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Camp Fire Evacuees Build Tent Camp at Chico Walmart2m40s

Camp Fire Evacuees Build Tent Camp at Chico Walmart

After California’s Camp Fire destroyed towns across Butte County, California, a number of those displaced set up a temporary camp at a Walmart in the town of Chico. According to state fire officials on November 16, the wildfire destroyed at least 9,700 residences. Thousands of Butte County residents are searching for temporary shelter as a result. Video recorded on November 15 shows the state of the camp. A row of tents is visible as well as piles of clothing and other belongings. Smoke is an issue for those living outside as the air quality in Chico has been hazardous for days. Those camped at the store have been asked to leave by Sunday, November 18, according to local media. Credit: @Vagazzled2169 via Storyful

'I Can't Believe It!' 96 Year Old Delighted to See First Snow in Many Years45s

'I Can't Believe It!' 96 Year Old Delighted to See First Snow in Many Years

Armando Trull’s 96-year-old mother recently moved to Washington from Miami, and was delighted to experience the first snow of the season on November 15 – her first snowfall in “a long, long, long time,” in her words. “I feel happy, so happy,” she said when asked how she felt about seeing the snow. “I have to say thanks God, for giving me the opportunity to watch something that I love and I yearn very much. Thank, thank, thank you God!” The tweet garnered over 387,000 views and over 17,000 likes on Twitter in under 24 hours. Credit: armandomedia.com via Storyful

Snow and Hurricane-Force Winds Pummel Newfoundland1m00s

Snow and Hurricane-Force Winds Pummel Newfoundland

Trees and power lines were downed and giant waves battered the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, as 130 km/h gusts swept over the area on November 14 and 15. This footage is described as showing the conditions on the west coast of Newfoundland on November 14. Credit: earthspace101 via Storyful

Cyclone Gaja Wreaks Havoc in Pudukkottai, India44s

Cyclone Gaja Wreaks Havoc in Pudukkottai, India

Cyclone Gaja pummeled the southeast coast of India on Friday, November 16, bringing high winds and rain to the district of Pudukkottai. Flooding was forecast for the district as Gaja made landfall, India Today reported. The district was expected to experience tides one meter higher than usual, the report said. At least 15 people died as a result of the storm in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in which Pudukkottai is situated, News18 Tamil Nadu reported. This footage shows heavy rain and strong winds in a neighborhood in Pudokkottai. Credit: Devi Balan via Storyful

Men Wade Through Floodwaters in Kuwait City35s

Men Wade Through Floodwaters in Kuwait City

The Kuwait Meteorological Department warned of “unstable weather,” as heavy rainfall caused flooding in Kuwait City on November 14 and 15. The Ministry of the Interior warned residents to stay indoors due to the heavy rainfall, the Arab Times reported. The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) suspended work at all of its companies on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Kuwaiti Public Works Minister Hussam Al-Roumi resigned on Friday due to the damage caused by the floods, the report said. Credit: Omar al-Nasser via Storyful

Heavy Rainfall Fills Desert with Pools of Water54s

Heavy Rainfall Fills Desert with Pools of Water

Heavy rainfall on November 14 and 15 filled Kuwait’s desert with pools of water. The Ministry of the Interior warned residents to stay indoors due to the heavy rainfall, the Arab Times reported. The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) suspended work at all of its companies on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Kuwaiti Public Works Minister Hussam Al-Roumi resigned on Friday due to the damage caused by the floods, the report said. Credit: Yaqoub Ashkanani via Storyful

Not Quite Santa's Reindeer: Camel Spotted on Pennsylvania Highway in Snowstorm33s

Not Quite Santa's Reindeer: Camel Spotted on Pennsylvania Highway in Snowstorm

Travelers may have spotted an unexpected scene in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 15, and it was not just the November snowfall. Megan Vogel shared a video on Twitter of a camel along Pennsylvania Route 309, standing in the snow. “[No big deal] just a camel on 309 in a snow storm,” she tweeted. The area got their first winter storm of the season with a mix of snow, sleet and rain expected until Friday. Credit: Megan Vogel via Storyful

Philadelphia Sees Biggest November Snow in Nearly 30 Years31s

Philadelphia Sees Biggest November Snow in Nearly 30 Years

The biggest November snowfall since 1989 blanketed Philadelphia on November 15, surprising meteorologists who thought the storm would bring a mix of rain and snow. The snow snarled traffic and prompted early closings of some schools and businesses in Philadelphia. Credit: alyssa_b_cwanger via Storyful

