Leonardo DiCaprio was filming in Calgary in January of this year when a Chinook wind came up. It terrified him. “We would come and there would be eight feet of snow, and then all of a sudden a warm gust of wind would come.” “…it was scary. 359 more words
The rains in Madras (Chennai) have been the heaviest in 100 years. Which only proves that the climate is only doing what it has done before. 517 more words
In October 1987, a forestry worker spraying blackberries at a popular camping spot outside Canberra makes a gruesome discovery inside a panel van that appears to have run off the road and down an embankment. 1,343 more words
In June this year, a rare hail storm hit the outback town of Alice Springs in central Australia. The iconic red, dusty landscape of the Alice was turned a frosty white while drivers were forced to contend with roads covered in a slippery, icy slush. 1,617 more words
Hurricane Patricia - 200 became 165, potentially catastrophic became no significant damage - why the hype?
It was the strongest storm ever recorded. It was the most dangerous storm in history. Such strong winds had never been recorded before. It was going to cause catastrophic damage. 363 more words