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What is an atmospheric river? Weather event behind California floods, record snow

Flooding taking place in Central California from atmospheric river storms in March 2023.

Thousands without power as strong atmospheric river floods California

 woman braves the flooded streets alongside splashing trucks as an atmospheric river storm slams California in Salinas, California
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Mar 9, 2023 - Science

Freddy, "longest-lasting" tropical cyclone, to hit Mozambique for 2nd time

A screenshot of Cyclone Freddy lashing Mozambique on March 7.

"Pineapple Express" storm to hit California

Jacob Knutson
Mar 8, 2023 - Science

Study: Increased wildfire risk could delay ozone layer's recovery

Firefighters watching a large bushfire burn from Bargo, Australia, in December 2019.

Tornadoes reported in Texas and Louisiana as storms lash the South

California declares emergency in 13 counties as snow closes parks

A screenshot of a Yosemite National Park tweet of a car buried in snow.

The "triple-dip" La Niña may give way to an El Niño

Map showing weekly temperature anomalies across the tropical Pacific Ocean, with diminishing signs of a La Nina.

California on track for record snow year as storms cause chaos across state

Homes in La Cañada Flintridge in Los Angeles County on Monday that were damaged in a mudslide that crashed down onto the properties following relentless rain.