Natural Event

A Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic
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A Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic

Akará is only the third such storm recorded in the region since 2015.

Published Feb 20, 2024

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Another Eruption in Iceland
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Another Eruption in Iceland

For the third time since December 2023, fresh lava has flowed across parts of the Reykjanes peninsula.

Published Feb 9, 2024

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Inferno Scars Valparaíso
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Inferno Scars Valparaíso

Heat, drought, and winds fueled wildland fires that raged into parts of Viña del Mar and Quilpué.

Published Feb 9, 2024

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Fires Rage in Central Chile
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Fires Rage in Central Chile

Fueled by a summer heatwave, the blazes scorched entire neighborhoods in the city of Viña del Mar.

Published Feb 5, 2024

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Fire Chars Pringle Bay
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Fire Chars Pringle Bay

Hot, windy weather has fueled outbreaks of fire in South Africa’s Western Cape.

Published Feb 1, 2024

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