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How Delayed Was Your Train on Runaway Trampoline Sunday?

The poor work crews in high-visibility coats had a pretty rough weekend out there thanks to named-storm Ciara, with the situation exacerbated by the modern problem of the massive trampolines of aspirational families blowing onto rail lines the country over. Read More >>

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A Spanish Beach Town is Filling Up With Sea Foam

Tossa de Mar is an absurdly beautiful popular holiday spot in Catalonia, Spain. It’s got clear blue water views, a variety of European cuisines, and for a limited time only, massive amounts of weird ass sea foam. Read More >>

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Cyclone Kyarr, the Strongest Storm on Earth, Is Breaking All Sorts of Records

The northern hemisphere’s quietest tropical cyclone basin is currently going off. Cyclone Kyarr formed on Thursday and quickly spun up in the Indian Ocean into the most powerful storm on the planet. While the storm won’t have a huge impact on land, it’s already making its presence felt in the record books in what’s been a weird and bad year in general for tropical cyclones, a classification that includes tropical storms, hurricanes, and typhoons as well. Read More >>

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2019/20 Potentially Battered by Storms Hugh, Brendan and Ciara

Here, let's have an emergency chat about the weather to take our minds off things. Mmm, bit cold today. Autumn's coming. What happened to the summer, eh? Be Christmas soon! John Lewis must've already filmed its advert. Hey, did you hear the Met Office has revealed the new names of the storms we'll be getting this winter? Read More >>

science
Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel

In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s yet another sign that the Arctic continues to have an abnormal one this summer. Read More >>

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These Photos of Typhoon Trami Are Jaw-Dropping 

Look, I’m as sick of typhoons and hurricanes menacing humanity as you are. They’re planetary bullies and they suck. But I can take a begrudging moment to appreciate how they look from space. Read More >>

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1.7 Million Chickens Have Drowned in Florence’s Floodwaters

Large parts of the Carolinas remain underwater thanks to Florence’s record rainfall, but the impacts of the storm are slowly trickling out. The latest news from the state’s flooded agriculture sector is not good. Read More >>

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The Strongest Storm of the Year Shook Southeast Asia This Weekend

Tropical Storm Mangkhut was on the move Monday as it made its way through Southeast Asia. The former Super Typhoon, which at its peak became the strongest storm to form on Earth this year so far, has been pummelling Hong Kong, Macau, and the Philippines all weekend. Read More >>

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut Is the Strongest Storm on Earth This Year

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is the biggest, baddest storm on the planet, and it’s bearing down on the Philippines’ most populous island. Read More >>

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Monster 78-Foot Wave Recorded in the Southern Ocean

At 78 feet tall, and churned by a fierce storm, it’s the largest wave ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, New Zealand scientists report. Read More >>

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Neptune’s Stinky Dark Vortex is Fading Away Like a Bad Fart

In 2015, the Hubble Space Telescope detected a strange feature in the skies over Neptune—a swirling dark vortex the size of China. Packing copious amounts of hydrogen sulphide—the chemical ingredient that gives farts their awful smell—this storm is not behaving as astronomers predicted, with the latest results suggesting the dark vortex is dying. Read More >>

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It’s Fatally Windy in Europe Right Now

A brutal storm crashed into the Dutch coast on Thursday causing gusts of wind up to 90 miles per hour. This might not have been so destructive in a place with some relief, like mountains and hills, but the Netherlands is famously flat. That led to many bad things happening to buildings and people. Read More >>

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Storm Chaser Captures Slo-Mo Lightning Footage Like You’ve Never Seen Before

There’s no denying that a massive bolt of electricity streaking hundreds of miles across the sky is one of Mother Nature’s most impressive demos. But when seen through the lens of Dustin Farrell’s high-speed camera, lightning becomes even more phenomenal as it slowly zig-zags its way from the clouds to the earth below. Read More >>

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This Storm Chaser Captures Monsoon Footage Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Meteorologists can predict, with some degree of accuracy, whether or not it’s going to rain tomorrow. But determining the exact severity of an approaching storm isn’t quite as easy. So in order to capture the amazing time-lapse sequences in his new film, Monsoon IV, Mike Olbinski had to drive nearly 13,000 miles across the southern US to chase down these massive storms. Read More >>

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Hurricane Nate Sets Record for Most Consecutive Atlantic Hurricanes Since at Least 1893

Tropical Depression Nate, the former hurricane which pummelled the Gulf Coast near Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama at Category 1 status early Sunday, has made the 2017 hurricane season one of the worst on record since 1893 and possibly earlier. Read More >>