Saturday, December 6th, 2014

No cyclones 13,000 years ago

New research shows cyclones only began about 13,000 years ago in northern Australia.

Before that, conditions were colder and much drier.

The evidence comes from a core of the ocean floor, showing red and brown mud from flooded rivers appearing as cyclonic weather kicked in.

Science Network [read this story]

 

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