United States

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Famously rainy Seattle breaks its fall rain record after a summer of extreme heat
The city accumulated about 19 in of rain between September and the end of November, a stark contrast to the summer’s searing temperatures

Hallie Golden in Seattle

03, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Texas hit by floods as Tropical Storm Nicholas strikes
The 14th named storm of the Atlantic’s 2021 hurricane season brings heavy rain and winds to Gulf Coast

Theo Gkousarov (Metdesk)

16, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hurricanes Ida and Nora leave their mark in North and Central America
Ida causes huge damage in southern US states, while Nora leaves one dead after hitting the Gulf of California

Azure Prior for MetDesk

02, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the heat dome: burning through the models | Editorial
Editorial: Politicians must respond to the latest warnings that climate science has underestimated risks

Editorial

08, Jul, 2021 @6:11 PM

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How have you been affected by the heatwaves in the US and Canada?
We would like to hear from those who live or work in areas that have been affected, as well as those working in the emergency services

Guardian community team

30, Jun, 2021 @4:56 PM

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Manhattenhenge: miserable Memorial Day weather mars biannual fiery display
Forecasts of record cold temperatures produce clouds and rain in New York City, meaning fans of the sight will have to wait until July

Oliver Milman in New York

29, May, 2021 @3:06 PM

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This was to be the year I finally embraced the frosty outdoors – or so I told myself | Emma Brockes
All my family’s good intentions crumble when we remember just how cold it is outside in New York at this time of year, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

13, Dec, 2020 @12:49 PM

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Weatherwatch: conditions ripe in US for more dust bowl years
Across Great Plains, dust levels rising due to farming methods and climate emergency

Jeremy Plester

02, Nov, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Weatherwatch: heavy rain in Australia and record heat in Italy
A tropical cyclone brings downpours in Western Australia, and southern Italy swelters in a heatwave

Alessio Martini

27, May, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Spring arrives earlier than ever recorded in southern US – adding to climate trend
Warming springs can cause plants to bloom earlier, alter hibernation times and locations for migrating animals, and increase insect populations

Cassidy Randall

06, Mar, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: how repeated flooding can shift levees
Researchers from North Carolina University have studied the effects of storms on flood defences and developed a way of monitoring minute movements by satellite

David Hambling

31, Jan, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Weatherwatch: US deluge, European heat and Australian dust storms
Torrential rain in south-east US while Australian states plagued by drought and dust storms

Rich Johnson (MetDesk)

23, Oct, 2019 @8:30 PM

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