Capital Weather Gang: International Weather


Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Powerful Australia cyclone Ita crashes ashore, weakens; not as bad as feared

The storm struck near Cape Flannery at around 10 p.m. local time according to reports, and winds gusted up to 99 mph as the eyewall moved overhead

By Jason Samenow  |  04:02 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Beastly category 5 tropical cyclone Ita threatens northern Australia

A dangerous tropical cyclone with destructive winds and a potentially devastating storm surge is bearing down on northeast coast of Australia

By Jason Samenow  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Bet on El Nino, says NOAA

NOAA announced today the odds of an El Nino developing this summer are greater than 50 percent.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:56 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Beautiful new postage stamp features sea surface temperatures

On April 22, the Postal Service introduces the “Global Forever: Sea Surface Temperatures Stamp.“

By Jason Samenow  |  12:29 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government, Imagery, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 03/21/2014

“Roaring Forties” winds, gyrating ocean currents pose Malaysia plane search nightmare

The search for the remains of Malaysia Flight MH370 faces challenges from the elements that may prove insurmountable.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:58 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Surprise! January 2014 was Earth’s 4th warmest on record, even while U.S. shivered

The weather in the eastern U.S. deviated from much of the rest of the planet.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Positively caked in ice, crazy storm photos from Slovenia

A punishing ice storm slammed Slovenia earlier this week, paralyzing parts of the country. Freezing rain encased trees, cars, and power lines in unthinkably thick layers of ice.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ice, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Sochi Olympics: The climate to expect, and the weather it will get

Attendees of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games may notice some peculiarities in the weather conditions they experience.

By Brendan Richardson  |  10:48 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Sports

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Boiling over: Extreme heat causes stir at Australian Open

A controversy is simmering Down Under over blistering temperatures and the safety of tennis players at the Australian Open.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest, Sports

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/30/2013

The top 5 international weather stories of 2013

While the U.S. saw a “relatively” tame year of weather in 2013, other parts of the world experienced catastrophic floods, storms, and record heat.

By Justin Grieser  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 12/27/2013

Obscene amount of snow falls in Switzerland (PHOTOS)

Up to 3 feet of snow fell in 12 hours in the Alps...

By Jason Samenow  |  03:29 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Wicked storm may lash United Kingdom around Christmas Eve

Computer models are simulating a fierce tempest sweeping by the northern United Kingdom Monday into Christmas Eve.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 12/17/2013

A gorgeous, mind-blowing visualization of the world’s winds

Weather visualization has taken a giant leap with a software engineer’s new creation: an interactive animation of winds around the entire globe.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:33 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Imagery, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Biblical snowstorm: Rare flakes in Cairo, Jerusalem paralyzed by over a foot

A powerful, slow-moving storm is producing historic snows in the Middle East.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:06 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 12/13/2013

136 below: Shockingly low temperature report from Antarctica, but not a record

The -136 temperatures recently sensed in Antarctica are interesting data points about how cold it can get on Earth, but can’t be used as historical benchmarks.

By Dennis Mersereau  |  10:48 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Cold, International Weather, Latest, Science

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Unusual December snowstorm strikes Middle East, Jerusalem shutdown

In Jerusalem, schools, roads, and businesses were closed, after over 4 inches fell this morning - the most in December in 60 years.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 12/05/2013

PM Update: Out with warmth, rainy and cooler Friday; fierce storm blasts Europe

You still have most of tonight to enjoy unseasonably mild conditions, but early December reality returns Friday, with temperatures stalled near 50 as rain gradually moves in.

By Jason Samenow  |  06:08 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Forecasts, International Weather

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/04/2013

A heart-pounding inside look at Super Typhoon Haiyan

iCyclone’s Haiyan footage is as gripping as it gets when it comes to storm chasing. Check it out, and go behind the scenes with the videographer.

By Ian Livingston  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Photography, Tropical Weather, Video

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Storm surge science: the funneling effect in Tacloban from typhoon Haiyan (VIDEO)

Astonishing storm surge heights, responsible for the lion’s share of the destruction in Tacloban, were achieved due to an unfortunate confluence of meteorology and geography.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:47 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 11/14/2013

How does Super Typhoon Haiyan compare to Hurricane Katrina?

By any measure, Haiyan was stronger than Katrina at its peak but its geography gave it a decided intensity advantage.

By Brian McNoldy  |  12:06 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Chaser team documents abrupt, violent onset of destructive typhoon in Tacloban

Chaser team’s report reveals a storm that struck with sudden and excessive force and that, despite its short duration, overwhelmed and ultimately destroyed the Philippine city.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Typhoon and hurricane storm surge disasters are unacceptable

It’s past time nations and the global community make storm surge disasters stop.

