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Diver Captured Moment of Beirut Blast From Boat

A diver in the port of Beirut captured the massive August 4 explosion from the vantage point of the water. Alaa Saad was sitting on a boat with his friends after diving when they noticed smoke rising from the port. It was minutes before the massive explosion hit the capital, killing at least 220 and…

Tree Lifts Garage as Its Uprooted by Chicago Storm

Trees were uprooted and power was cut for large numbers of people after a destructive derecho storm that included at least one tornado blew through Chicago on August 10. The National Weather Service urged residents to take cover as a dangerous line of storms that included winds of more than 70 mph hit the city.…

Tornado Spotted in Manitoba, Canada

A tornado warning was issued for Manitoba, Canada, on August 7. There were several videos shared to social media purporting to show a tornado near Scarth, Manitoba, while other footage showed a tornado in the Oak Lake area, where warnings were in place. This footage shows a tornado as viewed from Oak Lake. Credit: Erin…