Tornadoes

German weather service says storm generated three tornadoes

The German Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes in North Rhine-Westphalia — in Paderborn, in nearby Lippstadt, and on the edge of the town of Hoexter.

published on : 21st May 2022

Explainer: Was the devastating tornadoes ripping through US related to climate change?

Spring-like temperatures across much of the Midwest and South in December help bring the warm, moist air that in turn help form thunderstorms.

published on : 12th December 2021

US tornado outbreak likely 'one of the largest' in history: President Biden

At least 78 people were killed, with more than 70 of them in Kentucky alone, after the series of tornadoes roared across five states, leaving post-apocalyptic scenes of devastation.

published on : 12th December 2021

Powerful tornadoes kill more than 80 in six US states

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed in Kentucky alone, many of them workers at a candle factory, while at least six died in an Amazon warehouse in Illinois.

published on : 12th December 2021

At least 70 feared dead in Kentucky as tornadoes rip through US states

Images of the tornadoes from US news channels showed a black cylinder sweeping across the ground, illuminated by intermittent blasts of lightning.

published on : 11th December 2021

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing two and injuring 29

The tornado was spawned by a powerful storm system that rolled through the state — the latest in a week of violent storms to hit the flood-weary Plains and Midwest.

published on : 27th May 2019