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Cyclone Debbie predicted to hit north Queensland on weekend

Cyclone Debbie predicted to hit north Queensland on weekend
I have not seen a year that so many cyclones hit so many countries in one year. THE tropical low off Queensland’s coast that is expected to develop into Tropical Cyclone Debbie over the weekend has the potential to be a “Category 3 or higher”. The low was this afternoon...
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Thundershowers expected in Pretoria over the weekend

Thundershowers expected in Pretoria over the weekend
“Gauteng’s surface high pressure will be behind the cold front over the weekend. The cold front will be from Saturday until Sunday.” Thundershowers are expected in Pretoria over the weekend, with temperatures in the 20s. The SA Weather Service said on Wednesday, there was a possibility of showers on Friday...
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Extremely hot conditions are expected in places in the western parts of the Northern Cape, West Coast District, the Cape Winelands and the Little Karoo of the Western Cape.

Extremely hot conditions are expected in places in the western parts of the Northern Cape, West Coast District, the Cape Winelands and the Little Karoo of the Western Cape.
Very hot and humid weather will result in extremely uncomfortable conditions in places in the western parts of the Northern Cape, West Coast District, Cape Winelands and the Little and Central Karoo of the Western Cape as well as the eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.
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El Nino Seen Nearing, Threatening Dry Weather for Southeast Asia

El Nino Seen Nearing, Threatening Dry Weather for Southeast Asia
Thresholds may be reached by July as Pacific Ocean warms Event may be weak, cause dry weather in Southeast Asia: MDA An El Nino may develop by July as forecasters worldwide predict the pattern that can disrupt global weather is set to return this year. Six of eight climate models...
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Study: Droughts Can Travel Like a Slow-Moving Hurricane

Study: Droughts Can Travel Like a Slow-Moving Hurricane
Julio Herrera-Estrada, leader of the study, told the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis that "most people think of a drought as a local or regional problem, but some intense droughts actually migrate, like a slow-motion hurricane on a timescale of months to years instead of days to weeks." Herrera-Estrada is...
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NASA sees wind shear affecting Tropical Cyclone 11S

NASA sees wind shear affecting Tropical Cyclone 11S
Tropical Cyclone 11S appeared elongated in NASA satellite imagery as a result of the storm being battered by wind shear. When NASA's Terra satellite flew over Tropical Cyclone 11S on March 10 at 0515 UTC (12:15 a.m. EST) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument took a visible light...
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