1910 Rogers Pass avalanche
The 1910 Rogers Pass Avalanche killed 62 men clearing a railroad line near the summit of Rogers Pass through the Selkirk Mountains in British Columbia on March 4, 1910. It is Canada's worst avalanche...
1910 Rogers Pass avalanche - Wikipedia
1912 United States cold wave
The 1912 United States cold wave (also called 1912 cold air outbreak) remains one of the coldest winters recorded to occur over the northern United States since meteorological data has been kept by th...
1912 United States cold wave - Wikipedia
North American blizzard of 1947
The Great Blizzard of 1947 was a record-breaking snowfall that began on Christmas without prediction and brought the northeastern United States to a standstill. The snowstorm was described as the wors...
North American blizzard of 1947 - Wikipedia
1939 California tropical storm
The 1939 California tropical storm, also called the 1939 Long Beach tropical storm, El Cordonazo, The Lash of St. Francis was a tropical cyclone that hit Southern California in September, 1939. Former...
1939 California tropical storm - Wikipedia
1915 Palestine locust infestation
From March to October 1915, swarms of locusts stripped areas in and around Palestine of almost all vegetation. This infestation seriously compromised the already-depleted food supply of the region and...
1915 Palestine locust infestation - Wikipedia
North Sea flood of 1953
The 1953 North Sea flood (Dutch: Watersnoodramp, literally "flood disaster") was a major flood caused by a heavy storm, that occurred on the night of Saturday, 31 January 1953 and morning of Sunda...
North Sea flood of 1953 - Wikipedia
1922 Austin twin tornadoes
The twin tornadoes that ripped through Austin, Texas on May 4, 1922 are the most violent to ever strike Austin. The storm originally had one funnel cloud, but was eventually separated into two tornado...
1930 Meuse Valley fog
The location of Engis within Belgium.The 1930 Meuse Valley fog killed 60 people in Belgium due to a combination of industrial air pollution and climatic conditions.The Meuse river flows from France, t...
1906 United Kingdom heat wave
The 1906 United Kingdom heatwave was a severe heatwave that occurred over all parts of the UK, from August through to September. The heatwave was unusual as the highest temperatures were recorded in e...
1906 United Kingdom heat wave - Wikipedia