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Major winter storm to impact portions of Mid-Atlantic and New England this week, U.S.

A major winter storm is expected to impact portions of the Mid-Atlantic and New England Wednesday into Thursday, December 16 into 17, 2020, as a nor'easter develops and lifts up the Mid-Atlantic Coast, NWS WPC warns. Heavy snow is expected near and north of the...

December 14, 2020

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A large storm to track across the United States, bringing severe thunderstorms, rain and snow

A storm over the Southwest will move northeastward to the Great Lakes through the coming weekend, bringing severe thunderstorms to the Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, showers to the Lower/Mid-Mississippi Valley, and snow from the central Plains to...

December 11, 2020

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More than 200 000 lightning strikes cause damage and outages across Mackay region, Australia

More than 200 000 lightning strikes were recorded across Queensland's Mackay region from Tuesday afternoon, December 8, 2020, to December 9, according to Ergon Energy, resulting in power outages and equipment damage. Ergon Energy spokeswoman Emma Oliveri said...

December 10, 2020

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Two months' worth of rain in few hours floods Iran, killing 7 people

Heavy rains from December 5 to 7, 2020, have triggered more flooding in Iran, further worsening the situation in eight provinces already affected by inundations in late November. Up to 160 mm (6 inches) of rain fell in just a few hours-- equivalent to two...

December 09, 2020

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At least 18 dead after heavy rains cause severe flooding in DRC

Heavy rainfall in the Democratic Republic of Congo during early December has caused deadly flooding in Mbanza-Ngungu, leaving at least 18 fatalities. On December 1, at least 13 deaths were reported after overnight heavy rains triggered floods. A day after, December...

December 09, 2020

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Extremely rare tornado hits Trieste as historic supercell barells through the North Adriatic Sea

An intense supercell storm barrelled through the North Adriatic Sea on Monday, December 7, 2020, generating a rare tornado that hit the city of Trieste in Italy, and damaging hail across the Slovenian coast. A historic supercell storm produced a rare tornado that...

December 08, 2020

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Cold snap brings unseasonal snow to parts of southeast Australia

Unseasonal snow has fallen in Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania on December 7, 2020, as the Australian states are gripped by a cold snap after half of the continent sweltered through a record heatwave. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, (BOM), the snow...

December 08, 2020

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Major winter storm buries parts of Alps under more than 3 m (10 feet) of snow, Europe

A major winter storm that started affecting parts of Europe on Friday, December 4, 2020, has dumped more than 3 m (9.8 feet) of snow in parts of Italy and Austria by the end of December 6 and more than 770 mm (30 inches) of rain in the town of Barcis in northern...

December 07, 2020

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Death toll climbs to 24, over 555 000 homes affected in southern Thailand's worst floods in 50 years

The death toll from southern Thailand's worst flood in 50 years has risen to 24 as of Sunday, December 6, 2020. About 180 000 houses have been flooded, with Nakhon Si Thammarat the worst-hit province. The region has been lashed by heavy rains brought by the...

December 07, 2020

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Powerful Nor'easter knocks out power to more than 250 000 in New England, U.S.

More than 250 000 customers were left without power in New England as the season's first Nor'easter rolled through the northeast U.S. over the weekend, December 5 and 6. Strong winds and heavy snow hit several areas, with inland Maine, Massachusetts, and New...

December 07, 2020

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Unusually large tornado hits Sakaka, Saudi Arabia - one of the largest ever documented in the country

A massive tornado formed on the outskirts of Sakaka in Al Jawf, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Meteorologists said it was unusually big for the region and one of the largest tornadoes ever documented in the country. The incredible tornado occurred in...

December 07, 2020

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Historic hailstorm hits Beirut, Lebanon

A massive hailstorm accompanied by exceptionally heavy rain and drastic temperature drop hit Lebanon's capital Beirut on December 5, 2020, causing massive floods and traffic chaos. The last time Beirut witnessed a similar event was back in 1968. The hailstorm...

December 07, 2020

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Powerful Nor'easter to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend

A powerful Nor'easter, the first of the winter season, is forecast to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend, December 5 and 6, 2020. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of...

December 05, 2020

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Major flooding leaves 5 dead, 6 000 people affected in North Sumatra, Indonesia

The death toll due to major floods in Indonesia's North Sumatra has risen to five, while about 6 000 people have been affected in the provincial capital Medan, the National Search and Rescue Agency reported Friday, December 4, 2020. The affected areas include...

December 04, 2020

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Worst flood in 50 years affects more than 500 000 people in southern Thailand

Widespread, severe flooding has killed at least nine people and affected 210 000 households or more than half a million people in southern Thailand, officials reported Friday, December 4, 2020, describing the situation as the worst they have seen in 50 years. A...

December 04, 2020

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Extremely dangerous winter weather setup across the southern Alpine flank

An extreme, potentially catastrophic amount of rain and especially snow could develop across the southern Alpine flank over the coming weekend, leading to potentially catastrophic avalanches. Potentially a very dynamic weather pattern change is shaping up for...

December 04, 2020

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Record-breaking rainfall hits Split, causing widespread flooding, Croatia

Record-breaking rainfall hit the Croatian city of Split on Thursday, December 3, 2020, causing traffic chaos and flooding homes and businesses. The meteorological station at Marijan registered 118.8 mm (4.6 inches) of rain between 07:00 and 13:00 LT (06:00 - 12:00...

December 04, 2020