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The government in Turkmenistan has announced that it plans to close the Gates of Hell. The burning gas crater has been on fire for the past several decades, following an incident with a Soviet drilling operation in the early 1970s. Now, the government appears to be looking for ways to put it out. The Turkmenistan … The post This gas crater has been on fire for 50 years – now there’s a plan to extinguish it appeared first on BGR.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
A look at photos of the fire, which was 25% contained Sunday morning.
- FTW Outdoors
A Southern California conservation worker recently encountered what might be described as the king of kingsnakes.
Chicagoans were treated to an unusual icy spectacle this month as frigid waves of cold air moved across the region. Sightings of ice pancakes could be seen covering much of the Chicago shoreline on Lake Michigan. This time of year, which is notoriously known for bitterly cold air across the northern United States, these ice pancakes, or other peculiarities like ice bites or ice balls, can appear on bodies of water such as rivers, lakes or oceans. As the UK Met Office explained, "they require spe
- The Weather Network
Back-to-back storm systems threaten heavy snow over parts of Atlantic Canada through Wednesday, with forecasters closely watching a potential nor'easter pushing into the region for the weekend.
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It’s a process increasingly catching the eye of companies along the West Coast.
- The Desert Sun
Readers weigh in on a conflict between water conservation and home construction, along with a proposed solution for homelessness.
Way back in 2018, scientists discovered the Martian south pole. It was an incredible find. At the time, it garnered a lot of hope that the surface of the planet could still house groundwater. Unfortunately, the new study may have dashed those hopes. A new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters reports that the … The post One of our most incredible discoveries on Mars might just be a mirage appeared first on BGR.
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Images shared online do not depict mass groups of dead fish across beaches in Tonga. They were taken in Australia, Uruguay and Fiji.
Paris buried the Bièvre river in 1912 because of pollution. Now, faced with rising summer temperatures, city hall is working to restore it
"All I could think about is 'This animal needs help,'" said Christina Eyth, who found the unidentified animal alone in freezing temperatures on her Pennsylvania property
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The A68A iceberg was the biggest iceberg on Earth when it broke off. Now gone, it has dumped nearly 1 trillion tons of water into the ocean.
The unusually cold weather in India's financial capital has amused the internet.
What does its breakage tell us about the problems of getting coverage to remote areas?
- Naples Daily News
Severe weather and a tornado confirmed by the NWS moved through Southwest Florida early Sunday morning, leaving behind power outages and storm damage.
- The Providence Journal
Forecasters are watching the possibility that a storm could bring snow, gusty winds and coastal flooding to Southern New England Friday into Saturday.
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A winter storm is forecast to dive southward across the Rocky Mountains early this week to produce a wide swath of several inches of snow along with teeth-chattering conditions. This storm will likely cause slippery travel conditions in cities such as Denver and reduced visibility across some major highways. "A stationary front extending southward from southwestern Canada will bring rounds of snow to the northern and central Rockies into Tuesday night," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Alyssa Smit
East Asia will suffer severe rainfalls unlike anything in the past if global warming persists, scientists from Japan’s University of Tsukuba say in a new study. Such rainfalls, according to the researchers, will be the result of “long, narrow bands of concentrated vapor” called atmospheric rivers, which form as more water is transported through the air. “Atmospheric rivers will bring unprecedented extreme rainfall over East Asia under global warming,” the researchers wrote in their study, which was published in Geophysical Research Letters in December 2021.
- The Weather Network
Drop it like it's (not) hot.