Once the fourth largest lake in the world, the Aral Sea has been shrinking for decades due to irrigation usage. The lake’s disappearance makes winters colder and summers hotter and drier in the area. Click the link in our bio to see it shrink even further. Screenshots courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory
A rabbit walks over snow after a three day snowfall in Bolu, Turkey, on December 13, 2018. Photo by Omer Urer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
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#WinterStormDiego has a top snow total so far of 18.5 inches in the higher terrain of southwest North Carolina near Saluda. The photo above is from Durham County, North Carolina, where the sheriff tweeted warnings about treacherous driving conditions. Click the link in our bio to read more. Photo courtesy of Twitter/DurhamSheriff
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An Anchorage road that sustained major damage during last week’s earthquake is seen repaired mere days later. The unbelievable makeover caused a buzz on social media and even sparked a Snopes entry. Click the link in our bio to read how the department of transportation pulled off the feat, and what the road looked like last week. Photo courtesy of Facebook/Alaska Tour & Travel
Sliding boulders damaged vehicles along Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu, California, and the road was later closed as record-breaking rain killed one in the state and caused mudslides. Click the link in our bio to read more. Photo by Twitter/LGSLASD
Winter Storm Diego will spread a widespread mess of snow, sleet and freezing rain from the southern Plains to the Ozarks and the Southeast late this week into early next week. The storm system is currently producing lower-elevation rain and mountain snow from Southern California into parts of the Southwest. Click the link in our bio for the forecast.
People with ice frozen on their faces are seen on December 5, 2018 in Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China. National Meteorological Center of CMA on Wednesday issued a blue alert for a cold wave. Click the link in our bio to see more photos of the extreme cold China is experiencing this week. Photo by Yu Changjun/VCG via Getty Images
A major storm system that is currently pushing into California will spread a widespread mess of snow, sleet and freezing rain from the southern Plains to the Ozarks and the southern Appalachians late this week into early next week. Click the link in our bio to read about what to expect.