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World Meteorological Organization confirms 2017 among the three warmest years on record

WMO

In a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change caused by increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, 2015, 2016 and 2017 have been confirmed as the three warmest years on record. 2016 still holds the global record, whilst 2017 was the warmest year without an El Niño, which can boost global annual temperatures.

  • Rebuilding the Puerto Rico seismic network after Irma and Maria

    SSA

    Three months after two hurricanes hit Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, the Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN) has rebounded from a complete failure of Puerto Rico’s power and communication systems, with half of the island’s seismic stations operational as of mid-December 2017.

  • India: Odisha to get hi-tech cyclone early warning system soon

    Live-Mint/Hindustan Times, HT Media Ltd.

    Odisha will in April become the first Indian state to have an early warning system in place for natural disasters such as cyclones and tsunami for people living along its coast. Disaster alerts will be issued through sirens from 122 towers.

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