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See the Ohio and U.S. State of the Climate overview for August
NOAA has released the August 2016 regional, statewide, and nationwide climate analysis.
5 points by The Plain Dealer | United States Cuyahoga County Ohio Cleveland Ohio Climate Drought Cuyahoga River Temperature
Dry, warm weather in Kansas sparks fears of drought
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Unusually warm and dry weather in February is stoking fears of another drought. The Wichita Eagle reports ( ) the average temperature this month in Wichita has been more than 8 degrees above normal, with more upper 60s and low 70s expected this week. The forecast ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Meteorology English-language films Precipitation Kansas Climatology Drought Weather Hydrology
In Somalia, famine is looming and families with no food or water are leaving their land
JOHANNESBURG — In Somalia, the farm animals are dying. The water holes have dried up. The crops have failed.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Malnutrition Famine Kenya Somalia Sudan Horn of Africa Drought Africa
How to tackle repetitive droughts in the Horn of Africa
Investing in localised initiatives to mitigate drought can help the continent to break the cyclic nature of disasters.
1002 points by Al Jazeera English | Africa Drought Kenya Food security Food and Agriculture Organization Sudan African Union Poverty
The mural that rain's already washed away
Painted with natural chalk in a secret forest of the Pacific Northwest, "Puliki" sends a chilling message about climate change, wildfires and deforestation.
9769 points by CNN | Global warming Climate change Hawaii Weather Nature Iceberg Drought Chalk
UN: 40 percent of Somalis don't have enough food to eat
"Serious concern" of famine raised with five million people suffering through food shortages amid drought and conflict.
6309 points by Al Jazeera English | Refugee Famine Internally displaced person Somalia Somali people Drought Ethiopia Displaced person
'Serious concern' in Somalia as 5 million go hungry, U.N. says
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of Somalis who do not have enough to eat has risen to five million, or more than four out of ten people, due to poor rains, the United Nations said on Tuesday, with children at the greatest risk of ill-health and death.
31 points by Reuters | Famine Refugee Reuters Thomson Reuters Internally displaced person Drought United Nations Somalia
New Mexico water officials eye pipeline to Colorado lake
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - A water commission is eyeing a possible pipeline from a Colorado lake to northern New Mexico. The Daily Times reports ( San Juan Water Commission members will meet in October to weigh having the pipeline designed at an estimated cost of $10,000 to $15,000. Further study ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New Mexico Farmington New Mexico Reservoir Drainage basin Drought Animas River California Seventh Framework Programme