Weather Anomalies

News and information about extreme weather, animal mass die-offs and devastating geological phenomena around the world.

Dangerous volcanic activity around the world: Kawah Ijen releases toxic gases poisoning 30 in Indonesia, giant cracks opens up in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Ambae eruption has destroyed crops in Vanuatu, Kanlaon inflates in the...

Kawah Ijen in Indonesia released toxic gases on March 21, 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 (local time) injuring 30. Kenya's Rift Valley is moving again with the formation of new cracks in the Earth...

Forget the San Andreas Fault! California’s next ‘Big One’ could be a volcanic eruption, USGS WARNS

The U.S. Geological Survey has warned that California’s next big hazard could come in the form of a volcanic eruption - not a damaging earthquake, landslides, floods, tsunamis, and wildfires, as the...

Is the Ring of Fire heating up again? Volcanic eruptions of Agung, Sinabung, Krakatau (Indonesia), Nevados de Chillan (Chile) and Sakurajima (Japan)

On May 12, 2019, many volcanoes around the Ring Of Fire very active, spewing lava, ash and gas hundreds of meters abover their craters. Here a summary of the most potent eruptions:

2 new giant earth cracks appear in Ángeles de Nextipac, Mexico

Two new giant cracks - 160 and 360 meters -have appeared in the neighborhood of Ángeles de Nextipac in Guadalajara. The state of emergency has been declared and 11 homes have been evacuated. The giant earth cracks formed after heavy rain...

Biblical plague of locusts devastates 1,000 hectares of crops in Bolivia – State of emergency

Bolivia is under a state of emergency after a vast agricultural area of around 1000 hectares has been laid to ruin by a plague of locusts. The locusts first appeared about two week ago in...

254 dead after monster mudslide and flooding devastate Mocoa, Colombia at night

Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning. Results: 254 people dead, hundreds of injured and terrified residents...

Mysterious sea creature with no eyes and two huge lumps washes ashore at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California

A mysterious sea creature with no eyes and two huge lumps jutting out of its body washed ashore at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California. The slimy monster weighs around 3.2 kilograms (7 lbs) and...

Virus outbreak disfigures bighorn rams in Yellowstone National Park

This is not a zombie invasion... It's just a virus outbreak that completely disfigures bighorn rams in Yellowstone National Park. And if you see one of those animals with such freakishly scabbed lips just...

Humpback whale found dead in the Amazon JUNGLE? What the heck! It’s miles away from its NATURAL HABITAT!

A 36-feet long humpback whale has been found dead in the Amazon jungle, miles from its natural habitat. Experts in Brazil have been left baffled as to how the ten-tonne animal came...

Huge violent tornadoes rip through Alabama and Mississippi

Huge violent tornadoes ripped through Alabama and Mississippi on February 2, 2016. These storm chasers were less than a quarter mile away from a massive tornado in McMullen, western Alabama. Watch the impressive video. Look at this...

Fire in the sky! Spectacular burst of red sprites over the English Channel

Talk about fire in the sky! A spectacular burst of red sprites engulfed the sky over the English Channel on May 29, 2017. I have already reported about the powerful storm on May 28, 2017 that...

35 people taken to hospital after mysterious lightning strikes from blue sky in Germany

35 people were taken to the hospital after lightning struck a children's soccer match on May 28, 2016 in Hoppstaetten, Germany. Three adults - including the referee - were seriously injured in the incident. Another...

US ‘nuclear coffin’ on Runit island in the Pacific could be ‘leaking’ radioactive sludge into the sea

Radioactive waste from Cold War nuclear weapons tests could be leaking into the Pacific Ocean. According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, a concrete dome that was built on Runit Island in the...

This emerald is larger than anything imaginable

Miners in Zambia, in Africa, have discovered an emerald so large that the Queen of England herself would probably think, "That's a bit much." This 2.5 pound (1.1 kilogram) “lion emerald” is one of...

US Government wants to make it easier to drill in National Parks: Here the 42 parks at risk

The new US government wants to make it easier to drill in national parks. Here the 42 parks at risk. It’s no secret that oil and gas companies are on the hunt for new places to...

Mysterious hail streaks in Colorado sky baffle storm watchers

What are these mysterious white streaks in the dark gray sky of Colorado on May 10, 2016? Those are incredible hail streaks created by hailstones falling to the ground in Colorado Springs. But why does it look...

Double hurricane blast on the US East Coast? Computer simulations show Jose and Maria could meet

Hurricane Jose is expected to cause direct impacts from Delaware northward to New England. Meanwhile, less than two weeks after Irma devastated the region, the Caribbean islands are again under threat from a named storm,...

Cyclone Luban devastates Oman and Yemen – And this CAMEL is trying to swim out of the desert flooding

On Oct. 14, Tropical Cyclone Luban made landfall in Yemen near the border with Oman, bringing a year’s worth of rainfall to Oman and Yemen. The storm made landfall between Mukalla and Al Ghaidahnear,...

