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Severe Storms

Amphan Batters India, Bangladesh
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Amphan Batters India, Bangladesh

The first tropical cyclone of the 2020 season in the North Indian basin made landfall, delivering substantial storm surge to coastal areas.

Published May 20, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone Amphan
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Tropical Cyclone Amphan

Millions of people prepared to evacuate as the storm approached eastern India and Bangladesh.

Published May 19, 2020

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Vongfong Makes Landfall in the Philippines
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Vongfong Makes Landfall in the Philippines

The first typhoon of the year in the Western Pacific was later than usual and quite potent.

Published May 14, 2020

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Tornado Leaves a Mark on Rural Texas
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Tornado Leaves a Mark on Rural Texas

Powerful thunderstorms moving through eastern Texas and western Louisiana spawned several tornadoes, including some that caused major damage.

Published Apr 27, 2020

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Tornado Sweeps Through Mississippi
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Tornado Sweeps Through Mississippi

One of the more intense tornados to raze the ground in April 2020 left a scar visible from space.

Published Apr 15, 2020

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