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Hurricanes Become Less Threatening To US Coast, Based On Climate Models
2013-09-03 11:22:55

Recent studies have painted a pretty grim picture for future hurricane seasons, with more frequent and intense storms occurring in the Northeast due to a changing climate. Last year’s superstorm Hurricane Sandy was labeled as evidence of such climatic storms impacting the US Atlantic coast.

2013-02-28 14:08:41

Every one degree fall in outside air temperature during the winter corresponds to a drop in ambulance response time of more than 1 per cent.

Wave Patterns In The Atmosphere Help Explain Weather Extremes
2013-02-26 11:51:00

In recent years, the world has suffered from severe regional weather extremes such as the heat wave in the US in 2011, or the one in Russia in 2010 that coincided with the unprecedented Pakistan flood.

Relationship Explored Between Climate Change And Severe Weather
2013-02-15 18:38:27

A professor of atmospheric sciences suggests the US, in the coming years, will have five-day forecasts that show a greater number of extreme weather events.

2013-02-11 16:24:57

Increasingly frequent extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, severe storms, and heat waves have focused the attention of climate scientists on the connections between greenhouse warming and extreme weather.

United States May See Extreme Changes In Climate Within 50 Years
2012-12-18 07:14:49

With the recent history of extreme droughts and super storms, many are wondering what the future holds for the climate of the eastern United States. New research from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has taken the guesswork out of it.

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2012-07-12 16:04:05

While a new study warned about the increasing odds of heat waves sweeping the earth, it also suggested the controversial nature and political undertones of climate studies.

Extreme Weather Tied To Global Warming
2012-07-11 09:48:16

Global warming could be leading to extreme weather events in several areas around the world, but in some areas scientists have not been able to find any link between the two at all, according to new analyses released Tuesday.

2012-07-05 10:31:31

A study carried out by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland indicates that extreme weather conditions cost EU transport system at least €15 billion a year.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.