Watch “Record Snow and Crop Losses Across the Northern Hemisphere April-May 2016”

I recommend pausing the stories as David has been mistaken in quoting some of the figures which are often regional. In the 2nd video for the Californian cherry crop there was a *reduction* of one million to 18.3 million - not down to one million. https://youtube.com/watch?vqRSKTxdB1XU https://youtube.com/watch?v=LontaoKISl4

Cold and Snow hit…Brazil!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=S0StOKGgnqA Argiris Diamantis writes; The translation that translate.google.com provides from Portuguese into English is not perfect, but we understand that there was rare snowfall in Brazil, with enormous drops in temperatures and meteorogists blame this on El Nino. Snow in April in SC confirms harsh winter perspective; Friday, made 4 ° C in Curitiba Posted on … Continue reading Cold and Snow hit…Brazil!

Drought, El Niño, Blackouts and Venezuela

Roger Andrews writes "It’s fashionable these days to blame everything that goes wrong with anything on human interference with the climate, and we had yet another example last week when President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela fingered drought, El Niño and global warming as the reasons Venezuela’s lights keep going out. In this post I show … Continue reading Drought, El Niño, Blackouts and Venezuela

Chile: Breathtaking Footage of Volcanic Eruption

Truly amazing footage of Calbuco. Martin Heck - Volcano Calbuco erupted on April 22, 2015, for the first time in four decades. Located close to the cities of Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt in southern Chile. We spend the prior couple of days on the neighboring volcano Osorno (~20km linear distance) shooting timelapses. After an … Continue reading Chile: Breathtaking Footage of Volcanic Eruption

Watch “Atacama ‘Tsunami’: Freak rainfall floods devastate driest desert”

http://youtube.com/watch?v=s73N09syaTU h/t Yamkin Although released by RT today (6th April) this video of a 'freak' flood in the Atacama desert appears to have been filmed back in late March when the river Copiapo overflowed. It' s not clear why RT did not make the distinction. On 26th March the BBC reported Flash floods in one … Continue reading Watch “Atacama ‘Tsunami’: Freak rainfall floods devastate driest desert”