As expected, the impressive cyclone we discussed yesterday has gone through an incredibly rapid intensification and deepened below 940 mbar this morning. A very deep cyclone (a “weather bomb”) is moving across the north Atlantic and is expected to pass just west of Iceland tomorrow before it hits south Greenland overnight to Friday. Mean sea level pressure analysis reveals the central pressure had already fallen below 940 mbar by this morning, into 938-939 mbar range. Notice the incredibly steep pressure gradient through the NW and SW quadrants of the system – this is undoubtedly producing some violent winds, in excess of 150 km/h! Attached are a couple of impressive IR/WV satellite images of the cyclone, displaying textbook structure of the […]
Pesquisadores descobriram uma espantosa cavidade de 300 metros crescendo sob a geleira Thwaites. Ela representa grande parte das estimadas 252 bilhões de toneladas de gelo que a Antártica perde a cada ano
Life-threatening cold temperatures in the central US are caused by changes in wind circulation in the Arctic that bring cold air south. Climate change could make these events more frequent.
Regional authorities in the Yamal Nenets region are aware of the potential devastating consequences of climate change, but say necessary measures are taken.
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Frio extremo na Rússia e calor extremo na Austrália.
Com mais de 100°C diferença de temperatura ontem!
The conditions were so extreme that the bitumen on a major highway began melting about midday.
Australia was home to all 15 of the world’s hottest temperatures on Tuesday, a feat it may well repeat on Wednesday and beyond as a huge swath of the nation bakes.
Australians are suffering a brutal post-Christmas heatwave, with temperatures in most parts of the country’s southeast up to 14 degrees Celsius (24 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the average for this time of year.
Natural climate cycles point to a decline in global temperatures over the next 10 years.