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Weather on other planets and moons can be much more extreme than on Earth.
The US is shifting to a new set of climate 'normals' – data sets averaged over the past 30 years. But normal is a relative concept in a time of climate change.
While land tornadoes are associated with huge supercell thunderstorms, waterspouts can form during smaller storms or even just showers or the presence of the right kind of clouds.
It has only been in the past century that weather prediction on Earth has advanced enough to work two weeks in advance. Predicting space weather, however, is only reliable an hour in advance.
Barometric pressure headaches are often the result of pressure changes in our sinuses.
Yes, some of this is normal seasonal transition. But at least a portion of it is due to a particularly vigorous cold front that swept across southeast Australia over the weekend.
Polar lows — intense maritime storms that are sometimes dangerous — form near Canada without anyone noticing.
In any given year, there's a 1% chance of a 'once in a century' flood. But that doesn't mean they can't happen more than once in quick succession.
Understanding when there will be extreme heat and extreme cold can help people prepare.
With the onset of spring come thunderstorms, and sometimes tornadoes. Learn how these systems form and why night tornadoes are especially deadly.
The media often call unusually cold, snowy storms a 'polar vortex.' The real polar vortex isn't coming down to visit the lower 48, but changes to the polar vortex can influence winter weather.
New research shows that permafrost contains huge amounts of particles that make it easier for cloud moisture to freeze. Thawing permafrost is releasing these ice-nucleating particles.
When planes fly from east to west, they are flying against a river of air called a jet stream. These air currents can make your flight longer or shorter, depending on which way you are going.
A new measure of average weather days in New Zealand puts the temperature on the rise, again.
Ramping up fossil power sources is no longer a good option in an energy-supply crisis. Bring in the weather forecasters.
Sudden warming more than 10 km above the north pole can mean sudden freezing down here.
Food shortages, festivities and far-off fighting – Britain's coldest winters were among its most memorable.
The Atlantic Ocean is still growing physically, but humans are over-harvesting its rich fisheries. The most famous one – North Atlantic cod – has become a textbook example of harmful overfishing.
Some beaches in the world tend to consistently produce huge waves. Places like Nazaré Canyon in Portugal and Mavericks in California are famous for their waves because of the shape of the seafloor.