September 20, 2021

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"Alarming" rain was recorded for the first time at the highest point in Greenland

“Alarming” rain was recorded for the first time at the highest point in Greenland

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Scientists at the summit station were surprised to see drops of water pouring from the window

No one knows when was the last time this remote region of the earth rained.

Sitting at 3,216 meters in the Arctic, with temperatures below zero almost all the time, Greenland’s summit does not usually have the weather conditions to generate precipitation.

Therefore, what happened on August 14 surprised researchers at Summit Station, of the US National Science Foundation, which monitors the climate in this part of the planet.