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Europe is facing extreme weather events due to climate change: Experts

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Right now, from serious heat waves to severe flooding, Europe is facing a wrath of extremes weather events. Severe weather conditions have caused disorder and destruction in numerous nations. Severe wildfires in Southern France, the worst in the country for over 10 years, have burned more than 7,000 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of thousands. Italy has encountered ...

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Turkey, Greece roasting under soaring temperatures

Record temperatures were experienced in many parts of Turkey along with forest fires in the Aegean region. 45.4 degrees Celsius temperature was seen in Antalya where tourists like to frequent. This is the highest temperature the resort city experienced till now. Even in Istanbul, it was 39.2’ C which is higher than the highest recorded in that area. People in ...

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Half-A-Degree Rise In Temperature Could Trigger Weather Extremes

Researchers have reported on Friday that only half a degree Celsius rise in global temperature has already caused massive heatwaves and heavy rain in may regions on the planet. What is more frightening, is that there is more to come. By comparing two time periods of 20 years (1960-70 and 1991-2010) scientists revealed, that various kinds of extreme weather conditions have been ...

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2017 hurricane forecast calls for above-normal season in Atlantic

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued Forecast for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season of 2017. It says that Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. Forecasters predict a 45 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 35 percent chance of a near-normal season, and only a 20 percent chance ...

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Storms are getting Stronger. A CATEGORY 6 Hurricane coming?

Storms are getting stronger. We’ve seen Seven Category 5 storm this year. Most recent was Hurricane Matthew and Typhoon Haima or Lawin, as it locally known. We’ve also seen the raging power of Typhoon Meranti. All were Category 5 storm. The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale currently runs from Category 1 through Category 5, and Category 5 is classified as 157-plus mph. ...

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