Severe storms - page 38


Amber warning in effect as Storm "Abigail" approaches Scotland

Abigail, the first named storm of the 2015/16 winter season is set to bring strong winds across the northern part of UK over November 12 to 13, according to Met Office announcement. A deep low pressure system formed a few days ago and was named Abigail on November...

November 11, 2015


Dangerous conditions develop over the Aleutian Islands and the Gulf of Alaska

A storm force low pressure system formed in the Bering Sea on November 8, 2015. The strength of the low brought up the sea surface for almost 9.14 meters (30 feet) as its central pressure was estimated at 958 hPa, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The...

November 11, 2015


Powerful seasonal hailstorm sweeps New South Wales, Australia

A powerful thunderstorm accompanied with strong winds, heavy rainfall and hail battered Brisbane, New South Wales, Australia on November 7, 2015. Australia holds a long tradition of violent storm events between the months of November and March, the period generally...

November 09, 2015


Strong convective system leaves parts of Spain under water

A big low pressure area that was affecting Iberian Peninsula since November 1, 2015, has brought heavy downpours to many parts of Spain, causing river overflows and flash floods across the country. 4 people have been reported dead and another 5 injured, as of...

November 04, 2015


Disastrous multiple storm system batters Australia

A disastrous multiple storm system, caused by a very active low pressure system, battered Australia, from Queensland to Gippsland, an extreme weather occurrence that hasn't been recorded for many years. The severe thunderstorms accompanied with damaging winds...

November 03, 2015


Furious thunderstorm batters Kuwait

Severe thunderstorm battered Kuwait on October 27, 2015, causing floods across the affected areas. Traffic disruptions were reported, schools have been closed and numerous flights suspended, media reported. Severe weather conditions hit Jahra and Taima particularly...

October 29, 2015


Extreme weather system brings heavy rainfalls and severe flooding across parts of Italy and Balkans

Strong thunderstorms accompanied with heavy rains and strong winds swept several regions across southern and central Italy, Sicily, western and northwestern Balkans during October 14 and 15, 2015. Rough weather has caused floods and landslides across affected areas,...

October 15, 2015


Post-tropical Cyclone "Oho" threatens Alaska and British Columbia with hurricane wind gusts and heavy rainfall

Ex-hurricane "Oho", now a fully extra-tropical cyclone, has left the waters of Hawai'i and is now moving toward the Gulf of Alaska. It is expected to interact with a powerful jet stream on its journey across North Pacific Ocean, and turn into a...

October 09, 2015


Powerful storm hits Hokkaido, Japan

Tropical Storm "Choi-wan" interacted with a mid-latitude trough and generated a strong extra-tropical low system on October 7, 2015. The system is currently packing extremely strong winds of typhoon strength that already began affecting parts of Hokkaido...

October 08, 2015


Dujuan's remnant low bringing typhoon strength wind gusts to northern Japan

Despite Typhoon Dujuan's decrease to a remnant tropical low, it continues to heavily affect the Western Pacific, as of October 1, 2015. Heavy rainfall and strong winds have been reported across the north east area of Japan, causing traffic disruptions and power...

October 02, 2015


Torrential downpours and heavy thunderstorms expected across Arizona, California and New Mexico

An upper level low, currently located a few thousand kilometers southwest of southern California is set to bring torrential downpours and heavy thunderstorms across parts of Arizona, California and New Mexico. The weather system is expected to combine with moisture-rich

September 22, 2015


Violent weather conditions across northern Italy leave 1 dead and 2 missing

Heavy rainfalls and hail brought by severe thunderstorm swept northern Italy on September 13 and September 14, 2015. Torrential rains caused floods and landslides, and left at least one person dead and 2 more missing.Severe flooding heavily affected areas along the Po r

September 14, 2015


Catastrophic flooding devastates eastern Japan

Tropical Storm "Etau" made landfall in central Japan around 01:00 UTC on September 9, 01:00 UTC and brought torrential rains that triggered disastrous flooding and landslides. As of September 13, 7 people have been reported dead, 15 are still missing, and at l

September 14, 2015


Severe thunderstorms accompanied by baseball-sized hail hits central Italy

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by very large hail hit central Italy on September 5, 2015 prompting officials to declare the highest alert level for the risk of severe weather phenomena.The hardest hit was the city of Puzzuoli, near Naples, where baseball-sized hail re

September 06, 2015


Massive hailstorm claims 4 lives in Mexico

A massive hailstorm that hit Mexico state on the night of August 30, 2015, has claimed 4 lives, and caused extensive damage across the affected areas, the local authorities reported.The streets of Coacalco have been covered with hail after an intense storm swept the mun

September 01, 2015


Severe thunderstorms batter Germany: 1 person dead, 26 injured

Strong thunderstorms, accompanied with heavy rainfall, have been affecting the northern, central and eastern parts of Germany, since August 16, 2015 causing floods and landslides.61 mm (2 inches) of rainfall was measured in Zinnwald-Georgenfeld in the province of Saxony

August 19, 2015

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A persistent heat wave replaced with severe thunderstorms: Rain, hail and strong winds sweep Croatia

A front accompanied with the low pressure field, formed above the northern Italy, has brought a long expected change of weather and relief from persistent heat to majority of regions in Croatia. Severe and intense thunderstorms accompanied with strong rainfall and hail

August 16, 2015