Tornadoes

tansey queensland tornado october 11 2018 by tomgjj

Destructive tornado, tennis-ball-sized hail hit Queensland, Australia

A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Queensland, Australia on October 11, 2018, producing a destructive tornado and dumping heavy rain and extremely damaging, up to tennis-ball-sized hail. The hardest hit was South Burnett where authorities are still determining...

October 15, 2018

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NWS confirms EF-2 tornado In Crawford County, 162 people evacuated, Pennsylvania

​A confirmed EF-2 tornado touched down in Pennsylvania's Crawford County on October 2, 2018, moving east through the country near State Highway 198. Numerous homes were damaged, including the Rolling Fields Eldercare Community in Conneatuvile, about 64 km (40...

October 03, 2018

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Environment Canada confirms 3 tornadoes and 2 downbursts in Ottawa, Ontario

Environment and Climate Change Canada confirmed three tornadoes and two downbursts were produced by severe thunderstorms associated with a strong cold front in Eastern Ontario on Friday, September 21, 2018. A severe thunderstorm produced a downburst in Calabogie...

September 25, 2018

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Severe thunderstorm, large hail and destructive tornado hit Ottawa, 85 000 homes without power, Canada

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by large hail and a destructive tornado swept through eastern Ontario and into Quebec during the afternoon hours of September 21, 2018. The storm left widespread power outages, three seriously injured people of which one is in...

September 22, 2018

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Extremely rare tornado sighting in British Columbia, Canada

According to reports and footage sent to Environment Canada, there is a possibility that an extremely rare tornado formed near Hayward Lake in Lower Mainland, B.C. on September 16. If confirmed, this will be the 5th tornado in British Columbia over the past 15...

September 19, 2018

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Florence sparks historic tornado outbreak in Virginia

Tropical Cyclone "Florence" spawned multiple tornadoes near Richmond, Virginia on September 17, 2018, killing one person and injuring another. This brought the death toll caused by Florence to at least 32. Local media is describing the outbreak as...

September 18, 2018

fedosia crimea waterspout september 6 2018

Severe thunderstorm hits Crimea, producing spectacular waterspout tornado in Feodosia

A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Crimea on September 6, 2018, dumping heavy rain and producing a rare huge waterspout tornado. The waterspout formed in Feodosia, also called Theodosia, located some 300 km (186 miles) NE of Yalta. The twister was accompanied by...

September 07, 2018

waterspout turns tornado bay of plenty new zealand august 20 2018

Major damage after two tornadoes rip through North Island, New Zealand

A large waterspout formed in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand on August 20, 2018, and hit the Ohope Beach just after 17:30 NZST, damaging at least six properties. Ohope is 6 km (3.7 miles) east of Whakatane, North Island. At the same time, on the other side of North...

August 20, 2018

tinjian tornado china august 13 2018

Several violent tornadoes reported in China, injuries reported

Several violent and damaging tornadoes were reported across China on August 13 and 14, 2018. Numerous homes were damaged and many residents injured, local media report. A violent tornado touched down in Jinghai district of northern China's Tianjin Municipality...

August 15, 2018

manitoba tornado august 3 2018

North America's first EF-4 tornado of the year strikes Manitoba, Canada

A powerful tornado rated EF-4 ripped through parts of the Canadian province of Manitoba on Friday, August 3, 2018. Environment Canada upgraded the preliminary EF-3 rating to EF-4 on August 6, making it North America's strongest tornado of the year. The twister...

August 07, 2018

tornado damage webster massachusetts august 4 2018 by mike cyrek

Extensive damage after tornado rips through Webster and Dudley, Massachusetts

The National Weather Service office in Boston confirmed two tornadoes across Windham County, Connecticut into southern Worcester County, Massachusetts which touched down on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The tornadoes occurred from the same parent thunderstorm cell. One...

August 05, 2018

marshalltown iowa tornado damage july 19 2018

Destructive tornadoes rip through Marshalltown, Pella and Bondurant, leaving 17 people injured, Iowa

At least 17 people were injured after several unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa on July 19, 2018. The tornadoes were reported in Marshalltown, Pella, Bondurant and several other places near Des Moines. Official preliminary surveys are scheduled for...

July 20, 2018

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Deadly EF-2 tornado rips through Prairie View RV Park in Watford City, North Dakota

Significant severe thunderstorms hit northwest and parts of central North Dakota late Monday, July 9 into Tuesday, July 10, 2018, producing an EF-2 tornado that ripped through the Prairie View RV Park in Watford City, McKenzie County. The storm was accompanied by...

July 11, 2018

eureka kansas after tornado june 26 2017

Destructive tornado hits Eureka, 5 people injured, state of disaster declared, Kansas

A destructive tornado swept through Eureka, Kansas late afternoon Tuesday, June 26, 2018, injuring at least 5 people. Emergency sirens were activated, but the tornado developed quickly, leaving residents little time to take shelter. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer...

June 27, 2018

landspout tornado near griffin saskatchewan canada june 23 2018

Large landspout tornado touches down near Griffin, Saskatchewan

A large landspout tornado touched down near Griffin, Saskatchewan, a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, on Saturday, June 23, 2018. It was one of at least two twisters spotted in the area that day. The tornado was on the ground for about 10 minutes...

June 25, 2018

cullman county tornado damage june 22 2018

Four injured after EF-2 tornado destroys a home near Cullman, Alabama

Four people were injured Friday evening, June 22, 2018, after an EF-2 tornado swept through parts of Cullman County in northern Alabama. It was one of those storms that drop out of a clear blue sky, Cullman County EMA director said. According to Cullman County...

June 23, 2018

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Severe thunderstorm produced two damaging tornadoes in Pennsylvania, leaving 6 injured

A severe thunderstorm moved across Pennsylvania's Luzerne County between 21:30 and 22:30 local time Wednesday, June 13, 2018, producing two damaging tornadoes. At least 6 people were injured and numerous homes and cars damaged. The first tornado touched down in...

June 15, 2018