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Heavy lightning responsible for over 50 deaths in Bangladesh

In the past two days, over 50 people in Bangladesh have been killed in lightning strikes, many of them farmers working in their fields.

The secret life of clouds: How pollution affects climate change

There has been a long-standing debate on how pollution affects climate warming. Climatologists have always thought that pollution, through a process called convection caused bigger thunderclouds. Instead, they have learned it's just the opposite.

Cape of Storms: Western Cape, S. Africa hit by storms, hail, snow

Cape Town - Bitter cold conditions, heavy rains and hail have wreaked havoc in Cape Town, South Africa, with a new cold front set to arrive on Monday. The mountains close by have seen heavy snowfall.

North Korea faces further dangerous thunderstorms (video)

Pyongyang - North Korea is facing a new wave of dangerous thunderstorms, which could inflict severe damage. State media sent out an alert after a previous week-long flood killed 88.

New Jersey among states recovering from heavy storms

Heavy rain and thunderstorms have spent this past Saturday pummeling the state of New Jersey, especially by the shore. While no weather equally as intense is predicted for the upcoming week, scattered storms and patches of downpours are expected.

Fort Worth lightning strikes create fireball explosions

Fort Worth - Dramatic explosions lighting up the Fort Worth night sky on Tuesday provided a multi-colored display that left residents in awe and thousands without power, thanks to an intense thunderstorm system that moved through the area.

State of Emergency declared as severe weather hits the US

A State of emergency was declared across all the counties of Alabama after heavy storms, which included tornadoes, thunderstorms and hail, hit on Friday night. There were at least seven fatalities, according to the Alabama Government website.

NASA confirms antimatter production in thunderstorms

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has detected the creation of antimatter paricles during thunderstorms in earth's atmosphere.

Brisbane hit by severe thunderstorms, flash floods

Brisbane - Brisbane and surrounding areas have been hit by severe thunderstorms and flash floods as houses and businesses have been flooded after the city received 80 millimeters in less than hour.

Floods in Southeastern U.S. Kill at Least 2 People

As torrential rain hit parts of the Southeastern United States, it has been confirmed that at least two people have lost their lives in Georgia, with another man missing in Tennessee.

Thousands Of Chicago Residents Still Without Power Following Monday's Storms

Following Monday night's outbreak of severe weather, 8,000 residents in the Chicago area are still without power. The storms caused much damage, with 3 confirmed tornadoes and air raid sirens that sent Wrigley Field attendees scrambling for cover.

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