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Scientists Find Possible Link Between US Tornadoes And Melting Sea Ice In The Arctic

Researchers from the University of Illinois have found a potential link between tornadoes in the United States and sea ice in the Arctic. The study seeks to explain decreased tornado activity using climate and weather data gathered over a 30-year period.

Earth/Environment August 9, 2018

While Massive Tornado Ravaged His Town, This 'Fortnite' Player Kept Playing

Anton Williams, a 'Fortnite' player from North Carolina, kept playing the Battle Royale game even while a powerful tornado ravaged his town of Greensboro. He sounds like the kind of player that you would want added to your squad.

Video Games April 18, 2018

Tornado Outbreaks On The Rise: Is Climate Change Cause For Blame?

A new study has raised questions about possible linkages between the rising number of tornado outbreaks and climate change though it has no hard evidence. The research highlights the possibility of certain meteorological factors being influenced by some aspects of climate change.

Earth/Environment December 3, 2016

Extreme Tornado Outbreaks Becoming Deadlier And More Common

Tornado outbreaks across North America are becoming increasingly common and deadlier, a new study has revealed. Researchers hope to help insurance companies better understand the risks posed by these outbreaks.

Earth/Environment March 4, 2016

3 Children Hurt After Waterspout Sends Bounce House In The Air

A waterspout spotted on a South Florida beach injured three children as it uprooted a bounce house into the air. Several witnesses captured videos of the incident as it scared sunbathers on Memorial Day.

Society May 27, 2015

Authorities Confirm One Fatality After Tornadoes Wreak Havoc In North Texas

A number of tornadoes ravaged through North Texas on Saturday which left one person dead, authorities confirmed. One of them caused destruction as huge as 5 miles as it hit houses in a rural area near the town of Cisco.

Society May 11, 2015

Heavy Rains And Thunderstorms Causing Power Outages In Texas

Storms with packed winds of up to 90 mph are sweeping across Texas and Oklahoma which caused the Dallas area to experience widespread power outages. This includes a power outage seen at a professional soccer match.

Internet Culture April 20, 2015

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