2011 has already become the dealiest tornado season in US history

Deadly Tornadoes in Massachusetts

On the first of June 2011, Massachusetts recorded one of the most bizarre weather events in the state’s history. Massachusetts was hit by several tornadoes, causing the deaths of at least four people and injuring hundreds. The tornadoes occurred in at least 18 communities in the Springfield area including Westfield, West Springfield, Wilbraham, Sturbridge, Monson, Oxford, Charlton, Agawam, Brimfield, and Douglas. Springfield is…

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Morning dawns on the destruction left behind from the killer tornado that tore through Joplin, Missouri

Tornadoes and Floods Underscore the Costs of Global Warming

The current wave of tornados and floods are a small preview of what life will look like in a world ravaged by global warming. The US Global Change Research Program has warned of more extreme weather events in the future as the planet gets warmer. When it comes to tornados, 2011 is proving to be the deadliest and most destructive year ever. The…

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