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California bomb cyclone leaves at least 5 dead

Storm-hit California slammed by another historic atmospheric river

Winter storms end SoCal's emergency water rules

California deals with flooding fallout from "potent" atmospheric river

Latest atmospheric river brings "catastrophic" flood risk to California

What is an atmospheric river? Weather event behind California floods, record snow

Flooding taking place in Central California from atmospheric river storms in March 2023.

Thousands without power as strong atmospheric river floods California

 woman braves the flooded streets alongside splashing trucks as an atmospheric river storm slams California in Salinas, California
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Mar 9, 2023 - Science

Freddy, "longest-lasting" tropical cyclone, to hit Mozambique for 2nd time

A screenshot of Cyclone Freddy lashing Mozambique on March 7.

"Pineapple Express" storm to hit California