A winter snowstorm packing hurricane-force winds pummeled the Great Plains and the Texas panhandle on Monday, the second bout of fierce winter weather there in less than a week. Authorities pleaded with people to stay off the roads. Wind gusts of 75 mph were recorded at the airport in more »
Battling powerful storms the last four days, the Middle East is pounded with hail, rain, and snow which left at least 11 people dead.
Dr. Kerry Emanuel is one of the world’s leading hurricane experts. Recently, his attention was focused on Texas. “Texas has a very disturbing history with hurricanes," Emanuel said. "It built a lot of port cities in the early days in the 19 th century, some of them don’t even exist more »
Tropical depression Quinta was upgraded to a tropical storm as it continues to move towards eastern Visayas, Storm signal #2 was hoisted over 5 areas in Visayas and Mindanao. In its 11 am bulletin, PAGASA noted that as of 10 am Quinta was located 260 km East of Guiuan, more »
Winter Storm Caesar produced blizzard conditions and the heaviest snow so far this season in parts of the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains. Top snowfall totals, as of mid-morning Sunday: Ivanhoe, Minn.: 13" Near Brookings, S.D.: 11" Ashley, N.D.: 6.5" Near Maysville, Colo.: 4.2" Near Grantsburg, Wisc.: 3" more »
Britain is facing a weather front dubbed the "Beast from the East" next week – with heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures. Temperatures could plummet as low as -6C around London as icy winds blow in over the eastern coast. Forecasters are also predicting "lots of snow" for Monday. By more »
The death toll from a powerful storm battering the southern Philippines has risen to more than 230, with hundreds missing in landslides and floodwaters, as Typhoon Bopha continued its destructive path across the island nation. Gusts of up to 93 mph battered beach resorts and dive spots in northern more »
Typhoon Bopha, the strongest tropical storm to hit the Philippines this year, has slammed into a southern island, killing at least 40 people, destroying homes, cutting power and forcing the cancellation of flights and ferry services, officials said. The state weather service said Bopha made landfall on Mindanao island's more »
A series of disturbances continue to hit parts of the west coast of the United States. Rainfall totals will likely exceed 12 inches in some areas, and flooding is a huge concern. Meanwhile, many areas have experienced hurricane force wind speeds. The pattern will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through this weekend.
This year's hurricane season officially ends November 30th and will be remembered primarily for Hurricane Sandy. But Sandy was only the last hurricane in a very active season. The 2012 season is one of the top three busiest on record. It saw weaker-than-average cyclones and began earlier than usual, more »
A dangerous superstorm hit Brisbane, Australia as lightning and winds knocked out powerlines and left more than 6,000 homes without electricity. The storm "turned day into night" as it swept through the area. One witness reported that "it came quickly and then it left." A weather alert was posted by more »
The National Hurricane Center reported during their 2:00 PM update that the center of Hurricane Paul (now a Category One hurricane) was located approximately 10 miles SW of Cabo San Lazaro. Paul has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and has slowed down and is moving North at 15 more »
Hurricane Rafael is expected to pass east of Bermuda on Tuesday. Rafael is expected to bring storm force winds and rough seas as it passes about 100 miles southeast of Bermuda, said Wayne Perinchief, chairman of Bermuda's Emergency Measures Organisation. However, we are expecting the worst of the storm to more »
HURRICANE Paul is strengthening in the Pacific off Mexico and a tropical storm watch has been issued for a portion of Baja California. The US National Hurricane Center says Paul's maximum sustained winds were 130km/h early on Monday. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the day before weakening is more »
Bangkok is bracing for the expected arrival of Tropical Storm Gaemi, which hit Vietnam yesterday and is likely to affect many Thai provinces, including the capital, from today. The Meteorological Department said yesterday that the storm had a maximum wind speed near the centre of 80 kilometers per hour and more »
Tropical Storm Olivia is lumbering north in the Pacific Sunday, 931 miles southwest of Baja California, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said. The storm, with sustained winds of 60 mph and gusts as high as 90 mph, poses no threat to make landfall, forecasters said. It is moving northwest more »