The temperature record of 1917 was broken - at 12 o'clock today, on June 22, thermometers at the main meteorological station of Moscow at VDNKh recorded 31.9 degrees.
Heat abnormal for May in several Russian regions will lead to massive forest fires in summer. Russian scientists shared this opinion with "URA.RU".
Eight people were killed and more than 150 thousand were evacuated in India because of the cyclone "Tauktae", which struck the western coast of the country.
Average air temperatures for the period from May to July in the Northern Hemisphere will be above normal with a 70% probability, therefore the forecast map presented by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is colored red.
A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 occurred in the northeast of Japan, the country was declared a tsunami threat. It is reported by the National Meteorological Office.
Heavy snowfall in Germany led to disruptions in the work of public transport, the train traffic is limited.
The weather is worsening in Moscow, snow charges and gusty winds are predicted.
Shifts in rainfall and temperature are changing the look of forests in the eastern United States. But changes in the way they soak up carbon are even more significant.
New research could be a "double-whammy for sustainable large-scale irrigation and water conservation all over the world."
New research estimates just how much carbon forest topsoils could store if the US steps up its reforestation efforts.
"Our research shows global warming is accelerating..."
"The past is no longer an accurate predictor of present or future flood-related risks."
Microbes in permafrost are major contributors to climate change, research shows.
New research says volcanic eruptions can contribute to El Niño weather events, a finding that could lead to better predictions for coming seasons.