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May 5, 2015 06:40 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
In the case of major hurricanes-- a Category 3 or greater -- the United States has been in a dry spell for nine years.
May 5, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The first images of thunder are created using triggered lightning -- and a lot of microphones -- to create an acoustic signature.
Apr 23, 2015 11:30 AM ET // AFP
A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for over 50 years suddenly erupted twice in the space of hours, blasting huge clouds of ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of around 5,000 people.
Apr 4, 2015 12:57 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Lightning strikes are more frequent in Venezuela and the Congo than anyplace else in the world. Continue reading →
Mar 30, 2015 01:40 PM ET // AFP
Landslides in Indian Kashmir led to six deaths, as hundreds fled their homes after flooding triggered by heavy rain.
Mar 20, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Spring in the United States looks to be a hangover of winter conditions, though the season is warming overall.
Mar 14, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Andrea Thompson, Space.com
Two cyclones spinning on opposite sides of the equator could juice the weak El Nino in place.
Mar 4, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Check out the most common cloud types found in the atmosphere, according to the Center for Science Education.
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