Climate disasters rock North America

A massive flash flood last month at the Yellowstone National Park in Montana, California destroyed bridges, houses, and forced thousands of visitors to evacuate.

The extreme weather conditions are testing Northern America’s readiness and proving that overlapping climate disasters are now becoming more frequent and upending lives.

According to reports, a hailstorm hit Mexico city blocking roads and forming a thick blanket of ice over the asphalt just before the start of summer last month. The demand of power  in the state of Texas surpassed 75 gigawatts around 5:15 p.m. on the same day as it experienced an extreme heatwave. The previous record of such a power demand was 74.8 gigawatts in August 2019, reports added.

Around 2,500 homes on the outskirts of Flagstaff in Northern Arizona were evacuated following two wildfires. The windy weather helped spread the wildfire forcing hundreds of people to leave their homes, said reports.

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