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The American Southwest is being plagued by drought. Climate scientists warn drier-than-normal conditions may be here to stay. In fact, future droughts may be more severe than in the past in Arizona.
A record-breaking winter is refusing to loosen its grip in parts of the central and eastern United States, putting a big freeze on the country’s shipping industry. Almost 90 percent of the US Great Lakes area are completely frozen over, … Continue reading
The US state of California is going through one of its worst droughts in hundreds of years. Farmers are running out of hay to feed their cattle. The price of a load of hay has risen from around $5,000 to … Continue reading
California is one of the richest agricultural areas in the world, but for the past year, a shift in normal weather patterns has created a severe drought. The conditions are forcing some ranchers to sell their herds, and growers are … Continue reading
A rare blast of snow and ice has hit the southern states bringing misery to millions. Three states have declared a state of emergency. At least five people have died, roads have been closed and airports shut down.