning surged in scorching temperatures. River ferries in Chongqing that usually are packed with sightseers were empty and tied to piers beside mudflats that stretched as much as 50 meters (50 yards) from the normal shoreline to the depleted river's edge.
- The Hill
Story at a glance All 4,703 property damage claims filed by New York victims of Hurricane Ida were denied by the city Comptroller Brad Lander. The remnants of the Category 4 hurricane caused flooding in the city last September after dumping more than 3 inches of water in an hour. The water quickly overwhelmed the…
An annoyed elephant has reportedly ripped his owner in half using his tusks in the Thai province of Phang Nga after being forced to work under hot weather. Upon their arrival, authorities were informed that Pom Pam, a 20-year-old male elephant, had ripped apart his owner, 32-year-old Supachai Wongfaed. Rescue workers, officers and the village chief went to the scene of the incident and saw Wongfaed’s body in the middle of a rubber plantation.
Six counties in our area are currently under a spotted lanternfly quarantine order.
Torrential rain slammed the west and north of New Zealand's South Island for a third straight day on Thursday, forcing hundreds to evacuate their homes and triggering road and school closures and land slips. Coming top of weeks of damp weather, the latest rainstorms are worsening conditions in New Zealand's already sodden landscape. Weather forecaster Metservice's data showed part of the north of the South Island had received well over 300 millimetres of rain (11.8 inches) in the past 24 hours.
- Business Insider
The aurora borealis could appear in New York, Chicago, and Portland on Wednesday, as solar storms crash into Earth
Eruptions of plasma from the sun are careening toward Earth, so forecasters expect a geomagnetic storm to push the northern lights south on Wednesday.