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2015’s most costly (and deadly?) disaster: Indonesian agricultural fires

Dr. Jeff Masters’ blog in WeatherUnderground this week discusses what may be the most costly disaster on Earth this year, but one that has escaped notice in most of the United States.  Here is what he has to say: “Earth’s most expensive weather-related disaster of 2015–and the most expensive disaster…
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Nearly all drought removed from the Carolinas

After the tremendous flooding earlier this week, it probably does not come as a surprise to you that the Drought Monitor today has removed all categories of drought from most of the Carolinas and Virginia.  It is rare for them to change by more than one category in a week,…
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