A nice break from the summer heat as temps on Monday, a little warmer on Tuesday before the rain chances rise mid-week. Here are the details.
- Miami Herald
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have lowered the development chances on the disturbance they have been monitoring the last few days in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic.
- The Guardian
Hundreds were marooned in the downpour as the climate crisis increases the likelihood of extreme weather
- The State
More than 60 earthquakes have hit the Midlands in 2022.
- Victorville Daily Press
Monsoon is a season when summer rain is more prevalent, usually from mid-June to September. Here's what causes the drenching storms.
- The Guardian
As temperatures soar at triple digits, heat-related 911 calls have increased 34% since 2020, with first responders facing the brunt
Drying out over night with temperatures will be cooling off to the upper 60s overnight.
- Palm Beach Daily News
A tropical wave over the eastern Atlantic ocean has weakened, the NHC said, but there's still a chance a tropical depression could form.
- Idaho Statesman
Monsoons in North America typically occur once a year in the southwest U.S. Storms will push north, bringing the chance of thunderstorms to Boise.
Videos show severity of historic rainfall in Seoul that flooded the city, leaving 8 dead and 7 missing
Videos online show vehicles submerged and people wading through thigh-high waters in Seoul as South Korea was hit by a historic rainfall that reportedly left eight dead and seven others missing. The rain began Monday morning and intensified through the evening. A majority of Seoul’s subway services have returned to normal operations; however, several roads remain closed due to safety concerns.
- LA Times
The tramway, which ferries passengers from the floor of the Coachella Valley to near the top of San Jacinto Peak, will be closed for extended cleanup.
VILLERS-LE-LAC, France (Reuters) - Business for Francoise Droz-Bartholet has reduced to a trickle, just like stretches of the Doubs River straddling the French-Swiss border that her cruise boats usually ply. Water levels in rivers, lakes and reservoirs across western Europe are running low, or even dry, amid the severest drought in decades which is putting stress on drinking water supplies, hampering river freight and tourism and threatening crop yields. She now has to bus clients along the gorge to a starting point further upstream to a point in the river where there is enough water for her cruise boats to navigate.
- Associated Press
A main roadway into Death Valley National Park will remain closed into next week as crews clean up after record-breaking rains damaged the roadway and choked it with mud, rocks and debris. Flash flooding in the park last week trapped hundreds of hotel guests and partially buried about 60 cars and trucks in mud. The California Department of Transportation said about 30 miles (48 kilometers) of State Route 190 were partially or fully buried with debris and about 20 miles (32 kilometers) have been cleared.
- Associated Press
Firefighters were battling a wildfire in southwestern France on Wednesday in a region known for its pine forests that was ravaged by flames last month. Authorities in Spain´s northern Basque Country region said France has stopped freight trucks from crossing the border at Irun due to the fire. Photos released by firefighters showed flames raging through pine forests, sending clouds of dark gray smoke soaring into the sky.
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- The Hill
Story at a glance AccuWeather meteorologists are predicting a warm fall this year. Many parts of the country will not get cooler temperatures until well into September. The prolonged warm weather also raises the risk of extreme weather events into the fall. As the season’s turn approaches next month, many Americans may not feel much…
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- The State
For all the interested stargazers out there, a cosmic show over South Carolina skies is around the corner.
- LA Times
Los Angeles County weather sees triple-digit heat and increased humidity in some areas this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
- Business Insider
Europe's energy crisis has gotten so bad that French power stations are being allowed to break environmental rules as a fresh heatwave looks set to cause more chaos
French power stations are reportedly being allowed to break environmental rules to stay open as the country struggles with a national energy crisis.
NASA says the spectacular event (called the Perseids) might have to duel it out with a rare full moon to get attention.