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

UN chief criticizes `grotesque greed’ of oil companies

UN chief criticizes `grotesque greed’ of oil companies

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief sharply criticized the “grotesque greed” of oil and gas companies on Wednesday for making record profits from the energy crisis on the back of the world’s poorest people, “while destroying our only home.” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it was “immoral” that the largest energy companies in the … 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

The Weather Network – Supercell, tornado threat for parts of the Prairies as region remains stormy

The Weather Network – Supercell, tornado threat for parts of the Prairies as region remains stormy

Portions of the Prairies are enduring yet another day of severe weather on Monday. After a tornado was confirmed in Alberta during Sunday’s severe storms, the same risk, watches, and warnings resurfaces in the province Monday. Central Alberta is where forecasters will be paying close attention to, as well as parts of western Saskatchewan, where … Read more

The Weather Network – ‘Epic’ disaster: an inside look at this week’s catastrophic floods

The Weather Network – ‘Epic’ disaster: an inside look at this week’s catastrophic floods

Dozens of people died this week as historic floods swept through portions of the southern United States. The worst flooding struck the hollows of eastern Kentucky, a mountainous region unaccustomed to sustained tropical downpours like the torrents witnessed this week. Here’s an inside look at how the atmosphere churned out these catastrophic deluges. MUST READ: … Read more

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

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

6:40 p.m. EDT – Severe thunderstorms prompted a tornado warning in southern Saskatchewan on Saturday evening. Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a tornado warning for the following areas in southern Saskatchewan: RM of Stanley including Goodeve Fenwood and Duff “This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches,” … Read more

The Weather Network – Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Philippines; at least 5 dead

The Weather Network – Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Philippines;  at least 5 dead

VIGAN, Philippines (Reuters) – A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon on Wednesday killing at least five people, damaging buildings and sending strong tremors through the capital, Manila. At least 64 people were injured and 173 buildings damaged, officials said, many in Abra province, just 11km (six miles) from the … Read more

The Weather Network – PHOTOS: Destructive storms bring down trees, damage homes in Ontario

The Weather Network – PHOTOS: Destructive storms bring down trees, damage homes in Ontario

Severe thunderstorms raced across parts of southern and eastern Ontario Sunday evening, resulting in numerous tornado warnings and a number of reports of wind damage and power outages. The earlier daytime heat was opportune for the cold front to build energy that sparked severe storms, including supercells in some areas. READ MORE: ‘This is a … Read more