Forecast from the UK Met Office says that 2016 will most probably be the first time when the concentration of carbon dioxide will remain above 400 parts per million for the entire year. The rise in carbon dioxide levels is considered to be due to El Niño climate phenomenon.
Without any prior indication, Mount Barujari on Lombok Island started spewing massive amount of ash and smoke into the atmosphere on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities concerned have shared that the ash column has reached 2,000 meters.
'Ring of Fire' Annular Solar Eclipse took place on September 1 (Thursday). The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) has shared satellite images of the eclipse that show the clouds acted as a hurdle in the view, but overall the event went well.