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hailstorm damage valencia spain june 30 2018

Intense hailstorm hits Valencia, affecting 11 000 ha (27 200 acres) of crops, damage up to 47 million Euros, Spain

An intense storm that hit Spain's Valencia on Sunday, June 30, 2018, caused 'extremely serious damage' to crops in the region, with up to 11 000 ha (27 200 acres) of crops affected. The storm caused 'extremely serious damage' in the La Ribera...

July 04, 2018

kilauea lava hawaii july 2018

Unique, lava-fueled thunderstorm produces 1 200 lightning strikes, Kilauea

A lava-fueled thunderstorm over active lava fields in the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii produced about 1 200 lightning strikes within just 7 hours on July 2, 2018, NWS said. According to West Hawaii Today, spokeswoman for Mayor Harry Kim said...

July 04, 2018

sinkhole lahore pakistan july 3 2018

Record-breaking rain hits Lahore, leaving most of it under water and without power, Pakistan

Heavy monsoon rains, described as the worst in decades, left at least 9 people dead and 10 injured in the Pakistani city of Lahore (population 6.3 million) on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The city received record-breaking rain that left much of it under water and without...

July 04, 2018

typhoon prapiroon july 3 2018 at 10 30z

Typhoon "Prapiroon" moving between Korea and Japan, dumping heavy rain

Typhoon "Prapiroon," the 7th named storm and 3rd typhoon of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season, is now moving between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, dumping heavy rain. The typhoon passed through the Japanese Ryukyu archipelago over the past two days and its...

July 03, 2018

flood nepal

Three major rivers above danger mark, 17 killed in floods and landslides across Nepal

At least 17 people have been killed and three are still missing after heavy monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides across Nepal over the past two days, authorities said Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Hundreds of people were displaced after rain-swollen rivers started...

July 03, 2018

flash flooding des moines iowa june 30 into july 1 2018

Historic flood hits Des Moines after more than a foot of rain overnight, Iowa

Historic flooding hit Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend following a series of thunderstorms that started affecting the city on Saturday evening, June 30, 2018. More than a 305 mm (1 foot) of rain fell on some parts of the city by Sunday morning. One person was...

July 02, 2018

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Intense dust storm hits Senegal, causing damage and killing livestock

A surprisingly intense dust storm swept across parts of Senegal including capital Dakar this week, causing damage and leaving livestock dead. The storm signals a 'dramatic' start to the country's rainy season. Several planes at Blaise Diagne...

July 01, 2018

thunderstorms us june 28 2018 at 2130z

Over 200 000 without power as severe thunderstorms hit parts of US

More than 200 000 homes and businesses were left without power after severe thunderstorms swept through parts of the United States on Thursday, June 28, 2018. One man was killed in a storm-related accident in Lineville, Alabama. Strong winds and heavy rain affected...

June 29, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Prapiroon" forms in the Philippine Sea, heading toward Japan and Korea

Tropical Storm "Prapiroon," known as Florita in the Philippines, formed June 29, 2018, in the Philippine Sea as the 7th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season. The storm is expected to keep strengthening over the next couple of days, as it moves...

June 29, 2018

northern vietnam landslide june 2018

At least 23 killed, 11 missing after heavy rain floods northern Vietnam

At least 23 people have been killed and 11 are still missing after severe storms hit Vietnam's northern mountainous provinces. The worst affected are Hà Giang, Lai Châu, Lào Cai and Điện Biên. Authorities said that water level in...

June 29, 2018

flash floods greece june 26 2018

Destructive flash floods hit parts of Greece

Destructive flash floods hit parts of Greece on June 26, 2018, causing serious structural damage. Numerous rivers burst their banks across the mainland, sending high-speed flood waters through populated regions. One of the worst-hit areas is the town of Mandra, the...

June 27, 2018

eureka kansas after tornado june 26 2017

Destructive tornado hits Eureka, 5 people injured, state of disaster declared, Kansas

A destructive tornado swept through Eureka, Kansas late afternoon Tuesday, June 26, 2018, injuring at least 5 people. Emergency sirens were activated, but the tornado developed quickly, leaving residents little time to take shelter. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer...

June 27, 2018

newfoundland and labrador snow june 26 2018

Record-breaking summer snow blankets Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Snow fell on parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada on Monday, June 26, 2018, and authorities warned residents there was a risk of snow and frost into Tuesday, both on the island and in the Big Land. According to Environment Canada (EC), the temperature was...

June 27, 2018

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Extremely heavy rain floods Mumbai, killing at least 4 people

At least four people have been killed over the past 24 hours as heavy monsoon rains hit Mumbai, the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra and the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million. In 24 hours to 08:30...

June 25, 2018

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Severe storm destroys 430 homes in Central Darfur camps, Sudan

Torrential rain accompanied with strong winds hit Sudan's Central Darfur on June 21, 2018, destroying 430 homes in displaced camps in Zalingei. According to Radio Dabanga, high winds accompanied by rain that lasted all night caused the destruction of 430 homes...

June 25, 2018

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Significant cold outbreak affecting Europe, 20 cm (7.9 inches) of fresh snow in Alps, major waterspout outbreak

A significant cold outbreak for this time of year is affecting much of Europe. Nighttime and morning temperatures experienced across the continent are way below average for the end of June and parts of the Alps have received 20 cm (7.9 inches) of fresh snow today,...

June 25, 2018

landspout tornado near griffin saskatchewan canada june 23 2018

Large landspout tornado touches down near Griffin, Saskatchewan

A large landspout tornado touched down near Griffin, Saskatchewan, a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, on Saturday, June 23, 2018. It was one of at least two twisters spotted in the area that day. The tornado was on the ground for about 10 minutes...

June 25, 2018