Redditor big_mac_heart_attack spotted a rare weather phenomenon over Victoria, Australia. Fallstreak holes, or hole punch clouds, are often reported as UFOs.

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The Coast Guard says the American cargo ship El Faro sunk during Hurricane Joaquin. Here’s what we know so far about the ship’s crew.

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The Coast Guard believes the El Faro,a U.S.-flagged missing cargo ship that was lost in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Joaquin, has sunk.

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Michael Davidson, 53, of WIndham, Maine, is the captain of the container ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin.

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A state of emergency has been declared in South Carolina as historic rainfall has led to life-threatening flash flooding and four deaths.

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Hurricane Joaquin continues to strengthen as it makes its way toward the East Coast. Here is the storm’s latest projected path and forecast.

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Hurricane Joaquin has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and continues to be a possible threat for the Eastern United States.

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Tropical Storm Joaquin could strengthen into a hurricane and bring heavy rain from the mid-Atlantic to southern New England, the National Hurricane Center says.

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. But why is it the first day of autumn? Is it an autumnal equinox or a solstice?

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British meteorologist Liam Dutton flawlessly pronounced “Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch” in northern Wales while reporting on the town’s weather.

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When does El Niño hit the United States? Forecasters are calling for a particularly strong weather pattern this year, but how and when will California and the U.S. be effected?

3 months ago 5 Comments

Tropical Storm Bill will make landfall Tuesday morning between Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas, with torrential downpours, high winds and flooding expected.

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At least 2 people were killed and about 30 percent of the town was damaged after a tornado hit Van, Texas.

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The abbey in northern France known as Mont Saint-Michel is currently surrounded by water thanks to a once-every-18 years “supertide.” 

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Portland, Oregon, has been extremely windy recently. A man caught a dramatic moment on camera when the wind blew scaffolding off a downtown building.

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Part of the Japanese coast is under a tsunami advisory after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the the coast, prompting the evacuation of 10,000 people.

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