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Rains ease threat of Northern California wildfire
Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California as evacuations dwindled and the number of threatened homes was reduced from thousands to just a few hundred.
Hurricane Odile: Mexico airlifts thousands of tourists
Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S. state of Arizona.
Calgary: Here's what summer snow looks like
The calendar says its summer but the weather outside is frightful. A hot, sunny weekend dissolved overnight into rain and wet snow throughout the city, with temperatures around 0 degrees Celsius.
Glacier-like hazards found on Ben Nevis
Neve is the first stage in the formation of glaciers. The team has also encountered sheets of snow weighing hundreds of tonnes and tunnels and fissures known as bergschrunds. The large, deep cracks in the ice are found at the top of glaciers.
U.S. Farmers Are Up to Their Ears in Corn
Months of wet weather have fueled expectations for a U.S. corn crop so large that mounds of the grain will be a common sight across the Midwest after the harvest, which starts next month.
Death Valley was cooler than Missoula, Montana on Sunday
Death Valley, Calif., which is known for being the world’s hottest location, maxed out at a relatively chilly 89 degrees on Sunday. This temperature – nearly 30 degrees below average – was its coolest high temperature on record for the date by a whopping
B.C. heat wave on its way
A ridge of high pressure is pushing warm weather up the coast. Temperatures will rise throughout the week and are set to peak on Wednesday.
Tornado touches down in New Tecumseth, Ont.
Environment Canada has confirmed that a tornado touched down in New Tecumseth, Ont., where a roof was torn off a home, causing part of its upper floor to cave in Tuesday afternoon.
Alberta flooding continues after heavy rainfall overnight
Last night's heavy rain has caused flooding in some areas of southern Alberta to worsen. The areas getting hit hardest by rising floodwaters include Fort Macleod, Claresholm, the Blood Reserve and rural areas in Lethbridge County.
Flood watch, rainfall warnings issued in southern Alberta
A flood watch has been issued for the Crowsnest River, Willow Creek and Wallaceville area of High River. Environment Canada is also warning Albertans who live in the southwest corner of the province that heavy rainfall is expected in the area.
Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes sweep through U.S. Midwest |
Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to delay
Record-breaking rainfall drenches N.B.
At least one car flipped and several others went skidding as heavy rainfall hit New Brunswick on Friday, creating dangerous driving conditions and some flooding.
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