Mar 30, 2015; 8:56 AM ET Lots of lightning is being reported in central Mississippi through central Georgia, as a line of storms with gusty winds races south.
More images are emerging of the devastation left behind in Vanuatu from Tropical Cyclone Pam.
Mekkhala made landfall in northern Samar Island on Saturday night (local time), and will continue to bring heavy rain to Luzon.
Indications continue to point toward the formation of the Australia Basin's first tropical cyclone of the season.
The air quality is expected to improve across India and Bangladesh next week, when a tropical threat looms.