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Animals with weather predicting capabilities

We all know about the famous groundhogs and how they can predict whether we’ll have an early spring. (Although the track record for some of them isn’t that great.) But the world is full of other animals that have equally good talents.

Oregon's Mount Hood is pictured in this Fotolia image. (dschreiber29/Fotolia)

3 climbers rescued after fall on Oregon's Mt. Hood

Two mountain climbers were rescued by helicopter on Saturday after they fell on Oregon's Mount Hood at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet (3,048 metres), and a third climber was helped down the mountain on foot, authorities said.

A 127-foot (39 metre) rocket built and flown by United Launch Alliance blasts off at 6:22 a.m. PST (14:22 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California January 31, 2015. The Delta 2 rocket is carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earth's soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.(REUTERS/Gene Blevins)

NASA launches moisture-mapping satellite

An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure moisture in the top layer of the Earth's soil, data to be used in weather-forecasting and tracking of global climate change.

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