9 photos of world leaders standing in the rain to honor fallen soldiers

White House President Donald Trump was criticized on Saturday for not attending a World War I memorial service about 50 miles from Paris because of rainy weather.  The trip to Ainse-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial was canceled “due to scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather,” the White House said, per a press pool […]

Umbrella troubles? Twitter mocks Trump as he bails on WWI commemoration over light rain

As if Donald Trump needed to give his haters more ammunition, the US President has now been accused of trampling on the memory of the US Marines killed in WWI after he canceled a memorial cemetery trip due to rain. Trump was due to travel some 50 miles (85 km) east of Paris on Saturday […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the photos will melt your heart

Ian Vogler/Pool via AP Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged in some PDA on the second day of their ongoing royal tour. On Wednesday, the duke and duchess attended a community picnic at Victoria Park in Dubbo, Australia. The ever-affectionate pair were photographed holding each other while sharing an umbrella in the rain. Markle also held […]

GPS tracked the land sink under the weight of Hurricane Harvey’s rain

Enlarge (credit: US Coast Guard / Flickr) Shortly after Hurricane Harvey unleashed its flooding on Houston, we wrote about a remarkable observation shared by a scientist on Twitter: the weight of all that floodwater had measurably depressed the Earth’s crust. This week, a more detailed study of that observation was published in the journal Science […]

Hurricane Florence could bring 40 inches of rain and 13 feet of floodwater in a ‘catastrophic’ landfall

Tropical Tidbits Category-4 Hurricane Florence is surging toward the US East Coast with sustained wind speeds of 130 mph. It is forecast to hit the coast of North Carolina or South Carolina on Thursday or Friday. As of 8 a.m. Wednesday it was 530 miles from the shore. The winds will likely weaken, but the […]

Carpeting Sahara with wind and solar farms could make it rain

Enlarge / “Whaaaaaaaat?” (credit: Lisa de Vreede) If you’ve spent any time thinking about the world’s dirty energy problem, you’ve probably pondered some impractical “What if?” scenarios. Solar panels in space beaming energy down, or covering Nevada in solar panels—that kind of thing. Well, a new study led by Yan Li, Eugenia Kalnay, and Safa […]

Tropical Storm Gordon is dumping rain on Florida, and getting stronger as it eyes Mississippi

NASA/Handout via REUTERS Tropical Storm Gordon is dumping rain on Florida on Monday evening, and expected to gain in strength as it heads to up the Gulf Coast. Forecasters predict the storm could strengthen to a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico before it makes landfall in Mississippi on Wednesday. The storm surge along the […]

BBC weather forecast: Tropical blast to set temperatures rising before rain dampens the UK

Wednesday is set to hot and sunny for much of the UK with heat levels reaching sweltering highs in the lead up to the Bank Holiday weekend. The best of the sunshine is expected to be across southern and central areas, where temperatures could easily reach a scorching 28 degrees Celsius today. But there is […]

Tesla Model 3 can't stand the rain, loses its bumper cover

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Etc.,Green,Tesla,Electric Owner says it happened on his drive home in his new car Continue reading Tesla Model 3 can’t stand the rain, loses its bumper cover Tesla Model 3 can’t stand the rain, loses its bumper cover originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:25:00 EDT. […]

A warmer world means a greater risk rain lands on snow, triggering floods

Enlarge / Riverfront Ave. in Calgary during the Alberta floods 2013. (credit: Ryan L. C. Quan / Wikimedia) In June 2013, Keith Musselman was living in the Canadian Rockies when the nearby Bow River flooded. “We were in a valley, so we were stuck for about five days,” Musselman told Ars. “The community was devastated.” […]