Severe weather

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Delhi shivers through coldest October and November in more than 50 years, India

With the mean temperature of 10.2 °C (50.4 °F), the month of November 2020 ended up as Delhi's coldest November since 1949. The average mean minimum temperature for the month is around 12.9 °C (55.5 °F), according to the India Meteorological...

December 03, 2020

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Extreme rain causes deadly flooding in central Vietnam

Heavy rains during the past few days have flooded Vietnam's central and central highland regions, leaving at least five people dead and more than 5 600 displaced. Between November 28 and December 1, up to 986 mm (39 inches) of rain has been recorded, according...

December 03, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" makes landfall over Sri Lanka, heads toward Tamil Nadu

Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" made landfall over northern Sri Lanka late December 2, 2020 (LT) with maximum sustained winds up to 90 km/h (55 mph) and heavy rain. This the 5th named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season and the second to form in...

December 03, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" to make landfall over northern Sri Lanka on December 2

Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" formed on December 1, 2020, in the Bay of Bengal as the 5th named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is forecast to continue intensifying before it makes landfall in northern Sri Lanka on December 2...

December 01, 2020

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Severe floods hit Sumatra, damaging thousands of homes and affecting more than 26 000 people

Thousands of homes have been damaged and more than 26 000 people affected by severe floods in the Serdang Bedagai Regency of North Sumatra, Indonesia over the past couple of weeks. Floods in the region began mid-November and worsened on November 23. The worst...

December 01, 2020

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Major storm hits U.S. East Coast, leaving more than 230 000 customers without power

A powerful storm swept through the U.S. East Coast on Monday, November 30, 2020, leaving more than 230 000 customers without power in the region. The storm system brought damaging winds and heavy rains, downing multiple trees and power lines and producing several...

December 01, 2020

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Widespread flooding hits Kuwait after 6 months' worth of rain in several days

Heavy rains have fallen over the past few days in Kuwait, resulting in flooded roads, schools, homes, and hospitals. Al Sabriya received the highest amount of rain -- around 134 mm (5.2 inches) or about six times the average rain for the month of November. Heavy...

November 30, 2020

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Widespread, damaging floods hit Sao Paulo after a month's worth of rain in one hour, Brazil

Extensive flooding submerged the city of Sao Carlos in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday, November 26, 2020, resulting in damage to properties and hundreds of rescues that prompted authorities to declare a state of emergency. Up to 138 mm (5.4 inches) of rain fell in...

November 29, 2020

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Massive floods claim 3 lives in Sardinia, rare tornado hits Catania, Italy

At least three people lost their lives while two others remain missing after severe storms hit the Italian island of Sardinia, triggering massive floods and landslides on Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28, 2020. Meanwhile, a rare November tornado caused damage...

November 29, 2020

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Labrador buried in record-breaking, paralyzing snow, Canada

A two-day blizzard that started Monday, November 23, brought record-breaking snow of up to 75 cm (30 inches) to Labrador, Canada, resulting in the closure of roads and offices, canceled flights, and suspended classes. According to Environment Canada meteorologist...

November 26, 2020

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nivar" makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, India

Tropical Cyclone "Nivar" made landfall near Marakkanam in Tamil Nadu, some 22 km (13 miles) north of Puducherry, between 23:30 LT on November 25 and 02:30 LT on November 26, 2020 (18:00 - 21:00 UTC, November 25). It was classified as a Very Severe Cyclonic...

November 26, 2020

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Late-evening EF-2 tornado hits Arlington as the first significant November tornado in North Texas since 1987

A late-evening tornado touched down in Arlington, Dallas-Forth Worth Metropolitan Area on November 24, 2020, leaving a trail of damage to buildings and vehicles. The National Weather Service (NWS) said their survey team found EF-2 damage in south Arlington. Just...

November 25, 2020

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Gati leaves a trail of destruction after making historic landfall in Somalia

Tropical Cyclone "Gati" made historic landfall in Somalia on November 22, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 170 km/h (105 mph) - category 2 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson scale - making it the strongest storm to hit Somalia since satellite...

November 25, 2020

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At least 17 fatalities after floods and landslides hit Antioquia, Colombia

At least 17 people have been killed, 12 were injured and more than 10 remain missing after several days of heavy rain caused floods and landslides in northwestern Colombia. A landslide hit the village of Cachirime in Puerto Valdivia, Antioquia in the early morning...

November 24, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Nivar" expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on November 25, India

Tropical Storm "Nivar" formed in the Bay of Bengal on November 24, 2020, prompting the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue cyclone warnings for the coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, and Sri Lanka. Nivar is the fourth named storm of the...

November 24, 2020

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Massive floods hit Israel after one of the rainiest days in the country's history

Dozens of people were rescued in several parts of Israel after exceptionally heavy rains triggered severe flooding from Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22, 2020. Up to 230 mm (9 inches) of rain fell in some parts of the country in just 24 hours,...

November 24, 2020

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Rare late-season tornado confirmed in Ontario, Canada

A rare late-season EF-1 tornado with maximum winds of 135 km/h (84 mph) hit Ontario, Canada, on November 15, 2020-- the province's 41st tornado of the year. Twisters commonly occur in the region from May to September, so having one touched down recently is...

November 23, 2020