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Atmosphere

Fires in the Caucasus
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Fires in the Caucasus

Satellites detected what appears to be wildfires in the mountainous region.

Published Nov 19, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires

Cloud Streets over the Atlantic
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Cloud Streets over the Atlantic

Cold air moving over relatively warm ocean water produced a pattern of clouds that lined up in organized rows.

Published Nov 14, 2019

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Spate of Cyclones in the North Indian Ocean
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Spate of Cyclones in the North Indian Ocean

A series of strong tropical cyclones spun up this year in an area that typically doesn’t see many.

Published Nov 6, 2019

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Human Activities Are Drying Out the Amazon
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Human Activities Are Drying Out the Amazon

The atmosphere above the rainforest has become drier, increasing the demand for water and leaving ecosystems vulnerable to fires and drought.

Published Nov 6, 2019

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Haze Smothers Northern India
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Haze Smothers Northern India

Air pollution has reached hazardous levels in some areas.

Published Nov 4, 2019

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