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Storms flood the Ozarks and strand drivers in Toronto. New York community is devastated by tornado

Jul. 17, 2024 21:10 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Another wave of severe storms pummeled a wide swath of the United States and Canada, leading to flash floods and water rescues Wednesday in the Ozark Mountains, dropping a tornado that ravaged a community in upstate New York and stranding drivers in high water around...

A dam fails after rain, wind, tornadoes pound the Midwest. The Chicago area is cleaning up

Jul. 16, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people in a southern Illinois town were ordered to evacuate Tuesday as water rolled over the top of a dam, just one perilous result of severe weather that raged through the Midwest overnight with relentless rain and tornadoes and hit the Chicago area especially hard. ...

Weather service says Beryl's remnants spawned 4 Indiana tornadoes, including an EF-3

Jul. 11, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Beryl spawned at least four tornadoes in Indiana, including an EF-3 twister with winds as high as 140 mph (225 kph) that tore through a small city in the state's southwestern corner, the National Weather Service said. The tornado...

Hurricane Beryl's remnants drop tornadoes and heavy rain from Great Lakes to New England

Jul. 10, 2024 23:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Beryl dropped tornadoes and threatened flooding Wednesday as the system churned into Canada and the northeastern U.S. after leaving millions in the Houston area without power. Beryl, which landed in Texas on Monday as a Category 1...

Beryl weakens to tropical depression but still bringing rain, tornado risks after millions left without power in Texas

Jul. 08, 2024 20:31 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Beryl weakens to tropical depression but still bringing rain, tornado risks after millions left without power in Texas.

Is it a hurricane or a tropical storm? Here's a breakdown of extreme weather terms

Jul. 08, 2024 08:42 AM EDT

Hurricane Beryl is barreling through Texas Monday after devastating parts of Mexico and the Caribbean. The storm regained hurricane strength over the weekend as it traveled over the Gulf of Mexico. It had previously been downgraded to a tropical storm as it weakened over land. ...

Tornadoes kill 5, injure 83 in China's eastern Shandong province

Jul. 06, 2024 07:01 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Five people were confirmed dead after tornadoes struck a city in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, according to local media reports Saturday. Tornadoes struck parts of the city of Heze on Friday afternoon, including the counties of Dongming and Juancheng,...

Tornado kills one, injures 79 in China's Shandong province

Jul. 05, 2024 08:48 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A tornado swept through China's eastern province of Shandong on Friday, killing one person and injuring scores of others, officials said. Authorities said 79 people were taken to hospitals with injuries of varying degrees in Dongming county. The...

Biden proposes new rule to protect 36 million workers from extreme heat

Jul. 02, 2024 18:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed a new rule to address excessive heat in the workplace, warning — as tens of millions of people in the U.S. are under heat advisories — that high temperatures are the country's leading weather-related killer. If...

Tornado confirmed in Dublin, New Hampshire, as storms swept across New England on Sunday

Jun. 24, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

DUBLIN, N.H. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the southern New Hampshire town of Dublin on Sunday, damaging trees and lifting and moving a truck. The tornado hit late Sunday afternoon as strong thunderstorms traveled across New...