By Jason Samenow  |  05:09 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government, International Weather, Latest, National Weather Service, Tropical Weather

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Lights out in Tacloban: Satellite image before and after Typhoon Haiyan

For the city of Tacloban, super typhoon Haiyan was literally a knock-out blow.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:37 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Imagery, International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Why so many people died from Haiyan and past southeast Asia typhoons

Few were prepared when Philippine officials estimated that as many as 10,000 people may have died in Tacloban City alone when Haiyan struck.

By Dennis Mersereau  |  08:02 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/09/2013

Disaster in Tacloban, Philippines: Chasers document “ghastly” scene from typhoon

Distressing first-hand accounts and video footage from Tacloban city in the Philippines, which was dealt the brunt of super typhoon Haiyan.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Super typhoon Haiyan: Raw damage images and video from violent storm

It will likely take a few days before the storm’s full toll on life and property is known.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:39 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Super typhoon Haiyan: One of world’s most powerful storms in history from space

From its unmistakably clear eye, the towering thunderstorms surrounding it, and its impeccable symmetry - super typhoon Haiyan is a textbook, “perfect” tropical cyclone.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Super typhoon Haiyan strikes Philippines, among strongest storms ever

About 12 hours from a devastating impact with the central Philippines, Super typhoon Haiyan has strengthened to mind-boggling levels.

By Jason Samenow and Brian McNoldy  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Super typhoon Haiyan hits Category 5, an extremely serious threat to Philippines

Haiyan - known as Yolanda in the Philippines - is likely the strongest storm to form on the planet this year.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:48 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 11/06/2013

“Monster” storm in north Pacific battering Aleutian Islands

A large, deep storm in the north Pacific is pounding the eastern Aleutian Islands with massive waves and winds over 70 mph.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:20 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Severe Typhoon Haiyan exploding in power on path towards Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, roughly 48-60 hours from a dangerous encounter with the Philippines, is rapidly intensifying.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:12 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 10/25/2013

U.S. once had air pollution to match China’s today

One of the worst U.S. air pollution episodes was the choking, deadly smog that covered Donora, Pa., in October 1948, killing 20 people and leaving roughly 7,000 ill in hospitals or at home.

By Jack Williams  |  01:57 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Quality, Health, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Chinese city shut down by off-the-charts pollution

The northern Chinese city of Harbin was effectively shut down Monday after suffocating in a dense soup of pollution.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:22 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Air Quality, Health, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Category 3 Hurricane Raymond menacing Mexico’s Pacific coast

Raymond, the first major hurricane to form in the eastern Pacific this season, is sitting, spinning and soaking sections of the water-logged west coast of Mexico with heavy rain.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:17 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Double whammy drenching in Japan? Super typhoon Francisco may follow Wipha’s path

On the heels of Wipha comes super typhoon Francisco, about 250 miles west-northwest of Guam, tracking north-northwestward.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:55 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Japan’s shocking, deadly deluge from Typhoon Wipha: 33 inches of rain in 24 hours

Incredibly, 17 inches (426 mm) fell in 4 hours and nearly 5 inches in one hour.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:50 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Japan’s storm of the decade: Typhoon Wipha lashing Tokyo, Fukushima

Typhoon Wipha is barreling up the east coast of Japan, spreading torrential rains and the likelihood of damaging winds.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:34 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Powerful typhoon Wipha eyes Tokyo, Japan

Wipha may produce flooding rain and damaging winds in major population centers in Japan.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:33 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Major disaster averted: 5 reasons why cyclone Phailin not as bad as feared in India

There are several factors which, together, help explain why disastrous consequences were avoided from Phailin.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:50 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Category 5 Phailin likely a disaster for India, catastrophic storm surge “a certainty”

The lives and livelihoods of millions of people along India’s east coast are in peril as monstrous cyclone Phailin makes its approach from the Bay of Bengal.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Potentially catastrophic cyclone Phailin, size of Katrina, headed for India

Potentially catastrophic cyclone Phailin headed for India

By Jason Samenow  |  02:42 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Okinawa takes vicious blow from Typhoon Danas (VIDEO)

The southwest eyewall of Typhoon Danas ripped across the northern tip of Okinawa earlier today. Storm chasers positioned themselves to experience its full force.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:53 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Antarctic sea ice hit 35-year record high Saturday

Antarctic sea ice has grown to a record large extent for a second straight year, baffling scientists seeking to understand why this ice is expanding rather than shrinking in a warming world.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Worst of typhoon Usagi slips by Hong Kong, 25 dead in China

Typhoon Usagi veered slightly northward, sparing Hong Kong its worst. But the storm has led to 47 deaths throughout Asia.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:10 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Monstrous super typhoon Usagi holding its own, Hong Kong braces for possible impact

Super typhoon Usagi, 2013’s strongest storm on the planet, may have peaked in intensity, but remains an extremely dangerous cyclone as it continues on a collision course with southern Taiwan and, likely, Hong Kong.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:06 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Super typhoon Usagi, strongest storm on Earth in 2013, may strike Hong Kong Sunday

In the last 24 hours, a cyclone in the west Pacific has explosively intensified, and is on a heading towards Hong Kong.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Confirmed: Greenland reached hottest temperature in modern record this summer

After further review, officials say the July 30 record high of 78.6 F set in Greenland - the warmest temperature since modern records began in 1958 - stands.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:55 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Drought and Syria: manmade climate change or just climate?

