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A map of the US on April 18, 2019, showing "brightness temperature" — a measure of atmospheric intensity.

The southern and eastern US has been smacked by days of deadly tornadoes and storms — and more are on the way

An area of low pressure is moving east from the Mississippi Valley, bringing severe storms, tornadoes and flash floods.
A picture of Neptune taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft, showing a since-vanished dark storm.

The Hubble telescope has discovered a ‘dark vortex’ raging on Neptune that would swallow 20% of Earth’s surface

New pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveal a mysterious "dark tempest" storm raging on Neptune and a "giant" frigid cap on top of Uranus.
Venice's Mose project remains unfinished.

A $6.5 billion sea wall was supposed to stop Venice from flooding. Now, most of the city is underwater.

Officials suspect that a massive flood barrier could have protected Venice from this week's devastating round of storms.
Hurricane Florence approaches the US East Coast in a satellite image taken from space on Wednesday.

NASA recorded ‘a stark and sobering’ video of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station

Hurricane Florence is expected to slam into the Carolinas as an "extremely dangerous major hurricane" as early as Thursday and trigger widespread floods. NASA recorded what it calls a "stark and sobering" video of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday morning.
Satellite imagery shows hurricanes Florence, Isaac, and Helene from space on September 10, 2018.

Astronauts in space just saw all 3 threatening hurricanes lurking in the Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Florence is predicted to slam into the US East Coast as a major storm. Two other hurricanes — Isaac and Helene — have also appeared in the Atlantic Ocean. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station recently saw all three hurricanes and photographed two of them.
People look at cars and homes engulfed in floodwaters on February 22, 2017 in San Jose, California.

California is due for a mega-flood that could force 1.5 million people to evacuate and cause $725 billion in damage — and it would hit Silicon V...

A new book from star seismologist Lucy Jones explores the likelihood of a nightmare storm striking California. She writes that the chances of flooding inundating 25% of California's land are high.

Hurricane season officially starts today — and you’re at risk even if you live far from the shore

Hurricane season starts June 1 on the Atlantic Ocean. Regardless of how many storms we see, scientists say hurricanes are becoming more aggressive and pushing flooding and damage further inland.
A satellite image of the nor'easter hitting the East Coast on the morning of March 2, 2018.

A dangerous ‘bomb cyclone’ is hitting the East Coast — this satellite image captures its monstrous scale

On Thursday, a powerful nor'easter started moving toward the Atlantic Coast. Winds up to 50 mph are expected to hit some coastal towns.
The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, as seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft on July 10, 2017.

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot may have only 10 to 20 years left before it disappears

Jupiter's clouds have kept the Great Red Spot going for about 350 years, but the storm has shrunk by 50% since the 1800s and may vanish in your lifetime.