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Your weather update: Thundershowers and warm conditions kick-start weekend Another warm day is in store on Friday, but the South African Weather Service has advised of thundershowers in some provinces. Watches. - Heavy rain leading to localised and flash flooding is possible in the North West and northern parts of the Free State, spreading to Gauteng in the evening and overnight while continuing into Saturday morning.

Australian Red Cross defends spending 10% of bushfire donations on office costs Charity faces criticism from an MP who nearly lost his home in a fire for taking too long to distribute $115m in donations.

Fire raining on beaches, red skies and a billion animals killed: a different Australian summer - Brigid Delaney Climate change has stopped being something to argue about. When you breathe in the ash and feel the pain in your heart, you can no longer deny it.

Not-so-great shakes: a timeline of noticeable earthquakes in the UK They are rare, but about 20 quakes that are strong enough to feel occur annually in Britain.

15 movies ready to take off at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Each year, Sundance premieres some of the best movies of the year. The best of 2020 should be no different: Here are your first looks at Zola, Bad Hair, Dick Johnson Is Dead, Steven Yeun’s Minari, Joe Keery in Spree, and many more indie films coming this year.

Weathering the Privacy Storm from GDPR to CCPA & PDPA Weathering the Privacy Storm: Taking a general approach to privacy, no matter the regulation is the only way to stay ahead of the privacy storm we're collectively facing today. We're already seeing extensions on existing regulations - the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020 is an example of this.

A Phoenix Photographer's Storm Footage Is in Pearl Jam's Latest Video His stunning footage appears in the clip for the experimental single.

Central New Mexico Weather: 1/23/20 Yesterday became mostly sunny, cool and breezy. This morning, the weather has been clear, cold, and still. From the NWS in Albuquerque, NM: The pattern has settled down again, with breezy northwesterly winds and a slight warming trend headed into the weekend.

NSW bushfires: three people dead in waterbombing plane crash as fires flare in soaring temperatures NSW Rural Fire Service aware of property losses in the south coast towns of Moruya and Bermagui.

Dear Australia, elegy for a summer of loss - Amy Coopes The climate emergency seemed so abstract. It was something that was happening elsewhere, to other people. Until it wasn’t.

All three crew members dead in crash of air tanker fighting bushfires in Snowy Monaro region NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian expresses condolences to families of the firefighters on board.

Western Iowa Dense Fog Advisory - Iowa Storm Chasing Network A dense fog advisory will be in effect through noon Thursday for the western half of Iowa as visibility will drop below 1/4 of a mile.

Australia fires live: Canberra airport closed as bushfire flares up on NSW south coast – latest updates Residents near a bushfire south of Canberra’s airport told to seek shelter as extreme temperatures fan bushfires across New South Wales. Follow the latest news and live updates.

Australia bushfires: brown rain falls in Melbourne as temperatures soar and fires flare in NSW Melbourne is coated in brown dust after 25-35mm of rain arrived loaded with dust from the north of Victoria.

Jon Davies Severe Weather Notes ChaserCon 2020 is a little over a week away. I'm doing a Tornado Forecasting class on Friday evening January 31 from 7:00 to 9:30 pm, with a break in the middle. I'll do more examples and interactive exercises covering supercell tornadoes than last year at Wichita, including a cold-core tornado case.

Malcolm Turnbull criticises Scott Morrison for 'downplaying' bushfire crisis Former Australian prime minister says the PM did not act in ‘the way a prime minister would and should’.

Just after the Southern Tablelands cell intensified it should interesting structure Just after the Southern Tablelands cell intensified it showed interesting structure. The timelapse I guess confirms that too. Strong outflow pushes out in the timelapse. At the time of this photograph and just prior though, strong inflow raced in from the northeast!

Woman 'caught up to her shoulder' in Hout Bay sinkhole A portion of Cape Town's Hout Bay beach has been cordoned off after a woman was reportedly caught in a sinkhole brought about by the weather and tidal patterns.

Thursday's temperatures - Thundershowers expected as warm conditions persist Warm weather is expected on Thursday, accompanied by thundershowers over much of the country, according to the South African Weather Service. Warnings. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected over the central and north-eastern parts of the Northern Cape as well as the western parts of the North West.

Nine dead and four missing as storm Gloria batters Spain High winds, heavy rain, snowfall and huge waves lash eastern regions.

Scott Morrison's intransigence on climate change makes it harder for future governments to undo his damage The need for emissions cuts is urgent – the longer we wait, the more of our carbon budget we use.

There’s nothing safe about a country in flames, and the Coalition will exploit that - Jeff Sparrow As bushfires flare, expect the government to dampen hopes of climate action and ramp up national security rhetoric.

Bushfire crisis: more than half of all Australians found to have been directly affected A quarter of those in Australia Institute survey reported illness or health effects.

Central New Mexico Weather: 1/22/20 Yesterday was cloudy, cool and still. This morning, the weather has been foggy, cold, and still. From the NWS in Albuquerque, NM: The pattern has settled down again, though there is some dense fog this morning. Abundant moisture is in place, and a weak upper level disturbance will bring some light snow to the northern mountains.

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