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Morocco flash floods leave dozens dead

At least 31 people washed away and dozens missing as storm hits southern part of the north African country.

Source: aljazeera.com

Flash flooding in southern Morocco has reportedly killed at least 31 people, with many others still missing.

Heavy storms have swept across several regions including tourist hub Marrakesh, where torrential rain destroyed many mud homes on Sunday.

Roads and highways were blocked off, making it hard for emergency crew to reach people.

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Documentary: Countdown to a Catastrophe – Storms (VIDEO)

info-pictogram1 How does a hurricane come to be? What impact do these giant whirlwinds make on the global climate? It has only recently been established that over 80 percent of the hurricanes that slam the East Coast of the United States are first formed above the African savannah. In recent years researchers have uncovered increasing numbers of mysterious interactions between different natural phenomena. Now geophysicist Shimon Wdowinski from the University of Miami has discovered a truly astonishing connection: major storms can trigger massive earthquakes.

An Islamic Perspective On Climate Change

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Source: 5pillarz.com

By: Abdurraheem Green

Abdurraheem Green gives an Islamic perspective on climate change.

“Climate change is the most severe problem we are facing today- more serious even than the threat of terrorism.”

This is according to Sir David Anthony King, the former Chief Scientific Adviser to the British Government and Head of the Government Office for Science from October 2000 to 31 December 2007.

The potential human suffering brought about as a direct consequence of the effects of global warming are catastrophic!

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SAND STORMS

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Dust or sand storms have always bedeviled desert travelers who may become lost. This phenomenon occurs when a strong wind whips up soil and sand particles into the atmosphere and carries them away. Sometimes sand storms can be so large that they are visible from space.