Thunderstorms are weather phenomena characterized by the presence of thunder and lightning. They are caused by the rapid upward movement of warm, moist air, which cools and condenses to form cumulonimbus clouds. Within these clouds, strong updrafts and downdrafts create a dynamic and turbulent environment, leading to the development of thunderstorms.

Chicago is under a tornado watch and severe thunderstorm warning.

Chicago is under a tornado watch

The City of Chicago, state of Illinois, is under a tornado watch as a cold front sweeps through the region. Severe storms triggered a tornado warning in the Chicago area on Tuesday evening, February 27, with at least five tornado sightings reported by the National Weather Service.

Twin Tornadoes Ravage Limassol, Cyprus: 50 Homes Damaged, 5 Destroyed


On February 14, 2024, two tornadoes struck Limassol, Cyprus, wreaking havoc across the city and particularly devastating the Germasoyeia suburb. The storms tore roofs off houses, toppled a building crane, and caused extensive infrastructural damage. Local officials describe the damage as massive and unprecedented, with emergency services and maintenance crews working tirelessly to address the aftermath.

Winter Storm Kayden Threatens Northeast US and Nova Scotia

Storm Kayden

As winter approaches, a major weather event is on the horizon: Winter Storm Kayden. Meteorologist Marko Korosec warns that this powerful storm is set to bring deep snow and blizzards to the Northeast U.S. and Nova Scotia, Canada, just in time for Valentine’s Day.