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Water

Drought Harms Corn Crops in Southern Africa
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Drought Harms Corn Crops in Southern Africa

Dry conditions are bringing food insecurity to several countries.

Published Mar 20, 2019

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Flooding on the Lower Mississippi Continues
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Flooding on the Lower Mississippi Continues

Much of the Lower Mississippi River was flooded in March.

Published Mar 20, 2019

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Icy Floodwaters Grind Through Iowa
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Icy Floodwaters Grind Through Iowa

Ice chunks can exacerbate spring floods by blocking rivers and plowing into homes and infrastructure.

Published Mar 19, 2019

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Historic Floods Inundate Nebraska
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Historic Floods Inundate Nebraska

An unusually cold winter and intense spring storm came together to produce record-breaking floods on several rivers in Nebraska.

Published Mar 18, 2019

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Wet and Dry Morocco
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Wet and Dry Morocco

Westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean carry moisture into the region, but the Atlas Mountains act as a weather barrier between coastal grasslands and wetlands and the Sahara Desert.

Published Mar 15, 2019

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