Tornadoes

Indian Army breaks world record with 58 men on single bike - Watch video

A team of the Army Service Corps, `Tornadoes`, broke the world record on November 19 where in 58 men rode on a single moving motorcycle.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Houston devastated by deadly flooding from Harvey, more rain ahead

Houston devastated by deadly flooding from Harvey, more rain ahead

Total precipitation could reach 50 inches in some coastal areas of Texas by the end of the week, or the average rainfall for an entire year.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered "all-out rescue efforts" after what Xinhua said was one of the worst disasters ever to hit Jiangsu.

Jun 24, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Tornadoes and hail threaten several central US states

The National Weather Service warned that large sections of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas could be hit by tornadoes, destructive hail and high winds on Tuesday, prompting some school districts to send students home early.

Apr 26, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

Storms, tornadoes kill 43 in US over the Christmas holiday weekend

Storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Dec 28, 2015, 11:12 AM IST
Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

 Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Dec 28, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

Houston submerged as wild weather kills 20 in US, Mexico

Torrential rain left large parts of Houston submerged on Tuesday and trapped fans at an NBA basketball game, in savage weather that has killed nearly 20 people in the United States and Mexico.

May 26, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least four people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to splinters.

May 12, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

One dead, one hurt in new US plains tornadoes

 On person was killed and another seriously hurt Saturday in a tornado that tore across Texas, US authorities said.

May 10, 2015, 06:26 AM IST

Tornado kills 2, injures 120 in southern Brazil

A tornado battered a city in southern Brazil, killing two people, injuring 120 others and forcing more than 1,000 people from their homes, officials said on Tuesday.

Apr 22, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

Smoke from fires could intensify tornadoes

Smoke particles from fires could intensify tornadoes, says a study.

Feb 03, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Tornadoes kill four people, cause major damage in Mississippi

Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the US Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said.

Dec 24, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Tornadoes`s increased frequency, strength linked with climate change

A change in climate may be causing more and deadlier tornadoes that are hitting the US, as revealed by a new study.

Aug 07, 2014, 16:49 PM IST

Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through US central states

Severe storms pounded the central United States on Tuesday, producing baseball-sized hail and unconfirmed reports of tornado touchdowns, forcing voting to be suspended during primary elections in Iowa and halting flights at a Nebraska airport.

Jun 04, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

US storms kills 21, tornado roars through Mississippi city

At least six people were killed in Alabama and one in Mississippi after three tornadoes struck southern area of US on Monday.

Apr 29, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Deadly tornadoes, storms hit US Midwest; 6 killed

Powerful tornadoes struck US Midwest on Sunday killing at least six people and injuring hundreds others with the death toll reportedly expected to rise further.

Nov 18, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

US braces for storms, tornadoes on Christmas

Amid forecast of snow, sleet and freezing rain, several Gulf Coast states in the US are bracing for a Christmas with twisters and thunderstorms.

Dec 25, 2012, 16:07 PM IST

Violent storms kills 31 in US

The threat of tornadoes was expected to last until late Friday for parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio.

Mar 03, 2012, 08:57 AM IST

Apparent tornadoes hit Alabama homes, prison

Apparent tornadoes destroyed houses, sent people to hospitals and tore up the roof of a maximum security prison in northern Alabama as bad weather threatened more twisters across the region.

Mar 03, 2012, 01:00 AM IST

Massachusetts surveys damage after tornadoes kill four

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declared the state of emergency.

Jun 02, 2011, 22:46 PM IST