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The first photos from a revolutionary new weather satellite are gorgeous

The first photos from a revolutionary new weather satellite are gorgeous The first photos taken by a new, revolutionary weather satellite orbiting Earth show our planet in a stark new light.“These images come from the most sophisticated technology ever flown in space to predict severe weather on Earth," he added.

NOAA's new GOES-16 weather satellite sends back stunning first images

NOAA's new GOES-16 weather satellite sends back stunning first images NASA and NOAA launched a new weather satellite back in November of 2016 called GOES-R.The newest and most advanced weather satellite keeping watch over America is GOES-16.

China will make it rain over an area 1.7 times of France

China will make it rain over an area 1.7 times of France 15 million yuan ($168 million) to modify weather in its parched northwestern provinces, in one of the country's biggest such programmes, the South China Morning Post reports.To perform cloud seeding, aircraft and rockets penetrate clouds with catalysts such as dry ice or silver iodide, to induce or increase rainfall.

You can get a free pint of beer in London every time it rains

You can get a free pint of beer in London every time it rains Yes, London Pride is offering Twitter followers a free pint of ale each time it rains in London.When rain appears on the Periscope window, that's the cue for followers to tweet and claim their free pint.

Powerful New Orleans tornado damages NASA's Michoud rocket factory

Powerful New Orleans tornado damages NASA's Michoud rocket factory A large tornado ripped through New Orleans and the surrounding area Tuesday, leaving a swath of devastation in its wake and damaging NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in the city.It's unclear how much damage the facility, which is helping to manufacture NASA's next mega-rocket, sustained.

Spotify has tapped an unexpected source to build you the perfect playlist

Spotify has tapped an unexpected source to build you the perfect playlist Partnering with Accuweather, Spotify built Climatune, a website that generates playlists based on the weather in your location.The playlist-generator follows a yearlong research project that compared music streamed on Spotify to data compiled at 1,000 weather stations.

It's nearly 70 degrees in the Mid-Atlantic today. You won't like what comes next.

It's nearly 70 degrees in the Mid-Atlantic today. You won't like what comes next. If you live in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, get ready for an acute case of weather whiplash., a 117-year-old temperature record was broken as temperatures surged past 70 degrees, which is nearly unheard of for early February.

Want mood music that matches the weather? Try Climatune from Spotify

Want mood music that matches the weather? Try Climatune from Spotify Meet Climatune, a new project that understands just how much your mood and your music tastes are affected by the weather.Meant to give music fans “insights into how the weather around them affects the music they listen to every day,” this new site hopes to provide the soundtrack to every climate.

Facebook now has a built-in weather app

Facebook now has a built-in weather app Some iOS users have also discovered it hidden in their Facebook app's hamburger menu.If you do see it, you'll get a rudimentary app that gives you an hour-by-hour weather forecast for today and a simple forecast for the next five days.

Astronaut captures clearest footage yet of rare type of lightning

Astronaut captures clearest footage yet of rare type of lightning The Space Station is also an amazing place to check out weather from an angle you aren't afforded on our planet.This includes weather phenomena that have been hotly debated, but poorly observed, such as a type of lightning known as "blue jets.

Meanwhile, Australia's in the grip of an intense heatwave straight from hell

Meanwhile, Australia's in the grip of an intense heatwave straight from hell Yes, Australia is a hot place.But this weekend, it's really, really hot.

Facebook now lets you check the weather forecast on mobile and desktop

Facebook now lets you check the weather forecast on mobile and desktop The social network is rolling out a weather tool that offers a five-day forecast, along with personalization options and notifications.However, Facebook’s new offering is a complete weather tool that is more akin to Yahoo Weather and Apple’s Weather app.

Your weather forecast might be getting a whole lot more accurate with TAMDAR Edge

Your weather forecast might be getting a whole lot more accurate with TAMDAR Edge Indeed, Ikhama and TAMDAR Edge may have a mutually beneficial relationship, according to pilot Hernan Posada.The TAMDAR Edge probe is capable of collecting a veritable treasure trove of meteorological information, including winds aloft, temperature, humidity, pressure, icing presence, and more.

Insane drone footage shows massive damage and flooding at California's Oroville Dam

Insane drone footage shows massive damage and flooding at California's Oroville Dam Drone and helicopter footage over Northern California's imperiled Oroville Dam show the widespread damage and furious flooding that forced more than 200,000 people to evacuate on Sunday.In aerial footage, water is seen roaring down the dam's damaged spillway, looking like the world's most terrifying waterslide.

Parade of storms threatens to prolong California dam crisis

Parade of storms threatens to prolong  California dam crisis Right now in California, the nation's tallest dam is facing its toughest test yet — holding back about 1.The Oroville Dam crisis has forced nearly 200,000 people located downstream to evacuate, and it's not likely to be resolved quickly, based on the latest forecasts.

IBM and The Weather Company launch mesh-powered app for internet-poor regions

IBM and The Weather Company launch mesh-powered app for internet-poor regions That’s why IBM, in collaboration with developers at The Weather Company, introduced Mesh Network Alerts, a new technology that provides a peer-to-peer means of facilitating communications between residents of underserved nations.” More: IBM creates Internet of Things division, announces deal with The Weather Company IBM’s mesh works in a version of The Weather Channel app for Android specially designed for emerging markets.

Days after a blistering heatwave, it's now snowing Down Under

Days after a blistering heatwave, it's now snowing Down Under Less than two weeks ago that much of the country endured days of relentless heatwaves, leading to temperatures of around 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) along the eastern coast.Now fast forward to Sunday, and it was snowing in the Victorian alpine areas of Mount Hotham, Falls Creek and Mount Buller.