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Boy dies after being mauled by pack of dogs in Bangladesh

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A nine-year-old boy died in Dinajpur's Kaharol upazila after a pack of dogs mauled him on Sunday evening.

The deceased was Hriday Shil, son of Abinash Shil of Pouria (Napitpara) village under Mukandapur village in Kaharol Upazila of Dinajpur. The boy was a third-grader at a local primary school.

According to the family members and villagers, Hriday went out of his home to go to a nearby potato field early in the evening on Sunday.

Afterwards, he was returning home alone at around 6pm. On his way back, a pack of five agitated dogs attacked and mauled the boy badly. Hearing his screams, locals rushed to the spot and rescued Hriday.

Bug

Huge 'tornado' of mosquitoes filmed in Argentina

tornado of mosquitoes
Little dirt devils on the side of the highway are not at all uncommon in rural Texas, and boy are we lucky they're only made out of dirt and not blood-sucking mosquitos.

A video tweeted by Twitter user @FMLaMarea shows footage from Argentina of what looks like your average group of little baby tornados, sweeping across a highway, but they're not. They are not dust devils at all. They are mosquitoes. A literal tornado of mosquitoes, swarming in funnels all across the road.


Comment: We're seeing more and more of these videos from around the world in recent years. Is that just down to people having mobile phones with in-built cameras, or are mosquito populations increasing?


Cloud Precipitation

Damaging flash floods in Catamarca, Argentina - 3.5 inches of rain in an hour

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A severe storm brought torrential rainfall to Catamarca Province, Argentina, on 01 March 2021. Severe damages were reported in the city of Catamarca.

Warnings for severe weather were issued and the Civil Defence Directorate asked residents to stay in their homes "in the face of the strong storm in the Central Valley area and inland towns."

Local media reported 90 mm of rain in 1 hour in the city of Catamarca. Buildings, road and infrastructure were damaged and power and drinking water supply cut. Around 20 families were evacuated and over 240 buildings damaged including a the San Juan Bautista Hospital.


Cassiopaea

Cosmic climate change: 'Space plasma hurricane' observed in ionosphere above North Pole!

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Scientists have confirmed the existence of space hurricanes following observations of electrons raining down in Earth's upper atmosphere
Scientists have confirmed the existence of space hurricanes following observations of electrons raining down in Earth's upper atmosphere.

A team led by Shandong University in China made the announcement after analyzing a 621-mile wide swirling mass of plasma spotted hundreds of miles above the North Pole.

Observations show a large cyclone-shaped auroral spot with a nearly zero-flow center and strong circular horizontal plasma flow and shears, all of which are found in hurricanes in the lower atmosphere - but instead of raining water, it rained electrons.

The space hurricane moved in an anti-clockwise rotation and lasted about eight hours before breaking down.

Comment: This actually happened in 2014. It sure took a while for it to 'leak out'. They obviously don't want people to be spooked by dramatic signs of solar-system-wide 'climate' shift.

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Car Black

Vehicles swept away by flash floods in Tétouan, Morocco - 4 inches of rain in 9 hours

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Heavy rain caused dramatic flash flooding in the city of Tétouan in northern Morocco on 01 March 2021.

Roads and infrastructure were damaged and fast flowing flood waters and debris swept through streets dragging along vehicles.

Local government reported 100 mm of rain in 9 hours to the afternoon of 01 March which caused rivers and drainage channels to overflow.


Cloud Lightning

Lightning kills two and injures six in Morocco

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Two boys were killed and six others injured, on Monday, due to a lightning that struck after a thundery weather, while they were playing football in the Chaoui village, under the commune of Zemrane Charqia, the authorities of the province of El Kelâa des Sraghna said.

Once informed, the local authorities and the Royal Gendarmerie and Civil Defense services intervened and the wounded were evacuated to the local hospital of Tamellalt and the regional hospital of El Kelâa des Sraghna to receive the necessary medical care, according to the same source.

Attention

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: 750 year eruption cycle begins, will it affect our civilization?

Volcano under moon
© YouTube/Adapt 2030 (screen capture)
Krísuvík volcano in Iceland has just awoken after 750 years of slumber, on its regular multi-century eruptive cycle. The last time an eruption out of Iceland affected the entire planet was either 1340 with the Black Plague or 1108 AD that took down dynasties and empires on all continents. We are back at the beginning again.


Arrow Up

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash 3 km into sky

Mount Sinabung volcano
© Reuters
Mount Sinabung volcano sent a cloud of hot ash as high as 3 km on March 2, 2021. The volcanic activity as seen from Kuta Rakyat village in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. |
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano sent a cloud of hot ash as high as 3 km on March 2, in its first big eruption since August last year.

Mount Sinabung's activity has increased since August last year and the alert for the volcano in North Sumatra province has been placed at second highest level.

No casualties were reported as officials had earlier urged people to stay at least 3 km from the crater, Indonesia's volcanological survey said on Twitter.

Videos on social media showed little panic among residents over the eruption, which sent a column of white ash into the blue sky.


Comment: The increasing volcanic activity worldwide continues.


Snowflake Cold

New South Wales, Australia just suffered its coldest summer in a decade

Oz temps

It wasn't just Facebook giving Australia the cold shoulder this southern hemisphere summer — according to data from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), the eastern Aussie state of New South Wales (NWS) has just suffered its coldest summer season since 2011.


March 1 is the start of autumn down under. December 1 to February 28 is summer, and those 3-months delivered lower than average temperatures across the majority of Australia — NOAA reveals that 823 new low temperature records were set during that time-period in Australia, while the latest data from the BoM (released today, March 1) shows us that the southeastern Aussie state of NSW, distinguished by its coastal cities, national parks, and capital city Sydney, just endured its coldest summer since the end of the previous solar minimum (late 2010/early 2011).

As reported by the dailytelegraph.com.au, the average NSW temperature for the summer of 2020-21 was the coldest on record since 2011 when the average temperature reached a relatively cool 23.2C (73.8F).

According to the BoM -even with their UHI-ignoring bias- "mean maximum temperatures were cooler than average for much of the Aussie mainland," with mean minimum temperatures "below average for the northern interior of Western Australia and adjacent Northern Territory, areas of southern inland New South Wales, north-west Victoria, and south-east and northern South Australia."

Snowflake

Over 39,000 households affected by record snowfall in Iwamizawa, Japan

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Heavy snow has been falling intermittently in Hokkaido, Japan, since Tuesday, February 23, 2021, with Iwamizawa city recording its second-highest snowfall of 2.05 m (6.7 feet) on Thursday, 25.

It resulted in disruptions in the city, particularly in train services and even the water supply in the neighboring Bibai city, where more than 39 000 households have been affected.

Heavy snow has been piling up in Hokkaido, especially in the Sorachi region, since Tuesday. Iwamizawa city was blanketed by 2.05 m (6.7 feet) of snow as of Friday morning, the second-highest snowfall in the area since the start of statistics. The figures were just 3 cm (1.2 inches) shy of the record 2.08 m (6.8 feet).