Eruption at Alaid volcano, Kuril Islands, Russia

Eruption at Alaid volcano, Kuril Islands, Russia

Moderate volcanic activity continues at Alaid volcano, Russia, with ash emissions rising up to 3 km (10 000 feet) above sea level at 05:20 UTC on September 27, 2022, according to the Tokyo VAAC.

Large plume of Saharan dust reaches the Caribbean and South America

Large plume of Saharan dust reaches the Caribbean and South America

The second large plume of Saharan dust reached the Caribbean and South America on June 7, 2022, after a journey of more than 5 500 km (3 400 miles), as forecasted by Copernicus CAMS and confirmed by Sentinel-5p Aerosol index.

Red River Valley facing its worst flooding in a decade, Canada/U.S.

Red River Valley facing its worst flooding in a decade, Canada/U.S.

An extreme spring blizzard, multiple rainstorms, and melting winter ice swelled the Red River of the North and its tributaries, driving them out of their banks and across a broad, flat floodplain. The deluge comes one year after the same region endured extreme drought.