Antarctica is overall accumulating ice.
An increase in Antarctic snow accumulation is adding enough ice to outweigh the increased losses from the continent’s thinning glaciers, says this article on phys.org.
“Extra snowfall that began 10,000 years ago has been slowly accumulating on the ice sheet and compacting into solid ice over millennia,” the article continues.
Arctic blast dumps record snowfall on Fort St. John.
According to Environment Canada, a total of 17 cm of the white stuff blanketed the city over the weekend, with a record 9.8 cm falling on Sunday.
The previous snowfall record for March 6 in Fort St. John was 6.6 cm in 1966.
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Would have filled the skies with ash and dust for more than a year.
El Salvador’s Lake Ilopango – an ancient crater lake boasting 100-meter-tall cliffs – may have been the site of one of the most horrific natural disasters in the world. It may also have caused the extreme climate cooling and crop failures of A.D. 535-536, reports Robert A. Dull of the University of Texas at Austin.
The massive event, the second-largest volcanic eruption in the last 200,000 years, would have instantly killed up to 100,000 people, displaced up to 400,000 more and filled the skies with ash and dust for more than a year. “This event was much bigger than we ever thought,” Dull said.
Such an eruption would explain the extreme global cooling of A.D. 535-536, an 18-month period of cloudy skies, crop failures and famines described in both Roman and Chinese historical accounts. “It’s very well established this event took place,” Dull said. “The question has been the cause.”
That’s 2,112 miles. That’s more than the distance from Moscow to Rome.
Moscow received 20 cm (8 inches) of snow overnight, which, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center, is the heaviest snowfall for this particular day since 1966.
The blizzard dumped more than half of the average monthly snowfall on the Russian capital from late Tuesday to early Wednesday.
Snow and cold in Canada shatters records back to the 1800s
Record one-day-snow total of 51.3 cm in Ottawa, Canada as well as hundreds – hundreds! – of cold records and snow records shattered in North America.
Lake Erie magically 60% frozen in a single weekend.
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The Pakistan Meteorological Bureau put out a lengthy 59 page report warning the citizens of Pakistan that Global cooling will begin in 2019 and there needs to be a strategy with urgent action in order for the society to cope with the changes. This is the second country to now come out and tell its citizens to prepare, Russia was first, now Pakistan.
Pakistan temps and global cooling forecast
Pakistan Mini Ice Age Warning to Citizens https://www.facebook.com/cda.isb.pk/?…
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Shatters one-day record. Not just for the date, mind you, but for ANY day.
Tuesday’s snowstorm set a one-day record for snowfall in the nation’s capital, approaching 50 cm (20 inches) by late evening.
The old record of 40.6 cm, set in 1947, tumbled mid-afternoon, according to Environment Canada. The records come from Ottawa International Airport, dating back to the 1930s.
“Our flustered activity will do nothing to alter CO2 concentrations, any more than it could cause the satellites of Jupiter to become bigger or smaller.”
– Société de Calcul Mathématique, SA
Yesterday I posted excerpts from a white paper issued by the Paris-based Société de Calcul Mathématique, SA.
Here are a few more excerpts from that paper:
Shatters old record set 129 years ago.
That’s MINUS 114 degrees (-81 C).
The mercury plunged to 1 degree F (-17.2 C) at JFK International Airport on Sunday, shattering the old record of 4 degrees set back in 1979.
Temperatures plunged to record-breaking lows across the northeastern United States on Valentine’s Day.
Ice growth combined with a colossal iceberg the size of Rome has left a colony of Adelie penguins landlocked.
The penguins used to live near a large body of open water, but a huge 1,120-square-mile iceberg and fast ice expansion has forced them to trek 70 miles for food.
An estimated 150,000 penguins in Commonwealth Bay have been killed.