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US expects the strongest in the last millennium drought - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 February 2015 12:55

Climatologists say that in the second half of the twentieth century, the south-western United States be hard for the last thoUSAnd years of drought. An article about the results of the research, published in the journal Science Advances.

Experts studied historical sources and writing about the climate of North America, as well as analyzed the soil, rainfall and took into account the forecasts of climate scientists about the consequences of global warming. Scientists have built several climate models, but they all showed the same result: after about 50 years, the US will suffer the most severe drought in the last millennium.

The researchers argue that the first prerequisites for this observed now. So, for the past 11 years, Western states (Oklahoma, Nevada, California, Texas, Arizona) suffer from a lack of water in the past year California authorities have been forced to limit its use, causing farmers had to leave without watering thoUSAnds of acres of land. Moreover, the level of water in major reservoirs - Lake Mead and Powell - is at the lowest in the history of values.


НАЖМИТЕ ЗДЕСЬ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА ВСЕГО СПИСКА НОВОСТЕЙ О НЕОБЫЧНЫХ ЯВЛЕНИЯХ>>>

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