Severe weather

harrisburg pennsylvania flood july 2017

Extreme rain: 108 mm (4.27 inches) within 1 hour floods Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Weather station located at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown, Pennsylvania recorded a staggering 108 mm (4.27 inches) of rain within just one hour on Sunday, July 23, 2017. NWS reported visibility dropped to 800 m (0.5 miles) during the storm....

July 24, 2017

rubielos de mora hail storm july 23 2017

Extra large hailstones devastate Rubielos de Mora, Spain

A devastating hail storm with hail larger than tennis balls hit the Spanish tourist town of Rubielos de Mora in Aragón's province of Teruel on Sunday, July 23, 2017, destroying roofs, windows, and cars. The towns mayor and oldest residents say they have...

July 24, 2017

ppossible tornado hits stevensville maryland july 24 2017

Severe damage, power outages after possible tornado in Stevensville, Maryland

The Bay City area in Stevensville, Maryland suffered significant damage after a possible tornado touched down early Monday, July 24, 2017. At least one person was injured and thousands were left without power. A line of severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain and...

July 24, 2017

tornado saskatchewan july 21 2017

Tornado outbreak hits Saskatchewan, 6 confirmed tornadoes, Canada

Environment Canada confirmed that six tornadoes touched down in Saskatchewan on Friday, July 21, 2017 as severe thunderstorms rolled through the region. The ratings had not been given yet. Two of the tornadoes touched down north of Lanigan, southeast of Saskatoon,...

July 24, 2017

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Tropical cyclone activity ramps up, 6 named storms, 1 expected landfall

Tropical cyclone activity ramped up over the past couple of days and we now have 6 named storms across the globe, all of them in the Pacific Ocean. On July 22, 2017, we had 8 active tropical storms and depressions across the North Pacific, the most tropical cyclones...

July 24, 2017

akita prefecture japan flood july 23 2017

Evacuation orders and advisories to 120 000 after record-breaking rain hits Akita, Japan

Some 120 000 people were ordered or advised to evacuate on Sunday, July 23, 2017 after record-breaking rain hit Japan's Akita Prefecture, causing floods and landslides. According to The Japan Times, there have been no injuries reported so far, but JMA warned of...

July 23, 2017

severe thunderstorm hits kansas city metro area july 23 2017

Major thunderstorm hits Kansas City leaving 112 000 homes without power

A severe thunderstorm rolled through Kansas City metropolitan area late Saturday, July 22, 2017 into July 23, leaving at least 112 000 homes without power. The storm brought heavy rain, winds reaching up to 113 km/h (70 mph) and excessive lightning. KCP&L said...

July 23, 2017

widespread flooding hits south island new zealand

Fierce storm hits New Zealand, causing widespread flooding

A powerful storm system dumped very heavy rain on New Zealand's South Island on Friday, July 21, 2017 into July 22, causing widespread flooding. By 08:00 UTC today, 4 areas declared states of emergency - Christchurch, Dunedin, Timaru and Otago. Weather stations...

July 22, 2017

mcgregor iowa tornado damage july 19 2017

Tornado rips through downtown McGregor, Iowa

A line of thunderstorms moved through parts southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa, into southwest Wisconsin during the later afternoon and evening of Wednesday, July 19, 2017 into July 20. It produced heavy rain, damaging wind gusts and at least one EF-1 confirmed...

July 21, 2017

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Heavy rains, floods and landslides claim 13 lives in Jammu and Kashmir

At least 13 people have been killed and 11 injured after heavy rains caused flash floods and landslides in Doda, Kishtwar and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, July 20, 2017. According to Zee News, six people were killed and 11 injured after flash...

July 20, 2017

tornadoes hit china july 2017

Tornadoes hit China damaging homes and cutting power to thousands

Tornadoes hit parts of east China provinces on July 14 and 15, 2017, damaging houses and cutting off power to thousands of houses. No casualties were reported. According to CCTV, a tornado with a speed of more than 72 km/h (44 mph) touched down in Youxi County of...

July 20, 2017

badakhshan flood afghanistan july 2017

16 dead after severe floods hit Afghanistan, 51 in Pakistan

Heavy rain has been affecting Afghanistan's eastern province of Badakhshan over the past couple of days, causing floods that killed at least 16 people. In neighboring Pakistan, heavy rains since June 27 caused floods and landslides that claimed lives of at least...

July 20, 2017

extreme rainfall floods istanbul turkey july 18 2017

Extreme flash flooding hits Istanbul after heaviest rain since 1985, Turkey

Turkey's most populated city, Istanbul suffered extreme flash flooding on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, after rainstorm dumped 4 months worth of rain in just 12 hours. It was the most severe rainfall the city has seen in the past 32 years, but only the first of...

July 18, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Don" forms, moving toward the Windward Islands

Tropical Storm "Don" formed east of the Windward Islands at 21:00 UTC on July 17, 2017, as the fourth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Watches and warnings are in effect for portions of the Windward Islands. At 21:00 UTC on July 17, the...

July 17, 2017

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Very rare ball lightning recorded in Bergamo, Italy

Ball lightning, a very rare and one of the most fascinating types of lightning, has been recorded in Bergamo, Italy around 01:30 CET on July 14, 2017 during severe storms. Immediately after the strong pulsing glow came a very strong smell of sulfur, a common trait...

July 17, 2017

flash floods hit cold springs swimming hole arizona july 2017

Nine people killed, one missing after major flash flood hits Arizona

At least nine people have been killed and one is still missing after a wall of water swept away family and friends at the popular Cold Springs Swimming Hole near Payson in central Arizona on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The flash flood was caused by a severe monsoon...

July 17, 2017

record rain hits jilin province july 13 2017

Record-breaking rains hit China's Jilin, leave 8 dead and 1 missing

Severe weather affecting China's Jilin Province on July 13 and 14, 2017, left at least 8 people dead and 1 missing, authorities reported. Strong thunderstorms brought record-breaking rain, powerful winds and hail. Yongji County was worst hit, with 250 - 296 mm...

July 17, 2017