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Monster Cyclone Phailin Poses Deadly Threat to India

Monster Cyclone Phailin Poses Deadly Threat to India

  • Published: Oct 11th, 2013

Powerful Cyclone Phailin is poised to strike India with a deadly combo of storm surge and high winds.

The Most Detailed Visuals of Hurricane Sandy, Revealed

The Most Detailed Visuals of Hurricane Sandy, Revealed

  • Published: Oct 3rd, 2013

Newly released visualizations provide the most detailed look to date of Hurricane Sandy's intensity.

‘Atmospheric River’ Smashes Records in Pacific Northwest

‘Atmospheric River’ Smashes Records in Pacific Northwest

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2013

A series of storms tapped into an "atmospheric river" to dump record amounts of rain in the Pacific Northwest.

The 5 Most Sobering Charts from the IPCC Climate Report

The 5 Most Sobering Charts from the IPCC Climate Report

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2013

The IPCC's new climate science report contains vital charts about the future of our climate, and they're not pretty.

Strongest Storm on Earth En Route to Hong Kong

Strongest Storm on Earth En Route to Hong Kong

  • Published: Sep 20th, 2013

Super-Typhoon Usagi is set to drop up to 20 inches of rain Taiwan and then hit Hong Kong.

Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2013

A heat wave in Siberia has led to a surge in wildfires, releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

Mid-July Heat Wave Bakes U.S. From Coast to Coast

Mid-July Heat Wave Bakes U.S. From Coast to Coast

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2013

A heat wave baked the lower 48 for 10 days in mid-July. Just how hot did things get?

All-Time Heat Records Broken in . . . Alaska?!

All-Time Heat Records Broken in . . . Alaska?!

  • Published: Jun 18th, 2013

After a record cold spring, all-time high temperature records were broken in Alaska as a "heat dome" took control.