Severe storms

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Deadly floods hit Texas after extreme rainfall, state of emergency declared

Central Texas received extreme rainfall over the past couple of days leading to major floods that claimed a life of at least one person and forced authorities to declare a state of emergency for 18. Texas governor urged "all Texans to take their safety into...

October 17, 2018

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Destructive tornado, tennis-ball-sized hail hit Queensland, Australia

A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Queensland, Australia on October 11, 2018, producing a destructive tornado and dumping heavy rain and extremely damaging, up to tennis-ball-sized hail. The hardest hit was South Burnett where authorities are still determining...

October 15, 2018

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Red alert in Aude, massive flash floods leave at least 13 dead, schools closed, France

Meteo France issued Red alert for rain and flooding for the department of Aude in southwestern France early Monday, October 15, 2018. The region received exceptional amounts of rain in just several hours, causing major flash flooding in which at least 13 people lost...

October 15, 2018

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4 months' worth of rain in 6 hours floods southern France, death toll in Europe rises to 31

At least 27 people have been killed in Europe over the past couple of days after a series of intense storms swept over the region dumping extremely heavy rain. 12 people died in Spain's Mallorca, 1 in Italy, at least 15 in France and 3 in the UK. More than 230...

October 14, 2018

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Phoenix, AZ records wettest October ever, 4th wettest month, and the wettest water year to date

Heavy rain produced by remnants of Hurricane "Sergio" hit parts of Arizona on October 13, 2018, flooding low-lying roads and closing some local streets. The remnants of former Hurricane "Rosa" early in October 2018 combined with Hurricane...

October 14, 2018

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Leslie hits Portugal as the strongest storm since 1842, 300 000 homes without power

The defiant Leslie is still a hurricane and is heading directly toward landfall in central Portugal on October 13, 2018. Dangerous winds, surf, and heavy rainfall will affect portions of Portugal and Spain later today and Sunday. Leslie is defying historical...

October 13, 2018

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Storm "Callum" brings strong winds and heavy rain to Ireland and parts of the UK

Strong winds and heavy rain produced by Storm "Callum" hit Ireland and parts of the UK during the early morning hours of Friday, October 12, 2018, and will continue affecting the region into October 13. Callum is the 3rd named storm of the 2018–19...

October 12, 2018

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Extreme rainfall, unprecedented flash floods wreak havoc, leave 7 dead in northern Iran

At least 7 people have been killed after extremely heavy rain caused 'unprecedented' flash floods and landslides in Iranian provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan over the past few days. Authorities said northern provinces experienced worst rains in at...

October 07, 2018

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Deadly flash floods turn streets of southern Italy into raging rivers

Two people have been killed and another one is missing after heavy rain hit parts of southern Italy on October 4 and 5, 2018. The worst affected are parts of Sicily and Calabria, where streets became raging rivers, destroying roads and bridges and flooding homes and...

October 06, 2018

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Major early-season snowstorm shatters Calgary's snow, temperature, precipitation and humidity records, Canada

A major early-season snowstorm hit parts of southern Canada at the beginning of October 2018, dumping more than 4 times the average monthly snow in just one day. The snow is now over in most of the region but more is expected in the days ahead. Below average...

October 04, 2018

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NWS confirms EF-2 tornado In Crawford County, 162 people evacuated, Pennsylvania

​A confirmed EF-2 tornado touched down in Pennsylvania's Crawford County on October 2, 2018, moving east through the country near State Highway 198. Numerous homes were damaged, including the Rolling Fields Eldercare Community in Conneatuvile, about 64 km (40...

October 03, 2018

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Ex-Hurricane "Rosa" claims one life in Mexico, brings record-breaking rain to Phoenix, AZ

The remnants of Ex-Hurricane "Rosa" moved through Arizona on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, causing widespread moderate to heavy rainfall. For Phoenix, it was one of the rainiest days on record, NWS said. Tropical Storm "Rosa" approached the central...

October 03, 2018

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6 months' worth of rain in 3 hours, unprecedented rain floods Dubrovnik, Croatia

A severe thunderstorm hit the city of Dubrovnik, southern Croatia overnight Tuesday, October 2, 2018, dropping 6 months' worth of rain in just 3 hours. Numerous homes, businesses and roads were flooded. According to DHMZ meteorologist Zoran Vakula, the storm...

October 03, 2018

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Brutal hail bombardment and accumulation in Liguria, Italy

A violent hailstorm hit Liguria, a crescent-shaped region in northwest Italy, during the afternoon hours of October 1, 2018. The storm covered the region in a thick layer of ice, causing traffic chaos and severe agricultural damage. The worst affected was the city...

October 02, 2018

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Medicane "Cindy" (Zorbas) hits Greece and Turkey, leaving at least 3 people missing

Medicane "Cindy," also known as Zorbas, as named by Freie Universität Berlin, developed in the Mediterranean Sea on September 27, 2018, and moved past the southwestern tip of Peloponnese, Greece on September 29 with winds of 90 km/h (55 mph) and gusts...

October 01, 2018

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Environment Canada confirms 3 tornadoes and 2 downbursts in Ottawa, Ontario

Environment and Climate Change Canada confirmed three tornadoes and two downbursts were produced by severe thunderstorms associated with a strong cold front in Eastern Ontario on Friday, September 21, 2018. A severe thunderstorm produced a downburst in Calabogie...

September 25, 2018

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5 dead and 9 missing after major flash floods hit Periban, Mexico's Michoacan

At least 5 people have been killed and 9 others are still missing after major flash floods hit the town of Periban in Mexico's state of Michoacan, officials said Monday, September 24, 2018. Flash floods took place after unusually heavy rain swelled the Cutio...

September 24, 2018