12 July


US Weather events

US Weather events

1951 73 yrs ago
The Kaw River flood occurred. The month of June that year was the wettest of record for the state of Kansas, and during the four days preceding the flood much of eastern Kansas and western Missouri received more than ten inches of rain. Flooding in the Midwest claimed 41 lives, left 200 thousand persons homeless, and caused a billion dollars property damage. Kansas City was hardest hit. The central industrial district sustained 870 million dollars property damage. (The Kansas City Weather Alamnac)
1980 44 yrs ago
Lightning struck a large broiler house in Branford, FL, and the ensuing fire broiled 11,000 nearly ready broilers. Firemen were able to save a few thousand chickens, however. (The Weather Channel)
1987 37 yrs ago
Cool air invaded the High Plains Region. Eight cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Sheridan, WY, with a reading of 37 degrees. Thunderstorms developing along the cold front in the central U.S. produced 6.5 inches of rain at Fort Dodge, IA, and 2.5 inches in one hour at St. Joseph MO. (The National Weather Summary)
1988 36 yrs ago
Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather over the Dakotas, including baseball size hail at Aberdeen, SD, and softball size hail near Fullerton, ND. Thunderstorms produced heavy rain in Arkansas and northeastern Texas, with 6.59 inches reported at Mesquite, TX, in just an hour and fifteen minutes. Garland, TX, reported water up to the tops of cars following a torrential downpour. (The National Weather Summary)
1989 35 yrs ago
Early morning thunderstorms over eastern Kansas deluged McFarland with more than six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms in Wyoming produced up to eighteen inches of dime size hail near Rock Springs, along with torrential rains, and a three foot high wall of mud and water swept into the town causing more than 1.5 million dollars damage. Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in Oklahoma and Arkansas, deluging Dardanelle, AR, with 3.50 inches of rain in less than twenty minutes. About seventy cows were killed when lightning struck a tree in Jones County, TX. (The National Weather Summary)
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World records

World records


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F5 tornadoes

F5 tornadoes


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Deadly earthquakes

Deadly earthquakes

Jul 12, 1900 06:25 AM UTC 124 yrs ago
Turkey (map) Magnitude: 5.9 UK
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)140

Jul 12, 1924 03:12 PM UTC 100 yrs ago
Kyrgyzstan (map) , 25 km deep Magnitude: 6.8 UK
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)41

Jul 12, 1986 07:54 AM UTC 38 yrs ago
Iran (map) , 5.4 km deep Magnitude: 5.7
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking1
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects1
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)1
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)1

Jul 12, 1991 10:42 AM UTC 33 yrs ago
Romania (map) , 15 km deep Magnitude: 5.5
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking2
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects2
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)2

Jul 12, 1993 01:17 PM UTC 31 yrs ago
Japan (map) , 17 km deep Magnitude: 7.7
Secondary effectstsunami, landslide, fire
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking200
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects243
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)230
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)239

Jul 12, 2004 01:04 PM UTC 20 yrs ago
Slovenia (map) , 7.3 km deep Magnitude: 5.2
Secondary effectslandslide
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking0
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects1
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)1





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