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Rare waterspouts spotted in the Strait of Georgia for 2 days in a row, Canada

Several waterspouts were seen in the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver Island and British Columbia, Canada, for two days in a row on Wednesday and Thursday, June 9 and 10, 2021. According to Environment Canada, the occurrence of up to five waterspouts in two days...

June 16, 2021

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October weather in June: Sudden heavy downpour triggers paralyzing floods in Istanbul, Turkey

A sudden flood-inducing rainfall paralyzed daily life in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Roads turned into lakes as floodwaters engulfed underpasses, submerging many vehicles and stranding motorists. The severe weather is expected to continue until...

June 16, 2021

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More than 260 000 affected as heavy rains hit Guatemala

At least five people have lost their lives and a total of 266 408 have been affected in Guatemala since the rainy season began in May, according to the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED). The latest fatalities were in Solola Department, where three...

June 15, 2021

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Severe storms and flooding continue to batter northern Spain

Severe storms, including intense rain and hail, have been affecting northern Spain over the past 10 days, causing widespread flooding that led to hundreds of incident reports. On Monday, June 14, 2021, emergency services reported 54 weather-related incidents in a...

June 15, 2021

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Unseasonal snowstorm and cold hit Iceland, prompt rescue operations

Heavy, unseasonal snow and sleet covered the northern and eastern parts of Iceland on Sunday, June 13, 2021. The snow was so heavy in some areas that tourists had to be rescued after getting trapped. Temperatures also plummeted to freezing levels and are expected to...

June 15, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Bill" forms off the coast of North Carolina, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Bill" formed off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. at 03:00 UTC on June 15, 2021, as the 2nd named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Bill is moving fairly swiftly toward Newfoundland, Canada, and is expected to dissipate on June...

June 15, 2021

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Mumbai soaked by 6 months' worth of rain in 5 days, India

India's largest city Mumbai registered a total of 715.3 mm (28.2 inches) from June 8 to 12, 2021 -- nearly six months' worth of June rain (126.1 mm (5 inches)). Heavy downpours are expected to continue until June 17. This year, the city may overtake its...

June 14, 2021

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Powerful storm leaves trail of destruction in Ourense, Spain

A powerful storm (microburst) with hurricane-force winds struck Ourense in northern Spain on Sunday, June 13, 2021, leaving a trail of destruction. Authorities received hundreds of reports about damaged properties, broken trees, and flooded streets. The storm was...

June 14, 2021

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NIWA releases figures for historical 'one-in-200-year' event in Canterbury, New Zealand

Preliminary analysis by NIWA scientists has shown that the severe weather event in Canterbury, New Zealand, from May 29 to 31, 2021 was so extreme in some inland areas that it could be considered a "one-in-200-year" event. On May 29, extremely heavy...

June 14, 2021

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Major summer storm hits Greece with a month's worth of rain in just 40 minutes

A major summer storm hit Greece, particularly the municipality of Attica, on Friday, June 11, 2021, bringing extremely heavy rain, lightning, and hail. A month's worth of rain fell in 40 minutes, causing traffic disruption across Athens and power outages to wide...

June 14, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Koguma" makes landfall over Thanh Hoa, Vietnam

Tropical Storm "Koguma" -- the fourth named storm of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season -- made landfall over Thanh Hoa Province at 18:00 UTC on June 13, 2021, with winds of 65 km/h (40 mph) and barometric pressure of 996 hPa. The cyclone weakened shortly...

June 14, 2021

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Southwest monsoon advances, tropical low expected to bring heavy rain to areas recently hit by Tropical Cyclone "Yaas"

A Low Pressure Area over the NW Bay of Bengal and adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal is expected to become more marked today and move WNW across Odisha, Jharkhand and north Chhattisgarh over the next 3 to 4 days, bringing widespread rainfall activity with...

June 12, 2021

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Severe flash floods damage multiple properties in capital Ankara, Turkey

Heavy downpours lashed the Turkish capital Ankara on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, causing severe flash floods. As a result, traffic was paralyzed and multiple properties were damaged. Heavy rains began Wednesday noon, causing floodwaters to spread through streets and...

June 11, 2021

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Heavy rains trigger landslides and worst river flooding since record-keeping began, Brazil

Several tributaries of the Amazon River in Brazil are registering the biggest floods ever recorded as heavy rains continued lashing parts of the country. On June 5, 2021, the Negro River in Manaus reached 30 m (98 feet), becoming the city's largest flood since...

June 11, 2021

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Severe storm hits Victoria leaving a trail of destruction, 2 people dead and more than 200 000 homes without power, Australia

At least two people died after a deep low started affecting the state of Victoria, Australia, on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Severe weather, including torrential rain, snow, and strong winds of over 120 km/h (74 mph), prompted evacuations and rescues across the state...

June 11, 2021

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Heavy monsoon rains leave 11 people dead in Mumbai, India

At least 11 people have died while seven others were injured as heavy monsoon rains hit Mumbai, India on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, authorities reported on Thursday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for the city for the next four...

June 10, 2021

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Antarctic blast brings strong winds, snow, and flood-inducing rains to eastern Australia

Cold weather is settling in across eastern Australia, focusing very much on snow, strong winds, and flood-inducing rains across multiple states, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) warned Tuesday, June 8, 2021. The wild weather is a result of an Antarctic cold pushed up...

June 08, 2021