Showing posts with label NOAA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NOAA. Show all posts

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Monday, May 30, 2016

Study: A Third of Parts of Great Barrier Reef 'Dead or Dying'

Mass bleaching has destroyed more than a third of the northern and central sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Monday.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Global temperature continues to set record in February

Record warmth across the globe, aided by a strong El Niño that peaked during the winter, has continued into February, leading to a 10-month streak of breaking monthly global temperature records, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

2015 hottest year on record by a wide margin

Blistering heat blanketed the Earth in 2015 like never before, making it by far the hottest year by the widest margin on record, and reflecting a continued long-term warming trend in global climate change.

Friday, October 30, 2015

WMO plays down fears over ozone hole

The United Nations weather and climate agency said yesterday there was no cause for alarm about a record-size hole this month in the ozone layer, that shields life on earth from the sun, as it should shrink again.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hurricane Patricia reportedly breaks records

WMO will examine whether Hurricane Patricia, which made landfall in Mexico on 24 October, set a new record as the most intense tropical cyclone in the Western Hemisphere.

Friday, October 16, 2015

California hit by floods and mudslides. "A strong El Niño is in place and should exert a strong influence over our weather this winter."

Torrential rains struck southern California on Thursday triggering flash floods and mudslides. Several roads to the north of Los Angeles were badly affected as cars were swamped, forcing drivers to abandon their vehicles.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

El Niño strengthening (NASA)

El Niño is strengthening and it looks a lot like the strong event that occurred in 1997–98, the latest analyses from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and from NASA has confirmed.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

World's corals threatened by El Niño, climate change

Coral reefs around the world are facing the threat of the third massive bleaching event ever on record due to the warming effects of El Niño and the impacts of climate change, scientists warn.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

2015 Antarctic ozone hole approaches annual max

The Antarctic ozone hole, which typically reaches its annual peak area between mid-September and early October, formed more slowly this year but quickly expanded to cover a larger area of low ozone values than the past few years, according to NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Summer 2015 the hottest on record (NOAA)

This summer has been the hottest on record, he National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said yesterday.

Friday, August 14, 2015

NOAA: This year's El Niño could be historically strong

This El Niño is "significant and strengthening", with the potential to become the most powerful ever recorded, according to the latest update from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center yesterday.

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