Climate change may have been lurking behind the scenes, making the drought that helped instigate the conflict in Syria worse.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:40 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Dam! A huge rush as Typhoon Trami deluges Taiwan (VIDEO)

Typhoon Trami forced a massive release of water at a dam in northern Taiwan. Watch the astonishing video.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:20 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Japan, South Korea soar to hottest recorded levels

We can now add South Korea and Japan to the list of countries with new high temperature records, courtesy the summer of 2013.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Typhoon Utor swamps Philippines, heads for southern China

Earth's strongest storm of 2013 so far, typhoon Utor, did a number on the northern Philippines. Now it's destined for southeastern China.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Greenland may not have reached highest recorded summer temperature in late July

The Danish Meteorological Institute says the supposed Greenland temperature record set July 31 may not be legitimate.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:09 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/09/2013

Arctic sea ice loss dramatically slows; record minimum unlikely in 2013

Since shrinking at a torrid pace in the first half of July, the Arctic sea ice meltdown has slowed markedly.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Austria sets new all-time high temperature as European heat wave hits peak

Austria and Slovenia both established new records for extreme heat Thursday as central Europe sizzles.

By Justin Grieser  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Shanghai sets new all-time record (again) as heat wave bakes eastern China

A major summer heat wave has been the story in eastern China since early July. Shanghai saw its hottest July in 140 years as temperatures soared to 100 F or higher for 10 straight days.

By Justin Grieser  |  10:32 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Greenland soars to its highest temperature ever recorded, almost 80 degrees F.

The Danish Meteorological Institute is reporting that on Tuesday, July 30, the mercury rose to 25.9 C (78.6 F) at a station in Greenland, the highest temperature measured in the Arctic country since records began in 1958.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:48 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Tornadoes strike Italy near Milan -- incredible video

International news media are reporting multiple tornadoes touched down in Italy earlier today.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tornadoes

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Royal birth weather: London's hottest day in seven years

Royal birth weather: London's hottest day in seven years

By Jason Samenow  |  04:33 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 07/19/2013

Size-challenged storm: Midget typhoon in West Pacific?

Deep in the tropics, a weather feature stands it for its diminutive status: a possible "midget typhoon" in the western Pacific.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:38 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Tropical Weather

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Thousands feared dead after Indian monsoon causes extreme damage

Thousands of people may be dead after flash flooding and mudslides from Indian's monsoon, which has settled in earlier and with greater intensity than usual.

By Adam Rainear  |  01:18 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Heavy rain causes major flooding in Calgary, western Canada

Severe flooding has hit parts of western Canada this week after torrential rains pushed rivers well beyond normal capacity.

By Justin Grieser  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Severe flooding inundates parts of Central Europe (PHOTOS)

Large areas of central Europe are experiencing their worst flooding in decades after heavy rainfall last week pushed rivers beyond their banks.

By Justin Grieser  |  11:32 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Coldest spring in the United Kingdom in over 50 years; French ski resort to re-open

According the UK Met Office, the United Kingdom is about to close out its coldest spring since 1962.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:48 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Barbara becomes eastern Pacific's first hurricane of 2013, bears down on Mexico

Barbara, which was upgraded to a hurricane this afternoon, has just moved inland on Mexico's west coast.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 05/28/2013

Unusual late May snow in northeast U.S., Europe (PICTURES)

Leading into and over the Memorial Day weekend, mother nature played her latest cruel joke, depositing snow in the Northeast U.S. and numerous European countries.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, U.S. Weather, Winter Storms

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 05/16/2013

The Northern Hemisphere's snowy spring

We now have the actual data from Rutger's University Global Snow Lab to confirm that the spring was indeed exceptionally snowy in the northern hemisphere.

By Matt Rogers  |  12:15 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 05/03/2013

PM Update: A sparkling, sweet spring weekend; tornado in Italy

More picture perfect weather is in the works for the weekend, the only possible blemish being the chance of some morning clouds.

By Jason Samenow  |  05:18 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Forecasts, International Weather

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Weather may have played role in horrifying Bagram Airfield Crash

A 747 U.S. cargo plane crashed on its ascent from Bagram, Afghanistan when thunderstorms were in the area.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:13 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aviation, International Weather, Latest

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Freezing cold March sets records across Europe

Cold March sets records across Europe

By Justin Grieser  |  01:17 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest