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Weather presenters launch ‘Climate Without Borders’

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An international group of weather presenters on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 formally launched an organisation called “Climate Without Borders” in Brussels, Belgium. The new body is designed to connect, equip and empower other weather presenters around the world to accurately report and inform audiences about climate science and climate action. The new group is supported by the UN Framework Convention ...

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NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Monday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states with slim chances of isolated thunderstorms over Jalingo, Mambilla, Markurdi and environs on Monday morning. The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office on Sunday in Abuja. It stated that localised thunderstorms were expected over the high grounds of Abuja, ...

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It’ll rain cats and dogs on Saturday, predicts NiMET

cloudy weather  It’ll rain cats and dogs on Saturday, predicts NiMET Stormy weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Saturday morning with localised thunderstorms over Yola, Bauchi, Jos and some parts. The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Friday in Abuja. It added that there were chances of thunderstorms over Minna, Bida, ...

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Refugees groan under Middle East heatwaves

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The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) will set up a committee to examine whether Mitrabah, Kuwait, set a new highest temperature record for the Eastern hemisphere and Asia, with a reported temperature of 54.0°C (129.2°F) on 21 July 2016. Large parts of the Middle East and North Africa were gripped by heatwaves in recent weeks. Temperatures exceeding by a large margin ...

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North Pole reaches same temperature as Chicago

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A freak storm system – the same one that brought tornadoes to the U.S. last week – has caused the North Pole’s temperature to rise by 50 degrees, bringing it up to the freezing point over the course of Tuesday night. On Wednesday morning the North Pole even surpassed 32 degrees, meaning the frozen Arctic was about as warm as ...

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Photos: UK hit by worst floods in decades

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The United Kingdom has of recent experienced intense downpours, leading to rivers bursting their banks and leaving hundreds of homes submerged in floodwater. Residents in the UK continue to be evacuated as the nation comes to terms with the horrific widespread flooding.  

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Video: Changing weather pattern in Nigeria

The rainy season in Nigeria is usually between the months of March through July with a break in August before it picks up again in September. However, the pattern of the weather in the Southern part of the country in recent weeks has been unusually cool and breezy. In this report Emmanuel Oladipo, a professor of climatology , department of Geography, ...

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Coping with two extremes

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Two migrants fall victim of the vagaries of extreme weather conditions in Lagos, where drought and floods have colluded to make life a hell on earth for residents. The main character in this story is the infamous downpour of Sunday, June 10, 2011   In July 2009, unemployed single mother of two children, Luisa Ono, ventured into rice faming after receiving ...

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Concern as pilots ignore weather briefing

The Federal Government has alleged that pilots are refusing to obtain weather briefing from the Aeronautical Information Service (AIS). Joe Obi, the Aviation Minister’s spokesman, submitted that, contrary to what is obtainable, only flight dispatchers receive weather briefing from the AIS, where pilots are supposed to (but have not) secure meteorological folders from. This accounts for why aircrafts take off and get to ...

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