News tagged with rainstorm

Report: Puerto Rico unprepared for climate change

Environmental officials and scientists warned Friday that Puerto Rico is dangerously vulnerable to the effects of global climate change and urged it to prepare by better-regulated coastal development, and perhaps even by ...

dateAug 24, 2013 in Environment
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Mosquitos fail at flight in heavy fog

Mosquitos have the remarkable ability to fly in clear skies as well as in rain, shrugging off impacts from raindrops more than 50 times their body mass. But just like modern aircraft, mosquitos also are grounded when the ...

dateNov 19, 2012 in General Physics
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Rain, Rain, Go Online

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new webcam at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is keeping an eye on debris and water flows that could course down nearby wildfire-stripped hillsides during a rainstorm.

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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