Weather http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20305/all en Nome, Alaska: Video shows storm of "epic proportions" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111110/nome-alaska-video-storm-bering-sea <p> A storm of &quot;epic proportions&quot; rocked Alaska last night with high winds, and hurricane-like force and surging waves into coastal communities like that of Nome.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111110/nome-alaska-video-storm-bering-sea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weather United States Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:52:00 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5680929 at http://www.globalpost.com Freak weather in 2011 http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5681007 <p> This year, the US just can&#39;t catch a break from Mother Nature&#39;s wrath.&nbsp;</p> United States Weather United States Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:10:09 +0000 Nicole Rojas 5681007 at http://www.globalpost.com Extreme weather to worsen with climate change, says UN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/global-warming/111118/extreme-weather-worsen-climate-change-says-un <p> The entire world will face hotter, longer and more frequent heatwaves as average daily temperatures rise, the UN&#39;s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/global-warming/111118/extreme-weather-worsen-climate-change-says-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Natural Disasters United Nations Weather Green Fri, 18 Nov 2011 14:30:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5681757 at http://www.globalpost.com 2011 breaks US record for billion-dollar weather disasters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111207/extreme-weather-noaa-billion-dollar-disaster-us <p> According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this year&rsquo;s weather was the most extreme on record.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111207/extreme-weather-noaa-billion-dollar-disaster-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Weather United States Wed, 07 Dec 2011 22:58:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5683655 at http://www.globalpost.com Winter packs wallop in Asia, Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120107/snow-slams-austria-pakistan <p> The risk of avalanche is extreme as more snow is forecast in the coming days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120107/snow-slams-austria-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Austria avalanche Climate Change india Kashmir pakistan snow Weather Asia-Pacific Europe India Pakistan Sat, 07 Jan 2012 22:20:09 +0000 David Trifunov 5686345 at http://www.globalpost.com 10 dead, mass power outages after thunderstorms in eastern states (UPDATES) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120630/midwest-thunderstorms-power-outages Governors in Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio have declared a state of emergency.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120630/midwest-thunderstorms-power-outages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weather United States Sat, 30 Jun 2012 11:34:00 +0000 News Desk 5710154 at http://www.globalpost.com Tropical storm Ernesto may threaten Jamaica http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120804/tropical-storm-ernesto-may-threaten-jamaica Tropical Storm Ernesto may menace Jamaica this week, reported the Weather Channel, as hurricane season begins to amp up in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120804/tropical-storm-ernesto-may-threaten-jamaica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane Weather Americas Sat, 04 Aug 2012 17:19:33 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5715003 at http://www.globalpost.com More big storms likely for this year's hurricane season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120809/more-big-storms-likely-years-hurricane-season <!--paging_filter--><p>Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted 12 to 17 named storms will appear from June 1 to Nov. 30, <a href="http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2012/20120809_atlantic_hurricane_season_update.html" target="_blank">according to the NOAA web</a><a href="http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2012/20120809_atlantic_hurricane_season_update.html" target="_blank">site</a>.</p> <p>These are revised predictions. NOAA initially said 9 to 15 named storms would appear for this years Hurricane season.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120809/more-big-storms-likely-years-hurricane-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weather United States Thu, 09 Aug 2012 20:36:13 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5715628 at http://www.globalpost.com Number of the Day: 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/number-the-day-solomon-islands-earthquake-magnitude-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An earthquake with the magnitude of 8.0 struck east of the Solomon Islands, prompting tsunami warnings across the Pacific. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Katrine Dermody </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Notes in a musical scale.&nbsp;</p> <p>Legs on an octopus.</p> <p>Sides on a Stop sign.</p> <p>Pints in a gallon.</p> <p>The number of days a week needed for <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Days_a_Week">Lennon and McCartney</a> to show they care.</p> <p>Sadly, today&#39;s number of the day reflects the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that struck off the Solomon Islands earlier this morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/number-the-day-solomon-islands-earthquake-magnitude-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Weather Asia-Pacific Quick Click Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:13:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5747779 at http://www.globalpost.com Winter storm 'Nemo' headed for Northeast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130207/bundle-northeasterners-big-storm-brewing-new-eng Batten down the hatches, Northeasterners: a potentially massive winter storm is currently hurtling toward the region, and could dump a huge amount of snow in Boston and New York City.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130207/bundle-northeasterners-big-storm-brewing-new-eng" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Weather Americas United States Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:47:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5748776 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day http://www.globalpost.com/china-snow-roof-caving-in-video The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Well, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but this video out of China is still pretty stirring — especially ahead of the snowmageddon which is expected to slap the Northeast US in the face tomorrow morning. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/china-snow-roof-caving-in-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Weather Quick Click China Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5749019 at http://www.globalpost.com Powerful tornadoes hit the Midwest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130519/powerful-tornadoes-hit-the-midwest A powerful weather system has hit the Midwestern US, causing severe storms, property damage, and an outbreak of tornadoes in both Oklahoma and Kansas. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130519/powerful-tornadoes-hit-the-midwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Weather Americas United States Mon, 20 May 2013 00:35:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5841608 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico sandwiched by deadly storms Ingrid, Manuel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/130916/hurricane-tropical-storm-ingrid-manuel <p>MEXICO CITY &mdash; Deadly tropical rainstorms pounded Mexico with both left and right hooks Monday, killing dozens and flooding much of the country. Ingrid powered ashore as a hurricane before quickly weakening on the Gulf coast, killing as many as 20 people, 12 of them buried by a mudslide in Veracruz state. The remnants of Manuel deluged the Pacific resort city of Acapulco and the mountains along the coast above and below it, killing at least 16 people over the weekend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/130916/hurricane-tropical-storm-ingrid-manuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Weather Mexico Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:18:00 +0000 Dudley Althaus 5935647 at http://www.globalpost.com There's so much disturbing weather all over the world right now http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/131219/freaky-weather-extreme-heatwave-denver-snow-vietnam-middle-east <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">So it got so hot in Denver this week that Wednesday they hit a record high of 68 degrees Farenheit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/131219/freaky-weather-extreme-heatwave-denver-snow-vietnam-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Egypt Global Warming Weather Strange But True United States Vietnam Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Emily Lodish 6024746 at http://www.globalpost.com It’s a cold, cold world: The lowest temperatures ever recorded on Earth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/140107/lowest-coldest-temperatures-ever-recorded-earth <p>North America is one of the coldest places on Earth right now.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">But the sub-zero temperatures recorded in the United States and Canada over the past few days are nothing the planet hasn&rsquo;t seen before. In fact, compared to the coldest Earth has ever got, the current weather is more of a brisk November day than a January face-freezer.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">Here&rsquo;s the iciest our world has ever been.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/140107/lowest-coldest-temperatures-ever-recorded-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Weather Americas Want to Know Asia-Pacific Europe Canada Russia Science United States Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:14:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 6037093 at http://www.globalpost.com