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Parts of southern Asia and south-west Pacific braced for severe weather

Residents in parts of southern Asia and the south-west Pacific are bracing themselves for potentially severe weather this weekend. Of particular concern is the potential for flash floods, landslides and avalanches in Pakistan, while Bangladesh and the north-east Indian district … Continue reading

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Stormy weather in the Mediterranean

The central and western Mediterranean will experience very unsettled conditions through the weekend and next week. Very heavy rain is expected to affect the northeast of Spain, southern France, the Balearic Isles, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy and the Adriatic facing Balkan … Continue reading

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What are tornadoes?

They are spinning columns of air that reach the ground from cumulonimbus (thunderstorm) clouds. Where do they occur and how do they form? – Most continents have regions with favourable conditions for tornado formation. The central and southern states of the … Continue reading

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