Daily Archives: March 16, 2010

Spring Snow Storm Comes to the Plains

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Indian Heat Starting Early

As warm, dry air blows in from the deserts of western Asia, cloud-free days across northern India are warming into the first heat wave of the season. Temperatures over 100F were recorded in many areas yesterday and the next few days look equally warm — if not more so. As noted on satellite imagery below, […]

February Earthquake/Tsunami in Chile Puts Strain on Seafood Industry

The tsunami caused by the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Chile on February 27 has had devastating affects on Chile’s fishing industry. According to Gonzalo Olea, a spokesman for Chile’s National Confederation of Small Fishermen, an estimated 1,000 fishing boats close to shore were destroyed by the tsunami. However, some of the larger ships that service […]