Smoke from Australia’s fires will make ‘full circuit’ around the world

16 Janvier, 2020, 05:21 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Volunteer fire fighters on duty at Menai Rural Fire Service Station in Sydney

NASA Astronaut Christina Koch, a MI native now aboard the International Space Station, shared three photos of the burning country to social media on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

The smoke from Australia's fires is so vast that fumes from the early weeks of the crisis will survive a journey around the globe and are expected to return to the country's skies from the west, according to Nasa. "Our hearts and thoughts are with you".

Twitter user Roman replied to the post: "Very sad".

Daniel Wright said: "The devastation to wildlife has been unimaginable ... most heartbreaking is the koala bears #SaveTheKoala".

The photo of the effects of the natural disaster was captured from space by Luca Parmitano, an astronaut from the European Space Agency. "These reflective bands can also be used to show the "height" of clouds since clouds lower to the ground appear whiter and clouds higher in the atmosphere appear bluer to aqua since the ice crystals within the clouds reflect a blue colour using this instrument".

Other images from the ISS astronaut showed thick dust streaming over the ocean near Australia.

Trump ending hold of $8B in Puerto Rico disaster aid relief
According to the USGS , the center of the quake hit near the town of Guanica. Recent quakes have toppled homes and schools.

Kapil Sharma introduces daughter Anayra Sharma to the world, see photos
We see numerous punches coming from Kapil and others on Archana Puransingh who replaced the former cricketer from the show. Aww, isn't it super cute and way too adorable! Kapil wrote, " Blessed to have a baby girl, need ur blessings. love u all".

How CW’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ pulled off its Ezra Miller cameo
However, what was most interesting about the meeting is the questions it left unanswered about the links between the two worlds. Miller has also been seen in Justice League and Suicide Squad and is expected to have his own movie on the way.

Mr Parmitano said in another tweet: "Australia fires: lives, hopes, dreams in ashes".

The Australian fires have killed at least 27 people since September previous year, while the inferno is now spewing unsafe smog around major Australian cities. NASA is tracking smoke spreading around the globe, which Parmitano could easily see from space.

As of January 8, NASA stated that this risky smoke had already made it halfway around the world.

"Once in the stratosphere, the smoke can travel thousands of miles from its source, affecting atmospheric conditions globally", Nasa said.

A NASA Earth Observatory blog post revealed different types of clouds are accompanying the fire smoke plumes, such as pyrocumulonimbus and flammagenitus.

Dr Matthew Jones, Senior Research Associate at UEA's Tyndall Centre and lead author of the review, said: "Overall, the 57 papers reviewed clearly show human-induced warming has already led to a global increase in the frequency and severity of fire weather, increasing the risks of wildfire". "As the hot air rises and spreads out, it cools, causing water vapor to condense and form clouds".

Conseillé:



Populaire

Cynthia Erivo Stuns in Geometric Gown at Critics' Choice Awards 2020
Cynthia's casting in Harriet earned criticism from some who felt an African-American should have been chosen for the role. Prominent Pakistani actor Mehwish Hayat like many others have criticised Oscar 2020 nominations over lack of diversity .

PC Sharon Beshenivsky murder: Man arrested in Pakistan
West Yorkshire Police said Khan was held on Tuesday following an operation involving the National Crime Agency and local partners. A man wanted in connection with the murder of a Bradford police officer nearly 15 years ago has been arrested in Pakistan .

All Elite Wrestling Extends WarnerMedia Deal Through 2023, Adds New Night - TCA
Before and after the show, matches are taped for AEW Dark , which airs Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Cody Rhodes and Tony Schiavone in the ring in Pittsburgh in October 2019.

Ségolène Royal annonce son "licenciement" de sa fonction d'ambassadrice des Pôles
L'ancienne ministre de l'Environnement est sur un siège éjectable, après avoir tancé à plusieurs reprises le gouvernement. La clarification en question semble en réalité signifier la fin de ses fonctions.

La top model Gigi Hadid en jurée potentielle — Procès d'Harvey Weinstein
Douze jurés et six suppléants doivent être sélectionnés d'ici la semaine prochaine pour ce procès emblématique du mouvement #MeToo .

Chemical plant explosion in northeastern Spain kills 1, injures 8
The coastal city of Tarragona, with its 800,000 residents, is located some 115 kilometers (71 miles) southwest of Barcelona. Interior department chief Miquel Buch tweeted that the fire was not toxic but he advised residents to remain inside.

Manchester United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - Football Match Report
It didn't help", Solskjaer said. "We're not there yet, we've got to keep working and improving, just keep the rhythm". Players are free to travel where they like during their break, including to Dubai, a popular destination.

Former NFL WR Chad Johnson Trying Out As Kicker In XFL
But the 42-year-old who used to prefer the nickname "OchoCinco" isn't attempting a comeback as a receiver, but rather as a kicker. Johnson hinted that his ultimate dream would be to eventually return to the National Football League as a kicker .

New York Giants interviewing Jason Garrett for offensive coordinator position
The Giants recently requested permission to speak with Garrett about their head coaching position prior to hiring Joe Judge . In addition to being named the team's defensive coordinator, Graham will also be given the title of "assistant head coach".

Une école reçoit le kérosène largué par un Boeing en difficulté
Le largage a donc été effectué alors que l'avion , un Boeing 777, survolait Cudahy, une banlieue de Los Angeles aux alentours de midi.