US weather

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Millions in US face extreme-heat threat as experts urge better protections
Recommendations include heat forecasts and outdoor-worker safeguards to prevent thousands of deaths and injuries

Nina Lakhani

27, May, 2024 @10:00 AM

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‘Horrifying. Gross’: mosquitoes bug Houston after recent storms
Humid climate makes Texas city attractive to the insects, but with rainfall and major flooding, residents are forced indoors

Erum Salam

22, May, 2024 @10:00 AM

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TV meteorologist attacks Ron DeSantis over Florida’s ‘don’t say climate change’ law
Steve MacLaughlin of WTVJ in Miami urges viewers to vote – because ‘there are candidates that believe in climate change’

Maya Yang

21, May, 2024 @7:02 PM

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Outbreak of severe thunderstorms predicted for large areas of the US
Storms will hit in the midwest and western Great Lakes after eight people died following severe weather in Texas over the weekend

Maya Yang

21, May, 2024 @4:47 PM

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Weather tracker: Tornado and hail risk as US storm season ramps up again
Low pressure also expected to raise temperatures in eastern Canada and north-east US, while temperatures plummet in west

Jodie Woodcock and Nicholas Lee (Metdesk)

20, May, 2024 @9:06 AM

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Two people dead in Louisiana after tornadoes sweep through US south
Southern states experience power outages and flight delays as severe weather continues to batter region

Erum Salam

14, May, 2024 @3:38 PM

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Tornado kills one in Oklahoma as Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana face severe storms
At least 16,000 without power after 17 tornadoes struck plains region on Monday with 40 homes damaged in Sooner state

Ed Pilkington in New York

07, May, 2024 @2:50 PM

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Weatherwatch: What’s driving California’s extreme weather?
Shifting atmospheric circulation patterns have placed US state in frontline of climate crisis

Kate Ravilious

02, May, 2024 @5:00 AM

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‘It bust loose and went to Europe’: Florida buoy washes up in Scotland
Navigation buoy sailed 4,000 miles across Atlantic, joining storied history of wrecks upon shores of tiny Scottish island of Eriskay

Richard Luscombe in Miami

20, Apr, 2024 @10:00 AM

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At least two killed after spring storm dumps snow on US north-east
Vermont and Maine worst affected areas while new wave of storms moving across southern and central US Sunday into Monday

Richard Luscombe and agency

05, Apr, 2024 @3:50 PM

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Weather tracker: Warm air to bring severe thunderstorms to midwestern US
Hail, hazardous wind gusts and possible tornadoes likely to be followed by rain, with snow forecast in New England and Canada

Lauren Herdman for MetDesk

01, Apr, 2024 @9:52 AM

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Thunderstorms and tornadoes expected to sweep eastward across the US
After rainy California season, NWS warned of risk of storms from Missouri to Illinois, with some potentially producing large hail

Maya Yang

31, Mar, 2024 @9:06 PM

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