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Severe storm turns Vegas Strip into a ‘river,’ over 2 missing amid flash floods

Severe storms and flash-flood warnings hit Las Vegas, causing flooding and damage on the Strip.

Severe storms and flash-flood warnings hit Las Vegas, causing flooding and damage on the Strip.(X/WeatherNation)
Published on Aug 24, 2023 07:30 PM IST

Extreme heat persists in the South, while Northeast cools down and faces storms

Heat wave continues in the Southern US, while Northeast gets a taste of fall in degrees and severe storms

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 28: The Astoria pool is seen closed due to construction next to a spray park in Astoria Park amid a heatwave on July 28, 2023 in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens borough in New York City. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the city as humid temperatures soaring into the 90s hit NYC. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Michael M. Santiago / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:41 AM IST

No this isn't India! New York left waterlogged, powerless after flash floods

The water has rapidly flooded roadways, trapped people inside cars and spilled debris across places

Flash flood warnings are in effectacross southeastern New York at present, including New York City (New York State Police/Facebook, @DanielleV1967/Twitter)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 11:24 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

More severe weather forecast predicted for tornado hit regions in US

The fierce storms that spawned tornadoes in 11 states killed at least 32 people.

An aerial view of a tornado's path of destruction after a monster storm system tore through the South and Midwest, in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S. April 2, 2023. REUTERS/Cheney Orr(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 04, 2023 01:41 AM IST
AP |

Massive tornado in Mississippi kills 25, dozens injured; Biden assures help

Rescuers raced Saturday to search for survivors and help hundreds of people left homeless after a powerful tornado cut a devastating path through Mississippi, killing at least 25 people.

A damaged street sign is seen as workers clear damage from a series of powerful storms and tornado in Mississippi. (Getty Images via AFP)
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 06:25 AM IST
AP |

Millions hunker down as storm hits eastern US

The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storm was bringing a miserable combination of heavy snows, freezing rain and high winds, impacting the southeast and coastal mid-Atlantic before moving up to New England and southern Canada.

In all, more than 80 million people fell under the winter weather alerts, US media reported.(AP)
Published on Jan 17, 2022 04:42 AM IST

Hurricane Ida: At least 44 dead as flash floods drown US states. 10 points

Hurricane Ida: While it is difficult to zero in on an exact death toll, given the extent of the damages, most of news agencies concur that at least 44 people have died so far, including 13 in New York City, while many are still unaccounted for.

Rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida submerges Mix Street near Farmington Avenue in Bristol, Conn. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 07:29 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Storms trigger tornado warning in north Texas, reports of buildings collapsing in Arlington

The Arlington Fire Department and police said they were assisting each other in relief work.

Damage reported in Arlington (twitter.com/ArlingtonPD)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 12:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral

White House basement office leaks as heavy rains hit US capital Washington DC

Twitter images showed a photograph of a very wet floor beneath office chairs and desks on the basement level of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

A park bench sits under water in East Potomac Park in Washington, DC on July 8, 2019, after a storm caused flooding.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Reuters | ByReuters

1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana

A powerful twister also touched down in the nearby township of Pleasant Grove, Kansas, seriously damaging homes. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Neighbors in Clayton, Ohio gather belongings after houses were damaged after a tornado touched down overnight near Dayton, Ohio, U.S. May 28, 2019.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 29, 2019 09:59 AM IST
Brookville, Ohio | ByAssociated Press

Over 1,300 flights cancelled as ‘Bomb Cyclone’ unleashes snow, high winds in US

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper declared a state of emergency due to the storm and said he had activated the state National Guard to assist in search and rescue operations.

Over 1,300 flights cancelled as ‘Bomb Cyclone’ unleashes snow, high winds in US. (Representative Image)(AFP)
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 08:29 AM IST
Denver | ByReuters

Chicago freezes at -20 degrees, midwest cold wave blast to get worse in US

Low temperatures early Thursday morning were expected to reach minus 23 Fahrenheit (minus 31 Celsius) at Chicago Midway International Airport, with wind-chill values as low as minus 39, according to the National Weather Service.

People walk along North Avenue Beach despite a temperature around -20 degrees on January 30, 2019 in Chicago.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 06:16 PM IST
Bloomberg | ByChristopher Martin, Jim Efstathiou Jr. and Naureen S Malik

Colder than Antarctica: Brutal deep freeze grips US Midwest

The National Weather service said the temperature in Chicago dropped on Wednesday morning to minus 19 degrees, breaking the previous record low for the day set in 1966.

Snow covers the Ohio Street Beach at dawn in Chicago, Illinois.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 11:28 PM IST
Chicago | ByAFP

More than 1,200 flights cancelled due to blizzard in United States

Blizzard warnings were in effect early on Monday in northeast Missouri through metro Chicago and northeast into Michigan as the storm brought winds up to 45 miles per hour (72 kph) and more than 12 inches (15 cm) of snow to the region, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

The National Weather Service said in an advisory that travel on Monday morning will be “very dangerous to impossible” and the heavy snow was difficult to shovel and may cause falling tree limbs and power outages.(AP)
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Milwaukee (United States) | ByReuters

One dead, another missing after Amazon building collapse in United States

The fire department says one person is dead and another was unaccounted after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore’s southeast side, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Reports say a 50-foot wall collapsed late on Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area.(AP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 11:05 AM IST
Baltimore (United States) | ByAssociated Press

Storm Gordon’s heavy rains wash away rural Mississippi dam

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for parts of Carroll County downstream from Murdock Lake, where water was eroding an earthen dam late Friday

An offshore platform is pictured after Tropical Storm Gordon in Dauphin Island, Alabama, US on September 5, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Sep 08, 2018 02:01 PM IST
Jackson | ByAssociated Press

United States weather forecaster sees 65% chance of El Nino from September

Chances of the emergence of the El Nino weather pattern have increased to 65% during the fall (September to November) and 70% during the winter 2018-19 (December to February), a US government weather forecaster said on Thursday.

The last El Niño, a pattern that brings a warming of ocean surface temperatures in the eastern and central Pacific every few years, was linked to crop damage, fires and flash floods before it went away in 2016.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 11:05 PM IST
Bengaluru | ByReuters
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