RedskyNews Category: Floods & Storms

Security Cam Catches Tornado

Video Report: The owner of Meche’s Family Drug Store in Rayne, sent us this video from his security cameras. An EF2 tornado ripped through town on Saturday, killing a young mother and injuring 12 more. Please follow and like us:

2 Ft. Of Snow Hits New England

MONTPELIER, Vt. – A fierce winter storm was blanketing northern New England and upstate New York with up to 30 inches of snow Monday, while western Connecticut was deluged with so much rain that parts of homes and cars floated

Tornado Kills One In Louisiana

Video Report: A young mother is dead, and 11 others are injured after an EF2 tornado hit Rayne, Louisiana on Saturday. The tornado packed winds of more than 110mph. Please follow and like us:

Floods Kill At Least 25 In Angola

LUANDA (Reuters) – At least 25 people have been killed in heavy rains and flooding in the southwestern Angolan province of Namibe, a report said on Sunday. “We flew over some areas and we learned that the situation was serious,”

Severe Storms Hit Mississippi & Ohio

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — A severe weather front was bringing high winds, lightning, hail, flooding and a few tornadoes to the Southeast and mid-Atlantic on Monday, forecasters said. The storm ran through the Mississippi and Ohio valleys overnight, causing flooding that

Winter Storm Hammers East US

ALBANY, N.Y. – Another severe storm walloped the East on Friday, delaying flights, closing scores of schools and causing cars to slide off roadways. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for much of upstate New York. Forecasters said

Hopes Fade In Christchurch

Emergency operations in earthquake-hit Christchurch are now more focused on body recovery than rescuing survivors, New Zealand’s prime minister John Key said this morning. “I think the large reason why (emergency services) are describing this as more likely to be

Electrical Storm Hits Queensland

Spectacular electrical storms swept across large parts of southern Queensland on Monday, causing flash flooding and leaving thousands of properties without power. The Bureau of Meteorology had been warning of a severe storm all day, so flood-weary residents were not

Cyclone Carlos Brings Mini Tornado

Communities in Western Australia’s North West are battening down with Cyclone Carlos expected to intensify overnight. There has already been storm damage in Karratha with residents describing chaotic scenes after a mini-tornado ripped through the town. Please follow and like

Australia: Homes Flood With Sewage

Daly River residents south of Darwin are evacuating their community as sewage and floodwaters inundate homes. The Daly River reached 14.9 metres overnight and Emergency Services are urging the community’s 300 residents to leave. Please follow and like us:

Cyclone Carlos Lashes Darwin

DARWIN was under siege last night as Tropical Cyclone Carlos delivered a second night of powerful winds and heavy showers, with a 435mm deluge in one suburb. All schools and Darwin’s airport have been closed while Carlos hovers near the

Greenhouse Gasses Linked to Floods

Man-made greenhouse gas emissions are linked to more frequent heavy rainfall, two studies published found on Wednesday, portraying a clearer human fingerprint after a spate of floods around the world. Scientists agree that greenhouse gas emissions are warming the world