weather hazards

  • Photos: Hellish Dust Storm in Greece Leave Athens Dark Orange

    Photos: Hellish Dust Storm in Greece Leave Athens Dark Orange

    Residents in Greece were witnesses to a hellish-looking dust storm this week. The dust originated from the Sahara desert in North Africa and was blown across the Mediterranean Sea by strong winds. By Tuesday, Athens and other Greek cities were blanketed in an orange-red and potentially dangerous haze. Though the dust storm had begun to…


  • ‘Stifling’: Extreme Heat Hammers the U.S.

    ‘Stifling’: Extreme Heat Hammers the U.S.

    Today is officially the first day of summer, but seriously hot weather first arrived in some parts of the country over a month ago. And the scorching trend is set to continue. The National Weather Service is forecasting more triple-digit temperatures across large swathes of the U.S. this week.