Severe weather - page 2

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Significant, and potentially historic, October winter storm producing widespread hazards across the West and Plains, USA

A significant, and potentially historic, October winter storm is still on track to impact the northern Rockies and portions of the central and northern Plains tonight through Saturday, October 12, with as much as 30 - 60 cm (1 to 2 feet) of snow and isolated heavier...

October 10, 2019

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Winds raise fire risk in California, prompting a public safety power shutoff that could affect 800 000

Winds from the same storm set bringing another round of cold air and heavy snow to the interior Northwest increase wildfire ignition threats and spread over California. As a safety precaution, electricity will be turned off for some parts of California on October 9,...

October 09, 2019

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Powerful storm to produce multiple hazards in the West and Plains, heavy snow, record low temperatures and blizzard conditions, USA

A powerful storm system is set to spin up the Northern Rockies and High Plains the following days, possibly bringing record low temperatures across the western U.S. through October 10 and 11, 2019. Heavy snow is expected from the North-Central Rockies into the...

October 09, 2019

iran floods oct 5 2019

Widespread floods kill 5, displace more than 100 people in Iran

Continuous heavy rainfall from October 1 to October 4, 2019, caused widespread floods in Iran, killing at least five people and displacing more than 100. Among the 22 affected provinces are South Khorasan, Fars, and Hormozgan, with Sistan and Baluchestan as the...

October 09, 2019

super typhoon hagibis october 7 2019

Hagibis intensifies to Category 5 Super Typhoon in one of the most explosive intensification rates on record, heading toward Tokyo, Japan

Tropical Storm "Hagibis" formed on October 5, 2019, and underwent one of the most explosive intensification rates on record. Hagibis exploded from a tropical storm with winds of 96 km/h (60 mph) to a Category 5 super typhoon with winds of 257 km/h (160...

October 09, 2019

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Tropical storm developing near Guam, potential to become major typhoon near Okinawa

There's a high chance of a new tropical storm in the next 24 hours east of Guam, Pacific Ocean. In the long-range, this storm could become a major typhoon east of Okinawa, Japan. "First it will move over the northern Marianas missing Guam for the most part...

October 05, 2019

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Heavy rain and flash floods strike northwestern Pakistan, killing 8

At least eight fatalities were reported after heavy rain triggered flash floods in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, northwestern Pakistan, on September 30, 2019. The Provincial Disaster Management Authority said five of the victims died after buildings collapsed in...

October 04, 2019

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4 500 people displaced, 6 killed as widespread floods hit Senegal

Widespread floods affected nearly 9 000 people in Senegal over the past 20 days. 4 500 were displaced, 6 killed and 49 injured, IFRC reports. Extensive damage was reported in Rufisque and Guédiawaye departments in Dakar Region and Kaolack department in...

October 04, 2019

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Nine dead as Typhoon "Mitag" slams into South Korea

At least nine people have died while several others are still missing after Typhoon "Mitag"​ hit southern and eastern regions of South Korea on October 3, 2019. The storm made landfall in Haenam on October 2, with torrential rains spawning strong winds...

October 03, 2019

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Storm Lorenzo to hit Ireland with disruptive winds and heavy rain

Post-Tropical Cyclone "Lorenzo," now known as Storm Lorenzo, is moving toward Ireland and the United Kingdom, bringing disruptive winds and heavy rain. Lorenzo is still a powerful and very large cyclone. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 240 km...

October 02, 2019

windstorm kenya oct 1 2019

Severe windstorm hits parts of Kenya, signals start of rainy season

A severe windstorm hit parts of Kenya on October 1, 2019, causing damage and power outages in the capital Nairobi, Murang'a, Thika, and Machakos. The event also caused traffic chaos on major roads in Nairobi. David Koros, a principal at Kenya Meteorological...

October 02, 2019

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Prolonged Monsoon season causes widespread floods, killing at least 139 in northern India

Heavy rains battered Uttar Pradesh and Bihar since September 27, 2019, causing severe floods in which at least 139 people lost their lives. The country's monsoon season usually ends by early September, but the harsh weather has continued and is forecasted to...

October 02, 2019

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Typhoon "Mitag" about slam into South Korea, residents warned to take extra precautions against landslides and flooding

After lashing Taiwan and parts of eastern China with heavy rains and strong winds, Typhoon "Mitag" is now approaching southern South Korea. Landfall is expected around 12:00 UTC on October 2, with maximum sustained winds of 90 km/h (58 mph) and very heavy...

October 02, 2019

taiwan bridge collapses oct 1 2019

4 dead, 2 missing as bridge collapses in Taiwan after passage of Typhoon "Mitag"

Nanfangao bridge collapsed in the north-east town of Yilan, Taiwan on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, sending an oil tanker trunk plummeting onto fishing boats. At least four bodies were recovered while two are yet to be found. The towering 140 m (459 feet) arch bridge...

October 02, 2019

major floods in isle of man oct 1 2019

Major floods prompt evacuation and rescues in the UK

The Environment Agency in England has issued more than 250 warnings and alerts in the early hours of Tuesday, October 1, 2019, following torrential rains across parts of the United Kingdom. Major floods caused damaged roads, travel disruptions, and evacuations. In...

October 02, 2019

california tornado sept 29 2019

Hail, tornado, and record-low temperatures hit California, USA

A series of unusual weather events hit the city of Davis, California, on September 28 and 29, 2019. Thunderstorms swept through the state's central part, producing dime-sized hail. A tornado was also spotted near the area. The tornado touched down at 18:40 LT...

September 30, 2019

record breaking snowstorm in northern rockies sept 28 2019

Record-breaking September snowstorm dumps 4 feet of snow on parts of Montana, USA

A record-smashing snowstorm with wet snow and strong winds hit parts of the Northern Rockies on September 28 and 29, 2019, resulting in power outages, uprooted trees, and road closures. Several parts of Montana experienced blizzard conditions and more than a foot of...

September 30, 2019