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Record-early winter storm brings much below-average temperatures and record snow from Montana to New Mexico, U.S.

One of the earliest snowstorms on record swept through parts of the United States, from Montana to New Mexico on September 8 and 9, 2020, bringing record-early snow and record-cold temperatures to much of the region. The weather system hit the region after...

September 10, 2020

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Widespread floods affect 2.5 million people, over 1 million acres of crops in Sindh, Pakistan

Record rainfall and resulting floods in Pakistan's Sindh Province have affected nearly 2.5 million people and over 405 000 ha (1 million acres) of crops since the start of the rainy season. In total, 15 000 villages were inundated, more than 77 000 homes...

September 09, 2020

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Deadly floods hit Burkina Faso and Ghana, West Africa

Severe flooding struck parts of Burkina Faso and Ghana this week, resulting in extensive property damage and at least 8 fatalities. Heavy rainfall has been affecting the West African countries since mid-August, displacing many residents. In Burkina Faso, heavy...

September 09, 2020

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Severe hailstorm leaves a trail of destruction in Narok, Kenya

Residents of Narok in Kenya, woke up to a blanket of snow and a trail of destruction Monday morning, September 7, 2020, following a heavy hailstorm that struck the town overnight. Wide swaths of crops were severely damaged, leaving farmers devastated as they...

September 09, 2020

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At least 21 dead, thousands of homes destroyed or damaged after severe flooding hits Nigeria

At least 21 people have lost their lives while around 51 000 families have been displaced after severe flooding struck Nigeria following last week's heavy downpours, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) reports. Heavy rains struck the state of Jigawa...

September 08, 2020

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Senegal under state of emergency after 'exceptionally' heavy rain triggers major flooding

A state of emergency has been activated in Senegal, West Africa, amid ongoing major floods across wide swaths of the country caused by heavy rains since September 5, 2020. Officials said parts of the country saw an exceptional amount of 124 to 200 mm (4.8 to 7.8...

September 08, 2020

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Significantly colder temperatures are setting the stage for the first heavy snow of the 2020 - 2021 winter season, U.S.

Significantly colder temperatures are setting the stage for the first heavy snow of the 2020-2021 "winter" season, NWS Weather Prediction Center reported early September 8, 2020. These conditions are caused by a powerful cold front plunging into the...

September 08, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Rene" moving across Cabo Verde

Tropical Storm "Rene" formed at 21:00 UTC on September 7, 2020, as the 17th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Rene is also the earliest forming 17th Atlantic named storm on record, breaking the old record set by Rita on September 18, 2005....

September 08, 2020

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Early season snow and record cold for the Rockies, U.S.

An early-season winter storm is forecast to impact the Rockies beginning tonight, September 7, 2020, with strong winds, record cold, and heavy snow. There are winter weather advisory and winter storm watches along parts of the Northern/Central Rockies/High Plains....

September 07, 2020

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Typhoon "Haishen" hits Japan with record gusts, makes landfall in Ulsan, South Korea

Typhoon "Haishen" lashed Japan on September 5 and 6, 2020, before making landfall in Ulsan, South Korea at around 00:00 UTC on Monday, September 7 as a Category 2 hurricane equivalent. At least 3 people have been killed, 1 in Japan and 2 in South Korea....

September 07, 2020

chad flood sept 4 2020

Nearly 200 000 people affected by major flooding after record rains hit Chad

Some 190 000 people across Chad have been affected by severe flooding triggered by record downpours since early August. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), nearly 120 000 of these victims have been displaced-- much of the affected were...

September 05, 2020

nepal floods sept 2 2020

Dozens killed in Nepal's biggest natural disaster of the year

At least 14 people have been killed and 41 others are missing after severe flash floods and a massive landslide hit northwest Nepal's Baglung district this week. Rescuers noted that the death toll may increase as they search through remains of dozens of houses...

September 04, 2020

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Haishen becomes season's first Super Typhoon, landfall expected in South Korea

Typhoon "Haishen" underwent a rapid intensification phase on September 3, 2020, and became the first super typhoon of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. The system is forecast to pass over the Ryukyu Islands, west of Kyushu, make landfall near Busan, South...

September 04, 2020

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Hurricane "Nana" makes landfall in Belize

Hurricane "Nana" made landfall in a relatively sparsely populated area of Belize, between Dangriga and Placencia at 06:00 UTC on September 3, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (75 mph). Nana is the 5th hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane...

September 03, 2020

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Typhoon "Maysak" makes landfall near Busan, South Korea

At least one person died and more than 2 000 were displaced as powerful Typhoon "Maysak" hit South Korea, authorities said Thursday, September 3, 2020. The storm packed maximum sustained winds of 170 km/h (105 mph) at the time of landfall, knocking down...

September 03, 2020

parwan afghanistan flood aftermath sept 2 2020

At least 190 dead, 4 000 houses damaged or destroyed as devastating floods hit Parwan, Afghanistan

The death toll from a week of severe flooding in Parwan, Afghanistan, has reached at least 190 on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Scores of people were injured, about 4 000 houses were damaged or destroyed, and many others are still missing, leaving the victims'...

September 02, 2020

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24 dead, 11 000 displaced after highest August rain in 44 years hits Madhya Pradesh, India

At least 24 people lost their lives while 11 000 residents have been displaced after heavy rains struck Madhya Pradesh from August 27 to 31, 2020, causing major flooding. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), this was the state's highest...

September 02, 2020