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Severe weather alerts issued ahead of Storm Diana, Ireland

The Irish Meteorological Service (Met Eireann) has issued Wind Warnings for Wednesday, November 28, 2018, ahead of the approaching Storm Diana. A Yellow warning is in effect nationwide and Orange for southwestern counties. Tonight will again be wet and windy, but...

November 27, 2018

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Four waterspouts form near a beach in Koh Lipe, Thailand

Four waterspouts formed almost simultaneously near a beach in Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea, southern Thailand on November 25, 2018, stunning holidaymakers in the area. This rare weather phenomenon took place just before noon (LT) near the village of Chao Lay and...

November 27, 2018

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Snow and hail blanket parts of the Arabian Desert

While most of the Middle East suffered prolonged heavy rains and deadly floods over the past 30 days, winter weather hit parts of the Arabian Peninsula, covering its deserts in a layer of snow. Northern Saudi cities, including Ha’il, al-Jouf and Tabuk...

November 26, 2018

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Unseasonable dust storm rolls through Gansu, China

A massive dust storm swept over China's northwestern province of Gansu on November 25, 2018, reducing visibility in some areas to just 100 m (330 feet). Dust storms here are expected during spring, not in winter. Meteorologists said wind speed of around 17 m/s...

November 26, 2018

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Usagi forces 100 000 to evacuate southern Vietnam, drops 350 mm (14 inches) of rain on Ho Chi Minh

Tropical Storm "Usagi" made landfall in southern Vietnam around 06:00 UTC on November 25, 2018, with maximum sustained winds of 83 km/h (52 mph). This is the 27th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season and the 8th tropical cyclone to hit Vietnam...

November 26, 2018

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Violent tornado sweeps through Rocca di Neto, Crotone, Italy

A large tornado hit Rocca di Neto, province of Crotone, Calabria region around 11:30 UTC (12:30 LT) on November 25, 2018, causing significant infrastructural damage and leaving several people injured. This is the second tornado to hit the province in 5 days. The...

November 25, 2018

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Severe floods hit Iraq, leaving 3 000+ homes flooded and more than 12 people dead

Another round of heavy rain on November 22 and 23, 2018, caused severe flooding in parts of Iraq, leaving more than 12 people dead. The event follows weeks of unusually heavy and early rainfall and dozens of casualties. The worst affected governorates are Ninewa and...

November 25, 2018

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Tropical Cyclone "Usagi" about to make landfall in southern Vietnam

Severe Tropical Storm "Usagi," known in the Philippines as Samuel, continues moving westward over the South China Sea and strengthening while approaching southern Vietnam. This is the 27th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season and the 8th tropical...

November 23, 2018

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Over 19 000 homes destroyed by heavy rain and flash floods in Sudan

Over 200 000 people in 15 of Sudan's 18 states have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods between October 8 and November 4, 2018. This is almost double the 122 500 people affected by floods the same time last year. According to the Government of Sudan,...

November 23, 2018

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Significant snowfall, reductions in visibility and gusty winds expected as winter storm moves across Central Plains into the Great Lakes, US

A winter storm will move across the Central Plains into the Great Lakes through the weekend bringing significant snowfall and gusty winds, leading to significant reductions to visibility, NWS warns. Meanwhile, Pacific storm systems continue to produce heavy snow in...

November 23, 2018

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Large dust storm sweeps through Australia, serious health hazard in Sydney

A low pressure system affecting southeastern Australia since November 21, 2018, brought damaging winds, high seas, dangerous dust storms and elevated fire danger for eastern New South Wales. Ambulances in NSW have responded to almost 100 calls across Sydney as a...

November 22, 2018

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Destructive waterspout hits Marmaris, Turkey

A large waterspout formed near the coast of Marmaris, southern Turkey on November 21, 2018. At least one boat sank and more were destroyed in the mooring area. There were no reports of injuries at the time of press. ​ This report will be updated when more...

November 21, 2018

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Record cold in the Northeast, rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow along the West Coast

Very cold Arctic air will bring frigid temperatures to the US Northeast, possibly marking the region's coldest Thanksgiving ever as well as the entire month of November. Meanwhile, a series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and...

November 21, 2018

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Tornado outbreak hits southern Italy, destroying roofs and injuring people

At least 3 tornadoes formed in southern Italy on November 20, 2018, bringing the total annual count to 45. One of the tornadoes swept through a residential area in the province of Crotone, destroying roofs of homes and businesses and injuring people. A large...

November 21, 2018

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Flash Flood Watches issued: Ash, mud and debris flows possible for the burn scars in California

Flash Flood Watches are in effect in Northern California ahead of rain expected to develop along the US West Coast Wednesday morning, November 21, 2018. After that, a parade of storms is expected to march through the weekend. Meanwhile, Air Quality Alerts are...

November 20, 2018

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Antarctic low brings storms and sharp cold snap to parts of Australia

A sharp cold snap is expected across eastern Australia later this week as warm, humid, springtime weather with showers gives way to a winterlike Antarctic low and real, bitterly wintry cold weather. The thunderstorm risk is expected first, extending through parts...

November 19, 2018

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Tropical Depression "Toraji" drops heavy rain, claims 12 lives in central Vietnam

Flash floods and landslides have destroyed villages and washed out roads, killing at least 12 people in central Vietnam over the weekend as Tropical Depression "Toraji" moved into the country from the South China Sea. Leftovers are expected to drop heavy...

November 19, 2018