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Severe Weather Update:Heavy rainfall and floods in northern Queensland, 2 February 2019

Hello from the Bureau with an update on the incredible rainfall occurring across northern Queensland, particularly in the Townsville region. I’m meteorologist Dean Narramore and this is Hydrologist Claire with an update. We’re seeing very heavy rainfall continue across much of Queensland particularly northwestern Queensland and also the Townsville region, where we’ve seen falls over …

Storms and potential heavy rain and flooding return

Storms and potential heavy rain and flooding return

Hello. My name is Mark O�Malley with the National Weather Service in Phoenix Arizona. This weather briefing will discuss the return of thunderstorms and heavy rain moving into Arizona this weekend of September 6 & 7th. Some highlights of this briefing will be thunderstorm coverage, forecaster confidence, and hazards and impacts with respect to heavy …

What’s The Best Spot To Live On Earth?

What’s The Best Spot To Live On Earth?

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin. Imagine being able to move anywhere on Earth. Where is the best spot to live? Sure, everyone has different preferences — like being in a cold versus a warm climate — but most people can agree that they want to live a long, safe, and happy life. And science …

Governor Wolf Establishes First Statewide Goal to Reduce Carbon Pollution in Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf Establishes First Statewide Goal to Reduce Carbon Pollution in Pennsylvania

2018 was the wettest year on record here in Pennsylvania, with record rainfall resulting in flooding throughout the state. That’s affected our farmers and the crops that they grow. It’s devastated homes. This is affecting all of our lives each and every day. A recent National Climate Assessment predicts that without significant reduction in emissions, …

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Captioning is on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! We love Disney movies and we have to say—Lion King is one of our favorites. And like a lot of Disney movies, it has a happy ending. We’re not going to give spoilers just …

Are We Doomed?

Are We Doomed?

This environmental catastrophe bearing down on us I keep hearing that we’re killing the earth How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood But wait, I’ve been a consumer reporter for years, I’ve covered so many scares. Plague, famine, and perpetual war will kill us. We’re going to run out of oil. …

11 Amazing Natural Things That’ll Blow Your Mind

11 Amazing Natural Things That’ll Blow Your Mind

Tornadoes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, fires… And then, just when you think you’ve seen it all, nature presents you with another startling phenomenon. Imagine seeing a tornado combined with a powerful forest fire, moving stones, and waves frozen in motion! These are just a few of the most amazing mysteries of our planet. …

Nature’s Earthquake Recorders

Nature’s Earthquake Recorders

Here we are on the shores of lake Christabel situated in the mountains of the South Island, New Zealand. We are here because the alpine fault is located 7km to the west and dips away beneath us. This fault produces great earthquakes – earthquakes with a magnitude higher than 8. and these lake basins are …