Tornado Fact 1. The deadliest ever tornado was the 'Tri-State' tornado that passed through Missouri, Illinois and Indiana on March 18th 1925. During its 3½ hour life this tornado killed 695 p...
Nargis formed into a tropical cyclone on April 27, 2008, in the central Bay of Bengal about 360 miles off of the southeast coast of India. Cyclone Nargis was, when it made landfall around the mouth of...
Recent research from the US suggests that the number of Hurricanes and Tropical cyclones experienced in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will decrease as a result of global warming. At the same time th...
The worst storm ever recorded in the UK struck in the 18th century killing thousands and destroying huge amounts of property and uprooting hundreds of thousands of trees.On the night of November 26th,...
This winter (2007-2008) snow fall and snow cover has been at its greatest over North America, Siberia and China since 1966. And the Arctic ice sheet, which for so long has been all but doomed by moder...
Tropical cyclone Cristobal circulated with its mid point just offshore on the east coast of the US, but it has not become any better organized since the afternoon of Saturday, in fact winds on the No...
Severe weather occurs year round throughout the world. Tornados, hurricanes, tsunamis, thunderstorms, micro-bursts, lightening and flooding; they are occurring every day somewhere on our planet. ...
The lifespan of a tornado can be anything from a couple of minutes to an hour or more. But in their brief life they wreak a destructive havoc on anything in their path. And yet they hold such a fasci...
Hurricane Gustav formed on the 25th August and has raced across the Atlantic and exploded from a tropical storm to a category 4 hurricane in just 12 hours.Saffir-Simpson Hurricane categories:Cat 1: W...
Ever since Benjamin Franklin flew his kite and nearly blew himself up with the resultant lightning strike, we have been attempting to discover exactly how lightning works. A discharge of lightning ...