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Tag: Northern Ireland

Earth Had Eighth Warmest August on Record

According to Americaโ€™s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2011โ€™s August was the eighth warmest since record keeping began back in 1880 and the period of June to August was the seventh warmest such period as well.

Images of Grรญmsvรถtn Volcano Eruption

Below, are images from the eruption and of the ash plume that ended up disrupting air travel in Iceland, followed shortly by Greenland, Scotland, Norway, Svalbard and a small part of Denmark, Northern Ireland, northern England and Northern Germany.

A Warm and Dry Britain and Ireland {Photo of the Day}

The image shows a brown and dry landscape, unsurprising as it followed one of the warmest months on record. The image shows Scotland (top) and Northern Ireland (bottom left) after they had endured just two-thirds of the rain normally expected in April, and increased temperatures.