NHC issues tropical storm warnings for parts of Florida, U.S.

NHC issues tropical storm warnings for parts of Florida, U.S.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for all of the Florida Keys, including the Dry Tortugas and Florida Bay, and for the west coast of Florida south of Englewood at 03:00 UTC on June 3, 2022.

Two effusive vents open up at Etna volcano, Italy

Two effusive vents open up at Etna volcano, Italy

Two new effusive vents have opened up on the flank of Etna’s Southeast Crater on May 29, 2022. The effusive rate is currently low. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange.

High-level eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

High-level eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

Extrusive-effusive eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia intensified on May 28, 2022, with intense paroxysmal episode and pyroclastic flows. As a result, KVERT raised the Aviation Color Code to Red at 07:26 UTC. Bezymianny was considered extinct before it started erupting in 1955 (VEI 5).

Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits southern Peru

Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits southern Peru

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit southern Peru at 12:02 UTC on May 27, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 217.8 km (135 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 211 km (131 miles).

At least 9 killed as fast-moving severe thunderstorms hit the most populated part of Canada, leaving 1 000 km of damage

At least 9 killed as fast-moving severe thunderstorms hit the most populated part of Canada, leaving 1 000 km of damage

A line of fast-moving severe thunderstorms (derecho) swept over southern Ontario and Quebec – the most populated part of Canada – on May 21, 2022, leaving roughy 1 000 km (620 miles) of damage in its wake and at least 9 people dead. It developed near Sarnia, Ontario late Saturday morning and tracked northeast over southern Ontario toward Ottawa in the afternoon.

Widespread damage after Storm Emellinde hits Germany

Widespread damage after Storm Emellinde hits Germany

At least one person has been killed and more than 50 were injured on May 20, 2022, when a violent storm named ‘Emmelinde” hit Germany, spawning several tornadoes and leaving widespread damage.

Damaging tornado rips through Levin, New Zealand

Damaging tornado rips through Levin, New Zealand

A damaging tornado hit the town of Levin, New Zealand’s North Island on May 20, 2022, causing widespread damage and injuring several people. New Zealand’s Met Service recorded a wind gust of 140 km/h (86 mph) in the town but at the time of press, it was still not able to determine whether it was indeed a tornado that caused the damage, or a thunderstorm collapsing on itself.