A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Mexico with tremors felt in the captial Mexico City.
A potential cyclone has formed east of Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Wednesday. Forecaster Manny Mendoza said the weather bureau is monitoring a cluster of clouds east of Mindanao that may develop into a low pressure area (LPA). Mendoza said the cluster more »
PRAGUE A raging flood wave that inundated parts of Prague is now heading north toward Germany, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and leading to concerns about the safety of chemical plants. More than 19,000 people have been evacuated from the flooding that has affected half of the Czech Republic, said firefighters spokeswoman Nicole Zaoralova.
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Hawaii Tuesday a little after 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon's earthquake was centered about 34 miles southeast of Pahala on the Big Island, at a depth of about 25 miles. The tremor, which was reportedly felt across Hawaii Island, did not generate a tsunami more »
The El Reno, Oklahoma tornado is now the widest documented tornado on record at 2.6 miles wide. Experts at the National Weather Service have given the tornado an EF-5 rating which is the most destructive rating on the Fujita Scale. Since 1950, there have only been eight EF-5 tornadoes and two more »
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. Facts: The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as "an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74mph (64 knots) or higher." The peak more »
A strong 6.3 earthquake hit Taiwan Sunday, killing one person and violently shaking buildings in the capital Taipei, officials said. The quake sent people running into the streets and was also felt in Hong Kong, more than 700 kilometers away. Taiwan's Seismology Centre measured the quake as 6.3 more »
Alert level 1 has been issued for Mayon Volcano, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum said the alert level of Mayon Volcano was raised to 1 from 0 after they have observed crater glow and bluish hydrogen sulfide fumes. Phivolcs said raising the more »
Emergency crews in New Zealand's capital Wellington have evacuated residents of two hillside suburbs after a massive landslip left several homes teetering on a cliff edge. Locals in the suburbs of Kingston and Berhampore were woken around 4.30am by rumbling and cracking sounds. The slip about 40m wide by 100m more »
Meteorologist Mike Bettes and The Weather Channel's tornado chase team received minor injuries when a twister near El Reno, Oklahoma picked up three chase vehicles and tossed them about 200 yards. Other vehicles on the road were tossed by the storm. Bettes said "I saw my life passed before my eyes." The chaser more »
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for St. Louis County and Jeffersion County, MO. until 9:00 pm tonight. A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near arnold moving East at 40 mph. Reports of a developing tornado and quarter size hail in the area. more »
Tens of thousands of people in the Oklahoma City and surrounding areas, including the already ravaged community of Moore, were scrambling to get out of the way of at least four reported tornadoes on Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado emergency for a number of areas in and more »
A large mile-wide tornado struck I-40 overturning vehicles include a Weather Channel chaser vehicle resulting in multiple injuries today. Over 1,000 travelors have been evacuated to a tunnel under Will Roers Airport. Large destructive hail and strong damaging winds were reported in Oklahoma and Logan Counties. At 6:31 PM the tornado more »
A brush fire in the Angeles National Forest north of Castaic burned out of control Thursday night, destroying one structure and forcing authorities to evacuate residents as flames burned near homes and threatened high-voltage power lines. The Powerhouse fire spread quickly amid high winds throughout the afternoon and had charred more »
Huge sandstorm in California causes massive 20-car pileup.