Severe thunderstorms barreled through this Oklahoma City suburb Thursday, upsetting relief and clean-up efforts three days after a powerful tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes.
The massive tornado that cut a wide and deadly swath through a suburban Oklahoma City town was a top category EF5 system with winds over 200 mph (321 kph), a weather official told AFP Tuesday.
Emergency workers searched for survivors in the rubble of homes, schools and a hospital in an Oklahoma town hit by a powerful tornado, but officials on Tuesday sharply lowered the number of deaths caused by the storm.
A massive storm front swept north through the central United States on Sunday, hammering the region with fist-sized hail, blinding rain and tornadoes, including a half-mile wide twister that struck near Oklahoma City. News reports said at least one person had died.
Except for some parts of Northern Luzon and Mindanao, the rest of the country including Metro Manila will continue to experience sunny to partly cloudy skies with possible isolated rains in the afternoon and evening, according to the state-owned weather bureau.
Asia's flood-prone megacities should fund major drainage, water recycling, and waste reduction projects to stem deluges and secure clean supply for their booming populations, experts said Sunday.
The tail-end of a cold front will bring rains over Central and Northern Luzon while intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will also brings rains over Southern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.
The Sun has unleashed four potent solar flares this week, marking the most intense activity yet this year and causing limited interruptions to high-frequency radio communications.
Winds whipped up a wall of ice into a lakeside community in Canada's western Manitoba province, destroying or damaging dozens of cottages over the weekend, officials said Monday.
Rains are still expected in Mindanao as the inter-tropical convergence zone continues to affect southern Mindanao while the easterlies are affecting the eastern section of Luzon and the Visayas, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
The scorching heat of the past few weeks is expected to end later this month as the wet season begins, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Sunday.
A scorching mid-afternoon was interrupted by strong rains and hail that pelted parts of Metro Manila on Saturday, causing floods in some areas.
Many parts of the country including Metro Manila continue to experience hot weather while the diffused tail-end of a cold front is affecting extreme northern Luzon and may bring rain, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.
Northern Luzon will experience light rains Thursday due to the tail-end of a cold front, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Thursday.
Expect light rains over extreme Northern Luzon due to the diffused tail-end of a cold front affecting this area, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Wednesday.
The whole country will continue to experience a mixture of sunny and rainy weather due to localized thunderstorms, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) on Monday.
Warm weather is expected over the parts of Luzon as the easterlies or warm winds from the east continues affecting the eastern section of the country, the state weather bureau said on Sunday.
An earthquake in Afghanistan's east and flash floods in the north killed at least 33 people on Wednesday as hundreds of traditional mud-brick homes collapsed, officials said.