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More than 50 dead or missing as violent flash floods and mudslides hit Brazil

At least 23 people lost their lives and more than 30 others went missing after continuous heavy downpour struck Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, causing violent flash floods and landslides. The death toll is expected to further increase as rescue teams and...

March 04, 2020

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Ex-tropical Cyclone "Esther" replenishes cattle country in Western Australia

Pastoralists and tourism operators in Western Australia's Kimberley region welcomed soaking rains brought by Ex-tropical Cyclone "Esther" as it provided restoration to cattle stations with huge rainfall totals not seen in portions of the region for...

March 04, 2020

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Slow-moving front focusing hazardous weather across the U.S. South over the next few days

A slow-moving front will focus hazardous weather across the South over the next few days, with a broad threat for flash flooding, and renewed chances of river flooding across the Southeast, NWS warns. Severe thunderstorms are possible each day, progressing from...

March 04, 2020

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Intense rains leave 2 dead, more than 800 displaced and 17 000 affected in northeastern Honduras

Heavy downpour and strong winds hit Honduras, resulting in two fatalities and one missing in northeastern Honduras since February 28, 2020. More than 17 000 people have also been affected, according to the Standing Committee on Contingencies (COPECO). The victims...

March 03, 2020

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Strong tornado hits Nashville, causing extensive damage -- at least 24 casualties and 40 structures destroyed, Tennessee, U.S.

A strong tornado hit the city of Nashville, Tennessee on March 3, 2020, causing extensive damage. The twister has left at least 24 people dead and at least 40 buildings destroyed. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee declared a state of emergency. "The State of Tennessee...

March 03, 2020

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Southern Brazil shivers through record breaking, rare summer cold

The city of Sao Joaquim in Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, recorded its fourth frost of summer 2020 in February, according to the municipality's online agency. This was also the second cold blast in the country for the month, which is considered extremely rare....

March 02, 2020

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More than 55 700 livestock perish in extreme winter weather in northwestern Mongolia

Severe winter weather, also called dzud in Mongolia, has killed more than 55 700 livestock animals in the northwestern province of Khuvsgul since 2019, the provincial agricultural department reported on Monday, March 2, 2020. In a statement, the department said a...

March 02, 2020

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Storm Jorge lashes flood-hit parts of Ireland and UK after wettest February on record

Flood-stricken areas in the UK and Ireland faced further disruptions after Storm Jorge brought heavy downpour and strong winds on February 29, 2020. Amid the extremes, the Met Office also announced that the UK just saw its wettest February on record and fifth...

March 02, 2020

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Rio de Janeiro under red alert after heavy rain triggers deadly floods and landslides, Brazil

Heavy rains affecting Brazil since Saturday, February 29, 2020, triggered mudslides and floods across the state of Rio de Janeiro, resulting in widespread damage and at least four fatalities. Some areas received more than 180 mm (7 inches) of rain into early Monday,...

March 02, 2020

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Intense lake effect snow wallops Upstate New York, encasing homes in a thick layer of ice

An intense lake effect snow raged across Upstate New York on February 28, 2020, leaving areas along Lake Erie entirely covered in ice-- in some areas up to 4 m (12 feet) thick. Residents described the conditions as surreal, remarking that it was the first time ice...

March 02, 2020

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Australia's wild summer weather ends with snow in Tasmania

After a summer of extremes-- from thunderstorms and hail to dust storms and wildfires-- the dramatic season in Australia finished with a blast of snow in Tasmania, which started on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Summer officially ended on Saturday, February 29, but...

March 01, 2020

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Perth breaks record with 5 consecutive days of summer thunderstorms, Australia

The city of Perth, Western Australia recorded 5 consecutive days of thunderstorm activity over the past week, breaking its record for the longest run of summer thunderstorm activity. Fierce storms started affecting the metropolitan area on February 25, wreaking...

March 01, 2020

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More than 45 000 displaced, 120 000 affected as flooding worsens in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia

Nine people have lost their lives while 45 861 others have been displaced as flooding continues to worsen in Indonesia's GreaterJakarta, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reports. About 119 268 people have been affected by severe inundations in the...

February 29, 2020

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Winter storm leads to accidents, killing 1 and injuring 8 in southern Germany

Heavy winds and snowfall caused road accidents in southern and southwestern Germany on Friday, February 28, 2020, resulting in one fatality and eight people injured. A woman was killed in a road accident that occurred on a snowy road in Rhineland-Palatinate,...

February 29, 2020

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Widespread flooding persists in Ireland and UK, another strong storm to hit western Europe this weekend

Widespread flooding due to prolonged heavy rain continues to impact parts of the UK and Ireland, leading to evacuations and prompting the Met Office to issue warnings and alerts on Friday, February 28, 2020. The conditions are expected to worsen as another storm is...

February 28, 2020

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Crops ravaged by a massive sandstorm, heavy impact on all crops grown in the open ground, Canary Islands

Crops in the Canary Islands were ravaged by a massive sandstorm affecting the archipelago from February 22 through 24, 2020. Agrarian leaders are expecting the damages to be long-term as not only the current harvest was lost, but the next ones are also at risk. The...

February 28, 2020

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At least 22 dead or missing following severe flash floods and landslides in Colombia

Severe flash floods and landslides due to persistent heavy rain claimed at least eight lives and left 14 missing in central-north Colombia, national authorities reported on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. An orange alert has been issued for mudslides in the affected...

February 27, 2020