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china sandstorm june 9 2020

Severe sandstorm sweeps through Dundgobi, Mongolia

A severe sandstorm hit Mongolia's Dundgobi Province on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The storm packed winds of up to 126 km/h (78 mph), according to the meteorological agency. It swept through areas in Deren, Gurvansaikhan, and Mandalgobi. This type of sandstorm, known...

June 11, 2020

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More than 2.6 million affected by deadly floods and mudslides in southern and central China

Widespread floods and mudslides since June 1, 2020, have affected more than 2.6 million people in China's southern and central regions, resulting in an increasing number of fatalities and damages. As of June 11, at least 13 people have died, two are still...

June 11, 2020

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Severe thunderstorms leave a trail of destruction across Midwest and Northeast, more than 600 000 without power, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms and strong winds left a trail of destruction across the U.S.' Midwest and Northeast on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. More than 600 000 power outages were reported across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. Storms began to rumble...

June 11, 2020

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Deadly floods sweep through capital Accra, Ghana

Overnight rains from June 8 to 9, 2020, led to damaging floods in the city of Accra, Ghana. The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) confirmed one fatality and two others missing. One person died in the Odawna area after being electrocuted in the water...

June 11, 2020

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Severe hailstorm causes major damage to agriculture and properties in Fez-Meknes, Morocco

An intense hailstorm lashed Fez-Meknes in Morocco over the weekend, causing major damage to properties. The Ministry of Agriculture also reported that the storm affected about 9 100 ha (22 500 acres) of agricultural land in 27 rural communities.​ Photos and videos...

June 10, 2020

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Torrential rains trigger deadly flash flooding in eastern Czech Republic

At least one person died while dozens were rescued as flash flooding hit Czech Republic's eastern region due to overnight torrential rains into June 8, 2020. The Oskava river has hit 3.3 m (10.8 feet), almost reaching the extreme danger level of 3.4 m (11.2...

June 09, 2020

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Anomalously cold temperatures and summer snow hit Nevada, Montana, Idaho, Utah and Colorado

A cold front has started dumping unseasonal record snow in parts of the Western U.S. over the weekend, including in Nevada, Montana, Idaho, Utah, and Colorado. The National Weather Service (NWS) warned that an anomalously cold and vigorous upper trough for early...

June 09, 2020

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Very rare derecho hits central Rockies and northern Plains

Widespread, long-lived wind storm known to meteorologists as 'derecho' affected the central Rockies and northern Plains on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Derechos are very rare for parts of Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado, NWS Storm Prediction Center said. In fact,...

June 08, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Cristobal" makes landfall in Louisiana, U.S.

The center of Tropical Storm "Cristobal" made landfall in southeast Louisiana at 22:00 UTC (17:00 CDT) on June 7, 2020, between the mouth of the Mississippi River and Grand Isle with maximum sustained winds near 85 km/h (50 mph) and minimum central...

June 08, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Cristobal" (ex-Amanda) to make landfall in Louisiana, U.S. after killing at least 33 and affecting 500 000 in Central America

The center of Tropical Storm "Cristobal" will move northward over the central Gulf of Mexico today and tonight (LT), and will be near the northern Gulf of Mexico coast on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Its center is forecast to move inland across Louisiana late...

June 06, 2020

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Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nisarga" slams Maharashtra, killing 4 and disrupting power to millions, India

Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nisarga" caused extensive damage and killed four people after it made historic landfall over Maharashtra on June 3, 2020. Meanwhile, the financial capital Mumbai was spared as the storm changed its course. The India Meteorological...

June 05, 2020

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At least 3 dead, more than 500 000 without power as rare derecho rips through mid-Atlantic, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms ripped through parts of mid-Atlantic on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, leaving at least three people dead and more than half a million people without power. On Thursday morning, June 4, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed the event was a...

June 04, 2020

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New South Wales records coldest and wettest autumn in 8 years, Australia

Autumn 2020 in New South Wales, Australia, was the state's coldest and wettest since 2012, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) confirmed in a seasonal climate summary issued on June 1, 2020. Daytime temperatures were below to very much below average for NSW, except...

June 03, 2020

thunderstorm washingtonstate us may 30 2020

Nearly 87 000 lightning strikes detected during 'once in a decade storm' in Washington state, U.S.

Up to 86 714 lightning strikes were recorded in the entire Washington state, U.S., on Saturday, May 30, 2020-- about 62 percent of the state's yearly lightning average. It occurred during a severe weather event described by the National Weather Service (NWS) as...

June 03, 2020

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Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nisarga" makes historic landfall close to Mumbai, India

Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nisarga" made historic landfall over Maharashtra, India just south of Alibagh at 07:30 UTC on June 3, 2020, with maximum sustained wind speeds up to 110 km/h (70 mph) and gusts to 120 km/h (75 mph). The landfall process will be...

June 03, 2020

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Severe hailstorm damages harvest worth more than 20 million dollars in northern Portugal

A devastating hailstorm lashed parts of northern Portugal on Sunday, May 31, 2020, causing more than 20 million dollars' worth of damage to this year's fruit harvest. Areas in the north, including around Viseu and Fundao, Castelo Branco, Belmonte, Covilha,...

June 02, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Cristobal" forms in the Gulf of Mexico -- heavy rainfall over Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

Tropical Storm "Cristobal" formed at 15:15 UTC on June 2, 2020, as the earliest third named storm in the Atlantic, beating the previous record set by Tropical Storm "Colin" which formed on June 5, 2016. Cristobal formed from remnants of Tropical...

June 02, 2020