Brief bursts of intense energy occur inside thunderstorms 1,000 times a day around the world, new research shows. Continue reading →
On Wednesday, a vicious winter storm hit the U.S. West Coast. By Friday, flooding, high winds and fallen trees caused huge travel disruptions and property damage.
Climate change means more lightning strikes for each degree the world warms, a new study finds.
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.
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