Extreme Events

Dangerous flooding amidst a record drought? Just call it another week in California.

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Monday, August 1, 2011

  • From drought in the Amazon to Australia's record spring rains, this interactive map highlights significant regional climate events in 2010 that were influenced by El Niño and La Niña.