In many cities, temperatures can vary as much as 10 degrees from one neighborhood to the next. A national project is underway to determine where urban heat islands exist and why.
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.
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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.
The season’s fourth tropical system is brewing in the southwest gulf, and may become Danielle this weekend, according to Channel 9 certified chief meteorologist Tom Terry.
Six counties in our area are currently under a spotted lanternfly quarantine order.
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“They didn’t go over this in the academy,” one deputy said.
- The Oklahoman
Oklahomans need to be ready for chilly weather this winter, according to the Farmers' Almanac.
'The secret push': Bloomberg says Bill Gates got on the phone to save President Biden's $370B climate bill. Here are the multibillionaire's big green bets
Biden’s climate agenda was dead in the water. Then this happened.
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About 142 acres of the 1,356-acre Puente Hills Landfill, once the nation's largest trash heap, will be the county's first regional park in 30 years.
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Ken Mauldin was jolted awake last weekend with his wife screaming incessantly in their split level home in Colorado's mountain town of Steamboat Springs where their three children were sleeping one floor below. Kelly Mauldin had just been awakened by the couple's barking dogs that didn't wake up her husband before dawn on Saturday. In an interview, Ken Mauldin said he grabbed his 40-caliber pistol, took his wife’s place at the door and shot once, aiming for the center of the bear’s body.
- The Des Moines Register
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Des Moines, West Des Moines and Ankeny Friday afternoon until 3:15 p.m.
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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.
- Miami Herald
Great whites don’t commonly hang around South Florida, but they are known to pass by.
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Climate study predicts Missouri will see days of 125 degree heat index by 2053 as part of 'heat belt'
The model predicts only 50 U.S. counties next year to have temperatures exceeding a 125 degree heat index. By 2053, that number rises to 1,023 counties.
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Two factors will determine whether the system becomes Tropical Storm Danielle: how fast it moves and how much time it spends over water.
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STORY: Strewn across the riverbed, some of the ships still boast turrets, command bridges, broken masts and twisted hulls, while others lie mostly submerged under sand banks. The vessels were among hundreds scuttled along the Danube by Nazi Germany's Black Sea fleet in 1944 as they retreated from advancing Soviet forces, and still hamper river traffic during low water levels. However, this year's drought - viewed by scientists as a consequence of global warming - has exposed more than 20 hulks on a stretch of the Danube near Prahovo in eastern Serbia, many of which still contain tons of ammunition and explosives and pose a danger to shipping. "The German flotilla has left behind a big ecological disaster that threatens us, people of Prahovo," said Velimir Trajilovic, 74, a pensioner from Prahovo who wrote a book about the German ships. In March, the Serbian government invited a tender for the salvage of the hulks and removal of ammunition and explosives. The cost of the operation was estimated at 29 million euros ($30 million).
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
Waterspouts are similar to tornadoes over water. They can move onshore and bring significant damage and injuries.
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The water-dwelling snake is known to be a recluse and is protected in the state. Here’s what happened when the reptile was found in South Mississippi.
The president of Indonesia doesn't want to just sell nickel to Tesla. He has urged the EV company to make cars in the country, according to Bloomberg.