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Arctic Ocean pack ice hits lowest in September

Sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean reached an annual summer low in September. At 1.82 million square miles, it was 579,000 square miles smaller than the 1981-2010 average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ice peaks every March and its minimum every September. According to the …

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La Niña means dry weather for Brazil

After rainy weather last week, the weekend of October 23 is getting drier for much of southern Brazil. In fact, most states that experienced above normal precipitation last week will see precipitation trends reverse as below normal precipitation prevails. The exception will be Minas Gerais which is expected to experience …

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