A powerful storm system is expected to bring strong straight-line winds, hail, heavy rain, and tornadoes stretching from tonight St. Louis, MO down to Galveston, Texas through Wednesday.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared statewide emergency after storms rolled across Louisiana Thursday.
Battling powerful storms the last four days, the Middle East is pounded with hail, rain, and snow which left at least 11 people dead.
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.
Two people died and more than 100,000 customers are without power in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania after severe weather swept through the region late Thursday.
A superstorm is barreling along the East Coast and expected to hit New York City in the next few hours with warnings of tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and hurricane-strength winds. A tornado touched down in the city of Elmira, in north-west New York State at 4.15 pm local time. Emergency more »
Life threatening thunderstorms known as derecho, are expected to sweep across teh East and the Ohio Valley Thursday evening. They bring a potential for widespread damaging winds, hail and tornadoes. A derecho, which is a long-lived line of thunderstorms with prolific damaging winds, will continue to fly eastward and impact more »
Severe thunderstorms moved across the Midwest Friday, including Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio, then moved to the East Coast. High winds caused major storm damage, including blown off roofs in Richmond, Indiana, and a rolled tractor trailer in Marion, Ohio. States of emergencies have been issued for West Virginia and more »
Stunning video shows hail the size of baseballs cutting a swath through North Texas causing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage. The weather system which hit on Wednesday smashed everything from car windscreens to roofing and is likely to top the $400 million in losses from a more »
An intense, widespread storm system spawned at least one tornado Friday and battered parts of the Baltimore region with damaging winds and torrential rain, halting flights and flooding roads during rush hour. The storm ripped through Harford County, doing the most severe damage to a triangular area bordered by Belair more »
Several rare tornadoes battered parts of the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic Friday night, setting much of the Eastern Seaboard up for a soggy Saturday full of flood warnings, high winds, and heavy rain. The intense storm system left trees uprooted and property damage throughout – while tornadoes were reported in more »
Torrential rain and hail the size of golf ball struck north-western China this weekend. Roads were blocked, houses collapsed, farmland destroyed and power supplies and telecommunications services disrupted by the extreme weather, said Xu Guangyao, director of the county’s civil affairs bureau. From China’s Hunan province came reports that more »
A scientist caught the birth of rare twin waterspouts on camera as the twisters churned to life over Louisiana waters May 9th. One of the powerful and unusually long-lived twisters damaged homes and cut power as it barreled across Grand Isle, a long, narrow island along the southeastern leg more »
Twenty six people were killed and 16 others injured Sunday after being struck by lightning in Howrah in West Bengal and various districts of Andhra Pradesh state. Sixteen people were killed Sunday in multiple lightning incidents in the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh. Victims were said to be farmers more »
There are several bouts of severe weather during the later half of this week thanks to a slow-moving storm system in the western United States.
Photo courtesy of NOAA Storm Prediction Center Saturday is shaping up to be a day of severe weather with a strong chance of tornadoes. Residents in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas should take precautions to prepare for the possibility of severe weather. According to NOAA's website, there is a 30% or more »
Colliding jet streams over Indonesia could be the cause of flooding in Tennessee and tornadoes in Alabama.
At least 700 homes were destroyed and eight people died following a heavy downpour in Durban. According to the SA Weather Bureau, 2.4 inches (62.6 mm) of rain fell last night with November already having 8.2 inches (209.6 MM) for the month of November. A landslide took the life more »