Around the globe, extreme events such as floods, droughts, hurricanes, tornadoes, and heat waves increasingly result in forced migration and loss of life, property, and security. Hot days are becoming hotter and more frequent, and droughts and heavy storms are occurring with greater intensity and loss. Show More Summary
The storm flattened several structures in Turkey, Texas.
Once a tornado of vulgar insults, flying beer cups and punches at Yankee Stadium, baseball’s version of “The Warriors” appears to have settled into something closer to a truce.
National Weather Service confirms a brief twister hit near Broad Run in Fauquier County.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A tornado struck northern China, lashing it with rain, killing five people, injuring more than 50 and destroying homes in a major city in Inner Mongolia, state media said on Saturday.
In interlocking stories, “Tornado Weather,” by Deborah E. Kennedy, examines the fissures of race and class that divide a small town.
The city of Tulsa has begun rebuilding after Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for four counties recently struck by tornadoes. Under Fallin's order, state agencies can … Click to Continue »
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This activity isn't some sort of freak anomaly, but rather par for the course.
Weather Service says Monday’s storm was rated EF1, with winds up to 105 mph.
One video shows a car cartwheeling from a parking lot into a roadway.
The meteorology is fascinating.
Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 8th: Federal report says US feeling climate change; Third boy scout dies after boating accident; Likely tornado hits eastern Maryland; Kenya holds election for President, other offices. ...
The Latest on tornados that struck in northeast Oklahoma (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Survey teams in northeastern Oklahoma now say the area was hit by at least four tornadoes … Click to Continue »
Ten businesses in a shopping district of Tulsa were so badly damaged by a tornado that they have been condemned, including TGI Fridays and Whataburger restaurants where several people were … Click to Continue »
QUESTION: Why was there no warning before devastating Tulsa tornado?
The apparent tornado occurred near Salisbury University just after 1:30 p.m.
Also: New Orleans recovers from weekend flooding; a tornado strikes mid-town Tulsa; and a group of people in North Carolina reported a possible Bigfoot sighting over the weekend.
North Korea vows revenge after new United Nations economic sanctions. Also, a tornado tears through Tulsa, Oklahoma, for six minutes with no warning. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.