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Mexico is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, according to NASA

Sat, 08 May 2021 03:20:00 +0200explica (en)

Mexico faces one of the most intense and widespread droughts that affect 85% of the country. For example, Mexico City is experiencing its worst dry season in 30 years , according to images from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on its science news site.

New normals: The Southwest has grown hotter and drier over the past decade, data shows

Wed, 05 May 2021 03:04:00 +0200azcentral (en)

The Southwest has grown hotter and drier during the past decade, and new climate data from the federal government shows these changes have been dramatic, shifting the long-term averages that represent the region’s “normal.” The country’s updated climate “normals” were released Tuesday by the....

Mexico City rail overpass collapses, killing at least 13 people

Tue, 04 May 2021 08:37:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Temperatures expected to be 15F above average on Monday and Tuesday in drought-desiccated Sacramento area A dried lake bed at Folsom Lake in Folsom, California, near Sacramento. Photograph: Getty Images Dry, hot weather and strong winds have triggered a “red flag” fire warning for parts of northern....

La migrante que habló por México en la cumbre...Pascal Beltrán del Rio.

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 20:17:00 +0200larevista (es)

Por Pascal Beltrán del Río. Lluvias torrenciales que cayeron el fin de semana del 19 y 20 de septiembre de 2015 sobre el Valle de Toluca dejaron entre 7 mil y 8 mil damnificados en municipios como Lerma y San Mateo Atenco. Una comunidad afectada fue la San Pedro Tultepec, bordeada por el río Lerma y la laguna de Chimaliapan.

85% of Mexico Is in a Drought

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 17:57:00 +0200ecowatch (en)

Lakes and reservoirs are drying up as 85% of Mexico is in a drought , with Mexico City in its worst drought in 30 years. Major reservoirs that supply the capital's 9 million residents are more than half empty, a result of three consecutive extremely dry years, and about 75% of the country's second-largest lake is dry.

Who is Xiye Bastida, the new Hispanic Greta Thunberg?

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:02:00 +0200explica (en)

04/23/2021 at 10:06 AM CEST. The climate summit that was held virtually yesterday and called by the US president allowed the light of a new star in environmental activism. It is about Xiye Bastida, a 19-year-old Mexican girl who severely rebuked world leaders for their climate inaction.

01:00 La migrante que habló por México en la cumbre

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 08:33:00 +0200excelsior (es)

23 de Abril de 2021. Lluvias torrenciales que cayeron el fin de semana del 19 y 20 de septiembre de 2015 sobre el Valle de Toluca dejaron entre 7 mil y 8 mil damnificados en municipios como Lerma y San Mateo Atenco. Una comunidad afectada fue la San Pedro Tultepec, bordeada por el río Lerma y la laguna de Chimaliapan.

Longer, more frequent droughts hit western US

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 02:47:00 +0200futurity (en)

In hopes of understanding how significantly rainfall totals and timing have changed in the past five decades, researchers analyzed daily meteorological data from over 300 long-term weather stations across the western US. “In the West, total annual rainfall has decreased by about 0.4 inches since the 1970s.

Drought Continues To Ravage Western U.S.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 13:22:00 +0200forbes (en)

"Dry is an understatement," northeast Colorado farmer Marc Arnusch, whose farm may have to idle 60% of its acres in the face of irrigation water rationing, told Progressive Farmer . "Last week, our irrigation district issued a 5% pro-rate, which means many of our farms will have two to four days' worth of irrigation water for the year.

New Mexico Acequias Prepare for Brutal Year Amid Drought

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:08:00 +0200claimsjournal (en)

For Maestas, whose family has helped maintain the acequia for generations, these conditions create a perfect storm ahead of what’s predicted to be a brutal year for New Mexico ’s beloved acequias. New Mexico’s acequia system consists of several hundred man-made waterways that use gravity to transport water for local farmers to irrigate their fields.

What Is Desertification, and Where Is It Happening?

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:22:00 +0200treehugger (en)

Desertification is a type of land degradation. It occurs when drylands become increasingly arid or desert-like. Desertification doesn’t necessarily mean that these water-scarce regions will transform into desert climates — only that their land’s natural productivity is lost and its surface and groundwater resources are diminished.

New snowpack totals suggest the 20-year Western drought will persist, intensify

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:32:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Lack of monsoon rainfall last summer and spotty snowfall this winter combined to worsen the Western drought dramatically in the past year, and spring snowmelt won’t bring much relief. Critical April 1 measurements of snow accumulations from mountain ranges across the region show that most streams....

Expect More Tropical Storms, NOAA Warns

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:33:00 +0200npr (en)

There are officially more storms occurring during the Atlantic hurricane season, according to updated storm records from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA defines the average number of storms based on activity over a 30-year period. On Friday, the agency announced the new period runs from 1991-2020.

Longer, more frequent periods of drought plague western United States

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 13:25:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Periods of drought in the western United States have become longer over the past 50 years, according to a new study from researchers in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Drought worsens, limited irrigation expected for parts of Texas

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:57:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

experts. Row crop producers in drought-stricken parts of the state are pre-watering fields with the hope crops can establish and timely rains will improve growing conditions, according to AgriLife Extension agents and reports. But there are concerns that irrigation, and in some areas limited or....

Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 22:35:00 +0100sfgate (en)

FILE - This Feb. 17, 2021 file photo shows an empty irrigation canal at a tree farm in Corrales, N.M., with the Sandia Mountains in the background, as much of the West is mired in drought, with New Mexico , Arizona, Nevada and Utah being among the hardest hit.

GEOENGINEERING: 8 states are tweaking the weather (and it might not work)

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:17:00 +0100eep (en)

As the wind whips the particles across the mountaintops, drafts of air sweep them higher into the sky — so high that some of them eventually touch the clouds. There, an elegant transformation takes place. The crystalline silver iodide particles have a structure similar to ice — and inside a cloud, like attracts like.

The megadrought parching 77 percent of the Western US, explained

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 16:32:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Western US is in the midst of yet another dangerous dry spell. The drought has been building over the past year, and since November, a greater stretch of the West has been in the most severe category of drought than at any time in the 20 years that the National Drought Mitigation Center has been....

The megadrought parching 77 percent of the Western US, explained

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 15:36:00 +0100vox-energy-and-environment (en)

The Western US is in the midst of yet another dangerous dry spell. The drought has been building over the past year, and since November, a greater stretch of the West has been in the most severe category of drought than at any time in the 20 years that the National Drought Mitigation Center has been....

'You can't build any more houses here': Southwestern US drought is 'one of the most severe on record'

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:08:00 +0100alternet (en)

As climate change accelerates and goes from bad to worse, some places will receive too much rain while others don't receive nearly enough — and that will likely mean for some and severe droughts and wildfires for others. The southwestern United States, with its dry and arid climate, has long been....

Biden after U.S. airstrike: Iran "can't act with impunity. Be careful" - Yahoo News

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:42:00 +0100google-top-stories (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico , Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

Americans can’t file their income taxes fast enough — but they should brace for some unwelcome news in their 2020 refunds

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:37:00 +0100en-finance-yahoo (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico , Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

CPAC or Trump-PAC? Conservative conference delegates stick with Donald Trump

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 23:55:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico , Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

Con calor ''atípico''

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:12:00 +0100yucatan (es)

Temperatura en México subió 1.4 grados en 2020. Mientras que la temperatura en el mundo registró en promedio un aumento de poco menos de un grado, en México subió casi grado y medio, lo que hizo de 2020 uno de los años más cálidos desde 1981, señaló Jorge Zavala Hidalgo, coordinador general del Servicio Meteorológico Nacional.

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