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Deadly Storms Kill At Least 18 People As Tornadoes Menace Several States

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National Weather Service

“These could be the kind of tornados you don’t want to mess with.”

TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2017) — A dangerous weekend weather system has killed at least 18 people in the U.S. South, as Georgia officials on Sunday reported more than a dozen deaths after severe thunderstorms and tornadoes buffeted several states.  Continue reading Deadly Storms Kill At Least 18 People As Tornadoes Menace Several States

LOOK BACK: The 1991 flash flood that devastated Ormoc City

debris, from the forest carried by the flash flood
ORMOC TRAGEDY. Debris, from the forest carried by the flash flood, is piled-up on houses, November 9, 1991, in Ormoc City. Powerful typhoon Thelma caused a nearby dam to burst sending floodwaters rampaging here when it struck central Philippines, November 5, 1991. Photo by Jose Duran/AFP

Before the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013, Ormoc City faced a powerful storm that submerged parts of the city on November 5, 1991

MANILA, Philippines — In 2013, Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) – one of the strongest typhoons to hit the country – left a trail of devastation along Eastern Visayas, killing more than 6,000 people.  Continue reading LOOK BACK: The 1991 flash flood that devastated Ormoc City