Natural Event

Dust Blankets Tashkent
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Dust Blankets Tashkent

Meteorologists in Uzbekistan reported airborne levels of dust as high as they have been in 150 years of monitoring.

Published Nov 10, 2021

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Thailand Swamped by Monsoon Flooding
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Thailand Swamped by Monsoon Flooding

Recent storms added to an already heavy monsoon season.

Published Oct 22, 2021

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Sulfur Skies over La Palma
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Sulfur Skies over La Palma

Volcanoes emit sulfur dioxide — a pungent gas that reacts with oxygen and moisture in the air to produce a haze called vog.

Published Oct 20, 2021

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Late Bloomers in the Arctic
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Late Bloomers in the Arctic

Not everything in the far north appears ready to hibernate for the winter.

Published Oct 19, 2021

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Drought in the Northern Great Plains
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Drought in the Northern Great Plains

Warm and dry conditions continue to affect agricultural lands in the U.S. Northern Plains and the Canadian Prairies.

Published Oct 18, 2021

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