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Farewell NZ! Surprise as Southern Ocean wave buoy suddenly breaks loose, floats towards Chile

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The buoy that measures giant waves in the Southern Ocean south of New Zealand has broken its mooring - but there's a silver lining, as MetOcean reports...


Weather disasters to impact 2 out of 3 Europeans by 2100, study says

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CNN --- By the end of the century, two out of three people living in Europe will be affected by heat waves, coastal floods and other weather-related disasters, largely due to global warming and climate change, according to a study published Friday in the 


Weather Video: NZ’s about to warm up! + Typhoon Noru nears Japan

The weather in New Zealand is about to get warmer as Australian and sub-tropical airflows merge and spread across the country, 

This warmer north to north west flow kicks off this weekend and increases over Sunday and Monday.


Japan: Will Typhoon Noru become a Super Typhoon?

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Residents of Japan’s southern islands need to keep a close eye on Typhoon Noru.


USA: Sinkhole swallows homes in Florida (again)

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A sinkhole in Florida that swallowed two houses appears to have stopped expanding, authorities said Friday night, meaning a recovery and repair operation can begin.


Massive iceberg '3 times the size of greater London' breaks away from Antarctica

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A massive iceberg weighing more than one trillion tons has broken away from western Antarctica, according to a UK-based research team.


Lions vs NZ at Eden Park tonight - The very latest weather forecast:

Updated 3:40pm -- Tonight is the final test with the Lions against New Zealand at Eden Park and everyone is asking about the forecast. It's been amazing series and tonight will likely be the most watched.

The chance of showers is now fairly low - we can't rule out a remaining downpour but the forecast is for long dry areas to continue into this evening.


Southern Hemisphere wraps up a record-quiet year for tropical cyclones

June 30th marked the end of a record-calm year for tropical cyclone activity in the Southern Hemisphere. A cyclone “year” extends from July 1 to June 30 south of the equator (this is because cyclones peak in the warm season, which straddles adjacent calendar years in the Southern Hemisphere).


US Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in Nebraska tornado

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Ten US Air Force planes, including two E-4B "doomsday" aircraft, were damaged when a tornado hit near Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska last week, the service told CNN on Friday.


Iran: A world record low humidity? 46.5C and 0.36% humidity

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On Tuesday afternoon at 12 UTC on June 20, 2017, the temperature at Safi-Abad Dezful, Iran hit 115.7°F (46.5°C) with a -27.8°F (-33.2°C) dewpoint, giving this city of 420,000 in western Iran a ridiculously low relati