Articles tagged "tornadoes"

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Impressive video of a large tornado forming very close to people, Argentina

A very large tornado formed Friday, December 8, 2017, in Buenos Aires province of Argentina just few hundred meters away from two farmers. The twister swept through several towns with winds between 130 and 200 km/h (80 - 125 mph), destroying everything in its path....

December 12, 2017

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50 injured, 550 homes damaged as tornado rips through Vaal Marina, Midvaal, South Africa

A destructive tornado ripped through the Vaal Marina area in Midvaal, South Africa on December 11, 2017, uprooting trees and causing extensive infrastructural damage. At least 300 families have reported damages to their homes, Midvaal Mayor Bongani Baloyi said. Some...

December 12, 2017

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Spectacular waterspout turns tornado in San Remo, Italy

A large waterspout formed around 11:40 UTC (12:40 CET) on December 1, 2017 off the coast of San Remo, Italy and soon struck the city. It was one of several waterspouts spotted in the region today, and the only to hit the land. Although it was on the ground for...

December 01, 2017

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600+ homes damaged, 35 people injured as tornado rips through Sidoarja, Indonesia

A destructive tornado ripped through a densely populated area of East Java province, Indonesia at 08:30 UTC (15:30 WIB) on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, injuring at least 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes. This is the third damaging tornado to hit the...

November 23, 2017

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Powerful tornado hits Kelapa Dua island, near Jakarta, damaging 34 houses

A powerful tornado swept through parts of Kelapa Dua island, north of Jakarta, Indonesia on Sunday, November 19, 2017. This is the second damaging tornado to hit the islands within a week and it comes after three waterspouts were spotted in waters off the Thousand...

November 20, 2017

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Tornadoes hit Sicily, Italy, destroying greenhouse crops

Heavy rains and tornadoes hit Sicily, Italy on November 10 and 11, 2017, destroying local greenhouse crops. In addition, some of the farmers had to deal with flooded crops. Severe weather warnings are still in effect for the region. Late autumn is major tornado...

November 14, 2017

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Severe storm, large tornado hits Turkey, leaving extensive damage and 25 injured

At least 25 people have been injured after severe storm accompanied by a tornado caused extensive damage to homes, vehicles and farms in southwestern Turkey late Monday into Tuesday (local time), November 14, 2017. The storm destroyed numerous roofs and uprooted...

November 14, 2017

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Large tornado rips through a town near Adana, Turkey

A large tornado ripped through a town on the outskirts of Adana, a major city in south-central Anatolia, Turkey on October 29, 2017, damaging at least 5 houses. There are no reports of deaths or injuries. The twister started as a waterspout in the Mediterranean Sea...

October 31, 2017

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Late-season tornado hits east side of Madison, Wisconsin

A late-season tornado swept through the east side of Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday, October 7, 2017, damaging dozens of businesses and cutting off power to at least 600 people. After surveying the damage, the National Weather Service's Milwaukee region office...

October 09, 2017

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Nate spawns multiple damaging tornadoes in the Carolinas

Hurricane "Nate" spawned multiple tornadoes across both Carolinas on Sunday, October 8, 2017, forcing evacuations and causing significant damage. As of 07:25 UTC on Monday, October 9, NWS has 22 preliminary tornado reports, 9 from North Carolina and 13...

October 09, 2017

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Plane dodges tornadoes in hair-raising landing in Sochi, Russia

A plane was filmed landing in the Russian city of Sochi with three large tornadic waterspouts right behind it on August 29, 2017. Up to twelve tornadoes were spotted off the coast on the same day, and it is the second week in a row that the columns have ripped...

August 31, 2017

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Destructive tornado hits northeast China's Heilongjiang

A tornado, accompanied by rainstorm, hit part of Nenjiang County, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province at around 14:40 local time on Monday, April 21, 2017, blowing away roof tiles and construction materials. The twister was on the ground for about 10...

August 22, 2017

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Destructive tornado hits China's Chifeng, 5 killed and over 50 injured

A destructive tornado hit northern China's Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Friday afternoon, August 11, 2017, killing 5 people and injuring over 50. The tornado destroyed at least 40 houses in three villages and affected 270 people. State media...

August 12, 2017

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Surprise EF-2 tornado rips through Tulsa, leaves significant damage and 26 injured

A surprise EF-2 tornado ripped through Tulsa, Oklahoma early Sunday, August 6, 2017, destroying buildings and injuring 26 people, two of them severely. The National Weather Service confirmed two EF-1 tornadoes in towns nearby. Tornadoes in August are uncommon, but...

August 07, 2017

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Severe damage, power outages after possible tornado in Stevensville, Maryland

The Bay City area in Stevensville, Maryland suffered significant damage after a possible tornado touched down early Monday, July 24, 2017. At least one person was injured and thousands were left without power. A line of severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain and...

July 24, 2017

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Tornado outbreak hits Saskatchewan, 6 confirmed tornadoes, Canada

Environment Canada confirmed that six tornadoes touched down in Saskatchewan on Friday, July 21, 2017 as severe thunderstorms rolled through the region. The ratings had not been given yet. Two of the tornadoes touched down north of Lanigan, southeast of Saskatoon,...

July 24, 2017

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Tornado rips through downtown McGregor, Iowa

A line of thunderstorms moved through parts southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa, into southwest Wisconsin during the later afternoon and evening of Wednesday, July 19, 2017 into July 20. It produced heavy rain, damaging wind gusts and at least one EF-1 confirmed...

July 21, 2017

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Tornadoes hit China damaging homes and cutting power to thousands

Tornadoes hit parts of east China provinces on July 14 and 15, 2017, damaging houses and cutting off power to thousands of houses. No casualties were reported. According to CCTV, a tornado with a speed of more than 72 km/h (44 mph) touched down in Youxi County of...

