- Travel Noire
People who live or are going to the Southern Caribbean islands must be extremely cautious over the next few days.
- Naples Daily News
In the Gulf of Mexico, Invest 95L is taking aim at Texas but tropical rainfall could extend to several Gulf Coast states.
The sea breeze will push over the coast & I-95 midday today, bringing a few storms. Heavy storms will get going this afternoon & evening well inland.
Meteorologists are still watching three disturbances in the Atlantic basin.
- LA Times
The Rices fire, which broke out Tuesday in Nevada County, has burned 769 acres, growing by almost 200 acres overnight, and is still 0% contained.
Mike Buresh is tracking some true tropical downpours that we’re accustomed to for this time of the year.
- USA TODAY
South Carolina was rocked by several earthquakes Wednesday, including the two strongest quakes yet in a "swarm" of earthquakes.
- Tallahassee Democrat
In honor of the year’s loudest and fastest three-day weekend ahead, the Tropics are living on the edge, with three disturbances pushing the boundaries of hurricane climatology for late June.
Heat waves, like those repeatedly hitting Italy with peaks of 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), can significantly reduce the yield of surviving rice.
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Footage shows residents waking up amid a foam cloud sweeping at least 30 homes as firefighters sprayed water to disperse the cloud."Honestly, this (house) can collapse at any minute and I will have to sleep under the bridge,” Soacha resident William Sanchez said, while cleaning up his kitchen that was flooded with the toxic foam.Local media reported the foam came from a sewage gully that overflowed under the downpour.Authorities said they would be conducting lab analysis to determine whether chemicals, waste, or other substances could have caused the foam.
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Portage, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara and Wood counties.
- The Coloradoan
One hundred personnel will be working the lightning-caused fire that started late Monday evening in a remote and rugged area.
- The Weather Network
This city just shattered its record for most consecutive days above 25°C, and it’s within striking distance of chopping down another heat record this week.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The tallest mass timber building in the world is opening in downtown Milwaukee. It's healthier for the planet. And you.
Mass timber buildings actively remove carbon from the atmosphere, locking it inside the structure for as long as the building stands.
- Associated Press
The rust-colored tower rising from an industrial site near the banks of Berlin's Spree river looks nothing like the sleek flasks Germans use for coffee, yet its purpose is similar: to provide some warmth throughout the day, especially when it's cold outside. With a height of 45 meters (almost 150 feet) and holding up to 56 million liters (14.8 million gallons) of hot water, utility company Vattenfall says the tower will help heat Berlin homes this winter even if Russian gas supplies dry up. “It's a huge thermos that helps us to store the heat when we don’t need it,” said Tanja Wielgoss, who heads the Sweden-based company's heat unit in Germany.
- LA Times
Crews have made significant progress on the Rices fire but are 'far from being out of the woods,' a Cal Fire official said. Multiple structures are believed to have been destroyed.
- Forkast News
Marathon Digital, a major Bitcoin miner in the U.S., had to halt three-fourths of its mining operations in Montana due to power outages caused by a storm, reinforcing an earlier decision to move out of the region. See related article: Compass Mining CEO, CFO resign after utility payment default allegations Fast facts The Nasdaq-listed company […]
Steve Irwin's Family Just Opened a Luxury Lodge at the Australia Zoo to Honor His Legacy — Take a Look Inside
The Crocodile Hunter Lodge opened in Beerwah, Queensland, on June 22, 2022.
- Associated Press
Great white shark researchers on Cape Cod are reminding visitors that warmer weather signals not just the start of the busy tourist season, but also the arrival of the region’s famous predators. July tends to be when great whites appear in earnest as the cape’s waters warm, with sightings peaking from August through October, Megan Winton, a scientist with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, said during a news conference at the organization’s offices in Chatham on Wednesday. Greg Skomal, a state marine biologist who has been studying the region’s great whites for decades, said the animals still tend to be concentrated on the Atlantic Ocean-facing side of the cape, where they feast on a flourishing seal population.
- Idaho Statesman
“The encounter happened too suddenly for him to deploy the bear spray he was carrying,” officials said.