November 2019 was cooler and drier as USA continues record wet year

November 2019 was cooler and drier as USA continues record wet year

November 2019 saw a bit of everything for the USA, according to NOAA's monthly climate report on December 9, 2019– cooler and drier weather in the Midwest and Northeast, and warmer and wetter in the West and Southwest. There were notable climate events…

Major winter storm affecting Southeast US, moving up the Eastern Seaboard

Major winter storm affecting Southeast US, moving up the Eastern Seaboard

A major winter storm is affecting parts of the Southeast U.S. with dangerous ice and snow and is expected to intensify Wednesday evening, February 12, as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard, affecting locations across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast. More than 2.5 cm (1

Huge and deadly tornado leaves a trail of destruction in Oklahoma, USA

Huge and deadly tornado leaves a trail of destruction in Oklahoma, USA

Severe weather continues in contiguous US. An EF-4 tornado (winds 270 – 320 km/h, Enhanced Fujita scale 0 – 5) nearly 1600 meters wide touched down in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013 causing devastating damage. Moore tornado is likely to be one of the five most damagin

Bright meteor streaks over eastern United States

Bright meteor streaks over eastern United States

The American Meteor Society received over 600 reports of bright meteor that lit up the sky over eastern US and parts of Canada on Friday, March 22, 2013. Reports of this meteor, bright enough to be called fireball, started coming in around 8 pm EDT (midnight UTC). It w

New radioactive leakage discovered at Hanford Site

New radioactive leakage discovered at Hanford Site

Hanford nuclear site at South-Central Washington state, the now decommissioned nuclear production complex and the most contaminated nuclear site in the United States, is in news again. Despite the radioactive waste stabilization program in 2005 to remove most liquids

Astronomers explore NGC 6872, declare it largest known spiral galaxy

Astronomers explore NGC 6872, declare it largest known spiral galaxy

NGC 6872 is a barred spiral galaxy 212 million light years away from Earth in the southern constellation Pavo. With its exceptionally large spiral arms, it spans more than 522,000 light-years, making it more than five times the size of our Milky Way galaxy. For