Severe thunderstorms are raking and flooding parts of the central US on Tuesday, including in Oklahoma, where a tornado appeared to touch down near the Tulsa International Airport in the early morning.
The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Ohio, downing trees and causing some damage to buildings. There were no reports of any injuries from either of the tornadoes Sunday night. One touched down around 9 p.m. near the village of West Alexandria in Preble County. The weather service says the second tornado touched down in the Huber Heights area of Montgomery County later Sunday. A survey team was trying to determine the tornadoes' ratings and path lengths.
The shark tank at the Oklahoma Aquarium is constructed from concrete “over a foot thick," it said. It also has a hell of a view.
The first named storm of the 2019 season is now churning in the Atlantic, though it isn't expected to get very strong and poses no threat to the US East Coast, forecasters said.
The extraordinary haul means we may have underestimated the scale of the world's plastic problem.
As millions head outdoors for the unofficial start of summer, plans in the central and western United States could be jeopardized by stormy weather while heat persists in the Southeast. The American Automobile Association (AAA) expects nearly 43 million Americans to travel by cars, trains and airplanes for the long holiday weekend, a 3.6 percent increase from last year and the second-highest travel volume since 2000 when record-keeping began....
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U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma.
Almost summertime warmth to overspread the region. Evan Myers has detail
Nearly 50 million people are under threat of hail, heavy rain, strong winds and isolated tornadoes this week as several storms move east, according to the National Weather Center.
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. A severe drought in Panama has resulted in lower water levels in the Panama Canal, forcing some shippers to limit the amount of cargo their largest ships carry so they can safely navigate the waterway. “The last five months have been the driest dry season in the history of the canal,” said Carlos Vargas, the Panama Canal Authority’s executive vice president for...
President Trump signed a disaster declaration Saturday for 17 Northern California counties that endured battering rains and landslides this year, making them eligible for federal relief.
May 18-- May 18--The National Hurricane Center's Saturday afternoon weather outlook is focusing on an area of low pressure that meteorologists think could develop several hundred miles south or southwest of Bermuda by early in the work week. There's next to no chance of a tropical storm forming in the next two days, although a continuing development into a tropical or subtropical cyclone is ...
The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools in southern Vietnam to harvest the precious mineral, hoping for a better season than the last.
Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.
Snow in May in North Dakota is not all that unusual _ and not all that much fun for some. The North Dakota Department of Transportation on Saturday issued a travel alert for southwestern North Dakota for blowing snow.
A combination of damaged roads from flooding and clogged arteries from converging chasers may make for a dangerous situation
Brazil environment minister has questioned the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rain-forest, citing numerous alleged irregularities in contracts between the fund and non-governmental organizations.
Large "quarter-sized" hail pummeled Carlsbad, New Mexico as the region faced severe weather.
All modes of severe weather will be possible Friday through the weekend as a vigorous storm system plows into the central United States threatening at least 18 states and over 40 million residents.
Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season.
<p>German schoolteacher Verena Brunschweiger decided shortly after her marriage not to have children - not because she did not want them but because she felt she could not justify the climate damage caused by adding to the planet's population.</p>
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief says 5G interference could result in less accurate predictions for hurricanes.
Workers stand atop a mountain of flood-damaged corn seed at the Bartlett grain elevator in Hamburg, Iowa, Friday, May 10, 2019.
Scientists say breathing the heavily polluted air in Mexico City these days is like smoking somewhere between a quarter- and a half-pack of cigarettes a day.