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Significantly colder temperatures are setting the stage for the first heavy snow of the 2020 – 2021 winter season, U.S.

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Significantly colder temperatures are setting the stage for the first heavy snow of the 2020-2021 «winter» season, NWS Weather Prediction Center reported early September 8, 2020. These conditions are caused by a powerful cold front plunging into the... Read more...

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2 million acres burned by wildfires in California, surpassing all-time record set in 2018

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2 million acres burned by wildfires in California, surpassing all-time record set in 2018 This season's wildfires in California, U.S. have burned more than 809 000 million ha (2 million acres) of land by September 7, 2020, surpassing the all-time record of 793 180 million ha (1.96 million acres) set in 2018. Cal Fire began tracking the numbers in... Read more...

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Senegal under state of emergency after ‘exceptionally’ heavy rain triggers major flooding

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A state of emergency has been activated in Senegal, West Africa, amid ongoing major floods across wide swaths of the country caused by heavy rains since September 5, 2020. Officials said parts of the country saw an exceptional amount of 124 to 200 mm (4.8 to 7.8... Read more...

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River Nile in Sudan at highest levels since records began

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River Nile in Sudan at highest levels since records began A 3-month state of emergency has been declared in Sudan amid severe flooding described by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok as «catastrophic and painful.» More than 100 people have died, over 100 000 homes have been damaged or destroyed, and about half a... Read more...

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At least 21 dead, thousands of homes destroyed or damaged after severe flooding hits Nigeria

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At least 21 people have lost their lives while around 51 000 families have been displaced after severe flooding struck Nigeria following last week's heavy downpours, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) reports. Heavy rains struck the state of Jigawa... Read more...

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