waterfall in death valley
The situation arising around the world due to climate change is repeatedly warning of destruction. But, perhaps humans want to remain ignorant of its danger. If this is not the sound of cataclysm, then what is the fact that one of the driest and hottest places in the world, the waterfall has started in Death Valley. This area, located on the California-Nevada border of America, is included in the hottest places on Earth. Due to the ‘K’ storm in America, this dry area has also received heavy rain, which is very unusual.
The temperature recorded is 56.6 °C
“A locally generated typhoon caused by Hurricane K caused heavy damage in Death Valley National Park on Sunday afternoon,” Death Valley National Park officials wrote on Facebook on Sunday. According to Newsweek, Death Valley is considered the hottest place on Earth, with a maximum temperature of 56.6 °C. This is an area that normally receives barely 2.2 inches of rain a year.
Almost the whole year’s rain at once!
Due to the ‘catastrophic’ changes in the weather, something very unusual is beginning to be felt around the world. In August this year, Death Valley received three-quarters of the year’s rain in just a few hours, according to the US National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Whereas, due to the storm of K, it rained more in September and waterfalls have started pouring out of Death Valley.
The terrible effects of climate change are beginning to be seen
Meteorologists around the world are repeatedly warning that the effects of climate change will lead to an increase in difficult weather events. such as hurricanes, heatwaves, wildfires, droughts, floods and hailstorms. America’s Death Valley has started showing its changed form, it is also believed to be the result of this environmental crisis.
Warning already issued
The Death Valley National Park Service said in a statement that the floodwaters had caused the disappearance of a portion of Highway 190, the main road to and from Death Valley. It was a matter of relief that an hour before the storm, the National Weather Service had issued a warning and during this time the rangers got a chance and they had asked the tourists who arrived here to leave. However, still many vehicles were stuck due to the floods, which were later pulled out. Several other roads in the park were later closed as well.
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Is there a sound of ‘catastrophe’
A local channel 8 News Now shared the video of the waterfall in Death Valley and wrote – ‘Amazing: Waterfall in Death Valley! The after-effects of Hurricane ‘K’ have created enough moisture to flood roads and create waterfalls in the National Park. Watch this video shot by the National Park Service. (First two pictures from Twitter video, the other three from last month’s Twitter video)