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September 30, 2020: Temperatures should end up close to normal but with a lot of volatility. The previous four years were all much warmer than normal.
September 29, 2020: The needles of longleaf pine trees evolved to effectively shed water, according to a new study, ensuring rain moistens the soil instead of clogging leaf pores.
September 28, 2020: Timing is key, with the speed of the approaching cold front integral in determining rainfall amounts.
September 22, 2020: A dangerous combination of storm surge and heavy rainfall has unleashed flooding in the greater Houston area on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Beta crawls along the Texas coast after making landfall.
September 22, 2020: After making landfall in Texas on Monday, Beta hasn’t budged much. Its glacial pace has been adding to excessive rainfall that topped a foot in some locations by Tuesday morning, leaving roadways inundated in southwestern Houston and trapping motorists in high waters. Beta weakened to a tropical depression at ...
September 21, 2020: The storm is expected to approach the Texas coast on Monday.
September 21, 2020: A multi-day rain event is just what the northwestern United States needs to help put out the dozens of active wildfires, and forecasters say that is in the offing later this week. But could there be too much of a good thing? From last Friday into the weekend, the region received some relief from the...
September 20, 2020: Forecasters say Beta could become the ninth-named storm to make landfall in the United States this season as it unleashes days of flooding downpours along the Gulf coast. Beta wrote a new page in the record books for becoming the earliest 23rd-named tropical storm in the Atlantic, replacing Alpha from 2005, which fo...
September 20, 2020: Widespread heavy rainfall is likely in Texas and Louisiana, with storm surge flooding underway.
September 15, 2020: Portions of the northern Gulf Coast face extreme
September 11, 2020: After an intense onslaught of rainfall over the Washington, D.C., metro area on Thursday, water rescue teams set out to respond to stranded drivers caught on inundated roads. “Some tropical moisture being pulled up from the Southeast ahead of an approaching cold front helped to fuel heavy thunderstorms with hi...
September 3, 2020: Nana, currently zipping westward over the Caribbean Sea, is expected to strike Central America as the fifth hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season with flooding rain, damaging wind and pounding surf prior to the end of this week. As of 11 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Nana was located about 60 miles southeast of Beli...
August 29, 2020: The
August 25, 2020: Two people missing and dozens rescued after flooding and falling trees causes chaos Record-breaking winds and heavy rainfall caused chaos in parts of the UK on Tuesday as Storm Francis swept across the country, leaving two people missing, dozens of others needing rescuing and damaging hundreds of homes and businesse...
August 12, 2020: Thunderstorm warnings in place for much of country as heatwave conditions continueThunderstorm warnings are still in place for most of the UK on Wednesday, while high temperatures are forecast again for many parts of England.The Met Office has issued a yellow storm warning for all of England and the eastern half of ...
August 4, 2020: Tropical Storm Isaias was spreading torrential rainfall, strong winds and the threat for tornadoes across the mid-Atlantic on Tuesday morning - and forecasters say more flooding rain and tornadoes are possible along the Interstate 95 corridor of the Northeast throughout the day on Tuesday. Several tornado reports, ...
July 30, 2020: The U.S. National Hurricane Center is warning Americans Thursday to prepare for “a risk of impacts from winds, heavy rainfall and storm surge” as Tropical Storm Isaias is moving along its forecasted path toward the country’s east coast. 
July 29, 2020: Heavy rain poured over northern Japan on Wednesday, flooding residential areas and prompting warnings of mudslides.
July 17, 2020: Dramatic cellphone footage showed emergency crews searching for people thought to be trapped in cars near a flooded underpass, as the city of Palermo, located on the Italian island of Sicily, experienced what the mayor there described as the heaviest rainfall in more than 200 years on Wednesday. The scene in the Ita...
July 13, 2020: Rounds of wet weather have been drenching parts of southern Japan since the end of June, with one of the most severe incidents occurring from July 3-4 when devastating flooding and landslides battered the island of Kyushu. An emergency warning, the highest warning level used by the Japan Meteorological Agency, was i...
July 9, 2020: It would be the earliest F storm on record and is forecast to douse the Delmarva and Northeast between Thursday night and Saturday.
July 8, 2020: The death toll has been rising on the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan as tens of thousands of workers continued rescue and recovery efforts after flooding downpours inundated the region. As of Wednesday afternoon, local time, The New York Times reported that at least 58 people had been confirmed dead across t...
July 7, 2020: The death toll has been rising on the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan as tens of thousands of workers continued rescue and recovery efforts after flooding downpours soaked the region early Saturday. As of Tuesday evening, local time, the Associated Press reported that at least 50 people had been confirmed dea...
July 6, 2020: City at centre of coronavirus outbreak faces new crisis as China suffers weeks of floodingPeople living in Wuhan, the central Chinese city that bore the brunt of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, have been told stay indoors once more after record rainfall prompted authorities to raise the city’s emergency resp...
July 3, 2020: Rain year in L.A. was near-average, but far from normal