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A tornado tore through Indonesia’s East Java province on Wednesday, injuring at least 35 people and damaging 600 homes, according to Reuters.
Dwidjo Prawito of Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency told Reuters the tornado churned for roughly five minutes with speeds of 45 mph (70 km/h).
Videos on social media showed intense winds ripping roofs off buildings.
Five people were injured in Manhattan this week after gusty winds sent pieces of scaffolding flying.
Officials said all of the injuries are minor and not life threatening, according to ABC7NY. Winds gusted up to 40 mph in parts of New York City on Sunday.
Damaging thunderstorms and several tornadoes struck Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 18.
Widespread damaging winds were reported in many counties along and north of the Interstate-40 corridor, the National Weather Service said.
Three tornadoes were confirmed, but no injuries were reported. Two of the tornadoes were rated EF1, while a third was given an EF0 classification.
Intense flooding in the United Kingdom trapped people in their vehicles this week.
Firefighters in North Wales were busy rescuing people from cars and homes as 3 feet of water (90 cm) inundated Llangefni, according to the BBC.
Train service was suspended due to the poor conditions. Landslides were reported in some areas.
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Another 70 people and 20 horses were rescued in Lancashire County in England. Emergency crews in the area received more than 500 calls for help, according to the BBC.
Nearly 2 inches (4.3 cm) of rain fell in 24 hours, the UK Met Office said.
Mount Agung, a volcano in Bali, erupted for the first time in more than 50 years this week.
The eruption was small with smoke climbing 2,300 feet in the air, according to Reuters. Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation agency recommended against any activity within 4.6 miles of the volcano.
The area had been evacuated in September due to fears of an eruption. Nearly 30,000 are still in evacuation camps.
Due to the small nature of the eruption, Bali's international airport remained open.
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Thunderstorms may pack a punch in part of the southeastern United States with the risk of isolated torrential downpours and strong wind gusts during Thursday afternoon and evening.
Experts say letting kids know it’s OK to have intense feelings about the situation is a great first step in helping them cope.
Scientists and researchers work to study these powerful phenomena to help us understand how to better protect vulnerable regions and improve resiliency.
Trami remains a powerful typhoon on Wednesday as it slowly meanders toward the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.
Cold air will plunge into the north-central United States by week’s end, possibly bringing the first snowflakes of the season to some communities.
A medida que las temperaturas globales continúan aumentando, es probable que más personas recurran al aire acondicionado para mantenerse frescos. Como resultado, se espera que la demanda de electricidad aumente.
Even though the official start of the South Pacific tropical season is still more than a month away, an area of low pressure could become a named cyclone in the next 24 hours.
Imagine returning home after a major storm wreaked havoc on your neighborhood to discover that your precious family photos are unrecognizable due to mud, rain or floodwater.