Floods

Extratropical Cyclones Drench West Coast
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Extratropical Cyclones Drench West Coast

One of the most intense extratropical cyclones ever to strike the Pacific Northwest drew an equally historic amount of moisture onshore.

Published Oct 25, 2021

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Dust Storms in Greenland
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Dust Storms in Greenland

Large plumes of dust from the planet’s largest island are most common during the transition from summer to winter.

Published Oct 25, 2021

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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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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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A Changed Landscape in Southern Louisiana
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A Changed Landscape in Southern Louisiana

Hurricane Ida left behind large new patches of open water that scientists will be watching closely to see if vegetation and healthy marshes return.

Published Sep 8, 2021

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