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Current Events, Weather

Countries Experience Excessive Hot Weather

Countries Experience Excessive Hot Weather

Some countries around the world have been experiencing record breaking highest temperature in the past six months. The excessive heat has already caused deaths and harm to people, crops and animals.  Heat waves also bring physiological and psychological stress to mankind. Added to this, are the physical damages caused to properties due to power outages […]

August 16, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Travel

Life in the Desert

Life in the Desert

Different people living differently in different places still have these common needs: to have something to eat and drink in order to survive. In the desert for instance, food is still the main problem to endure. The desert is a kind of place that receives minimal amount of rainfalls, a dusty and rocky place where […]

April 4, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Weather

Wettest and Hottest Summer in Australia

Wettest and Hottest Summer in Australia

After 37 years,  Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane had the wettest summer and this was due to the La Nina phenomenon.  On record, this was also the strongest La Nina that brought almost a meter of rain to the city, more than the 1974 most wet summer. The northern part of QLD had experienced the […]

March 4, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Weather

The La Niña Phenomenon

The La Niña Phenomenon

Early inhabitants along the Pacific coast observe a striking pattern in weather conditions that create unusual side-effects: too much heat or too much rain. The condition that creates a very dry weather along the east of the Pacific is called La Niña. The concept behind the name comes from the marked disparity on the effects […]

December 1, 2010 1 Comment / Read More >>