Series of strong weather systems target the United States

Series of strong weather systems target the United States

A series of potent weather systems will impact the United States over the coming days, causing a wide array of severe conditions from heavy snowfall across the northern states to thunderstorms and potential severe weather in the southern regions. Travel disruptions and severe weather warnings have been issued for affected areas.

Extreme flooding in Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Extreme flooding in Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Heavy rainfall affecting the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on March 19, 2024, caused extreme flooding in the Duhok Governorate, leading to the deaths of at least two people and damage to dozens of homes.

Major winter storm hits Denver, Front Range foothills expect over 120 cm (4 feet) of snow, Colorado

Major winter storm hits Denver, Front Range foothills expect over 120 cm (4 feet) of snow, Colorado

A significant winter storm has brought heavy snowfall to Colorado, particularly affecting areas from Denver to the state’s ski resorts, resulting in widespread flight cancellations and major highway closures. The National Weather Service in Boulder reports more than 60 cm (2 feet) of snow in the Front Range foothills and predicts totals could exceed 120 cm (4 feet) in some mountainous areas by Friday morning, March 15, 2024.

6 months’ worth of rain cuts off Western Australia, leaves 7 people missing

6 months’ worth of rain cuts off Western Australia, leaves 7 people missing

Extremely heavy rains have struck Western Australia over the past couple of days, causing significant flooding that has severed the main route connecting Western Australia with the rest of the country. The flooding has also left seven people missing since Sunday, March 10, 2024.

Denver braces for major winter storm, heavy snow and strong winds, Colorado

Denver braces for major winter storm, heavy snow and strong winds, Colorado

Denver and surrounding areas are on high alert as a powerful Pacific storm system is expected to hit the central Rockies and Plains, including Colorado, with severe weather conditions starting late Wednesday, March 13, 2024. The storm is expected to bring heavy mountain snows, lower elevation rain, and strong winds through mid-week, intensifying as it moves across the central Plains.

Storm Monica hits France with very heavy rains

Storm Monica hits France with very heavy rains

Storm Monica swept across France on March 8 and 9, 2024, bringing very heavy rain to the country’s southeast where some areas recorded more than 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain in 48 hours.

Newfoundland’s St. John’s breaks daily March snowfall record, Canada

Newfoundland’s St. John’s breaks daily March snowfall record, Canada

St. John’s, the capital of Newfoundland, Canada, received 53 cm (20.9 inches) of snow on March 8, 2024, breaking the previous daily March snowfall record of 50 cm (19.7 inches) registered on March 4, 2005. This marks the second storm to bury parts of the region in less than a month.