30 Dec '15, 9pm

Freak storm pushes North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

Freak storm pushes North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point

Two adventurous travelers stand next to a sign at the North Pole in October 1998. A powerful storm is forcing warm southern air to the North Pole where the temperature on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, was expected to reach 32 F, 50 degrees higher than the average temperature at this time of the year. KRT Related Rivers rise to record levels in Midwest, flooding will be 'major to historic' Rare winter flood threatens homes, closes interstates At least 11 die from Texas tornadoes, 12 in Midwest flooding A powerful winter cyclone - the same storm that lead to two tornado outbreaks in the United States and disastrous river flooding - has driven the North Pole to the freezing point this week, 50 degrees above average for this time of year. From Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning, a mind-boggling pressure drop was recorded in Iceland: 54 millibars in just 18 hours. This triples th...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/freak-storm-pushes-no...

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