The Weather Network – Tornado watch issued as severe storms target NW Ontario, Manitoba

The Weather Network – Tornado watch issued as severe storms target NW Ontario, Manitoba

— 1:04 PM EDT – Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued a tornado watch for portions of northwestern Ontario on Friday afternoon. “Conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes,” ECCC said in its watch. The agency added that “strong winds, large hail and heavy rain are also possible.” … Read more

The Weather Network – Unique double crater spotted from March rocket impact on the Moon

The Weather Network – Unique double crater spotted from March rocket impact on the Moon

On March 4, 2022, spent rocket booster slammed into the surface of the Moon. We now have our very first look at the crash site, and what NASA saw there may help them to finally identify exactly who launched this rocket in the first place. Back in January, astronomers spotted an object out in space, … Read more

The Weather Network – Tornado warnings issued amid severe storms in Saskatchewan

The Weather Network – Tornado warnings issued amid severe storms in Saskatchewan

— 4:11pm CST – Severe thunderstorms prompted a tornado warning in Saskatchewan on Thursday afternoon. Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a tornado warning for the following areas in Saskatchewan: RM of Pittville including Hazlet “This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches,” ECCC said in its warning. … Read more

The Weather Network – First stretch of hot weather arrives in BC, prompt alerts

The Weather Network – First stretch of hot weather arrives in BC, prompt alerts

— Special weather statements are widespread across BC’s South Coast, and this time not for the rain, but rather for a stretch of hot weather — the first of the summer for the region. Saturday you’ll notice the warmer temperatures, but Sunday is the first day temperatures spill into the lower 30s across inland sections. … Read more

Sri Lanka’s crisis cripples once burgeoning middle class

Sri Lanka’s crisis cripples once burgeoning middle class

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Miraj Madushanka never thought he’d need government rations to ensure his family could eat two meals a day, but Sri Lanka’s economic crisis, the worst in its history, has recast his life and those of many others in its burgeoning middle class. Families that never had to think twice about … Read more

The Weather Network – Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 but toll expected to rise

The Weather Network – Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 but toll expected to rise

By Mohammad Yunus Yawar and Jibran Ahmad KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from an earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday hit 1,000, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages. Houses were reduced to rubble and bodies swathed in blankets … Read more

The Weather Network – Thunderstorm risk stretches across the Prairies with threat for large hail

The Weather Network – Thunderstorm risk stretches across the Prairies with threat for large hail

— An active and stormy pattern continues across the Prairies, with widespread rain and thunderstorms expected. Storms may become severe at times through Wednesday, threatening strong winds and potential golf ball-sized hail in some areas. On Thursday, there is another large region under the risk for scattered storms, with the greatest chances for severe thunderstorms … Read more

The Weather Network – Ontario and Quebec, heat continues and fuels severe storm, flood potential

The Weather Network – Ontario and Quebec, heat continues and fuels severe storm, flood potential

— Summer wasted no time arriving in Ontario as extreme heat scorched a good portion of the province Tuesday, with peak temperatures hitting the low 30s in some areas, feeling closer to 40 with a stifling Humidex. This will persist for another day Wednesday, though not quite as hot, before moderating again on Thursday. Wednesday … Read more

The Weather Network – Storm threat subsidies on the Prairies after tornado sighting in Saskatchewan

The Weather Network – Storm threat subsidies on the Prairies after tornado sighting in Saskatchewan

— The Prairies will be the focal point of unsettled weather this week with an active storm track ushering in numerous systems as we welcome in summer. After a couple days of severe storm potential, including a tornado sighting that prompted a warning Monday, Tuesday will see it diminish, but some cells could develop across … Read more

China planning to bring Mars sample to Earth before NASA, ESA joint mission

China planning to bring Mars sample to Earth before NASA, ESA joint mission

According to reports, China intends to return Mars samples to Earth in 2031, two years ahead of NASA and European Space Agency’s joint project. China’s Tianwen-1 had started sending pictures of Mars in February last year. The rover had begun exploring the red planet in May 2021. Sun Zezhou who is the chief designer of … Read more