May-June 2013: In This Issue
Heat, drought, and “Superstorm” Sandy headlined 2012. The warmest year on record featured one of the most extreme summer heat waves, the warmest spring in over a century, the most extensive drought in more than half a century, and the second most expensive cyclone of all time.
Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy left a trail of destruction in the Caribbean, while a number of land-falling typhoons created havoc in the western Pacific.
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