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Snowfall frequency declining across Northwest, study finds

With warming temperatures, average snowfall frequency is estimated to decline across the Pacific Northwest by 2100—and at a faster rate if greenhouse emissions are not reduced, according to a new Portland State University ...

Amid intense drought, deadly rains lash Afghanistan

Torrential rainstorms have lashed drought-stricken Afghanistan in recent days, bringing widespread flooding that has killed at least five people and washed away homes including in the capital Kabul, officials said Tuesday.

Record-breaking snowfall cloaks Moscow

Record snowfall covered Moscow on Wednesday, with streets and monuments blanketed in white and dozens of flights cancelled at the city's main airport.

Snowed in: Wolves stay put when it's snowing, study shows

Wolves travel shorter distances and move slower during snowfall events, according to new research by University of Alberta biologists. The effects were most pronounced at night, when wolves hunt, and behaviour returned to ...

Snow over Antarctica buffered sea level rise during last century

new NASA-led study has determined that an increase in snowfall accumulation over Antarctica during the 20th century mitigated sea level rise by 0.4 inches. However, Antarctica's additional ice mass gained from snowfall makes ...

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