Major earthquake and tsunami warning

major earthquake A major earthquake shook the west coast of Mexico on Monday at 2:05 p.m. EST. The Colima-Michoacan region felt the strong tremor whose epicenter is located at a depth of 15.1 km. Its intensity is estimated at 7.6 on the Richter scale. This sector is located between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and … Read more

The glacier at the end of the world is about to give way

Grand glacier Thwaites Glacier is located in West Antarctica. Nicknamed the “glacier of the end of the world”, this gigantic block of ice is 120 km wide and 600 km long. If it melted completely, it would cause the sea level to rise by one to three meters. Remarkable seabed imagery indicates Thwaites Glacier, Antarctica, … Read more

First major appearance of snow in Quebec!

The passage of a system over Quebec from Tuesday to Friday should bring good accumulations of rain in several areas. A larger band of precipitation extends from Abitibi-Témiscamingue to Labrador. Snow for some Rain is expected to change to snow Thursday through Friday in areas of northeastern Quebec bordering Labrador. Only a few cities are … Read more

Look up to the sky, the moon has a special show in store

Why is she called harvest moon? Well, in the past, farmers had to rely on the moon to light them up in the field after the sun went down. This lighting was crucial in particular at the end of the summer, which corresponds with the harvest period.In North America, it is also the tradition to … Read more

Hurricane Earl could have impacts in Canada

Currently, tropical activity in the Atlantic is marked by the presence of two named systems: Post-Tropical Cyclone Danielle and Hurricane Earl, which is currently Category 2. Possible major hurricane Earl will intensify as it moves and could reach peak strength after passing near Bermuda from Thursday night into Friday. The archipelago is currently on hurricane … Read more

Quebec will experience a brutal shock

And bref : Last manifestation of summer with heat and humidity; Felt over 40 in some areas; Brutal shock Thursday. high humidity An incursion of warm, humid air is pushing feelings up to nearly 40 in southern Quebec at the start of the week. In fact, this sweltering heat extends as far as the Gaspé … Read more

Something that Quebec has not seen for a long time is taking shape

An oppressive heat punctuated the beginning of the month. Between August 5 and 7, felt temperatures soared above 40 in several areas. Montreal even got a Humidex of 43. Since then, radio silence on the high Humidex side. Several sectors even had difficulty reaching 20°C at times, and freshness records were broken. The Humidex, missing … Read more

Summer is preparing its grand finale and you might like it

Good news The next few weeks promise to be quite pleasant as far as temperatures are concerned. If you hate high humidity, be aware that a bottom of dry air should dominate during the second and third weeks of the month. First, the mercury should stay close to seasonal norms. Thereafter, a gradual rise is … Read more

The slow decline of summer has begun

For the past few months, the sun was at its highest in the sky and day length was at its longest. This trend comes to an end with the start of a new sun season, between August 6 and November 5. The star is effectively entering its autumnal phase, in transition between the strongest 90 … Read more

Western smoke on its way to Quebec?

Major forest fires are raging these days in the western Canadian provinces, in particular due to temperatures well above seasonal norms. Consequently, several air quality bulletins have been issued since Friday by Environment Canada. The situation on this Sunday tends to show an improvement, due to the presence of a low pressure system that brought … Read more