Record rains hit California, leaving 1 person dead and several missing

Record rains hit California, leaving 1 person dead and several missing

A powerful storm hit California on November 8, 2022, bringing record-breaking rains, snow, and at least 1 tornado. The storm left one person dead and several others missing. This was the wettest start of November in nearly 20 years for many locations across the state.

Violent thunderstorms and tornadoes hit France

Violent thunderstorms and tornadoes hit France

Strong thunderstorms affected large parts of France on October 23, 2022, producing violent wind gusts and tornadoes. The storms hit after several days of warm weather, exceptional in duration for this time of year, with a depression named Beatrice by the Spanish meteorological service.

Historically powerful Alaska storm, U.S.

Historically powerful Alaska storm, U.S.

Remnants of Typhoon “Merbok” will bring potentially historical coastal flooding, high surf, coastal erosion, high winds, high seas and heavy rain to western Alaska and the Bering Sea through the weekend, the National Weather Service (NWS) warns.

Historic hailstorm hits Catalonia, Spain

Historic hailstorm hits Catalonia, Spain

A sudden, violent hailstorm wreaked havoc in parts of Catalonia, Spain on August 30, 2022, killing a toddler and leaving at least 50 people injured.

Severe thunderstorms hit Austria, claiming 5 lives

Severe thunderstorms hit Austria, claiming 5 lives

Severe storms with winds gusting up to 100 km/h (62 mph) hit parts of Austria on August 18, 2022, claiming the lives of five people, including two children.