Monthly Archives: May 2015

6 May US tornado outbreak

Several tornadoes were witnessed across the southern USstates including Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Texas on Wednesday 6th May. More than 50 preliminary tornadoes have been reported including 9 in Kansas.   Oklahoma was the worse affected after a large tornado … Continue reading

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Extensive damage caused by a tornado and storms in Germany

On Tuesday 5th May an F3 tornado caused extensive damage in the town of B├╝tzow located near Rostock in northern Germany. Widespread destruction was reported including overturned and damaged cars, uprooted trees and structural damage to buildings. The streets were … Continue reading

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Dar es Salaam Floods kill 2

Floods caused by torrential rain on 6 May have killed 2 people and left hundreds homeless inDar es Salaam,Tanzania. Fatalities include a 2 year old child and an elderly man.   Extensive damage has been caused to the infrastructure in … Continue reading

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Nepal Earthquake kills over 7000

On 25th April 06:11 (UTC) a shallow (15 km) magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck 34 km (21 miles) ESE of Lamjung in Nepal causing devastation. The earthquake was felt as far away as southern India including Karnataka and Kerala, Bangladesh, Pakistan, … Continue reading

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Calbuco Erupts

Calbuco, located in southern Chile erupted without warning on 22 April 2015 leading to the evacuation of thousands of people. The volcano has a summit of 2003m (elevation: 6570ft) and is one of the most active volcano in the region. … Continue reading

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