Southeast Michigan Reaches First Official Drought Phase

(CBS DETROIT) – Despite recent rainfall, our weather has remained dry enough for parts of Metro-Detroit to reach moderate drought. Total rainfall for September in Detroit measures just 0.69″, a big shortfall from our average 2.46″ of rain. For the year, we remain at a water shortage of more than 7″ with a current reading … Read more

Drought hits China’s largest freshwater lake

Normally a vital flood drain for the Yangtze River, China’s longest, Poyang Lake has dried up since June, according to “Reuters”. The water level at a key naval observation point has dropped from 19.43 meters to 7.1 meters in the past three months. The Jiangxi Water Monitoring Center said the water level in Poyang will … Read more

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

A third consecutive La Nina settling on Australia’s east coast will almost certainly bring more rain to the dams already filled to the brim. More than half of regional NSW’s state-owned dams are at or above capacity, and authorities say they haven’t been this full since the 1990s. 100 percent not what it seems Reaching … Read more

North Bay homeowners hope predicted rain will reduce fire risk

SANTA ROSA – A cold September rain is good news when it comes to fire hazards, of course, but how much, or for how long, can a relatively small storm like this help? Firefighters say that depends on what comes next. “We had the earthquake a few days ago,” said Pat Travis of Santa Rosa. … Read more

Map Shows NJ Drought Conditions – NBC New York

According to Thursday’s latest report, drought conditions in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have improved slightly this week, although problems remain in some places, especially for the Garden State. As parts of northern New Jersey saw improvement, moderate droughts expanded deeper into Ocean County. New Jersey now has 70.15% of moderate or worse drought, … Read more

Recalling the Queen’s visits to the NT and how she brought hope to drought-stricken Central Australia

When the Queen and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, stepped onto the tarmac of Alice Springs airport in 1963, she looked around at what she had been told was Australia’s ‘dead heart’. But, as she said in a speech that brought hope to hundreds who had suffered the ravages of a decade-long drought, that … Read more

Cool, wet climate marks Great Southern as the next hot spot for WA .’s thriving truffle industry

Beware, truffle growers in southwestern Western Australia – the south coast has been identified as the state’s next hub for the underground delicacy. Most important points: The Great Southern has been determined to have the “ideal” climate for growing truffles There is potential for industry to expand in southern parts of WA Climate change could … Read more

The weather in NYC remains rainy; NOAA tracks Hurricane Earl – NBC New York

The heavy, persistent rain that besieged the three-state territory has subsided, although showers are expected to continue for most of Wednesday’s day, potentially adding more accumulation to the volume that has fallen over the past 48 hours – and forecasters say we should. Also, brace yourself for indirect effects from Hurricane Earl over the weekend. … Read more

Cool, wet climate marks Great Southern as the next hot spot for WA .’s thriving truffle industry

Beware, truffle growers in southwestern Western Australia – the south coast has been identified as the state’s next hub for the underground delicacy. Most important points: The Great Southern has been determined to have the “ideal” climate for growing truffles There is potential for industry to expand in southern parts of WA Climate change could … Read more

CBS Evening News, September 6, 2022

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