Heavy rains hit New South Wales, Australia

Heavy rains hit New South Wales, Australia

A broad band of rain and storms hit New South Wales, Australia on February 1 and 2, 2021. The Bathurst region was drenched by nearly a month's worth of rain in about eight hours– up to 43.4 mm (1.7 inches) fell from 08:30 UTC (19:30 LT on Monday, February 1) to…

Des Moines breaks single-day snowfall record set in 1895, Iowa

Des Moines breaks single-day snowfall record set in 1895, Iowa

Des Moines in Iowa set a new single-day snowfall record on Monday, January 25, 2021, after the city recorded up to 26.2 cm (10.3 inches), breaking the previous record of 25.4 cm (10 inches) set in 1895. Snow started falling Monday noon in central Iowa and continued…

Category 2 Hurricane “Delta” makes landfall in Louisiana, U.S.

Category 2 Hurricane “Delta” makes landfall in Louisiana, U.S.

Hurricane "Delta" made landfall near Creole, Louisiana at 23:00 UTC on October 9, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 155 km/h (100 mph), making it a Category 2 hurricane. The storm had a minimum central pressure of 970 hPa at the time of landfall and…