Large tornadoes hit west Texas, U.S.

Large tornadoes hit west Texas, U.S.

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.

Discolored water appears near Vulcano volcano, Italy

Discolored water appears near Vulcano volcano, Italy

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.

West Virginia declares a state of emergency due to significant flooding

West Virginia declares a state of emergency due to significant flooding

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.

Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

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.