Severe weather - page 6

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Close-up view of waterspout coming ashore in Novorossiysk, Russia

Waterspout made landfall in Shirokaya Balka, Novorossiysk, Russia.08-08-2021Video via https://t.co/eneGiivisO@ICWR pic.twitter.com/ID9LeGgYC9 — Kirill Bakanov (@WeatherSarov1) August 8, 2021A waterspout formed on the Black Sea near the Russian city of...

August 19, 2021

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Hurricane "Grace" to make landfall over Yucatan Peninsula, strong winds and dangerous storm surge expected

Hurricane "Grace" is approaching eastern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, and is expected to make landfall during the next 6 hours, move across the Yucatan Peninsula today, and move over the southwest Gulf of Mexico late tonight through Friday, the National...

August 19, 2021

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Severe floods hit Germany again, destructive tornado in Lower Saxony

A new round of heavy rains hit Germany and Austria on August 16 and 17, 2021, causing severe floods and landslides and spawning at least one destructive tornado. One person was killed and another is still missing in Germany after sudden floods swept them away off a...

August 17, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Henri" expected to pass south of Bermuda

Tropical Storm "Henri" formed at 21:00 UTC on August 16, 2021, as the 8th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm is expected to pass south of Bermuda today, bringing tropical storm conditions to the island nation. At 12:00 UTC on...

August 17, 2021

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Storm surge, heavy rains and high winds hit Florida as Tropical Storm "Fred" makes landfall, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Fred" -- the 6th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season -- made landfall at 19:15 UTC (15:15 LT) on August 16, 2021, near Cape San Blas, Florida, U.S. The storm peaked at 100 km/h (65 mph) just one hour before and maintained that...

August 17, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Fred" to make landfall in the western Florida Panhandle, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Fred" is forecast to make landfall in the western Florida Panhandle in the afternoon on August 16, 2021, bringing heavy rainfall and dangerous storm. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash, urban, small stream, and isolated river flooding...

August 16, 2021

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Grace approaching Dominican Republic and Haiti, heavy rainfall expected

Tropical Depression "Grace" is approaching the southern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti, rising the threat of flash flooding and mudslides across Hispaniola today. Heavy rainfall is forecast across the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica,...

August 16, 2021

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Severe thunderstorms cause historic power outage across Michigan, U.S. - more than 900 000 homes without power

Two rounds of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan from Tuesday to Thursday, August 10 to 12, 2021. Strong winds and heavy rains brought by the storm decimated the power supply network, leaving more than 900 000 homes and businesses without power. Winds up to 110 km/h...

August 13, 2021

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Deadly floods hit Hubei, 774 reservoirs exceed flood warnings, China

At least 21 people have been killed and 4 others remain missing after heavy rains hit the central Chinese province of Hubei on August 11 and 12, 2021. In addition, at least 774 reservoirs in the province have exceeded flood warning levels, as of late August 12. At...

August 13, 2021

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Medistorm Falchion forms in the Black Sea, bringing heavy rains and floods

A low pressure area that formed over the north-central Black Sea on August 11 has been classified as Medistorm Falchion on August 12, 2021, by the Mediterranean Cyclone Centre. Falchion was moving slowly to the NE on August 12 and was expected to strengthen and make...

August 13, 2021

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Record-breaking rains hit Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan

Extremely heavy rains are falling across parts of western and southwestern Japan since Thursday, August 12, 2021, causing floods and landslides and prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders. At least 1 person was killed and two others are missing, as of early...

August 13, 2021

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Extremely heavy rain over parts of southwestern Japan

A stationary front near the Tsushima Strait is dropping extremely heavy rains on parts of western Japan on August 12, 2021, forcing authorities to issue warnings and evacuation orders. Officials are calling on residents to be on alert and stay safe as a linear band...

August 12, 2021

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Destructive flash floods hit Turkey's Black Sea Region, leaving at least 70 people dead

Deadly flash floods hit Turkey's Black Sea Region this week, causing widespread damage and leaving at least 70 people dead and 47 missing. The event comes less than a month after 6 people died in floods in the northeast Rize province. Heavy rains started...

August 12, 2021

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More than 460 000 customers without power as severe thunderstorms hit Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms rolled through parts of the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday night, August 10, 2021, into Wednesday, leaving more than 460 000 customers without power in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois. As of 00:45 UTC on August 11 (19:45 CDT on August 10), more than...

August 11, 2021

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Tropical storm forming in the Caribbean Sea, NHC starts issuing advisories

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has started issuing advisories for Potential Tropical Cyclone Six in the Caribbean Sea. The disturbance is likely to become a tropical storm later today or tonight, August 11, 2021, and be named Fred. At 15:00 UTC on August 10,...

August 10, 2021

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Grid emergency declared in New Zealand, cities plunge into darkness as polar blast brings nationwide all-time power demand record

Power supply demand in New Zealand reached a nationwide all-time high on Monday, August 9, 2021, after a rapidly deepening low-pressure system moved east across central parts of the country, bringing heavy snow, severe gale southerlies, and frigid temperatures. As a...

August 10, 2021

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Over 350 villages inundated across Uttar Pradesh, India

Heavy monsoon rains affecting the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the past couple of days have inundated at least 357 villages across 21 districts, as of August 9, 2021. The worst-affected are the districts of Hamirpur and Jalun in the region of Bundelkhand,...

August 09, 2021