Natural Event

Floods Along the White Nile
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Floods Along the White Nile

Seasonal rains along the White Nile and Blue Nile can cause widespread devastation when the rivers overflow.

Published Sep 20, 2021

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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias
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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias

In the midst of another brutal fire season, several of California’s natural treasures have also been threatened.

Published Sep 16, 2021

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Nicholas Soaks the Gulf Coast
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Nicholas Soaks the Gulf Coast

The slow-moving storm has been pulling in tropical moisture.

Published Sep 15, 2021

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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi
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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi

A grass fire in southwestern Botswana raced through the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in August.

Published Sep 15, 2021

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Hurricane Ida Leaves a Trail of Oil
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Hurricane Ida Leaves a Trail of Oil

Federal and state agencies and private companies are working to find and contain oil leaks in the Gulf of Mexico.

Published Sep 10, 2021

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