Temperature Extremes

Widespread Drought in Mexico
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Widespread Drought in Mexico

Nearly 85 percent of Mexico is experiencing drought, and water sources are dwindling.

Published May 4, 2021

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Drought Conditions Continue in Spring 2021
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Drought Conditions Continue in Spring 2021

The western United States is currently experiencing moderate to severe drought, and it is expected to worsen in upcoming months.

Published Mar 31, 2021

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Historic Floods in New South Wales
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Historic Floods in New South Wales

Persistent heavy rain raised rivers to levels not seen since 1961.

Published Mar 24, 2021

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Blue-green Algae at Lake Burrinjuck
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Blue-green Algae at Lake Burrinjuck

In early 2021, authorities warned about potentially toxic blooms at a popular recreational lake in New South Wales.

Published Mar 5, 2021

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A Watery Day for Lake Lefroy
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A Watery Day for Lake Lefroy

Spectacular patterns emerged as stormwater pooled on the salt crust of this ephemeral lake in Western Australia.

Published Feb 12, 2021

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