Five dead as tornadoes sweep through southern coast of U.S.

Weekend tornadoes killed at least five people, including three children, in the U.S. South, authorities said on Sunday, as a massive storm system with damaging wind and hail moved across the country and began drenching East Coast states. A tornado touched down and spun toward Enigma, Georgia, on Sunday, after 17 twisters were reported on… Read More Five dead as tornadoes sweep through southern coast of U.S.

Two dead, power outages as powerful storms slam Northeast U.S.

​Powerful storms carrying high winds, torrential rain and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday, knocking over trees that killed two people, snarling transport and causing widespread power outages. An 11-year-old girl was killed on Tuesday afternoon when strong winds caused a tree to fall on a parked car in Newburgh,… Read More Two dead, power outages as powerful storms slam Northeast U.S.

Deadly storms head eastward following heavy snowfall in midwest U.S.

Deadly slow-moving storms generating record or near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the U.S. Midwest moved eastward on Sunday, leaving stranded airline travelers and thousands without power. In Michigan, where snowfall was expected to reach 18 inches (46 cm) in some areas, about 310,000 homes and businesses were without power because of an ice storm,… Read More Deadly storms head eastward following heavy snowfall in midwest U.S.

Nine dead as tornadoes, storms hit southern U.S.

Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens of others, while high winds, falling trees and floods killed five others in neighboring states, according to news reports. Three tornadoes were confirmed by the U.S. National Weather Service in Canton, a city about 60 miles (95… Read More Nine dead as tornadoes, storms hit southern U.S.