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More than 1,700 people were killed after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi last Friday, triggering a devastating tsunami.
Videos show apocalyptic scenes as the earth's soil moved like it was water, swallowing up everything in its path.
Nearly all of the deaths have been in the city of Palu, home to roughly 400,000 people.
Houses were reportedly swept away and entire families were reported missing following the tsunami, according to the Associated Press. The 20-foot tall (6-meter) tsunami waves slammed at least two cities, disrupting communication and power to the area.
More than 70,000 other people have been left homeless.
Residents in Palu started a mass grave this week for health and religious reasons. Officials fear that the death toll will continue to climb as they go through rubble.
Typhoon Trami killed three, injured nearly 200 and left over one million people without power across Japan this week.
Trami made landfall near Tanabe City in Honshu's Wakayama Prefecture on Sunday evening at the strength of a Category 3 hurricane.
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Winds over 100 mph (160 km/h) blasted the region. Hundreds of flights were canceled and train travel was severely impacted.
The typhoon prompted East Japan Railway to halt all train services in the Tokyo metropolitan area, according to the Japan Times. Some bullet and subway trains were also suspended causing travel chaos during the Monday morning commute.
Meanwhile in Calgary, Canada, unseasonable cold brought snow to the region.
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Heavy snow fell early in the week, blanketing the region. A foot of snow was reported in some areas.
The snow caused travel chaos for the morning commute in Calgary as a burst of heavy snow brought around 7 cm (3 inches) of snow in just an hour.
Severe weather struck the northeastern United States at midweek, spawning a number of tornadoes and causing damage across the region.
An EF2 tornado hit Conneautville, Pennsylvania, blowing the roof off a nursing home. Residents and employees were evacuated. At least one person was injured.
Large hail and gusty winds were widespread, knocking down trees and power lines in some areas.
Rosa brewed in the Pacific and eventually made landfall in northwestern Mexico early this week, while flooding rainfall expanded into the southwestern U.S.
The system soaked the Phoenix area, making Oct. 2 one of the top 10 wettest days in the city's history.
Roads were turned into rivers, stranding motorists and prompting officials to make high-water rescues.
Wet weather also soaked parts of the Midwest this week, causing flooding in Manchester, Iowa and Grant County, Wisconsin.
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The northeastern United States endured gusty winds, plummeting temperatures and snow this weekend.
A seventh victim has been found after a landslide struck a construction site in Penang, Malaysia on Friday.
With the exception of a day here and there, the overall weather pattern will remain chilly in the northeastern United States with opportunities for snow through the end of October.
Following a retreat of moisture, more rain will spread across Texas this week, and eventually reach areas along the Florida Gulf Coast still recovering from Hurricane Michael.
Vicente, and Willa, which is expected to become a major hurricane, will combine to bring a one-two tropical punch to southwestern and western Mexico this week.
Cold air will settle over the Northeast this week, bringing a chilly start to the 2018 World Series.
A very sharp cold front sent damaging winds and snow through areas near Chicago, Illinois.
With the northeastern United States facing gusty winds, plummeting temperatures and even snow this weekend, residents may be wondering how long the taste of winter will last.