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Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner
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Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner

A “normal” monsoon does not guarantee there won't be floods and droughts across the country as everything about the monsoon is changing.

People fleeing from the effects of climate change can claim asylum: UN rights panel
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People fleeing from the effects of climate change can claim asylum: UN rights panel

The ruling is not legal as yet but it can be cited by people whose right to life is endangered by the climate crisis.

Hurricane Dorian toll rises to 50: Desperation grows in Bahamas as survivors are turned away from overflowing shelters
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Hurricane Dorian toll rises to 50: Desperation grows in Bahamas as survivors are turned away from overflowing shelters

Desperation mounted in the Bahamas on Tuesday as hurricane survivors arriving in the capital by boat and plane were turned away from overflowing shelters.

Dorian, now post-tropical cyclone, makes landfall in Canada; no casualties as storm topples trees, power lines
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Dorian, now post-tropical cyclone, makes landfall in Canada; no casualties as storm topples trees, power lines

As Canada prepared for Dorian, floodwaters receded Saturday from North Carolina's Outer Banks, leaving behind a muddy trail of destruction

US incurred record losses worth $306 billion due to natural disasters in 2017, claims report
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US incurred record losses worth $306 billion due to natural disasters in 2017, claims report

The year 2017 will be remembered as the "costliest" one for the US with losses from hurricanes, wildfires and extremely cold weather reaching a record $306 billion, according to a government report.

US metereologists see drones replacing Air Force turbo-prop aircraft in the distant future
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US metereologists see drones replacing Air Force turbo-prop aircraft in the distant future

Meteorologist Jeff Masters says someday drones might be able to do the risky job now done by experienced air crews.

Hurricane Matthew headed towards Bahamas after destructive path in Haiti
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Hurricane Matthew headed towards Bahamas after destructive path in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew also had made landfall Tuesday night near Cuba's sparsely populated eastern tip with no immediate reports of major damage.