Winter Storm Plows Across Midwest into East Coast16s

Winter Storm Plows Across Midwest into East Coast

Tens of thousands of Kentucky customers were out of power on Thursday morning, November 15, after the first winter storm of the season swept across the Midwest and headed to the East Coast. The storm brought ice to Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, weighing down power lines and tree limbs that broke under the weight. This video shows damage in Radcliff, Kentucky, a small town near Fort Knox and southwest of Louisville. Credit: Britten McDowell via Storyful

Cyclone Gaja Descends on Pudukkottai, India56s

Cyclone Gaja Descends on Pudukkottai, India

Cyclone Gaja pummelled the south east coast of India, on Friday, November 16. The cyclone brought high winds and rain to the district of Pudukkottai, as seen in these videos. Flooding was forecast for the district as Gaja made landfall, India Today reported. The district was expected to experience tides one metre higher than usual, the report said. At least 15 people died in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Pudukkottai is situated, as a result of the storm, News18 Tamil Nadu reported. Credit: cmn_tweet via Storyful

Commuters Face Huge Delays at New York Port Authority Bus Terminal After Snowstorm2m16s

Commuters Face Huge Delays at New York Port Authority Bus Terminal After Snowstorm

Commuters faced lengthy delays at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City on Thursday, November 15, after a snowstorm. Parts of the terminal building were closed due to overcrowding, WPIX 11 New York reported. In a tweet, a spokesperson for the PABT said NJTransit buses were unable to access the terminal due to the weather, and advised people to use alternative transport. Credit: Ajoy Singha via Storyful

Gridlock on George Washington Bridge as Heavy Snow Brings Traffic Chaos to New York City1m01s

Gridlock on George Washington Bridge as Heavy Snow Brings Traffic Chaos to New York City

Motorists endured lengthy delays on the George Washington Bridge in New York City on Thursday, November 15, after heavy snowfall in the Tri-State area. These videos show the chaos on the bridge, where multiple accidents were reported. Upper level eastbound lanes were shut down for several hours, ABC Eyewitness News reported. Meanwhile, the Bayonne Bridge was closed in both direction, the report said. Delays were also reported at John F. Kennedy, Newark and LaGuardia airports. Credit: Akoaysidimple via Storyful

Snow Storm Causes Commuter Chaos at Newark Penn Station6s

Snow Storm Causes Commuter Chaos at Newark Penn Station

A snow storm caused travel chaos across the state of New Jersey, as well as in neighboring New York, on Thursday, November 15. New Jersey Transit warned train services could be delayed up to an hour. This video shows overcrowding at Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey. Sharing the video, commuter Daniel Bodner tweeted: “Penn Station right now. Police are only letting people boarding the train on the platform. But they don’t know what trains are arriving. Chaos! #NJTransit #pennstationnewark.” Credit: Daniel Bodner via Storyful

Camel Seen on Pennsylvania Highway During Snowstorm7s

Camel Seen on Pennsylvania Highway During Snowstorm

Travelers were surprised to spot a camel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 15, amid intense snowfall. The animal was seen tethered to a stationary van along the Pennsylvania Route 309, standing in the snow. The area got its first winter storm of the season. Snow, sleet and rain was forecast until Friday. Credit: Tylerkio via Storyful

Ice Storm Takes Down Cincinnati Oak Tree a Branch at a Time30s

Ice Storm Takes Down Cincinnati Oak Tree a Branch at a Time

More than 100,000 customers were without power Thursday morning, November 15, as an ice storm swept over the US Midwest, downing trees and power lines with the weight of the ice. This video shows a 110-foot oak tree in Cincinnati which has been losing branches through the course of the morning. Credit: Angel Freudenberg via Storyful

Ice Storm Leaves Cincinnati Car With Frosted Glass31s

Ice Storm Leaves Cincinnati Car With Frosted Glass

An ice storm swept across the US Midwest early on Thursday, November 15, dropping trees and power lines and leaving more than 100,000 customers without power in Cincinnati, Ohio, alone. The storm dumped more snow as it moved further east, with power outages also reported in the Carolinas, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. Credit: Carly Hood via Storyful

Dozens of Horses Sheltered at California Fairgrounds From Wildfire34s

Dozens of Horses Sheltered at California Fairgrounds From Wildfire

Horses rescued from the Camp Fire in northern California are resting at the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley on November 14, as local residents bring in supplies for them. The wind-driven blaze started on November 8 and quickly swelled, making evacuations hazardous. At least 56 people died in the fire, which almost completely obliterated the town of Paradise, and dozens are still missing. This video gives a view of the horses at the fairgrounds. Credit: life_with_grace2017 via Storyful

