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Scientists at NASA and MIT have identified a plasma plume that naturally protects the Earth against solar storms.
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Huge offshore wind farms can protect vulnerable coastal cities against devastating cyclones like Katrina and Sandy by tempering winds and ocean surges before they reach land, a study said Wednesday.
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Met Office`s chief scientist suggests that climate change is likely to be a factor in the extreme weather that has hit much of the UK in recent months.
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New observations from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope have suggested that most brown dwarfs also feature one or more Jupiter`s "Great Red Spot" like planet-size storms.
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Britain is set to have its own space-weather centre for predicting the arrival of solar " super-storms" that can trigger electricity blackouts across whole cities and knock out GPS satellites by next year.
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Disaster officials say the death toll from flooding triggered by heavy rains in central Vietnam has hit 36, with about 80,000 people forced from homes.
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Powerful tornadoes struck US Midwest on Sunday killing at least six people and injuring hundreds others with the death toll reportedly expected to rise further.
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Scientists have revealed that the magnetic field of the Sun is expected to reverse polarity within the next three weeks, which could have a huge effect on our solar system.
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 09:39
A new study led by NASA of "atmospheric river" storms from the Pacific Ocean may help researchers better predict major winter snowfalls that hit West Coast mountains.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 08:57
Hurricane Raymond weakened and crawled near Mexico`s Pacific coast on Tuesday after authorities urged tourists to stay indoors and evacuated some residents to prevent a new disaster in the storm-battered region.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 13:19
Solar storms - powerful eruptions of solar material and magnetic fields into interplanetary space - can cause what is known as "space weather" near Earth.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 15:52
Rescuers cleared mud from shattered houses on Friday, searching for dozens of people missing after a mudslide flattened their village in southwest Mexico as some of the most destructive storms to hit the country in decades abated.
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