Strong southerly winds picked up loose ash from a 1912 volcanic eruption, sending an ash cloud about 4,000 feet into the sky.
“We stood at the window and we actually watched a shed get blown down the road. I saw an empty oil barrel get lifted up and put over a sea can. There were wires flying around,” Alison Drummond said.
The remarkable glass beach was formed after years of dumping old vodka, wine and beer bottles, along with jars and ceramics during the Soviet era. Record strong wind destroyed at least half of the unique beach on Ussuri bay.
High winds reached speeds of up to 154 km/hr. At least three people died and dozens were injured. The storm unmoored a floating dry dock, causing it to slam into some of the vessels making up Russia's Pacific Fleet.
A Hay River tourism operation on the shoreline of Great Slave Lake has been hit hard by high water and high wind.
The strong winds toppled boats, threw shipping containers into the bay, and even blew the windows out of American President Lines crane. The winds came during a storm from the remnants of Typhoon Bavi.
At least 88 waterspouts or funnels were spotted across the Great Lakes this week, setting a new world record, according to the International Centre for Waterspout Research (ICWR).
Jones County has one of the areas hit the hardest by Monday's severe storms.
On the night of July 29 in the Stavropol region, a sharp deterioration in the weather led to severe consequences. Stormy winds with a downpour damaged power lines and uprooted trees.
Trees across the region were torn down by the stormy gusts, falling on houses, cars and power lines.
Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Health has advised citizens to take measures to protect themselves from the ill effects of Saharan dust.
A large chunk of Alberta, particularly in the south and central regions, were throttled by severe thunderstorm...