Typhoon Vongfong in the Western Pacific rapidly strengthened overnight into the most powerful super typhoon of 2014.
Lighting can strike the ground miles away from the towering thunderstorms that produce it, a phenomenon called a bolt from the blue.
For all the talk of 2012's Hurricane Sandy being a superstorm, a new report warns that a future repeat of the hurricane that struck New York City in 1821 would be far more devastating. Continue reading →
The Arizona monsoon is actually a long-documented meteorological phenomenon there. Continue reading →
The landslide swept away dozens of homes before it created a major flood hazard by dumping mud and rocks into a river.
At least one person was killed and up to eight others injured when freak lightning struck the bustling Venice Beach.
A massive line of thunderstorms can be unnerving, but squall lines, as meteorologists call them, are a fairly common phenomenon during the summer season. Continue reading →
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi-NPP satellite catches a glimpse of a storm churning with 150-mile-per-hour winds.
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