An earthquake measuring 7.1 has struck Mexico City with several fatalities already feared.
Another Category 5 Hurricane is adding more devastation to the Caribbean.
Flooding in Calgary, Alberta has led to more than 75,000 people being evacuated.
The floodwaters, which have devastated the southern Alberta area has already killed 3 people.
An evacuation of the entire downtown area of Calgary was ordered on Friday.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has issued it’s first High Risk day of the year for a Potential Major Severe outbreak for parts of IA, IL, IND, MI and OH.
There is a high risk of Tornadoes for these areas.
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The El Reno Tornado that struck on 31st May 2013 has now been reclassified as an EF5.
The tornado winds reached a speed of 296 Miles Per Hour (476 kph) and it was 2.6 miles wide. That makes this tornado the widest ever recorded.
A friend of the NDA, Mark Rees, sent us this image which he took from a bridge as the Tornado hit the El Reno area.
The NDA has learned the very tragic news that Tim Samaras, his son Paul and fellow storm chasing partner Carl Young were killed on Friday by the EF5 Tornado that struck El Reno, Oklahoma.
At least 5 People, including a mother and her baby have been killed as more Tornadoes hit the Oklahoma region. A Tornado crossed the I-40 during Friday evening rush hour, damaging cars and overturning lorries near Oklahoma City.
The tornado which struck El Reno, is suspected to be an EF3 and it has now been confirmed that 9 people were tragically killed.
Tim Samaras, a very well known and respected storm chaser, his son Paul and Carl Young another seasoned storm chaser were sadly among those killed.
This tornado has now been reclassified as an EF5. It was 2.6 miles wide, the widest tornado ever recorded and had wind speeds of up to 296 miles per hour (476 kph).
After an unusually dry winter across the US state of California, the 2013 wildfire season could be exceptionally busy. The ‘season’ started on 2nd of May with the springs fire event, burning nearly 25,000 acres, destroying 10 buildings, causing thousands to evacuate and injuring a dozen. The warm dry conditions continued throughout the month which has allowed more wildfires to begin and take hold.
Around 3000 people living in the vicinity of Copahue have been asked to evacuate as a precautionary measure. A red alert has been issued for the volcano as gas and seismic activity has increased. The stratovolcano, with a height of 2997 metres is located on the border of Chile and Argentina. According to officials the mandatory evacuation may take 48 hours if weather permits.
Flash Floods in San Antonio, Texas have left two people dead and led to many needing rescued from their homes and cars as 10 to 15 inches of rain fell overnight.