July 20, 2017

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Fist-sized hailstones, large tornado near Vienna airport, Austria

A large stovepipe tornado touched down near Vienna International Airport in Austria during the afternoon hours of July 10, 2017. Although local media reports mention a preliminary rating of F1, the event was accompanied by fist-sized hailstones that damaged huge...

July 10, 2017

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Close-up view of tornado in Alida, Saskatchewan, Canada

A confirmed tornado touched down in Alida, Saskatchewan, Canada on Wednesday night, July 5, 2017, destroying one home. No damage rating has been given to the tornado yet. The tornado was spotted near the small community of Alida, about 40 km (24.8 miles) from the...

July 07, 2017

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Dozens of homes damaged as tornadoes rip through US Midwest

At least two people were injured and dozens of homes damaged as severe storms accompanied by tornadoes and large hail swept through the US states of Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, and Wisconsin on Wednesday afternoon, June 28, 2017. NWS Storm Prediction Center received...

June 29, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Cindy" spawns EF-2 tornado in Fairfield, Alabama

Tropical Storm "Cindy" spawned an EF-2 tornado near the town of Fairfield in Alabama's Jefferson County on June 22, 2017, causing severe damage to the area. The tornado touched down just 11.2 km (7 miles) from downtown Birmingham, ripping apart several...

June 23, 2017

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Powerful multi-vortex tornado destroys a village in Kurgan, Russia

A powerful multi-vortex tornado hit the small Russian village of Pesyanoye, just south of the city of Kurgan in the Mokrousovsky District of Kurgan Oblast, on June 18, 2017. The event was accompanied by heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. According to available...

June 20, 2017

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Violent tornado, very large hail hits Carpenter, Wyoming

Severe weather outbreak spawned several tornadoes and dropped very large hail in parts of eastern Wyoming on June 12, 2017, destroying or damaging several buildings and injuring at least one person. Damaging tornadoes were also reported in Nebraska and Colorado....

June 13, 2017

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Tornadoes hit Mexican states of Chihuahua and Puebla

An impressive tornado hit the Mexican state of Chihuahua on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, and was witnessed and recorded by numerous people. On the same day, another tornado hit the state of Puebla, knocking down 27 trees and damaging several cars. Meanwhile, a low...

May 31, 2017

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Extreme weather: Major flooding and tornadoes claim at least 20 lives, USA

​At least 20 people have died and three are still missing as severe weather hit the US Midwest and South over the weekend. Flooding rain, strong winds and tornadoes were reported in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Kansas, Missouri,...

May 02, 2017

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NWS confirms EF-2 tornado hit Goodman, Missouri

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down in Goodman, Missouri Tuesday night, April 4, 2017, causing significant damage to homes and businesses. It touched down at 18:48 CDT just south of Goodman (population 1 200) in McDonald County and...

April 06, 2017

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Severe weather outbreak sweeps US South, EF-1 tornado kills two in Louisiana

A severe weather outbreak continues throughout the US South today, after an EF-1 tornado killed two people near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Two people, a mother (38) and her daughter (3), were killed when an EF-1 tornado flipped over their...

April 03, 2017

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More than 200 000 lost power in Texas, severe weather continues

Powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes left behind serious damage across North Texas on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 and 29, 2017 and caused power outages to more than 200 000 people. NWS SPC warns there is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday from...

March 30, 2017

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Early season tornado near Würzburg, Germany

A single small cell produced an early season tornado near Würzburg, Germany on March 9, 2017. Pictures and videos of this rather photogenic twister soon started circulating social media. According to local police reports, the tornado destroyed a lot in the...

March 10, 2017

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Severe storms, tornadoes rip through San Antonio, Texas

Severe storms swept through San Antonio, Texas on Sunday night, February 19, 2017, damaging more than 150 homes and leaving 45 000 customers without power. The storms moved quickly but managed to produce significant damage. The National Weather Service confirmed...

February 20, 2017

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Winter Storm "Kayla" buries Midwest in snow, triggers tornadoes in the South, US

Large snowstorm and blizzard conditions slammed parts of Midwest and South US on February 2, 2016, causing traffic disruptions and road closures. At least 8 tornadoes battered the region, leaving a trail of destruction across the states. Winter Storm...

February 03, 2016

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How to eliminate the major tornado threat in Tornado Alley

The annually recurring devastating tornado attacks in US Tornado Alley raise an important question: Can we eliminate the major tornado threat in Tornado Alley? Some people may claim that such a question is beyond imagination as people are powerless in facing violent tor

June 24, 2014

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Dozens tornadoes spinning up in southern Illinois and Kentucky and in the Deep South, US

Several rope tornadoes have been spinning up from serve storms in southern Illinois and Kentucky with a lot of twisting motion in the atmosphere in place. Meanwhile, storms have also produced tornadoes in the Deep South.A line of nasty thunderstorms are stretching

March 24, 2012

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US: Over 50 tornado reports so far! Multiple towns wiped out

Reports of serious damage are pouring in and situation is getting worse. Storms are headed towards huge population centers like New York City, Boston, Philadelphia...Severe storms started hammering an area from Missouri into Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky

March 03, 2012

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Lee spawns mass tornadoes touchdown from Mississippi to Georgia, floods, wildfires across Texas

Flooding isn't the only threat Tropical Rainstorm Lee brings to the Southeast. Tornadoes have been touching down from Mississippi to Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and more are likely to be spawned across the Southeast through Tuesday.The area at greatest risk today

September 06, 2011