Showing posts with label temperatures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label temperatures. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Record global average temperature in 2016

The World Meteorological Organization has confirmed that 2016 made history with a record global average temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and ongoing increases in sea levels and ocean heat.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Expert explains reasons behind record-breaking decline of Arctic ice volumes

The record-breaking decline of the Arctic ice volumes registered by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is associated with the extremely warm summer in the Arctic region last year and ice forming one month later than usually, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Alexander Danilov said on Friday in a comment on the WMO release.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Bleak future for New Zealand's glaciers after "unusual" advance: scientists

New Zealand's glaciers grew in size over a period of 25 years when glaciers elsewhere in the world were shrinking, scientists said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Concerns global warming 'worse than thought'

 Global warming may be worse than previously thought, a new study by international scientists, including some at Maynooth University, has claimed.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Jusqu'à -15 degrés en Espagne, un fait rarissime!

L’Espagne, épargnée jusque-là par la vague de froid qui paralyse l’Europe depuis plusieurs jours, place à son tour ses 43 départements en alerte orange et rouge pour la neige et le verglas.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

France braces for coldest temperatures in five years

Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.

Friday, January 13, 2017

China: No basis for online 'coldest winter' rumor

Chinese meteorological authorities have denied online speculation of extreme cold weather in the run up to Spring Festival, China's Lunar New Year.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

La vague de froid en Europe a fait plus de 60 morts

La vague de froid en Europe continue d'être meurtrière, avec sept nouvelles victimes dans les Balkans, six en Pologne, et autant depuis jeudi en Roumanie, portant le bilan total à près de 60 morts.

Monday, January 09, 2017

Europe: la vague de froid a fait au moins 33 morts

La vague de froid qui touche l'Europe depuis la fin de la semaine dernière, avec des températures polaires, a fait au moins 33 morts, pour la plupart en Pologne, mais commençait lundi à s'atténuer.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Several deaths reported due to icy weather in Europe

Heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures continued to sweep across the European continent Saturday causing at least 20 deaths, and grounding airplanes and crippling ferries in Italy and Turkey.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Oceans warming at greater rate than thought : study

New research has found the Earth's oceans are warming at a greater rate than previously thought.

Tibet Plateau reports 99 new lakes in last four decades

 Climate change researchers working across the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau say rapid warming has resulted in the formation of 99 new lakes and "extensive" lake expansion over the last four decades.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

January in Moscow becomes nearly five degrees warmer in past 136 years

The average January temperatures in Moscow have climbed almost five degrees between 1880 and 2016, Russia’s Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Chilean heat wave breaks record temperature set a century ago

A heat wave brought blistering temperatures to the streets of Chile’s capital city, Santiago, on Wednesday and broke a century-old record as thermometers reached 37.3 Celsius (99 degrees Fahrenheit).

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Climate record reveals cruelty of an unusually cold decade in 15th century

What was the climate of the Europe's Low Countries -- modern-day Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands -- during the 15th century? That's what historian Chantal Camenisch was trying to find out when she happened upon evidence of cruel cold spell.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Parts of Britain prepare for coldest November spell for 25 years

A level 2 cold weather warning was issued by meteorologists at the Met Office Monday saying all parts of England should be braced for several days of prolonged temperatures.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Beijing cancels dozens of flights after season's first snowfall

Dozens of flights at the Beijing Capital International Airport have been canceled following the first snowfall of the season, authorities said Monday.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

North America's record November warmth

As if to prove the point that 2016 is heading to replace last year as the hottest on record, it is still too warm to ski in Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Australia: From hot to stormy, again

More than 21,000 homes were without electricity in Mildura, Victoria on Friday after a lightning storm ripped through the area, tearing down trees and power lines. There were also reports of a mini-tornado damaging buildings.

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