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Several parts of Ontario under tornado watches: Environment Canada

Several parts of Ontario under tornado watches: Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued tornado watches for several parts of Ontario, including communities north and east of Toronto.
Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth

Bye bye, El Nino. Cooler hurricane-helping La Nina to replace the phenomenon that adds heat to Earth

The strong El Nino weather condition that added a bit of extra heat to already record warm global temperatures is gone. It's cool flip side, La Nina, is likely to breeze in just in time for peak Atlantic hurricane season, federal meteorologists said.
B.C.'s drought: Beekeepers say heat, temperature swings, dry conditions impacting colonies

B.C.'s drought: Beekeepers say heat, temperature swings, dry conditions impacting colonies

Bees and other pollinators are a key part of a healthy local ecosystem. Without them, much of the produce in B.C. and beyond would not exist.
B.C. wildfire risk expected to spike this summer after mild spring mitigates blazes

B.C. wildfire risk expected to spike this summer after mild spring mitigates blazes

VANCOUVER — Federal and British Columbia officials have confirmed a less dire start to this year's Canadian wildfire season when compared with last year, but forecasters are warning of renewed risks as the summer heat approaches.
BCWS anticipating busy wildfire season, but not as extreme as record-breaking 2023

BCWS anticipating busy wildfire season, but not as extreme as record-breaking 2023

Forests Minister Bruce Ralston: "The wildfire season is well underway in British Columbia."
Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

OTTAWA — While the wildfire season has been less dire so far this year than 2023, hot, dry weather means conditions are ripe for an above average fire season across most of Canada, the national fire forecast said Wednesday.
B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

Much of the province currently sits between level one and three on the B.C. government's zero to five drought classification scale.
Heavy snows and drought of deadly 'dzud' kill more than 7 million head of livestock in Mongolia

Heavy snows and drought of deadly 'dzud' kill more than 7 million head of livestock in Mongolia

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An extreme weather phenomenon known as the dzud has killed more than 7.1 million animals in Mongolia this year, more than a tenth of the country’s entire livestock holdings, endangering herders’ livelihoods and way of life.
New pipe arrives for water-restricted Calgarians; full service still days away

New pipe arrives for water-restricted Calgarians; full service still days away

CALGARY — A new section of water pipe was set to arrive in Calgary on Tuesday, as the city’s mayor urged residents to stay the course, conserve and keep the taps from running dry.
Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially in East

Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially in East

Environment Canada is predicting a warmer-than-usual summer across the entire country, with the greatest chance of high temperatures everywhere east of Manitoba.