Tag Archives: Meteorology

25Jan/22

AccuWeather Acquires Plume Labs

AccuWeather Global Weather Center, Global weather and digital media leader AccuWeather today announced it has acquired Paris-based environmental technology company Plume Labs® for an undisclosed amount, effective immediately. The deal is AccuWeather’s 15th acquisition since its founding 59 years ago. AccuWeather integrated the company in January 2022 and the deal was closed in December of 2021. Continue reading

18May/20

Weather the Storm

Surging spring temperatures can bring volatility that translates into major weather events. The 2020 storm season could see above-average probability for major hurricanes hitting the United States coastline and the Caribbean, according to the annual Colorado State Tropical Meteorology Forecast. Read more

29Sep/17

Stampede in India’s financial capital kills at least 22

MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 29, 2017) (ANI) – A string of ambulances arrived at a hospital in India’s financial hub of Mumbai on Friday (September 29) after at least 22 people were killed and more than 30 wounded in a rush hour stampede during a sudden monsoon downpour at a railway station.
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11Sep/17

What is a storm surge?

A storm surge is an enormous mound of water that accumulates and is pushed ashore by hurricane winds. Continue reading

09Sep/17

Flying into the eye of Hurricane Irma with U.S. ‘Hurricane Hunters’

BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – The sky darkened, lightening flashed and a jolt of turbulence shook the cabin of the hulking Air Force turbo-prop aircraft as it plied its way toward the eye of Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded. Continue reading

06Sep/17

How are hurricanes categorized?

Hurricanes are classified into five categories using the Saffir-Simpson scale, with the highest number representing the most powerful storm. Continue reading

05Aug/17

‘Lucifer’ heat wave holds eastern Europe in fiery grip

BELGRADE, SERBIA (AUGUST 4, 2017) (REUTERS) – Swathes of southern and eastern Europe sweltered in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) on Friday (August 4) in a heat wave nicknamed “Lucifer” that has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts and damaged crops.
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15Jun/17

NASA data predicts a rainier future than expected

A new study prepared by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the amount of rain in tropical regions may increase in the future due to global warming.
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14Nov/16

2016 set to be hottest on record, stoked by man-made warming – WMO

The world is set to have its hottest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

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23Jan/16

Washington D.C. wakes up to a thick blanket of snow

A time lapse video shows the White House and other Washington D.C. landmarks covered in snow.

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