The key ingredients for a storm to undergo bombogenesis are an unstable atmosphere, temperature differences and high-speed winds in the upper atmosphere.
It’s hard to get accurate measurements, but a nationwide network of more than 8,000 volunteers with rulers and specific standards reports after every storm.
The winter solstice is past, but bundle up – January is when winter really arrives in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
There will be more weather-driven disasters like February’s deep freeze in Texas, and energy planners aren’t prepared.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here’s how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
While many plant species fail to germinate, some mammals may wake up to a landscape devoid of prey.
Leaving your coat at home on a cold winter day doesn’t automatically mean you’re going to get sick. But it could make you more susceptible to germs.
Shovelling snow is excellent exercise that works the upper and lower body. However, it’s important to remember that digging out from a storm pushes many people to their maximal fitness capacity.