At least 12 people were killed due to severe frosts in the Houston area

July 21, 2021

Millions of Americans are struggling to survive, unable to stay warm due to severe frosts and power outages for the second day in a row. A woman and a child died of carbon monoxide poisoning in Houston. A mother and her 8-year-old daughter were pronounced dead after police found them during a health check in a house on La Roche Street. After the power outage, the family put the car…

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Because of the record cold weather, the Texan’s fan froze at home. His photo went viral

July 21, 2021

The winter storm that hit the United States led to school closures, power outages and a sharp cold snap in some parts of the country. Texas is one of the most affected states, partly due to the fact that such frosts are rarely observed here. Temperatures in the central and southern regions usually range from 20°C (68°F) to 24°C (75°F) in February, but yesterday fell to -22°C (-7.6°F). In order…

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In North Carolina, a tornado killed 3 people

July 21, 2021

According to authorities, 3 people were killed and at least 10 injured as a result of a tornado that struck North Carolina overnight — destroying at least 50 homes and leaving thousands of people without electricity. The tornado reached Brunswick County shortly before midnight. According to the Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation, most of the damage, as well as all the victims, occurred in the Ocean Ridge Plantation area. Kate Gentle…

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Tropical storm Elsa has reached the coast of Florida

July 21, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa reached the north of the Gulf coast in Florida late on Wednesday morning-bringing heavy rains, causing power outages, and threatening powerful winds and flooding as it moves. Elsa with sustained winds of 65 m/h swept through Taylor County in the Big Bend area around 11 am Eastern time, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm has already caused flooding in the west-central part of the state and…

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Storm Elsa is approaching Florida. Where does the storm warning apply?

July 21, 2021

As Storm Elsa approaches the Florida Keys, a tropical storm warning has been issued for some areas of central Florida. In particular, it operates in Sumter County and some parts of Marion County. According to forecasters, at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, the center of the tropical storm was located 50 miles southwest of Key West. Elsa was moving north and northwest at a speed of about 12 m / h…

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Elsa has become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season — and may be heading for Florida

July 21, 2021

Elsa strengthened to the first hurricane of the Atlantic season on Friday-hitting the eastern part of the Caribbean, where authorities closed schools, businesses and airports. Presumably, she will eventually head to Florida. The category 1 storm caused heavy rains and winds in Barbados, and then in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, which are struggling to recover from recent volcanic eruptions. Elsa’s location was recorded about 5 miles north of St….

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13 people, including 10 children, were killed due to the effects of tropical storm Claudette

July 21, 2021

Claudette regained tropical storm status on Monday morning-approaching the coast of the Carolinas less than two days after 13 people died due to the effects of the storm in Alabama. Tragic incidents included a multi-vehicle accident in Butler County that claimed the lives of 9 children. According to authorities, eight of the children, ages 4 to 17, were traveling in a Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch car. The youth ranch provides…

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In California, a state of emergency was declared due to the intense heat

July 21, 2021

The governor of California declared a state of emergency due to the heat wave, after the temperature rose above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Gavin Newsom explained this step by the need to reduce the load on the electrical network and avoid problems when during a strong heat wave, rolling power outages occurred for days. The main electricity supplier of the state of California also issued a warning and urged to save…

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NASA says a fireball flew over Vermont

July 21, 2021

According to scientists from NASA, on Sunday evening, a fireball could be seen flying in the sky over Vermont. The fireball first appeared at 17:40 more than 50 miles above the Mount Mansfield Forest. According to NASA, the bright meteor was moving at a speed of more than 42 thousand miles per hour. «The space object was strongly fragmented, creating a pressure wave that shook buildings and made a sound…

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Tropical storm Eta hits the Florida Keys after claiming dozens of lives in Central America

November 9, 2020

Storm Eta brought heavy rain and wind to Miami, Florida. On Monday morning, a tropical storm caused high winds, torrential rains and a “dangerous storm surge” over parts of the Florida Keys in the south, according to the National Hurricane Center. A hurricane warning has been issued for the Florida Keys and the state coast from Golden Beach to Bonita Beach. The wind force reached speeds of about 65 miles…

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