Intense storms pummeled Greece this week while thousands are facing life-threatening cold after a powerful earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border left them displaced.
Tornado warnings are issued when twisters are imminent or expected to move into a particular area, on average 8.7 minutes in advance.
A potent storm system will cross the midwestern United States into Saturday evening, unleashing soaking rain, strong winds and locally severe thunderstorms.
Following a brief period of dry weather, more storms will barrel into the northwestern United States through this week.
Smog gripped New Delhi this week while monsoonal rain flooded southern India and severe storms erupted over the central and eastern United States.
Dry and calm weather will be hard to come by in the Pacific Northwest through at least next week.
Wildfires burned millions of acres of land across the western United States over the past several months, leaving many areas at risk of flooding and mudslides during winter.