Three days of heavy rain resulted in deadly flooding in Chittagong, forcing residents to find higher ground. In a 12-hour period on Tuesday, 15.75 inches of rain deluged the city.
Police and local officials say that flooding caused by monsoonal rainfall has killed more than 100 people in southeastern Bangladesh, according to the Washington Post . More people are presumed dead as many more are still missing.
Chittagong is the country's second biggest city, located on the Bay of Bengal, close to the border of Myanmar.
CNN reports that flights to and from the city were impossible for a period of time as part of a runway was flooded. Many roads and railways were unable to function due to high water.
The rain caused mudslides, burying and trapping people in their tin-roof homes.
Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated but are still unable to reach their homes as floodwaters slowly recede.
In the icy waters of the Bay of Exploits in northern Newfoundland, a Canadian couple on an innocent boat ride were put in a dangerous situation as one of the region's massive icebergs suddenly crumbled.
It was a rather active past few days with tornadoes, flash flooding, and damaging winds targeting many communities.
A tropical wave west of the Cape Verde Islands looks like it could be the next named tropical storm in the Atlantic Basin.
One person is dead, and another remains critically injured after a lightning strike in Southern California.
Relief is on the way for portions of the Plains that are in the grips of the ongoing drought.
A pair of tropical threats will target areas from China and Taiwan to Guam this week.
Colorado Springs, Colorado (1978)
A freak thunderstorm dropped damaging hail to a depth of 2 feet. Much of it had to be plowed from the freeway.
July 29th is historically a rainy day in Waynesburg, PA. It all began in 1878 when a farmer casually told drug store clerk William Allison that it always seemed to rain on July 29th in this southwestern PA town. The clerk made a note of it and started keeping a yearly tabulation. July 29th, 2001 was the 104th rainfall in the past 124 years on this date.
Mt. Washington, NH (1989)
34 degrees with a 45-mph wind gust (minus 6 degrees wind chill temperature).