A jetliner crashed Sunday in Russia, where it's believed that all 50 people aboard were killed.
The Associated Press cited Russian news reports that the Boeing 737 crashed as it was landing in the city of Kazan, about 450 miles east of Moscow.
The ITAR-Tass news agency reported that the airliner lost altitude, collapsed on the runway and its fuel tanks exploded.
It's not known why the plane crashed.
The weather at the time of the crash (7:20 p.m. local time) was 37 degrees F, or 2.8 C, with cloudy skies and light rain, AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Alan Reppert said.
View of debris at the crash site of the Russian passenger airliner, a Boeing 737, near Kazan, the capital of the Tatarstan republic, about 720 kilometers (450 miles) east of Moscow, early Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. A Russian passenger airliner crashed Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the city of Kazan, killing everyone aboard, officials said. The Boeing 737 belonging to Tatarstan Airlines crashed an hour after taking off from Moscow. There were no immediate indications of the cause. (AP Photo/Nikolai Alexandrov)
After a wet September, drier weather will finally arrive in Florida for the new month.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
Locally damaging thunderstorms and flooding downpours may travel across a thousand-mile stretch of the nation through the balance of the week.
Residents of Japan are facing another tropical threat from strengthening Typhoon Phanfone.
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With the United States stretching across such a vast mass of land, the varying landscape offers diverse weather phenomena in every corner of the country.
Second severe hurricane in two weeks struck the Carolinas -- destroyed Onslow, Co. Courthouse along with all its records. Beacon Island disappeared.
Gulf States/ Carolinas (1837)
H.M.S. Racer dismasted in Gulf of Mexico. Famous Racer's Hurricane swept from Texas through Gulf States to Cape Hatteras.
Louisiana Bayou County (1893)
Hurricane generated storm wave - killed 2,000. 12-foot tides; central pressure 970 mb; 100+ mph winds.