Tornadoes

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At least 12 dead as massive winter storm system hits U.S.

A powerful outbreak of severe weather beginning Friday, January 10, 2020, has claimed at least 12 lives in Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana, and Texas as storms hit parts of the Gulf Coast and Southeast U.S. Meanwhile, ice storm warnings were in place for parts of the...

January 13, 2020

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Tornado tears through Surrey, damaging at least 26 homes and 13 cars, UK

A tornado battered the town of Chertsey in Surrey County, South East England, on Saturday, December 21, 2019, damaging homes and properties. More than 90 flood warnings remain in place across southern England where areas have already been soaked by showers, the...

December 22, 2019

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Severe storms claim 16 lives across the South and Midwest, snow squalls barrel through the Northeast, U.S.

Severe storms affecting the United States over the past couple of days claimed at least 16 lives as of Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 12 fatalities in the Midwest are blamed on dangerous road conditions, while at least 4 died in tornado outbreak in the Deep South....

December 19, 2019

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Deadly tornado outbreak hits Deep South, U.S.

Severe storms triggered more than two dozen tornadoes in parts of the Deep South on Monday, December 16, 2019, killing at least three people in Louisiana and Alabama, while leaving a trail of destruction mostly in Mississippi, according to the National Weather...

December 17, 2019

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Rare tornado forms at over 4 023 m (13 200 feet) in Bolivia, possibly one of the highest-altitude twisters ever

A rare tornado hit an area near the El Alto International Airport -- the highest airport in the world at 4 058 m (13 313 feet) -- in Bolivia on Sunday, December 8, 2019. This could be one of the highest-altitude tornadoes ever observed. Minor damages were reported...

December 11, 2019

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Fast-moving thunderstorm spawns two damaging tornadoes in Mississippi

Two tornadoes produced by a severe thunderstorm ripped through Ranking County, Mississippi on November 27, 2019, knocking down trees and powerlines. County Sheriff Bryan Bailey described the storm system as the fastest he has ever seen. According to meteorologist...

November 28, 2019

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13 homes damaged in Ulundi as fourth tornado strikes KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

13 houses along with several schools have been left damaged after a confirmed tornado hit Ulundi in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on Saturday, November 23, 2019. It was the fourth tornado to hit the province this month. It was also the second tornado in less than 24...

November 26, 2019

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Damaging tornado rips through Christchurch, injuring two people, New Zealand

A tornado hit Christchurch in New Zealand on November 18, 2019, leaving a trail of damage from central suburbs to coastal areas, according to the nation's Fire and Emergency. The twister injured two people, scattered debris through the air, and disrupted power...

November 18, 2019

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Powerful tornado hits Grosseto, causing significant damage, Italy

A powerful tornado hit the town of Polverosa di Orbetello, Grosseto province in Italy on November 17, 2019. The twister caused major damage as shown on images and footages uploaded on social media. Severe Weather Europe reported that the tornado is likely at least...

November 18, 2019

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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