Rain

February 28, 2014, 11am PST
A pair of large winter storms hit California this week, providing a sorely needed, if incremental, reprieve from an ongoing and historic drought. A new twitter account, @LosAngelesRain has personified that rarest of commodities, rain in Los Angeles.
KPCC
August 17, 2010, 10am PDT
China's mega-dam, the Three Gorges, is facing some growing pains as recent storms have put the structure to the test.
Los Angeles Times
October 4, 2009, 5am PDT
To celebrate the Republic of China's 60th anniversary, a huge party was planned. A huge effort was also undertaken to scientifically make sure no bad weather would spoil the event.
The New York Times
August 4, 2009, 11am PDT
The Sahara desert is becoming increasingly green, according to satellite imagery -- which scientists are attributing to rising temperatures associated with global climate change.
National Geographic