Apocalyptic storm turns bridge into a giant waterfall in Ukraine

On June 26, an apocalyptic downburst engulfed Kamenetz-Podolsk in Ukraine. In just 15 minutes of heavy rain and wind, the Novoplanovsky bridge turned into a giant waterfall: This next video offer another view of this bridge...

Rapidly intensifying Great Lake storm undergoes bombogenesis: Giant waves, wind damages on Lake Superior (video)

Bombogenesis occurs when a storm strenghtens really, really fast, dropping at least 24 millibars over 24 hours. Such a rapidly intensifying area of low pressure engulfed the Great Lakes on October 24, 2017, bringing sustained...

Weather anomalies in the US: Floods in Flint, Michigan and Boston, Massachusetts vs Once-in-a-century drought in Montana

The weird weather continues battling the US. While flash floods engulfed Flint, Michigan and over 3 inches of rain flooded Boston, Massachusetts, 12% of Montana is being currently hit by an exceptional once-in-a-century drought. About 3-4...

Catastrophic floods engulf Ankara dragging dozens of vehicule down the streets (videos and pictures)

Turkey's capital Ankara was hit Saturday by a sudden flood, which was caused by heavy rainfall in the central Anatolian province. The flood dragged dozens of vehicles from the streets in Ankara's Mamak district. Videos...

Dozens, If Not Hundreds of People Running Out of Their Buildings

Even knowing that waterspouts dissipate over dry land... That would be a five course meal of fear and awe being in one of those apartment buildings.

7 strange weather anomalies that baffled US meteorologists this week

Here a compilation of 7 strange weather phenomena that baffled meteorologists this week. And there are more to come. The final full week of July has featured several unusual weather events. Among them are several rainfall...

One of the two famous rock arches on Legzira Beach, Morocco just collapsed

One of the most famous landscapes of the Moroccan coast has just disappeared. One of the two natural rock arches sculpted by the rough seas on the beach Legzira collapsed on September 23, 2016. The word...

Global Power Grids Breakdown Due to Weak Magnetosphere & Plasma Electrification

And the uploader explains: 'With the world news focusing on power grids and satellite disruptions all pointing to hackers or planned government exercises, the global media hasn't looked to the collapsing magnetosphere and weakened...

Giant 20 meters high ice wall forms over dozens of kilometers along China-Russia border lake

While the Niagara Falls are freezing in Northern America, a gigantic 20-meter-high ice wall, extending over several dozens of kilometers, has formed on the verge of Xingkai Lake, a border lake between China and...

Scooter swallowed by a sinkhole (China) and family disappears in raging river after bridge collapses in India (videos)

Unprecedented floods are currently submerging India, while heavy downpours hit China. Consequently, a family disappeared in a raging river after a bridge collapsed India, while a giant sinkhole swallowed up a scooter in China. Meanwhile in...

Mysterious wind blows down big trees at once in Olympic National Park Washington – Small quake recorded – Weather experts baffled

What in the world could possibly blow down more than 100 trees in the middle of a national park when no other major weather event was recorded in the area? A mysterious incident, believed...

Giant sinkhole terrifies residents of Zaruma, Ecuador as it is growing larger and larger

Residents and officials of Zaruma, Ecuador are facing a serious geological problem as giant sinkholes are opening across the city. The new sinkhole, a 15 meters wide and 13 meters deep crater, is still growing...

Weather Wizard: 43,388 lightnings in 24 hours hit Istanbul region

Huge thunderclouds caused an electric storm in Turkey's Marmara region, particularly hitting Istanbul with thousands of lightning bolts in the early hours of July 24. In total 43,388 flashes were observed in 24 hours...

I was going to be buried alive!

Brandon Post was working outside his home in Montfort when the earth collapsed beneath his feet. "I just started screaming, 'Somebody help me! Somebody help me!' It was the only thing I could do...

PG&E shuts off the power in Northern California to prevent fires

Lessons learned? 87,000 without power in Northern California to prevent fires. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. shut off power to roughly 87,000 customers in Northern California on Sunday night, in anticipation of gusty winds and...

A year in WEATHER: Watch in awe as storm systems EXPLODE, DANCE, and SWIRL across the U.S. in 2018

Watch this amazing HD weather radar time-lapse compiled by Weather Decoded for the ENTIRE YEAR of 2018 and remember in awe as storm systems EXPLODE, DANCE, and SWIRL across the U.S.

The Ozone Layer Is Healing and Is Expected to Do a Full Recovery By 2060

The ozone layer, which protects us from ultraviolet light, looks to be successfully healing after gaping holes were discovered in the 1980s. The Northern Hemisphere could be fully...

After 150 whales in Australia now 50 dolphins dead in Argentina – Something unprecedented is killing our marine mammals!

Two shocking mass die-offs have made the headlines within the last 5 days. On March 22, 2018, 143 whales died after a mass-stranding at Hamelin Bay, 10km north of Augusta, Australia. Now, just 2...