Damaging tornado rips through Levin, New Zealand

Damaging tornado rips through Levin, New Zealand

A damaging tornado hit the town of Levin, New Zealand’s North Island on May 20, 2022, causing widespread damage and injuring several people. New Zealand’s Met Service recorded a wind gust of 140 km/h (86 mph) in the town but at the time of press, it was still not able to determine whether it was indeed a tornado that caused the damage, or a thunderstorm collapsing on itself.

Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

A weak tornado hit the district of Barpeta, Assam, India on May 7, 2022, damaging 7 huts.
The tornado started from the banks of the Brahmaputra river, which flows close to Rowmari village, and remained restricted to a small area. While northern India is prone to tornadoes, this event was described by meteorologists as very rare.

Major damage after tornadoes rip through parts of Oklahoma and Texas, U.S.

Major damage after tornadoes rip through parts of Oklahoma and Texas, U.S.

Major damage was reported in parts of Texas and Oklahoma after a series of tornadoes ripped through the region. On Thursday, May 5, severe thunderstorms are expected from eastern Texas into the mid-Mississippi Valley. Storms will shift over the lower Mississippi into the Tennessee Valleys on Friday, then Saturday into Monday from the central Plains into the Midwest.

Severe damage after major tornado hits Andover, Kansas

Severe damage after major tornado hits Andover, Kansas

A major tornado developed over eastern Wichita, Kansas on April 29, 2022, and entered the city of Andover just after 20:00 LT, damaging or destroying up to 100 homes. At least 8 people have been injured, one seriously.

Large violent tornado hits Pembroke, Georgia

Large violent tornado hits Pembroke, Georgia

A violent tornado moved through areas in central Georgia on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, leaving at least one person dead and several injured. Severe weather, with heavy rain, damaging winds and tornadoes, is expected to continue across the Southeast section of the U.S., including the Atlanta metro area, today.

Large tornado hits New Orleans, causing extensive damage, Louisiana

Large tornado hits New Orleans, causing extensive damage, Louisiana

A destructive wedge tornado ripped through parts of New Orleans, Louisiana Tuesday night, March 22, 2022, causing extensive damage, killing at least one person, and leaving several others injured. This raised the number of fatalities related to the severe weather…

Destructive tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma, U.S.

Destructive tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma, U.S.

Several destructive tornadoes ripped through parts of Texas and Oklahoma on March 21 and 22, 2022, during a violent severe weather outbreak that's now shifting east. One person was killed and more than a dozen injured. The Storm Prediction Center has so far…