Severe weather and polar blast hit New Zealand

Severe weather and polar blast hit New Zealand

New Zealand was hit by the large low pressure system bringing destructive storms that have swept over the country in the last 24 hours, damaging houses, roads and seawalls, as well as closing dozens of schools and leaving thousands without power. Luckily, fierce

The Weather Channel will start naming winter storms names

The Weather Channel will start naming winter storms names

The Weather Channel announced that they plan to begin naming “noteworthy” winter storms in the 2012-2013 season. The Weather Channel says naming will occur no more than three days before a winter storm’s expected impact with high chances of significant effect on large

UK on severe weather alert as two major storm systems approach

UK on severe weather alert as two major storm systems approach

The storm pattern is very dangerous this next week across the United Kingdom as two storm systems approach the area from the west. These storm systems have central surface low pressure readings that of major hurricanes, including one by the end of the week being

Powerful storm lashed UK, heading toward Scandinavia

Powerful storm lashed UK, heading toward Scandinavia

Hurricane gusts blasted Scotland on Thursday as a fearsome wintry storm motored through the United Kingdom. The windstorm also reached southward into England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The strong storm – the worst in the UK for a decade – brought

Snowstorm in Western US

Snowstorm in Western US

Winter storms spread snow cover across multiple states in in early December 2011. Icy conditions prompted authorities to shut down a 40-mile (60-kilometer) stretch of interstate highway between eastern Colorado and western Kansas, according to news reports. After the

Major winter storm for Northwestern Europe

Major winter storm for Northwestern Europe

High winds, slashing rain and heavy snow will whip areas of Northwestern Europe from the United Kingdom to Scandinavia on Thursday and Friday according to AccuWeather Europe forecast. Travel by road, rail, sea and air will be subject to delay or cancelation.The

2011: Fourteen billion-dollar weather disasters, most in U.S. history

2011: Fourteen billion-dollar weather disasters, most in U.S. history

Through August, the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) estimated that ten weather disasters costing at least $1 billion had hit the U.S., at total cost of up to $45 billion. However, the October 29 snow storm brings us up to eleven billion-dollar disasters. Flood

Alaska superstorm mostly dissipated

Alaska superstorm mostly dissipated

The National Weather Service reported mid-day Thursday that the mega storm over Alaska had mostly dissipated. Coastal flood warnings for much of the region had been canceled by noon, but remained in effect for the Nome and lower Yukon River regions.

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More than 1,5 million lose power during rare October storm

More than 1,5 million lose power during rare October storm

A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated U.S. Northeast on Saturday, knocking out power to 1.7 million customers, delaying airline flights and threatening some areas with up to a foot of snow.A storm set to dump heavy, wet snow on millions of