A meteorologist is using a drone to gain weather data from the lowest section of the atmosphere. The ‘boundary layer’ has been largely neglected by researchers, even though many crucial weather-related processes happen there.
Climate experts are concerned we may soon start to see more extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere. The culprit? A warmer Arctic, which could potentially disrupt the polar jet stream.
One day before the big military parade in Moscow, it is raining. Meteorologists have also predicted snow and rain for Tuesday. Nonetheless, the sun is likely to shine. How is that possible?
Our planet has failed its annual physical — global warming is melting the poles, heating up oceans, making sea levels rise and contributing to extreme weather, an NOAA report has confirmed.
The final tally of natural disasters in the US was $306 billion dollars, a study has shown, making 2017 the most expensive year on record. Hurricanes, wildfires, flooding and tornadoes were among the major disasters.
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