Tornadoes

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Severe storms, tornadoes rip through San Antonio, Texas

Severe storms swept through San Antonio, Texas on Sunday night, February 19, 2017, damaging more than 150 homes and leaving 45 000 customers without power. The storms moved quickly but managed to produce significant damage. The National Weather Service confirmed...

February 20, 2017

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Severe thunderstorms hit Texas, moving toward Florida

A line of severe storms moved east through southeastern Texas early Tuesday morning (local time), February 14, 2017, destroying several homes and injuring at least two people. Tornadoes touched down in several locations across southeast Texas today with...

February 14, 2017

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Destructive tornadoes hit Louisiana, state of emergency declared

At least 6 tornadoes swept through southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, leaving widespread damage and dozens of injured. Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency following the destruction of a severe storm system that moved through...

February 08, 2017

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The deadliest January for tornadoes since 1969

Severe weather outbreak in the southeastern United States on Saturday and Sunday, January 21 and 22, produced destructive tornadoes which killed 19 people, 15 in southern Georgia and 4 in Mississippi. In total, this round of severe weather is responsible for 20...

January 26, 2017

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Severe weather kills 20, rare 'high risk' outlook issued, US

At least 15 people have died in south Georgia on Sunday, January 22, 2017, after powerful storms swept through the region. After 4 deaths in Mississippi on Saturday and 1 in Florida on Sunday, this makes the death toll from severe weather outbreak across the South...

January 22, 2017

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Large tornado hits Hattiesburg, Mississippi leaving 4 dead

A deadly EF3 tornado has touched down in the city of Hattiesburg, Mississippi at 09:45 UTC (03:45 CST) on Saturday, January 21, 2017, causing significant injuries and structural damage and leaving at least 4 people dead. The tornado was located around 03:45 CST over...

January 21, 2017

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Deadly storms, floods and tornadoes hit the US South

Tens of thousands of people have lost power as severe weather rolled through the southern United States and turned deadly on Monday, January 2, 2017. As of early January 3 (UTC), at least 5 people have lost their lives. Authorities fear the death toll will rise and...

January 03, 2017

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Powerful tornado hits the Philippines, 86 houses damaged

A powerful tornado formed in Manapla, Negros Occidental, the Philippines on December 13, 2016, leaving 4 residents with minor injuries and 86 houses damaged. The tornado formed around 12:40 PHT and barreled through Barangay for 15 - 20 minutes, ripping off the roofs...

December 14, 2016

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Destructive tornado hits Palos de la Frontera, Spain

A destructive tornado swept through the Spanish town of Palos de la Frontera during the afternoon hours of December 1, 2016. The tornado caused substantial damage, but there were no reports of injuries. According to media reports, the tornado formed around 17:45...

December 01, 2016

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Impressive tornadic waterspout near Destin, Florida

Around 11:00 local time on November 30, 2016, amidst tornado watches and waterspout reports in the area, a very large waterspout formed off the coast of Miramar Beach near Destin, Florida. It crossed the beach and moved inland, dissolved and reformed again. Winds it...

December 01, 2016

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Severe weather outbreak kills five in the US South

An intense system of storms battered the US South on November 29 and 30, 2016. Numerous tornadoes were observed across the affected regions, five people were reported dead and numerous others injured. A tornado was reported in Rosalie, northeast Alabama. According...

November 30, 2016

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Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes to hit the South US

An outbreak of intense thunderstorms is expected across portions of the South US over the next few days. Heavy rainfalls, strong winds, and several tornadoes are possible. The thunderstorms will be fueled by the abundant moisture coming from the Gulf of Mexico,...

November 28, 2016

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Destructive tornadoes hit Johannesburg, South Africa

At least two tornadoes have been reported in South Africa over the past two days. One of them damaged over 50 houses, three of them severe. At least one person was injured. The first tornado ripped through Ennerdale in southern Johannesburg between 18:00 and 19:00...

November 15, 2016

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Large and deadly tornado rips through Italy near Rome

A powerful storm accompanied by at least one very large tornado hit Italy on November 6, 2016, causing extensive damage. According to preliminary reports, at least two people have lost their lives. Several are seriously injured. A large tornado was first reported in...

November 06, 2016

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Tornado hits Akita city, Japan

An apparent tornado swept the Akita city in northern Japan on October 31, 2016. Several locals reported funnel-like winds which appeared as a tornado while other eyewitnesses describe a twister which appeared suddenly and out of nowhere near the city center. ...

November 01, 2016

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Tornadoes rip through Oregon Coast, major damage in Manzanita

Two tornadoes touched down in Oregon on Friday, October 14, 2016, including one EF2 that damaged several city blocks in the coastal town of Manzanita. This round of severe weather across the northwestern US is still not over and it is already one for the record...

October 15, 2016

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Destructive tornadoes hit Homer and Sidney, Illinois

According to weather officials, 4 confirmed tornadoes have touched down in east central Illinois on Friday night local time, September 9, 2016, causing significant damage. The others were in Vermilion and Clark counties, NWS said. Significant damage was reported in...

September 10, 2016