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New wildfires grow in Northern California as firefighters gain ground against big blaze in the south

New wildfires grow in Northern California as firefighters gain ground against big blaze in the south

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big new wildfires challenged California firefighters Tuesday even as they increased containment of earlier blazes that erupted as dry north winds arrived over the weekend.
Heat wave toasts much of Ontario and Quebec, parts of Atlantic Canada hot, humid

Heat wave toasts much of Ontario and Quebec, parts of Atlantic Canada hot, humid

A heat wave gripped Ontario and Quebec for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, while dangerously hot and humid conditions settled in over parts of Atlantic Canada.
Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

BEIJING (AP) — Southern China was reeling Tuesday from heavy rains that triggered landslides killing at least nine people, knocking out power for entire villages and burying crops.
Full strawberry moon to look 'bigger than ever' in Metro Vancouver skies

Full strawberry moon to look 'bigger than ever' in Metro Vancouver skies

June's full moon is also known as the Honey Moon, Mead Moon, and the Full Rose Moon.
California firefighters gain ground against big wildfires after hot, windy weekend

California firefighters gain ground against big wildfires after hot, windy weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters increased their containment of a large wildfire in mountains north of Los Angeles on Monday after a weekend of explosive, wind-driven growth along Interstate 5.
Heat warnings issued for New Brunswick as temperatures set to climb to 33 C

Heat warnings issued for New Brunswick as temperatures set to climb to 33 C

FREDERICTON — Environment Canada is forecasting a period of "very hot" and humid weather across most of New Brunswick this week, days ahead of summer's official arrival.
Cool air mass over southern B.C. brings in record-breaking low temperatures

Cool air mass over southern B.C. brings in record-breaking low temperatures

One of the records dates back about 70 years.
B.C.'s drought: What exactly are droughts and what causes them?

B.C.'s drought: What exactly are droughts and what causes them?

It's more than just a dry spell that causes a drought — here are some of the factors scientists study in determining when a place is in a state of drought.
Hail the size of 'small grapes' falls in 'unusual' storm for Metro Vancouver

Hail the size of 'small grapes' falls in 'unusual' storm for Metro Vancouver

White Rock was hit by white hail stones.
Key Phoenix-to-Las Vegas highway reopens after wildfire claims 6 homes near historic Arizona town

Key Phoenix-to-Las Vegas highway reopens after wildfire claims 6 homes near historic Arizona town

PHOENIX (AP) — A wildfire near a historic old Arizona mining town destroyed at least six homes, prompted overnight evacuations and closed the main highway between Phoenix and Las Vegas for nearly 23 hours, but an army of firefighters was working Thur