Australia weather bureau says summer La Nina has ended
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's weather bureau said on Tuesday that a La Nina weather event that began in December has ended.
As urgency mounts, worry among climate scientists gets personal
EDMONTON, Canada, March 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W hen marchers took to the streets of Washington in a pro-science demonstration after U.S. President Donald Trump's election, it was the first time climate scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig put on an activist hat.
U.S. northeast braces for third powerful storm in two weeks
(Reuters) - The third nor'easter to hit parts of the U.S. northeast in two weeks was expected to start late on Monday and Amtrak said it would suspend service on Tuesday between Boston and New York, as the storm could bring high winds, a foot or more of snow and power outages.
Late-winter U.S. storm tracking to Northeast prompts flight cancellations
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A third winter storm in less than two weeks has prompted another round of flight cancellations in the U.S. Northeast as the region braces for high winds, wet snow and power outages through Monday evening and Tuesday.
Argentine soy scorched beyond return, season 'dead': experts
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Hope has withered for any recovery in Argentine soy yields hit by a four-month drought that shows no signs of abating, farmers and analysts said on Monday, prompting China to step in to fill the gap in soymeal exports from the world's No. 1 supplier.
RPT-Argentine soy scorched beyond repair, season 'dead' -experts
BUENOS AIRES, March 12 (Reuters) - Hope has withered for any recovery in Argentine soy yields hit by a four-month drought that shows no signs of abating, farmers and analysts said on Monday, prompting China to step in to fill the gap in soymeal exports from the world's No. 1 supplier.
South Africa's Cape Town faces severe economic troubles over drought: Moody's
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Rating's agency Moody's warned on Monday the water crisis affecting Cape Town would cause the city's borrowing to rise sharply and the provincial economy to shrink the longer the situation lasted.
FEATURE-Growing your own in 30 below - the chef on an Arctic self-sufficiency mission
LONGYEARBYEN, Norway, March 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I n one of the planet's most northerly settlements, in a tiny Arctic town of about 2,000 people, Benjamin Vidmar's domed greenhouse stands out like an alien structure in the snow-cloaked landscape.
THE REUTERS GRAPHIC-Monsoon floods and landslides threaten 100,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
CHAKMAKUL REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh, March 9 (Reuters) - The Rohingya refugees who live in shacks clinging to these steep, denuded hills in southern Bangladesh pray that the sandbags fortifying the slopes will survive the upcoming monsoon.
Seven years after tsunami, Japanese live uneasily with seawalls
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan (Reuters) - When a massive earthquake struck in 2011, Japanese oyster fisherman Atsushi Fujita was working as usual by the sea. Soon after, a huge black wave slammed into his city and killed nearly 2,000 people.
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