The United Nations classifies drought as a natural hazard that has affected more people in the last 40 years than any other natural hazard. Find out what causes droughts and what they impact, and learn some tips to prepare your home and garden to weather one.
What are gyres, and how does wind affect ocean currents? Check out this explanation of ocean gyres and how they form. It's just one more example of how amazingly interconnected our world is.
Gravity is a real force, and it affects every object in the universe. The Coriolis effect, on the other hand, is only an apparent force — but it still has a huge impact on the air and water around our planet. So what is the Coriolis effect is, and how does it plug into our worldwide weather?
Storm glass, an antique weather-prediction device, is enjoying a resurgence as a home decor piece with a practical purpose. These fascinating devices offer a peek back into the history of weather prediction, as well as offer fun educational activities for younger weather watchers.
Learn how the Southwest Monsoon develops every summer and how it can create severe storms with flash flooding and dust storms.