Roads Swamped Near Eastern Saudi City as Heavy Rain Hits Kingdom33s

Roads Swamped Near Eastern Saudi City as Heavy Rain Hits Kingdom

The Saudi Civil Defense issued a weather warning on November 14 as heavy rainfall hit several areas of the country. Flooding was mainly confined to the east of the country on November 15, according to local reports. In the eastern city of Hafar al-Batin, a local news site said several roads were closed. This footage, shot locally, shows deep floodwater at a filling station. Credit: @munifx111 via Storyful

Cyclone Gaja Brings Rough Waves to Beach in Pondicherry, India32s

Cyclone Gaja Brings Rough Waves to Beach in Pondicherry, India

The approaching Cyclone Gaja lashed the southeast coast of India with high winds and rain on Thursday, November 15. This video shows rough waves at a beach next to the Ajantha Sea View Hotel in Pondicherry, about 90 miles south of Chennai. The cyclone was forecast to make landfall at the coastal town of Cuddalore, which lies 15 miles south of Pondicherry, on Thursday night, the Times of India reported. Cyclone shelters were erected across south India, and the Indian Navy were on standby to help with humanitarian aid, the report said. Credit: Anand Sam via Storyful

Heavy Rain Hits Saudi Arabia Causing Deadly Floods55s

Heavy Rain Hits Saudi Arabia Causing Deadly Floods

Heavy rain caused floods in central Saudi Arabia, near Al Nuhaiteyah, on Wednesday, November 14. On the day, several warnings were put in place by the Saudi General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection. Saudi Civil Defence urged caution after 30 people died in recent days due to the bad weather. Credit: بدر المخلفي. via Storyful

Cyclone Gaja Brings Heavy Rain to Chennai, India41s

Cyclone Gaja Brings Heavy Rain to Chennai, India

Cyclone Gaja brought heavy rain and high winds to the city of Chennai, in south India, on Thursday, November 15. The cyclone was forecast to make landfall about 100 miles south of Chennai, between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday night, the Times of India reported. Cyclone shelters were erected across south India, and the Indian Navy was on standby to help with humanitarian aid, the report said. Credit: Saurav Kumar Singh via Storyful

Sierra Fire Burns Close to Rialto, California, Homes28s

Sierra Fire Burns Close to Rialto, California, Homes

Residents of Rialto, California, watched as a small brush fire erupted and quickly grew to cover nearly 150 acres early in the morning on November 13. Video from Rialto, which lies to the east of Los Angeles, shows the wildfire just outside town with thick smoke blanketing streets. Dubbed the Sierra Fire, the blaze began as a small vegetation fire in Fontana, but threatened to erupt into another massive disaster fed by the warm and seasonal Santa Ana winds. However, less than a day after the blaze began, San Bernardino County Fire officials reported the Sierra Fire is now 75 percent contained and no longer growing. Credit: mattiebunnyneedles via Storyful

'It's Snowing Ash': First Responder Surveys Scorched Landscape Near Malibu47s

'It's Snowing Ash': First Responder Surveys Scorched Landscape Near Malibu

A first responder recorded the thick smoke and burnt landscape at Mulholland Highway, in Malibu, as the region battled the Woolsey Fire, which stood at 40 percent contained on November 13. Two people died and three were injured in the fire, which has consumed nearly 100,000 acres in Ventura County and Los Angeles County, CAL Fire said. Speaking to Storyful, Dimitri Seneca Snowden said he moved to LA to work on a TV show several months ago. He said he has also worked as a first responder for several years. After seeing how many dispatch calls there were for the Woolsey Fire, he said he drove towards the smoke. Seneca Snowden also said he assisted with evacuations in the Mountain View Estates, in Calabasas, before going to Mulholland Highway. This footage shows the burnt landscape and thick smog in the air at that area. Credit: Dimitri Seneca Snowden via Storyful

Waterspout Spotted Off Florida Beach1m09s

Waterspout Spotted Off Florida Beach

Beachgoers spotted a waterspout off the seaside town of Lauderdeale-by-the-Sea, Florida, on Tuesday, November 13. Holidaymaker Ryann Byfield, who was on honeymoon with her husband and vacation with her family, took this video of the waterspout. Credit: Ryann Byfield via Storyful