Severe Storms

Flooding in Central China
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Flooding in Central China

A slow-moving rainstorm overwhelmed rivers and reservoirs, leading to deadly flooding in the province of Henan.

Published Jul 26, 2021

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Deadly Floods Surprise Europe
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Deadly Floods Surprise Europe

Flash floods have devastated several communities in Germany, Belgium, and The Netherlands.

Published Jul 19, 2021

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Tropical Storm Elsa
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Tropical Storm Elsa

The first hurricane of the Atlantic season made a series of landfalls and dropped abundant rain from the Caribbean to the U.S. East Coast.

Published Jul 8, 2021

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A Cirrus Sign of Tornadoes
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A Cirrus Sign of Tornadoes

Severe thunderstorms can draw plumes of cirrus clouds into the stratosphere, a sign that tornadoes, large hail, or damaging winds may be coming soon.

Published Jun 29, 2021

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Cyclone Yaas Swamps India and Bangladesh
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Cyclone Yaas Swamps India and Bangladesh

A perigean spring tide may have exacerbated the storm’s destructive power.

Published May 26, 2021

Atmosphere Severe Storms