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Twister on CCTV: Wisconsin gas station’s direct hit from tornado (VIDEO)
The chilling moment a tornado hit a gas station in Colfax, Wisconsin, has been posted online as the state recovers from a weekend storm. A CCTV camera caught a car avoiding flying debris as a tornado struck in a matter of a few seconds.

01.07.2014 17:48

Amazing views of thunderstorms on Earth taken from space station
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman is at it again, posting another mesmerizing Vine video from space. This one, taken from the International Space Station, shows lightning flashes during a thunderstorm above Houston, Texas.

27.06.2014 22:18

Spanish World Cup team plane struck by lightning on way back from Brazil
The plane carrying the Spanish national football team home from the World Cup in Brazil was struck by lightning on Tuesday as it approached its landing in Madrid, adding to the streak of bad luck the team seemed to be on after its World Cup defeat.

24.06.2014 18:00

Climate change could cost US $700 billion by year 2100 – report
If the United States and the world fail to adequately respond to climate change, a new report estimates Americans could be staring down tens of billions of dollars in damages annually, in addition to other negative economic consequences.

24.06.2014 14:41

New high-tech lampposts in Chicago will collect data on weather and people
The streets of Chicago, Illinois will soon host some state-of-the-art new technology, but privacy advocates have concerns about certain data collection tools coming to the Windy City.

23.06.2014 18:21

3 million affected by deadly floods in China (PHOTOS)
Rainstorms and floods sweeping eastern and southern China since mid-June have left 14 people dead, four missing and up to 3 million people affected. The cost of the flooding is estimated at $250 million in one province alone.

21.06.2014 14:42

Unexpected tornado hits Istanbul (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A rare tornado descended on eastern Istanbul Thursday as Turkish officials warned that up to 50 kilos of rain per square meter were expected to fall.

20.06.2014 12:30

HAARP's future uncertain as Air Force plans to dismantle program
The US Air Force has given Congress official notice that it plans to start dismantling its Alaska-based High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program ahead of the site’s shutdown later this summer.

19.06.2014 20:19

Rare double tornado rip through Nebraska: 5-yo dead, 19 injured (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Several tornadoes tore through northeast Nebraska on Monday, leaving one child dead and 19 injured and a path of destruction in its wake as governor declares a state of emergency.

17.06.2014 00:29

​Future climate regime: The Russian point of view
The world’s climate and weather patterns are changing. Global temperatures are rising, causing more extreme weather events, like flooding and heat waves.

10.06.2014 08:19

Nebraska storm: Here's what happens when baseball-sized hail strikes (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Baseball-sized hail has pounded homes and cars across Nebraska, as powerful thunderstorms swept the Midwest, wreaking extensive damage, severe flooding and even reportedly tornado touchdowns in some areas.

04.06.2014 06:48

US economy contracts for the first time since 2011
The US Department of Commerce said Thursday that the economy contracted between January and March of this year at a rate of 1 percent, defying initial estimates from economists who expected to see a slight uptake during the first quarter of 2014.

29.05.2014 14:18

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