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Dozens of homes damaged after tornado hits Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

A damaging tornado hit the village of Liliba near the city of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia around 13:00 local time Thursday, February 28, 2019. "A number of houses and some other structures were damaged. Almost all of the roof of their houses...

February 28, 2019

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At least 815 homes destroyed as heavy rains hit Angola

Heavy rain affecting Angola over the past couple of days destroyed at least 815 homes and left at least 4 people dead in capital Luanda where hundreds of homes and a bridge were destroyed. According to the Second Commander of the Fire Department in Malanje, Miguel...

February 27, 2019

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Santa Rosa obliterates rainfall records, mandatory evacuation for Russian River area, California

A slow-moving storm brought widespread heavy precipitation across central to northern California and very heavy snow through the Sierra on February 26 and 27, 2019. The County of Sonoma has issued mandatory evacuations to residents living near the Russian River....

February 27, 2019

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European monthly rainfall record broken in Crete, major floods destroy historic bridge of Keritis, Greece

Major floods hit the Greek island of Crete on February 24 and 25, 2019, after heavy rainfall descended on the island for the second time in just 10 days. At least one person lost its life on February 24 and four more a week ago. Between February 1 and 26, a...

February 26, 2019

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Cyprus records second heaviest rainy season since 1901

The 2018/19 rainy season in Cyprus is coming to an end and national meteorologists report it was the fourth heaviest since records began in 1901. When February data becomes official, it should rise to the second heaviest. A total of 12 reservoirs overflowed during...

February 26, 2019

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Split records strongest wind gust since measurements began, Croatia

Hurricane-force winds swept through coastal Croatia and neighboring countries on February 23 and 24, 2019, resulting in at least 4 deaths and several injuries. At 03:00 UTC (04:00 CET) on February 24, the city of Split in southern Croatia registered wind gust of 176...

February 26, 2019

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Whiteout conditions cause 4 multi-vehicle pileups in Ontario, Canada

Whiteout conditions on Highway 400 between Highway 89 and Mapleview Drive near Barrie, Ontario caused a major multi-vehicle pileup around 10:00 local time on February 25, 2019. The highway was reopened several hours after the crash and only minor injuries have been...

February 26, 2019

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Malta hit by worst storm since October 1982

A powerful storm hit the Mediterranean island of Malta on February 24, 2019, with hurricane-force winds and tidal surges all along its coast. The same storm caused record gusts in Split, southern Croatia, killed four people in central Italy and caused major floods...

February 25, 2019

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Large ice tsunami hits Hamburg, New York

A huge 'Ice Tsunami' or 'Ice Flood' hit the town of Hamburg, New York on February 24 and 25, 2019 as extremely high winds near 110 km/h (70 mph) push huge sheets of ice and water into the eastern shoreline of Lake Erie. Strong southwest winds are...

February 25, 2019

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Coldest February in Downtown Los Angeles since 1962, California

February 2019 has been a very cold month across all of southwestern California. With just 4 days remaining in the month, February 2019 ranks as the coldest February in Downtown Los Angeles since 1962. In Downtown Los Angeles, the average daily mean temperature for...

February 25, 2019

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Nashville's wettest February on record, 3 killed in Tennessee floods

The city of Nashville in Tennesse experienced its wettest February on record, NWS reports. This month was also its 7th wettest month of all time. Floods caused by the latest storm to hit the state left at least 3 people dead. With 342.13 mm (13.47 inches) of rain...

February 25, 2019

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Major power outage from the Midwest to the Northeast, more than 530 000 customers affected

A powerful winter storm knocked out power to more than 530 000 customers from the Midwest to the Northeast on Sunday, February 24 and Monday, February 25, 2019. As of early Monday, there are 537 318 customers without power, according to PowerOutage.US. The storm...

February 25, 2019

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Super Typhoon "Wutip" becomes the strongest February typhoon in West Pacific Ocean

Typhoon "Wutip" underwent rapid intensification on February 23, 2019, peaking as Category 4 super typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 250 km/h (155 mph) and central pressure of 925 hPa. This made Wutip the strongest February typhoon in the western...

February 24, 2019

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Deadly tornado hits Columbus, extensive damage reported, Mississippi

A destructive tornado swept through Columbus, Mississippi around 17:00 CST on Saturday, February 23, 2019, killing at least one person and injuring 6. Most of the damage is on the north side of town at Garden Blvd, Military Road, and 14th and 15th street. NWS...

February 24, 2019

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NWS: Snow at elevation rarely seen in Southern California

A very cold upper low pressure system tracked across California on February 21, 2019, bringing scattered showers, with snow showers down to extremely low levels, and isolated thunderstorms with hail. Snow showers were reported by spotters in Thousand Oaks, Simi...

February 23, 2019

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Flagstaff sets all-time daily snow record, Payson receives yearly snow amount in a day, Arizona

A powerful winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow on Arizona this week, forcing the closure of roads, schools and government offices. Flagstaff Pulliam Airport in Flagstaff, Arizona recorded 911.8 mm (35.9 inches) of snow on February 21, 2019, setting...

February 23, 2019

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Category 4 Major Typhoon "Wutip" threatens Guam with heavy rain and strong winds

Category 4 Major Typhoon Typhoon "Wutip" is passing south of Guam on February 23, 2019, threatening the island with heavy rain, strong winds and rough surf. A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Guam and Rota in the southern Mariana Islands. A...

February 23, 2019