The Weather Network – Multi-day storm threat takes aim at BC, dry lightning a concern

The Weather Network – Multi-day storm threat takes aim at BC, dry lightning a concern

An upper level low has approached southern BC and has parked itself off Vancouver Island for the next few days, bringing with it a multi-day storm threat to parts of the province. Areas across the South Coast and central and southern Interior will have the threat for developing storms, some that may turn severe with … Read more

The Weather Network – WWII bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy’s River Po

The Weather Network – WWII bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy’s River Po

BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy (Reuters) – Heatwaves sweeping Europe this summer have brought not just record high temperatures and scorched fields: the drought-stricken waters of Italy’s River Po are running so low they revealed a previously submerged World War Two bomb. Military experts defused and carried out a controlled explosion on Sunday of the 450-kg (1,000-pound) … Read more

The Weather Network – Premier asks residents in central Newfoundland to prepare to evacuate

The Weather Network – Premier asks residents in central Newfoundland to prepare to evacuate

The state of emergency in central Newfoundland has been extended to the Botwood area due to declining air quality. Smoke from forest fires in the region had already prompted the Newfoundland and Labrador government to declare a state of emergency in the Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop’s Falls and Connaigre Peninsula areas. Residents are encouraged to contact … Read more

The Weather Network – Growing storm chance with flooding risk in parts of Central Canada

The Weather Network – Growing storm chance with flooding risk in parts of Central Canada

The weekend in southern Ontario and Quebec will close out with more of the same heat and humidity as seen on Saturday, accompanied by a greater chance of thunderstorms. Because of the ample amount of atmospheric moisture and high humidity values, storms that develop Sunday may produce torrential rainfall — increasing the chance of flooding, … Read more

The Weather Network – Drinking water dries up for thousands in France amid historic drought

The Weather Network – Drinking water dries up for thousands in France amid historic drought

There appears to be no relief in sight for France as it endures what is being called its “most severe drought” on record. French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne made the stern remark Friday amidst the announcement of the country’s plans to battle the ongoing drought and its third heat wave of the summer. MUST READ: … Read more

The Weather Network – Searing heat, humidity fuels growing storm risk in Ontario and Quebec

The Weather Network – Searing heat, humidity fuels growing storm risk in Ontario and Quebec

Millions of people across southern Ontario and Quebec are under heat warnings this weekend. An extremely hot, humid and uncomfortable air mass will stick around, continuing to feed a thunderstorm threat across Central Canada, as well. Due to the high humidity and atmospheric moisture content, storms that do develop will have the ability to produce … Read more

The Weather Network – Severe storm risk on the Prairies shifts east Friday

The Weather Network – Severe storm risk on the Prairies shifts east Friday

A low-pressure system traversing the Prairies brought rocky weather to parts of the region on Thursday. The system responsible for all the hubbub will move east on Friday and shift the threat for storms into Manitoba and northwestern Ontario. More on what to expect in the days ahead, below. Friday: Active weather moves into Manitoba/Ontario, … Read more

The Weather Network – PHOTOS: Tornado-warned storms bring torrential rain and strong winds to Ontario

The Weather Network – PHOTOS: Tornado-warned storms bring torrential rain and strong winds to Ontario

Wednesday was an active day across southern Ontario as a slow-moving line of storms prompted tornado warnings and flooding rain for many regions. Exceptionally hot and humid daytime high temperatures reached the low 30s, and feels-like values ​​were in the low 40s for parts of the province. With high humidity and moisture in the atmosphere, … Read more

The Weather Network – Dynamic forecast may yield multiple rounds of strong storms in Ontario

The Weather Network – Dynamic forecast may yield multiple rounds of strong storms in Ontario

Stormy weather is set to return to Ontario Wednesday. Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are brewing across much of Ontario as a complex setup takes shape over the province. These thunderstorms will bring the risk for large hail, torrential rain, and damaging wind gusts. Hot and humid conditions will also return ahead of the cold front … Read more

The Weather Network – A stormy end to the long weekend possible in southern Ontario

The Weather Network – A stormy end to the long weekend possible in southern Ontario

After a tranquil start to the long weekend in southern Ontario, conditions are turning for its conclusion Monday. The threat of severe weather returns, with the potential for potent storms in parts of the region as a system continues to move through the suppertime hour into the evening. Winds will also be tasty. Timing on … Read more