Greece Braces for Possibly the ‘Hottest Summer Ever’
Scientists have warned that Greece may experience the hottest summer ever as Spain and Portugal, are bracing for an early heatwave with temperatures possibly very close to 40 C (104 F) at the end of April. "It is possible that...
Woman Is First Known Human to Die From Bird Flu
China has reported the first human death caused by a type of bird flu that is not uncommon. However, the World Health Organization has stated that the possibility of an outbreak on a larger scale seems low. The WHO has...
Climate Models Warn of Possible Super El Nino
Climate experts are warning of a possible El Niño phenomenon later this year. El Niño is a warming of the Pacific Ocean that can cause extreme weather events worldwide. Some models suggest a "super El Niño" with very high...
Stunning Video of NYC Lightning Strike Goes Viral
A video capturing the moment lightning struck the spire of the One World Trade Center in NYC during a thunderstorm has gone viral on social media. Photographer Max Guliani tweeted the clip of the spectacular moment lightning bolts hit the...
Greece Braces For Stormy Weather
Greece braces for stormy weather as the Ilina weather front is approaching from Italy, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds.
Devastating Storm, Tornadoes Leave at Least 25 Dead in US
At least 21 people were killed in a storms and tornadoes outbreak which swept across the US South and Midwest on Friday into early Saturday.
Heat Waves Reach Deep Ocean Floor, Scientists Say
Scientists have discovered that vital marine species are suffering serious losses due to heat waves in the ocean's depths. These heat waves, which are often referred to as "bottom marine heat waves," last for a longer period of time...
Rain of Worms Falls in Beijing, China
A video showing cars covered in worm-like creatures has caused a stir online, with many speculating that the worms may have fallen from the sky. The footage, reportedly captured in Beijing, China, displays several parked cars that appear to...
Venice Canals Dry Up as Italy Braces for Severe Drought
With almost little snowfall this winter, Italy is preparing for yet another year of extreme drought, which will lead to lower food yields and water shortages. The snowfall totals in the Alps are just half of what they normally are,...
Dozens Killed As Deadly Storms Hit Brazil’s Sao Paolo State
As Brazil prepared to celebrate its annual carnival, tragedy struck when torrential rains caused flooding and landslides in coastal areas of southeast Brazil. At least 36 people have died, with dozens still unaccounted for as rescue efforts struggle on against...
Antarctica Sea Ice Hits New Record Low
The frozen frontier of Antarctica is fast losing its icy grip. The southern continent has witnessed a dramatic decline in sea-ice coverage, with satellite measurements revealing a record low since the late 1970s. Unusual weather patterns and warmer air and...
Heatwaves in Greece Increase in Duration, Intensity and Frequency
Greece has experienced an average of 0.7 heatwaves per year from 1950 to 2020, but this average value has increased to 1.1 heatwaves per year from 1990 to 2020, according to a recent study. The study published in the international...
Glacier Lakes Swollen by Global Warming Threaten Millions
A new study published in the journal Nature Communications warns that catastrophic flooding from glacier lakes formed by the effects of climate change threatens millions of people around the world. According to the findings of the research, there are over...
Barbara Weather Front Pounds Greece for Third Day
The Barbara weather front continues to bring low temperatures, frost, and heavy snowfall in several parts of Greece for a third day on Tuesday. Residents in the Central Greece regional units of Viotia, Fthiotida, Magnesia and Evia have been urged...
Severe Weather Front in Greece to Continue Until Wednesday
The severe weather front Barbara that has hit Greece since Sunday will continue until Wednesday with snowfall according to the new forecast data of the National Observatory of Athens/Meteo.gr. Heavy snowfall and plummeting temperatures shut schools and shops in the...