• Death Toll Rises From Hiroshima Landslide

    August 21, 2014; 9:04 PM

    Rescue efforts are underway in Hiroshima, Japan, after several landslides buried people and caused severe damage on Wednesday morning, local time.

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Tyler, MN (1918)
A tornado killed 36 people and destroyed most of the business section of town resulting in a million dollars damage.

West Virginia (1980)
Third consecutive day of heavy rains and flooding. Webster Springs had 3.65 inches and then 8.5 inches of rain in last 3 days has fallen there. Roads in central WV were closed by high water and mud slides. Near Ripley, north of Charleston, numerous houses, trailers and a store were washed away. The people of Allensfork were evacuated. At Spencer, as much as 4 inches of rain fell and Charleston had 60-mph winds.

Fayetteville, NC (1983)
110 degrees, all-time high for the state.