A great white shark was spotted at Duxbury Beach in Massachusetts earlier this week, forcing evacuations of the water.
Local residents explained the close encounter the animal had with swimmers and fishing enthusiasts trying to enjoy the sunny day.
Great white sharks are not unheard of in the area, though they are very rare. Sightings increase in the summer months when warmer waters usher in more favorable feeding conditions for the sharks at more northern waters.
Roads turned into rivers in parts of the mid-Atlantic on Saturday due to flooding downpours.
Rounds of drenching showers and heavy thunderstorms will heighten the risk of flash flooding across the northeastern United States through the final weekend of July.
Tropical Storm Nida threatens to bring flooding rain to the Philippines into this weekend with future impacts on China and Taiwan.
As several large fires continue to rage across the western United States, weather conditions will gradually improve for firefighting efforts in the upcoming week.
Additional downpours are likely to roll across northern New Jersey and further suspend play during the late rounds at the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club this weekend.
A tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Sea will attempt to reactivate the Atlantic Basin during the first week of August.