Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes in Perth, complicating a five-day lockdown imposed on Monday on the state capital after Western Australia detected its first coronavirus infection in 10 months.
A pat on the back to humanity, for another feather in the cap. The Amazon forests will one day be Savannah land. It is imperative, it will happen (“Climate crisis could turn Amazon rainforest into savanna,” Oct. 7, Gulf Today).
On Saturday, separate areas of the UAE experienced dust caused by active southeasterly winds, which blew at a speed of 40 kilometres/hour, started at 7:45, and continued until 6pm causing low visibility.
Australia recorded its lowest level of rainfall for the month of November, the country’s weather bureau said on Thursday, as an unrelenting drought fuels deadly bushfires. All of Australia received less than 50 mm (1.9 inches)
Heavy rain swept Sharjah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Al Ain, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain on Wednesday morning, much to the surprise of morning commuters. The rain brought the temperature down by a few notches in the emirate of Sharjah. Some schools in Dubai called it off on Wednesday owing to heavy downpour.
Rains of varying degrees of intensity lashed separate areas of the country on Tuesday, as a result of the country being affected by the oscillatory movement in the north of the Arabian Peninsula, which resulted in a rise in temperatures, and the formation of rainy clouds, accompanied by lightning and thunder. This reportedly will continue until Thursday, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).
Drought is not the word one associates with France, or with any other European country. It has not been so in living memory. But this year’s climactic rise in temperatures across Europe and in France brought home the bitter truth of the consequences of heat waves. The water in the reservoirs is evaporating, there is
The month of March this year was the hottest in 122 years since the India Meteorological Department (Met Department or IMD) started maintaining records, as reported by Mongabay-India. The report adds that it comes after the extreme
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) expects that the country during the month of January will see a number of surface depressions extending from west to east, and will occasionally be affected by the Red Sea depression,
Scientists have long been warning that extreme weather would cause calamity in the future. But in South America — which in just the last month has had deadly landslides in Brazil, wildfire in Argentine wetlands and flooding in the Amazon so severe