A wide number of eyewitnesses in Spain observed a series of fireballs crossing the night sky over the Mediterranean Sea between 22:30 and 22:32 UTC on June 20, 2022.
A massive rock face collapsed into Lake Powell near Antelope Marina, Arizona on May 30, 2022.
A very marginal severe weather day took a shocking turn of events with a localized outbreak of large tornadoes west of Lubbock, Texas on the evening of May 23, 2022.
Residents living near Italy’s Vulcano volcano reported the appearance of discolored water in front of Levante Beach on May 22, 2022. The phenomenon started with the appearance of dark and foul-smelling water that soon turned milky-white, as seen in satellite imagery acquired by Sentinel-2.
A Chinese cave exploration team has discovered a giant karst sinkhole at Leye-Fengshan Global Geopark, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, bringing the number of such sinkholes in Leye County to 30.
A glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) from the Shishaper Glacier in Pakistan swept away the Hassanabad Bridge in Hunza on the Karakoram Highway linking Pakistan and China. The event took place on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has declared a State of Emergency for Cabell, Putnam, and Roane counties on May 7, 2022, due to heavy rainfall that caused significant local flooding. On May 8, the declaration was expanded to include the counties of Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Marion, Monongalia, Harrison, Taylor and Tucker.
olar activity ranged from low to high levels from May 2 to 8, 2022. In total, the Sun produced 79 C-class solar flares, 8 M-class and 1 X-class. Over the past 30 days, 35 M-class flares were produced and 4 X-class.
A weak tornado hit the district of Barpeta, Assam, India on May 7, 2022, damaging 7 huts.
The tornado started from the banks of the Brahmaputra river, which flows close to Rowmari village, and remained restricted to a small area. While northern India is prone to tornadoes, this event was described by meteorologists as very rare.
Record-breaking rains hit Valencia, Spain on May 3, 2022, causing severe flooding across the city.