February 28, 2024

Category: Climate

Post-Tropical Storm Hilary Moves into Nevada After Drenching Southern California
Climate

Post-Tropical Storm Hilary Moves into Nevada After Drenching Southern California

Tropical Storm Hilary brought heavy rainfall to Southern California, causing widespread flooding and leading to numerous rescue operations. The storm, which had previously soaked Mexico’s Baja California peninsula and Tijuana, extended its reach as far north as Nevada, Oregon, and Idaho, raising concerns about flooding in these regions as well. Residents of Southern California grappled […]

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Smoke from forest fires blankets northern Thailand in thick pollution
Climate

Smoke from forest fires blankets northern Thailand in thick pollution

Smoke from fires in northern Thailand is making it hard to breathe, and at least one hospital in Chiang Mai says it’s reached “full ward capacity” as people present with respiratory issues from breathing air pollution. Air pollution has been a longstanding problem in Thailand, usually caused by heavy road traffic in the case of […]

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