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US National Weather Service

At least 14 dead in Alabama tornado, toll expected to rise

Severe weather unleashed one of many possible tornadoes that threatened the Southern United States on Sunday afternoon.

Mar 04, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

'Pineapple Express' storm douses California with rain, snow

The San Francisco Bay area could be hit by flash flooding and falling trees as saturated ground gets up to 8 inches more rain and strong winds blow in, the weather service said.

Feb 13, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Over 20 dead in US polar vortex, frostbite amputations feared

The death toll rose from a previous 12 after at least nine more people in Chicago were reported to have died from cold-related injuries.

Feb 01, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

Record-breaking cold clobbers two-thirds of the United States

The polar vortex is a mass of freezing air that normally spins around the North Pole, but has slipped southward and swirled into the United States.

Jan 29, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Monster snowstorm to blanket more than half of United States

The FlightAware.com flight tracking website reported 1,431 flight cancellations on Friday and 12,465 delays, with problems at snow-hit airports like Denver causing knock-on effects around the country.

Jan 12, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

Winter storm with heavy snow pounds US New England region

A winter storm bringing heavy winds and snow hit the US New England region on Thursday, with some areas expected to see as much as 18 inches (46 cms) of snowfall, the US National Weather Service said.

Dec 30, 2016, 09:31 AM IST

Tropical Storm Bill charges across Texas and weakens

Tropical Storm Bill headed further into central Texas with heavy rains and high winds on Wednesday before losing its punch and no serious injuries were reported, relieving officials and residents just three weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state.

Jun 17, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York

Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 metres) of snow.

Nov 24, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

Climate change may mean 50% more lightning by 2100

 Lightning has the power to spark wildfires and kill, and scientists said Thursday that climate change may lead to 50 percent more of it by century`s end.

Nov 14, 2014, 01:12 AM IST

Tropical Storm Ana churns toward Hawaii, could become hurricane

Tropical Storm Ana churned across the central Pacific and remained on track to hit Hawaii by Friday, forecasters said, in what could be the island`s first hurricane in more than two decades.

Oct 17, 2014, 15:55 PM IST