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November 2012 Climate Digest

Each month, we will provide information regarding the previous month’s climate. Overall, preliminary data analysis suggests that November 2012 was the fifth warmest on record (since 1880). Major stories include drought in the United States, flooding in Argentina, and the devastating impacts of Typhoon Bopha. More detailed information follows. Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Giovanna

In mid-February, Tropical Cyclone Giovanna greatly impacted Madagascar, the fourth-largest island in the world, with high winds, storm surge, and heavy rain. After passing over the island one time, the storm turned around and made landfall again over the southern-most part of Madagascar, this time a much weakened storm. This EarthNow post will serve as a timeline of events to use in conjunction with the real-time satellite imagery datasets. We will also explore storm-related rainfall totals. Continue reading

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