Tornadoes

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Second tornado hits KwaZulu-Natal in two days, South Africa

Just two days after a destructive tornado in which two people lost their lives, the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal was hit by another tornado on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The second tornado tore through Bergville, ner the Kilburn Dam in the Drakensberg....

November 15, 2019

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'Scores of people' injured as very large tornado hits KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

A very large tornado hit New Hanover and Greytown, north of Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal (KZN), South Africa on November 12, 2019, destroying homes, downing trees and power poles, and leaving 'scores of people' injured. The tornado was just one part of...

November 12, 2019

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Brutal tornado captured ripping through a factory in Kalamata, Greece

A short but devastating tornado struck a factory in Kalamata, southern Peloponnese, Greece around 13:05 LT on November 4, 2019. The destruction was caught by security cameras. The owner of the Papadimitriou factory described the horrifying event, "It was a...

November 06, 2019

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ICT: 2019 Dallas tornadoes the costliest tornado event in Texas history, USA

A tornado outbreak that hit Dallas on October 20, 2019, is now the costliest tornado event in the history of Texas and the 11th weather disaster in the USA in 2019 whose damage topped 1 billion dollars. The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) has estimated about $2...

October 25, 2019

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Severe flash floods, tornado hit Spain, leaving 6 dead or missing

Severe flash floods hit parts of northeastern Spain on October 23, 2019, leaving at least 2 people dead and 4 others missing. Adding to the devastating weather was a tornado that touched down in Ibiza, causing damage and injuring civilians. Thousands of residents...

October 23, 2019

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Tornado between Pézenas and Clermont-l’Hérault, France

A tornado was reported between Pézenas and Clermont-l’Hérault, southern France on October 20, 2019. The department of Hérault was placed on yellow alert following thunderstorms and heavy winds. The tornado knocked down trees and damaged...

October 22, 2019

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Tornado sweeps through East Java, killing one and displacing thousands, Indonesia

A tornado struck three different villages in Batu City, East Java in Indonesia on the night of October 19, 2019, displacing at least 1 270 people. One person was killed, while a number of other locals were injured. The three affected villages were Sumber Brantas,...

October 22, 2019

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EF-3 tornado rips through Dallas, leaving major damage, USA

An EF-3 tornado left major damage on structures and power towers in Dallas, USA on Sunday night, October 20, 2019. Authorities urged commuters to avoid affected areas as emergency services are conducting major roadway repairs. According to the National Weather...

October 21, 2019

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Several injured as very destructive, possibly multivortex tornado hits Arles, France

Several people were injured after a destructive tornado hit the city of Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, southern France on October 15, 2019. Damage suggests this was a multiple vortex tornado. Heavy rain with winds up to 113 km/h (70 mph) started affecting the region...

October 17, 2019

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Hail, tornado, and record-low temperatures hit California, USA

A series of unusual weather events hit the city of Davis, California, on September 28 and 29, 2019. Thunderstorms swept through the state's central part, producing dime-sized hail. A tornado was also spotted near the area. The tornado touched down at 18:40 LT...

September 30, 2019

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EF-3 tornado hits Wisconsin, damaging or destroying at least 28 homes

An EF-3 tornado touched down in Western Wisconsin on the night of September 24, 2019, damaging or destroying at least 28 homes and structures in Chippewa and Dunn counties. The storms started rolling through into Wisconsin at around 19:00 LT. Aside from the damages...

September 26, 2019

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Rare tornado hits Willcox, Arizona

Remnants of Hurricane "Lorena" brought floods, strong winds, and a very rare tornado to Arizona on September 23, 2019. The tornado hit the city of Willcox late September 23, injuring 2 people, NWS confirmed. The agency rated it as EF-1 with speeds of 145...

September 26, 2019

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Colossal waterspout spotted in southwest China

A massive waterspout made landfall in Beihai City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southwest China on September 17, 2019. The twister lasted approximately 10 minutes. The footage was captured at the Silver Beach, local Yintan, and considered very rare for the...

September 19, 2019

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Imelda continues dumping heavy rain on parts of the Southeast Texas, already the 5th wettest tropical cyclone for the contiguous US

Tropical Depression "Imelda" formed on September 17 and strengthened into a tropical storm just before making landfall near Freeport, Texas. The storm continues to unleash life-threatening floods in the southeast part of the state, particularly in the...

September 19, 2019

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Reports confirm damage from Ontario's 9th tornado of the year, Canada

Environment Canada has confirmed the damages from a tornado and storm combo that hit Ontario on September 11, 2019. The twister was the 9th to hit the province this year. The strong whirlwind was given an initial rating of EF-1 and had maximum winds of 140 km/h (87...

September 14, 2019

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Worst storm in over a century hits Spain, major floods and tornadoes reported

A slow-moving storm system pummelled a massive area of Spain, spawning floods, hails, thunderstorms, and tornadoes on September 12, 2019. Torrential rains put Costa Blanca around Benidorm and Alicante under red weather alert and killed two in Valencia region. The...

September 12, 2019

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Large late-night tornado, strong straight-line winds hit Sioux Falls, causing significant damage, South Dakota

A large, late-night tornado hit south and central Sioux Falls, South Dakota around 23:41 LT on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 (04:41 UTC, September 11), causing significant damage and power outages. Residents were asked to stay out of roads and call 911 only in...

September 11, 2019