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A huge fireball has been seen in Oxfordshire after reports of an "explosion" in the area.
More than 400 wildfires were burning across Canada on Monday, June 5, with 249 of the blazes still considered to be out of control, Canada’s Minister of Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair, said.Satellite footage provided by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere shows wildfire smoke spreading down into northeastern United States on June 5.Officials from Canada’s Natural Resources ministry told Reuters that if the current rate of fires continues, the country “could hit record levels for area burned” in a year. Credit: CIRA via Storyful
A storm chaser based in Texas had an illuminating experience on April 3, as he filmed a beautiful lightning storm that swept through the north-central part of the state.Timelapse footage by Chad Casey shows lightning flashing in a large cloud formation, southeast of Glen Rose. Casey told Storyful, “It was amazing watching the storm pull away, with clear skies and stars surrounding [it.]”Hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes were a threat in the southeast of the state on Monday, according to media updates, with the National Weather Service (NWS) issuing a severe thunderstorm warning.The NWS also warned that severe storms were to be expected again on Tuesday and Tuesday night, and urged residents to have multiple ways to receive weather updates. Credit: Chad Casey via Storyful