Articles tagged "thunderstorms"

15 dead after intense thunderstorm hits bihar

15 dead after intense thunderstorms hit Bihar, India

At least 15 people have been killed, including 7 due to lightning, after intense thunderstorms accompanied by heavy pre-monsoon rains hit the Indian state of Bihar on May 9, 2017. The storm hit Bihar, dropping temperatures, while the rest of the country still...

May 09, 2017

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Tropical depression 10W bringing rain to the Philippines

The tenth tropical depression formed in the western North Pacific Ocean this past weekend, and brought rains to the central Philippines.When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Depression 10W on July 25 at 04:41 UTC (12:41 a.m. EDT), the infrared image captur

July 25, 2011

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Thunderstorms and torrential rains hit Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Drenching showers and thunderstorms will continue to soak the northeastern Caribbean Islands through at least early next week, potentially triggering more flooding problems. A persistent stream of tropical moisture will allow additional showers and thunderstorms to

May 15, 2011

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Residents are ordered to leave flood-threatened Illinois town

Authorities in a southern Illinois city menaced by two dangerously swollen rivers said Sunday that most of the city’s remaining residents have heeded a mandatory evacuation order, prompted by river water seeping up through the ground behind a levee “kind of like

May 01, 2011

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April's 2011 tornado outbreak

Southern storms death toll nears 300The grim death toll from the 24-hour storm period continued to rise, with 294 counted in six states. Among them were two university students in Alabama. Nearly 1 million people were without electricity.  The vast

April 28, 2011

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Scientists have calculated - Earth sees about 760 thunderstorms every hour

The figure, unveiled at the European Geosciences Union meeting in Vienna, is substantially lower than numbers that have been used for nearly a century. The new research uses a global network of monitoring stations that detect the electromagnetic pulses produced by

April 10, 2011

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Thailand Flooding Impacts Nearly One Million

In what should be one of the hottest, driest times of the year, rainfall totals of more than 50 inches within little more than a week have left swaths of southern Thailand under water. Nearly 1 million people have now been impacted by the recent flooding.At least 25

April 02, 2011