More than seven inches of rain fell in Brooklyn and more than six inches of rain was reported in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx, with peak rainfall amounts of three inches per hour.
"A rise in the number of thunderstorms occurring globally might significantly increase the quantity of cirrus clouds, thereby exacerbating the climate crisis."
Storm surge from Idalia reached a record 6.9 feet in Cedar Key, flooding much of the community.
Hurricane Idalia was expected to make landfall as a Category 3 hurricane around Florida's "Big Bend' region sometime Wednesday morning.
"They were due to celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary next week and our only comfort is knowing that they were together to the very end."
Because grapes are particularly sensitive to shifting temperatures and weather patterns, this year’s harvest was seriously affected.
Starting Sunday at 8 am and continuing through Monday night at midnight, a ban will be in force prohibiting fires in parks, forests and open spaces throughout the country.
The previous record in China was set in July 2017, when the mercury reached 123 degrees Fahrenheit.
This weekend, the heat wave is affecting more than 100 million Americans in 15 states and is expected to last through most of the week.
The weather in Europe is particularly dangerous during a heat wave because many people do not have air conditioning.
Israelis are being advised to keep a “weather eye” out for their elderly friends, family and neighbors.
Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency in Orange and Ontario Counties due to the flooding.
Jackson Township is about eight miles’ distance from Lakewood, home to a large Orthodox Jewish population.
Forecasters warned hikers earlier in the day not to explore the Judean Desert, the Dead Sea area, the Jordan Valley and anywhere else in eastern Israel, due to the risk of flash flooding in those areas.
In response to the sweltering weather, the Fire and Rescue Commissioner has banned open-air fires this weekend.
Yossi Margaretten of Chaverim of Rockland, N.Y., told JNS how and why his second night of Passover was different from all his other second Passover nights.
His daughter “managed to send us their location at the last minute, but then the connection was lost.”
Government agencies estimate that heat waves will impact the entire country, with most extreme conditions generally prevailing in the eastern valleys and less severe conditions in mountainous regions.
Flash90’s Maor Kinsbursky on Tuesday offered a delightful photo essay. Enjoy!
Check on neighbors and loved ones to make sure that they are staying warm, this is especially true for the elderly.
Barbara is expected to begin in the north – as do most winter storms in Israel – and then gradually make its way south, with driving rain, hail and gale force winds.
Mount Hermon saw at least 30 cm (11 inches) of snow, raising hopes that Israelis would finally get to enjoy a winter wonderland before spring.
Israel’s leading rabbis issue an appeal to the public to include a special prayer for rain in the daily services when the winter rains are scant, and drought looms on the horizon.
Western New York State is about to get walloped again with another whopping snowstorm.
With temperatures in the teens, flood waters in New York and New Jersey are starting to ice over.
The biggest risk will come when plummeting temperatures lead to flash freezing that will cause icy road conditions.
In some parts of Erie County, more than six feet of snow fell, with a whopping 80 inches of the white stuff recorded in Orchard Park, home of the NHL’s Buffalo Bills football team.
Governor Kathy Hochul: “Take it seriously, get out today and put gas in your tanks, buy your groceries and batteries, and prepare for possible power outages. . .be ready to check on neighbors."
Gaza officials blame––you guessed it––"repeated Zionist aggression."
Israeli forces rescued at least 50 people after hikers in the Judean desert were caught by surprise when flash flooding followed the weekend rains.