June through August 2014 is the warmest period recorded since record keeping began in 1880, NOAA says. Also, the warmest August since 1880.
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Major Hurricane Odile struck the Baja Peninsula and left extensive damage and flooding across the area. Photos of the damage and firsthand reports, here.
Some extreme rainfall events of August 2014. Extreme rainfall in the context of urban sprawl.
More than 800 people on the Big Island went into evacuation shelters Thursday. Storm surges, high winds, downed trees and power lines, loss of electricity, blocked highways.
A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck China’s Yunnan province on August 3, 2014. Reports early August 4 are of 12,000 homes collapsed, at least 398 dead and 1,800 injuries.
Rammasun has made a second, powerful landfall in China after intensifying yesterday. At landfall, it had a sustained wind of 155 mph with gusts near 190 mph.
Bam! Yikes! Do you – and your dog – have astraphobia?
Rammasun, also called Glenda, intensified before making landfall earlier today. Typhoon status of 175 kph/110 mph expected as it passes very close to Manila.
Despite rumors, it’s not a polar vortex that’s responsible for the unseasonably cool weather in the eastern U.S. and Canada this week.
Neoguri is still expected to make landfall near Kyushu, Japan on Wednesday evening according to U.S. clocks, early Thursday a.m. locally in Japan.