Imagine a whole lake rushing down a mountain at once, carrying ice and rocks along with it. This is the reality of a lesser known threat in the high mountains, one that grows more common as the climate changes. This is a glacial lake outburst flood. Global temperatures are rising, and glaciers are melting worldwide.
>>Sreenivasan: ONE OF THE SOUTHERNMOST PORTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA. NEXUS MEDIA AND NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT JOSH LANDIS RECENTLY RETURNED FROM THERE WITH THIS REPORT ABOUT HOW THOSE WHO NAVIGATE THE RIVER ARE DEALING WITH RISING WATERS.>>Reporter: WHEN A DROP OF WATER FROM MINNESOTA OR A SPECK OF SAND
good morning everybody it’s David Schlotthauer here happy Thursday to you we are tracking the possibility for a historic winter storm across the Great Lakes and the Northeast with a very large severe weather threat across the deep south we are talking a lot of catastrophic impacts with this upcoming winter storm and severe weather
good evening, everybody, it’s David Schlotthauer here with your latest forecast of the potential for a very large dangerous possibly catastrophic winter storm and severe weather event that will likely be taking place this Friday all the way into Sunday across the Upper Midwest the Midwest the Great Lakes and the Northeast and most importantly
Good evening from the national weather service forecast office in fort worth this is a update on the weekend forecast could be a relatively busy weather wise forecast coming up for the weekend a starting late on Christmas Day but Seymour impacts on that Saturday and Sunday some already looking for is set up while
It’s impossible to say that climate change is responsible for any individual storm or hurricane, but climate change is making these storms stronger. How much stronger? It turns out, Hurricane Harvey is the ideal test case to measure how a warming planet and warming oceans, amplify our worst storms. [OPEN] In August of 2017, Hurricane
Good morning again from the Bureau. The risk to life and property continues around the Townsville region, as we’re seeing unprecedented flooding continue on the Ross River. Last night the spillway gates at Ross River Dam were fully opened; and we’ve seen high-velocity flows continue into the river overnight and this morning. The rainfall around
You’ve probably heard a lot about rising sea levels and flooding like never before. But the biggest water crisis brought on by climate change could be not having enough to drink. Thirty-three of the world’s biggest cities, with over 3 million people, already face extremely high water stress. That’s a total of 255 million people