Supercyclone Amphan has left large parts of India and Bangladesh in ruins. Over the course of five days, millions of people were cut off from electricity, water supply, and communication lines. Surveys assess damages costing up to $13.5 billion and counting.
The COVID pandemic has gripped the world. What started as the novel coronavirus back in December has spread out to bring industries to a standstill, crippling world economies. Millions have been infected and hundreds of thousands have perished. Even now, the COVID pandemic is already widely accepted as a defining moment of this generation.
We check out another piece of good news. Amidst worldwide disarray brought on by COVID-19, there’s still time to be had for positivity. We hear about good news from the United Kingdom and the more than a billion pounds they plan to spend for a weather supercomputer. Let’s hear some good news for a change!
Time and again, preparedness has been regarded as one of the most important values a person can have. Being prepared and being ready has been the central principle of countless organizations, from scouting groups, public services, to heads of states. It is plain and simple a good value to hold.
Weather is so dynamic and learning about it can give us so much clarity and insight. Let’s understand our role in a system that aspires for balance.
A 2018 NOAA-led study has found evidence that tropical cyclones are slowing down. Read here to learn why that’s bad news.