User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: May 27 2016 22:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Flash floods in Texas trap students 27.5.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Flash flood emergencies are in effect Friday for much of southeast Texas after it received more than 16 inches of rain the day before.
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Last night's violent, long-track tornado was one of the most intense we've ever chased 26.5.2016 Washington Post
Last night's violent, long-track tornado was one of the most intense we've ever chased
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Getting the right grip with English Ivy's powerful grasp 26.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, May 26 : Learning about English ivy plant's natural glue can lead to better medical adhesives and stronger armor for the military, researchers report.
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Reality check: Storm chasing is exciting, but also hard work and often tedious 12.5.2016 Washington Post
Reality check: Storm chasing is exciting, but also hard work and often tedious
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Video: Storms bring tornadoes to Colorado, icy roads to Arizona 10.5.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A series of tornadoes swept across eastern Colorado, causing several minor injuries and damaging motorhomes and buildings. Another spring storm brought deadly driving conditions to northern Arizona.
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Surviving tornadoes doesn't have to be a matter of luck 10.5.2016 AP National
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Storms swept through the nation's midsection Monday, spawning numerous tornadoes. While tornadoes can form any time weather conditions are right, the area from Texas to Nebraska typically sees tornadoes between April and June....
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Extreme up-close footage of a visually spectacular Colorado tornado 10.5.2016 Washington Post
Extreme up-close footage of a visually spectacular Colorado tornado
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Wild weather continues in Rocky Mountains, Eastern Plains 9.5.2016 Seattle Times: Local

DENVER (AP) — A large storm that brought a series of tornadoes to eastern Colorado has dumped up to a foot of snow in Wyoming and is expected to continue to bring hail and rain to the Rocky Mountains and Eastern Plains through Monday. National Weather Service forecaster Timothy Trudel said Sunday a foot of […]
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Storms bring tornadoes to Colorado, icy roads to Arizona 8.5.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

A series of tornadoes swept across eastern Colorado, causing several minor injuries and damaging motorhomes and buildings. Another spring storm brought deadly driving conditions to northern Arizona. The National Weather Service said at least four tornadoes hit in Yuma County Saturday, about 100 miles east of Denver, near Colorado’s borders with Nebraska and Kansas. One […]
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Storms bring tornadoes to Colorado, icy roads to Arizona 8.5.2016 AP Top News
A series of tornadoes swept across eastern Colorado Saturday, causing several minor injuries and damaging motorhomes and buildings. Another spring storm brought deadly driving conditions to northern Arizona....
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How Monday's thunderstorms unloaded tennis ball size hail in the D.C. area 3.5.2016 Washington Post
How Monday's thunderstorms unloaded tennis ball size hail in the D.C. area
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NASA researchers improve hazardous weather forecasts 3.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
California, May 3 : Forecasts play key roles in many people's lives, from planning picnics at the park, to cancelling flights and avoiding weather-related tragedies. Because weather can be a life-or-death matter, researchers work hard to develop new technology and ways to provide earlier and more accurate forecasts.
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Five killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central US 1.5.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Woman and her four grandchildren, aged between six and nine, die after being swept away by flood waters

A woman and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person was missing in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central US states.

The flood victims in Palestine, Texas, 100 miles (160km) south–east of Dallas, escaped a house where flood waters had reached the roof line and were then swept away, police captain James Muniz said.

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TX flood kills woman, 4 grandkids 30.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
A woman and her four grandchildren died after being swept away by floodwaters in eastern Texas on Saturday morning, police said.
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Tuesday's severe weather 'bust' is a communication wake-up call 27.4.2016 Washington Post
Tuesday's severe weather 'bust' is a communication wake-up call
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5 tornadoes spotted in 4 states 27.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
A particularly torrential storm is bringing rain, lightning and powerful winds to the central United States.
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Storms on Tuesday could bring powerful tornadoes to Plains 26.4.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — School districts and authorities are bracing for the possibility of a severe weather outbreak that could bring powerful, long-track tornadoes and large hail Tuesday to the Great Plains. The most dangerous weather — heavy winds, tornadoes and hail as large as baseballs or softballs— will likely take aim at a 70,000-square-mile […]
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Unprecedented engineering project 25.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Next to a crumbling nuclear reactor destroyed in an explosion 30 years ago, an unprecedented project in the history of modern engineering is being built.
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Houston rains break wettest April day record 21.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, was forced to declare a state of emergency in Houston on Monday as torrential rain during the day and on the previous night caused severe flooding and damage, leaving at least seven people dead, hundreds displaced and thousands without power.

Monday was the wettest April day on record at Bush intercontinental airport, with 252mm falling, leading to nearly 2,000 flights being cancelled or delayed. Not only did this surpass the previous record of 207mm in 1976, but it was almost three times the average for all of April. The highest rainfall total recorded was in Harris county where 447mm fell at Little Mound Creek.

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The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram 20.4.2016 Guardian: Environment

Sometimes, the best way to understand what’s happening on the other side of the world is to see it for yourself. Here are some of our favorite Instagrammers who focus on capturing our changing planet

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