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Fires in Manitoba and Northern Ontario
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Fires in Manitoba and Northern Ontario

Lightning sparked nearly 400 new fires in Canada this week.

Published Jul 22, 2018

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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires
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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Record-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred historic wildfire outbreaks in far northern Europe and within the Arctic circle.

Published Jul 21, 2018

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Heat Lingers from Fuego’s Deadly Pyroclastic Debris Flows
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Heat Lingers from Fuego’s Deadly Pyroclastic Debris Flows

A jumble of hot ash, rock, and soil poured down the slopes of the Guatemalan volcano in early June. Weeks later, satellites continued to detect elevated temperatures in the thick deposits.

Published Jun 28, 2018

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Rain Soaks the Empty Quarter
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Rain Soaks the Empty Quarter

Rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Mekunu dropped enough rain over the Arabian Peninsula to form lakes between the sand dunes in the Rub’ al-Khali.

Published Jun 16, 2018

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Sea Surface Temperature
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Sea Surface Temperature

Ocean temperatures can influence weather, such as hurricane formation, and climate patterns, such as El Niño. These maps show the temperature at the surface of the world’s seas and oceans.

Jun 2002 — Mar 2018

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