As the strongest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history continues to wreak havoc in the Caribbean, two more threats have emerged in the form of hurricanes Jose and Katia. Though it’s unusual for three hurricanes to be active in the Atlantic basin at the same time, it’s not without precedent.
The Algerian town of Ain Sefra is known as the Gateway to the Sahara, and it’s not the kind of place that gets associated with winter weather. So imagine the surprise of amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata when he awoke to see his picturesque town and the surrounding sand dunes covered in a blanket of snow.…
Four people are dead and another 1,870 people had to be treated for shortness of breath when a rare condition known as “thunderstorm asthma” struck the Australian city of Melbourne earlier this week.
Environment Canada confirms what we always suspected: Westeros is part of Canada.
For three nights running, the satellite radar near Albuquerque has been spiking with higher reflectivity as the sun goes down. This usually indicates rain, but it hasn’t correlated properly with the few sunset showers. So, what is it? Swarms of grasshoppers.
Residents of Juneau, Alaska were caught between checking the weather and voyeurism on Tuesday morning. The weather forecast took an intimate turn, lingering over each available weather model before taking a foray into bittersweet regrets over the weather model picked after a too-brief encounter.
The right weather conditions can send pillars of light shooting up across the sky. Find out how nature forms its own spotlights.
Among the weirdest stories of 2008, according to the weirdos at The Heavy Stuff, is this tale of a how a freak wind ripped the roof off one house on a crowded city block.