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May 8, 2016 07:17 AM ET // AFP
Officials warned that the situation in the parched Alberta oil sands region was unpredictable and dangerous.
Mar 29, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Discovery News
The Pavlof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted on Sunday. See photos of the event.
Jan 21, 2016 03:46 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
An approaching storm is threatening the mid-Atlantic with ice, high winds and record snowfall. Continue reading →
Oct 16, 2015 07:24 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The aquatic equivalent of a tornado usually appears in tropical waters, but a sudden plunge in temperatures creates them in the Great Lakes as well.
Oct 1, 2015 11:51 AM ET // Adam Sobel, Climate Central
Models present a range of possible outcomes and right now forecasters are still weighing the odds for Joaquin. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Discovery News
These 16 stunning and astonishing images of our world's weather were chosen from over 2,000 submissions.
May 22, 2015 07:46 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Climate change has brought us megafires, but the growing El Niño condition can help us predict where they are most likely to ignite this year.
Mar 29, 2015 09:15 PM ET
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
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