Widespread damage after Storm Emellinde hits Germany

Widespread damage after Storm Emellinde hits Germany

At least one person has been killed and more than 50 were injured on May 20, 2022, when a violent storm named ‘Emmelinde” hit Germany, spawning several tornadoes and leaving widespread damage.

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.

Major X1.1 solar flare erupts from Active Region 2994

Major X1.1 solar flare erupts from Active Region 2994

A major solar flare measuring X1.1 at its peak erupted from newly numbered Active Region 2994 at 03:34 UTC on April 17, 2022. The event started at 03:17 UTC and ended at 03:51. A coronal mass ejection (CME) was produced during the event but the location of the source region does not favor Earth-directed CMEs. This will change in the days ahead as the region turns into geoeffective position.