Thunderstorms News

More Than 200K Without Power Following Violent Northeastern U.S. Storms

More than 200,000 homes and businesses in eight states were without power early Monday after violent thunderstorms and heavy rains swept through the U.S. Northeast. Virginia and Pennsylvania were the hardest hit, with about 120,000 customers in the dark, according …

Massachusetts Storms Bring Floods, Lightning Strikes, Flight Cancellations

Thunderstorms have caused flights to be delayed and knocked out power in some parts of Massachusetts. A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the areas of Springfield, Clinton, Boston and Northborough July 18, and a flash …

Cleanup From Deadly Thunderstorms Gets Underway in Eastern States

Residents of this rural central New York town on Wednesday picked through debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado, and utility crews worked to restore power in several Eastern states hit by severe storms. In all, five people died …

Severe Thunderstorms Leave 5 Dead, 200K Without Power in East

Severe thunderstorms packing strong winds swept through a number of Eastern states, killing five people, destroying or damaging numerous houses and leaving nearly 200,000 without power Wednesday, officials said. In central New York, four people died after the storms hit …

Thunderstorms Down Trees, Power Lines in Delaware

Thunderstorms with large hail knocked down trees, flooded roads and left thousands in the dark in New Castle County in Delaware. As many as 11,000 customers lost power Monday night after the storms blew through the region. By Tuesday morning …

IBC Estimates Alberta Wind, Thunderstorm Insured Losses over $100 Million*

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the estimated insured damage caused by the recent severe thunderstorm event that hit the Edmonton area in July amounts to more than $100 million. The IBC noted that the estimate, “reported by …

Thousands Lose Electricity in Texas Thunderstorms

More than 20,000 homes and businesses lost electricity after storms rolled through parts of Texas. Utility officials say the largest outage area Wednesday was near Houston, in north Harris and Montgomery counties. CenterPoint Energy reports more than 15,000 customers without …