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Unusual winter records for September in Spain - up to half a meter of snow

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That's winter, as in WINTER.

Up to half a meter of snow in high altitudes, while the meteorological station of Cogulla, in Cerler registered the minimum for the country on Sunday with -5.9 degrees.

The Cogulla meteorological station, located in Cerler, at 2,300 meters, registered the minimum in the country on Sunday at -5.9 degrees.

Torla was the second coldest with -1.9 (in Cebollar, at 1,900 m) and Panticosa, the third, with -1.1 (in Petrosos, at 1,850). Among the top ten places, the 2 degrees of Benabarre also stand out, as this station is located in a population center.


Comment: In nearby Andorra:




Cloud Lightning

Red jellyfish sprites and green ghosts captured over Corsica

Red jellyfish sprites and green ghosts taken on September 10, 2020 over Corsica
© Christophe SUAREZ
Red jellyfish sprites and green ghosts taken on September 10, 2020 over Corsica.
Christophe Suarez of Genoa, Italy, wasn't trying to photograph sprites when he pointed his camera at a distant thunderstorm on Sept. 10th. But this magnificent specimen was too big to miss.

"I was shooting a thunderstorm across the Ligurian Sea almost 400 km away over the island of Corsica," says Suarez. "Suddenly this jellyfish sprite appeared!" Its red form stretched 100 km high, nearly touching the edge of space.

Note the slightly-green caps on top of the sprite. These are a newly discovered phenomenon called "Green Ghosts." When sprites intersect Earth's airglow layer 96-97 km high, they can excite oxygen atoms, producing an aurora-like glow.

Green Ghosts were discovered just one year ago by Hank Schyma, a Houston Texas-based storm chaser better known to his fans as Pecos Hank. Only a handful of Green Ghosts have ever been photographed, so this is an area of cutting edge research.

Comment: Recently discovered atmospheric electrical phenomenon 'Green Ghost' captured over West Texas

With the surge in sightings of red sprites in recent years (which are still considered 'rare' by some) it seems the electrical nature of our weather and changing atmosphere is becoming more apparent: For more, check out SOTT radio's: Behind the Headlines: Earth changes in an electric universe: Is climate change really man-made?


Seismograph

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 99 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea at 10:34:48 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 109.22 km, was initially determined to be at 6.0867 degrees south latitude and 148.6576 degrees east longitude.

Cloud Precipitation

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Where the reset of society is happening first

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Sudan receives its second "once in a century" rainfall within a month, and looking back at the vast civilization existing along a newly discovered mega-lake in the same region that was full 5000 years ago, it seems the African Sahel is turning green again. Setting up a new grow zone from the ground up will requirement payment to workers, and enter the Algorand USDC stable coin protocol and Apollo Fintech platform for all African nations to introduce a single standard value central bank digital currency spendable across all nations.


Comment: Sudan floods: Nile water level threatens ancient pyramids as three-month state of emergency declared


Doberman

Woman found dead in South Carolina yard was mauled to death by dogs, coroner says

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A woman who was found dead at a yard in South Carolina was mauled to death by dogs, it has been reported.

Laurens County Deputy Coroner Patti Canupp said an autopsy was performed on Wednesday after the 32-year-old was discovered at an address in Allegra Lane, Gray's Court.

Officials told WYFF News 4 the dead woman, identified as Jacqueline Nicole Robinson, was found by a home health care nurse who had called at the property.

Canupp revealed the cause of her death was "mauled by dogs."

Courtney Snow, spokesperson for Laurens County Sheriff's Office, told the news channel that several dogs were removed from the property.


Windsock

Massive sandstorm engulfs Konya, Turkey

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A massive sandstorm hit Konya (Ereğli'de), 09 30 2020.


Cloud Lightning

Lightning kills 2 in Jharkhand, India

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Couple of people including a teenage boy lost their lives as lightning fell in Raipura village under Gola block of this district on Thursday.

Inspector Sanjay Gupta of Gola Police Station said that the deceased has been identified as Fatima Khatoon (20) and Khaleel Ansari (14). The duo had gone to collect sweet potatoes from a field when suddenly it started raining and to prevent themselves from rain they had taken shelter under a tree over which lightning fell and both of them died on the spot.

Upon receiving the information Ramgarh MLA Mamta Devi reached the village and spoke with the family members. She assured that as per provisions of disaster management department compensation would be provided to the families.

Attention

Bear kills woman in Kashmir

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A woman was killed after bear attacked her in Tumberhama village of Tangmarg in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday afternoon.

According to Kashmir News Service Correspondent the woman was working in her orchards when the bear attacked her and left her critically injured.

However the locals of the area tried hard to save her but they couldn't save.

The deceased has been identified as Zooni Begum Wife of Mohd Akbar Malik from Tumberhama Tangmarg.

Notably, several persons were injured in a bear attack in Tangmarg area earlier.

Meanwhile, a police officer confirmed the incident to KNS

Comment: In addition a man was killed by a group of sloth bears on Sept. 30 in Chhattisgarh, India


Attention

Nine pilot whales die stranded on Spain's northern coast

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Nine stranded pilot whales have died on a beach on Spain's northern coast but local authorities and residents managed to help others back at sea, the regional government said on Tuesday.

The whales were spotted on Monday on the Moris beach, in Carreno, Asturias. Officials and volunteers worked until late at night to help them, the Asturias government said.

"Half a dozen have managed to return to the sea, although they remain close to the coast. Efforts are now focused on keeping them from returning to the beach," it said.

The bodies of the nine dead whales will undergo an autopsy in the nearby town of Gijon.

Images of stranded whales attracted worldwide attention earlier this month in Australia, where hundreds died.

Comment: Beached pilot whales are a sign of the magnetic pole shift and waning magnetosphere


Attention

6 dolphins found dead in 'historic' stranding in Alabama after Hurricane Sally

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Six dolphins were found dead in an Alabama marsh last week in what experts call an "historic mass stranding."

A paddle boarder discovered the Atlantic spotted dolphins Friday in a Dauphin Island marsh, according to a Tuesday news release from the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network. They seemed to have "stranded alive" several days before.

"This is the first mass stranding of its kind in the state of Alabama," the release says.

Atlantic spotted dolphins live in waters along the continental shelf and are also found in "deep, oceanic habitats," according to the ALMMSN. It's rare for the species to strand on the Alabama coast, with the last documented occurrence in January 2018.