South Africa kills over 300 in floods as record rainfall inundates coastal Kwa-Zulu Natal province

Johannesburg, South Africa — The death toll from flooding caused by days of torrential rain along South Africa’s east coast has risen to more than 300. President Cyril Ramaphosa faced scenes of utter devastation on Wednesday as he was visiting Kwa-Zulu Natal province, where search teams continued to find more bodies of victims amid the … Read more

Bell County Tornado: “God is going to get us through this.” 165 mph tornado causes widespread devastation in Texas community

CNN — After a tornado with 165 mph winds tore through Bell County, Texas on Tuesday, JudyLynn Hughes began digging through what was left of her belongings. “We found my things everywhere. I always have a dress in a tree,” Hughes told CNN affiliate KWTX. Almost everything she owned was packed into storage units in … Read more

Philippines Storm Megi: Agaton death toll rises as hundreds of thousands are displaced

CNN — In the Philippines, the death toll from Tropical Storm Megi has risen to 76, while hundreds of thousands more are still displaced, the country’s authorities said on Wednesday. Many deaths occurred in landslides and flooding caused when the storm made landfall on Sunday, hitting the eastern and southern coasts of the Philippines with … Read more

Philippines reeling from Tropical Storm Megi as landslide death toll nears 70 and dozens still missing

Rescue workers carry the bodies of victims of a landslide that hit Bunga village in Baybay town, Leyte province, the Philippines, April 13, 2022, days after heavy rains from Topical Storm Megi hit flooded the city. BOBBIE ALOTA/AFP/Getty Abuyog, Philippines — The death toll of landslides and floods in the Philippines rose to 67 on … Read more

Heavy rain prompts flooding, evacuations and rescues in parts of New Jersey and New York

NEW JERSEY (WABC) – Flooding after an overnight heavy rain in the tri-state area prompted rescues and evacuations in a number of communities. On Friday, the National Weather Service issued flood warnings for several areas of the three states, including Hudson, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Passaic, Middlesex, Warren and Somerset counties in the New Jersey and … Read more

Weather News: Third Round of Tornadoes Coming to the South

Editor’s note: A version of this article originally appeared in the Weekly Weather Report, which is published every Monday. You can sign up here to receive them weekly and during major storms. CNN — As we enter our third straight week with the potential for severe weather, it’s starting to look a bit like a … Read more

Arkansas tornado injures 7, destroys elementary school building as severe storms threaten south

A tornado injured at least seven people and destroyed an elementary school building when it touched down in an Arkansas town on Wednesday morning as a strong spring storm headed for the area. According to the National Weather Service, widespread damaging wind gusts, several intense tornadoes and severe thunderstorms are forecast for parts of the … Read more

Parts of Texas under severe thunderstorms watch while others are threatened by wildfires as multiple fires continue to burn

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday encouraged residents to “stay alert” as parts of the state are expected to experience severe thunderstorms, while others could see “extreme fire danger” the next day. The weather warnings come as authorities continue to battle a series of wildfires in central Texas. “With both extreme fire danger and severe … Read more