From MrPostingRobot@kymhorsell.com@21:1/5 to All on Thu Jun 10 12:00:33 2021
UW has updated its PIOMAS sat estimate of Arctic seaice volume to the
end of May. They find May averaged around 21520 km3, ranking
7th-lowest in the modern record.
The YTD avg seaice is ~20080 km3 raking 3rd lowest for the period.
Combining PIOMAS and NASA's estimate of seaice extent gives an avg
Arctic thickness of around 1.7m for the month, ranking 4th-lowest in
the dataset. May Arctic seaice is currently thinning around 1.7 cm/yr.
The YTD avg thickness is around 1.46m ranking 5th lowest in the sat era.
The various top10 lists are updated as follows:
Arctic seaice volume (000s km3):
2021 21.520 <-- new #7
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ABC News, 9 Jun 2021 at 10:58pm
The new cases are from the same household and were detected from 23,679
tests processed on Wed, Victorian health authorities said.
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ABC News, 10 Jun 2021 0:54Z
Investigations continue into why a Victorian couple left lockdown in
Melbourne, travelling across NSW and into Queensland while infectious, with
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard saying they should face action if they have "simply thumbed their nose at the law".
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The husband of a COVID-positive woman who left Melbourne lockdown
and travelled into south-east Queensland tests positive for the
virus as people across the region scramble to get tested.
[Initial reports said the couple had travelled together in a car
across 2 states for a week after she started showing covid symptoms
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covid case outside of quarantine in the past 24 hrs and have indicated
the 2 wk lockdown to battle the Delta variant of covid will be relaxed
but not totally lifted on Thu. The travel range in Melbourne will
increase from 10 km from home to 25 km. Rural Vic will have travel
restrictions removed completely.