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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
June 15, 2020: A stalled front along with an area of low pressure that's not moving very quickly is bringing heavy rain to parts of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic through Wednesday.  
June 12, 2020: The forward progression of weather systems is forecast to grind to a halt, causing a swath of moisture to stall out along the southern Atlantic coast. The slug of moist air will fuel numerous showers and thunderstorms — and the deluge could deliver over a foot of precipitation to some locations through the mid...
June 10, 2020: The combination of lingering tropical moisture and a weather battle zone will set the stage for repeating downpours that can lead to flooding across the lower mid-Atlantic and southern Atlantic coastal areas starting late this week. Forecasters say the flooding risk could extend into next week with excessive rainfal...
June 3, 2020: We’ve seen more extreme rainfall and flooding across North America, and we know climate change is making the air warmer and wetter. But is there really evidence that the two are linked? Yes, there is, a new study from Environment and Climate Change Canada finds.
June 1, 2020: Meteorologists say they are amazed at the switch from extreme wet to the sunniest spring on record.
May 27, 2020: The second named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season formed Wednesday along the South Carolina coast, days before the storm season officially kicks off.
May 26, 2020: The threat for flooding will escalate across the south-central United States this week as rounds of heavy rain and storms batter the region. Many cities across the South Central states have already recorded more than their average amount of rainfall for the entire month of May. Less than two weeks ago, several locat...
May 24, 2020: Following the threat for severe weather across portions of the area on Sunday, a different weather threat will ramp up over the south-central United States starting Memorial Day. Many cities across the South Central states have already recorded more than their average amount of rainfall for the entire month of May. ...
May 20, 2020: Mudslides and downed trees are possible in the hardest hit areas of the Carolinas.
May 19, 2020: Chicago has seen at least eight inches of rain in each of the last three Mays, more than double the average.
May 14, 2020: Nuclear tests conducted during the Cold War changed rainfall thousands of miles away, according to new research.
May 13, 2020: Discovery could have implications for future geoengineering research into influencing rain.
May 13, 2020: Electric charge released by radiation from nuclear testing thickened clouds thousands of miles away, research findsNuclear bombs detonated during the cold war caused atmospheric changes that increased rainfall thousands of miles away, according to new research.The electric charge released by radiation from atomic te...
May 9, 2020: Overnight Friday, drenching rain and thunderstorms brought much-needed rainfall to South Texas, an area plagued by drought. The welcome rainfall came courtesy of a cold front that stalled over the region for a time. This front will first swept through the west-central Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley and brou...
May 8, 2020: Drenching rain and thunderstorms will settle over South Texas from Friday night into Saturday, bringing needed wet weather to an area plagued by drought. “Much of South Texas will be getting a thorough soaking Friday night through Saturday,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Carl Babinski said. The welcom...
April 10, 2020: Once-in-a-decade April rain in Los Angeles lifted its season total into above average territory.
April 1, 2020: The second half of the month may turn a bit more showery, but we foresee lots of mild, dry weather.
March 31, 2020: Locations across the South cleaning up from damaging thunderstorms over the weekend will be dealt another round of soaking rainfall and localized severe weather through Tuesday. In addition to causing added stress to recovery efforts, AccuWeather meteorologists are concerned that the rain and wind can cause damage a...
March 30, 2020: Locations across the South cleaning up from damaging thunderstorms over the weekend will be dealt another round of soaking rainfall and localized severe weather early this week. In addition to causing added stress to recovery efforts, AccuWeather meteorologists are concerned that the rain and wind can cause damage a...
March 26, 2020: Pre-1960s handwritten rain gauge data can inform drought and flood planning, but only if digitised.