Hurricane-force winds and heavy rain brought by Subtropical Storm “Yakecan” hit parts of Uruguay and Brazil over the past couple of days, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power and at least 2person dead.
A severe hailstorm struck Murcia, Spain on May 2, 2022, causing major damage to the apricot crop. The Region of Murcia is located in the southeast part of the Iberian Peninsula and produces two-thirds of Spain’s apricot. The storm comes one month after early April frost caused massive damage to stone fruit in Ebro valley, one of the most important producing areas of sweet fruit in Europe.
Record-breaking rains hit Valencia, Spain on May 3, 2022, causing severe flooding across the city.
Heavy rainfall has been affecting the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe since April 30, 2022, causing deadly floods and landslides.
A multi-day severe weather episode is expected across the central U.S. late this week into early next week. Damaging gusts, large hail, and tornadoes are all a concern.
A rare late-season Nor’easter will continue to bring gusty winds, heavy snow, heavy rain, coastal flooding, and rough seas to the Northeast U.S. into Tuesday night, April 19, 2022. Chilly temperatures for Mid-April are expected to stick around in the East through mid-week.
At least 443 people have been killed in severe floods and landslides affecting South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, particularly the city of Durban, since April 10, 2022. There are still dozens of people missing and the death toll is expected to continue rising.
A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and strong winds to the Cascades through Monday, April 11, 2022, then the northern Intermountain West through northern Plains Monday night into Thursday, April 14.
A strong windstorm named Storm Diego by Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA) on April 6, 2022, is expected to bring heavy rain, strong winds and snow to France as it begins to move eastward across the country at around midday April 8. Diego will also affect Spain and reach Germany overnight Saturday. It is not expected to impact Portugal directly but it will bring heavy rain to certain parts of the country.
Sydney, Australia is experiencing the third major flooding event this…