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Spectacular Timelapse Footage Makes Storms Look Like Floating Waterfalls

Video: When you’re caught in a downpour, you never stop to think about the scale of the storm that’s soaking you, you’re just trying to stay dry. But through Mike Olbinski’s timelapse camera, we get a rare glimpse of raging storms from a safe distance, revealing their massive scale, but also their limited reach as they pour rain down on the earth.

Hurricane Matthew And Tropical Storm Nicole Just Teamed Up To Set A New Atlantic Record

At the same time that Hurricane Matthew ravages the southeastern US, a new tropical storm has appeared just south of Bermuda. Together, the two have set a new late-season record for storms in the Atlantic. Welcome to the frightening realities of a warmer world.

Hurricane Matthew Is A Nightmare Scenario For Kennedy Space Center

All signs are pointing toward deadly hurricane Matthew slamming directly into Space Coast — home to Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station — on Friday. If that unfortunate prediction comes true, it will be the worst storm to hit the iconic Florida spaceport since it was built in 1962.

A Once-In-50-Year Storm Blacked Out The Entirety Of South Australia

South Australia, a state with a population of about 1.7 million, was hit by a massive storm system on Wednesday. The entire region went without power for much of the day as a result.

Mexico Braces Itself As Hurricane Newton Makes Landfall

Hurricane Newton is currently making landfall near Baja California in Mexico. The Category 1 tropical storm — the fifteenth of the season — is churning winds up to 185km/hr, and has already resulted in flooding along the Pacific west coast.

Kill Some Time Playing Around With This Cool Wind Map

Whether you’re a wind enthusiast, a cartography connoisseur or just a bored person online, Windyty is a website you’ll likely have a good time messing around with.

Monster Storm Throws Thousands Of Tonnes Of Cargo Into The Sea

Video: Even a massive cargo ship can sometimes be no match for the massive storms brewing on the world’s oceans. But when you add hundreds of thousands of tonnes of cargo into the mix, the last place you want to find yourself is on deck when cargo starts spilling overboard.

Why This Weekend's Record Flooding In Louisiana Was So Extreme

Historic, record flooding gripped southeastern Louisiana this weekend after neighbourhoods from Baton Rouge to Livingston were swamped under an absolute torrent of rainfall. As of this morning, 20,000 people had been rescued from their homes, and the danger is far from over.

A Monster Typhoon Is About To Slam Into Taiwan

Taiwan is bracing as a category 5 super typhoon bears down on its coastline. Typhoon Nepartak is expected to bring torrential rainfall and enormous waves in its wake, meaning Taiwan, and subsequently mainland China, could be in for some serious flooding. This comes just days after central China experienced one of the deadliest flood-related disasters in its history.

Dramatic Photos Show Some Of The Worst Flooding Texas Has Ever Seen

Just last month, southeastern Texas saw some of the worst flooding in its history, described as “biblical” by many news outlets. Now, thanks to yet another spate of torrential rainfall, Texans are experiencing déjà vu all too soon.

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