Canada

Exceptional July 2019

Data from the World Meteorological Organization and the Copernicus Climate Change Programme indicates that the global mean temperature for July this year matched and possibly slightly exceeded the record for the hottest month on record. 2016 held the previous record for July, but was impacted by a strong occurrence of the El Niño phenomenon, which contributed to the exceptionally high temperatures.

Man mowing lawn defies twister in Alberta, Canada theWeather Club Mon, 05/06/2017 - 14:16

A photograph of a man mowing his lawn with an ominous tornado spinning in the background has been doing the rounds on social media this week - it even made BBC news

Mr Theunis Wessels, from Alberta, Canada said he was very aware of the twister which was about one and a quarter miles from their house, but "wasn't worried at all" – unlike his daughter, who was quite concerned by her father’s nonchalance.

Alberta's wildfires remain out of control theWeather Club Mon, 16/05/2016 - 20:11

Photo: Alberta wildfires as captured from the air SourceBert Shepherd, Flickr