Extreme Weather

By: Dennis Flack Email
By: Dennis Flack Email

Folks in Japan got dumped on with several inches of snow this weekend. Parts of the country got more than three feet and dozens of volunteers turned up to help dig out elderly residents trapped in their houses.

People along the west coast of Australia are preparing for the onslaught of cyclone Iggy. The massive storm is expected to make landfall sometime today and locals are on high alert. Winds of more than 100mph are expected and residents are told to tie down anything that is loose.

After several deadly tornadoes in Alabama, one couple syas it is not taking any chances. James and Claudette Hunter bought a bus five years ago and have buried it underground as a storm shelter. It was a refuge during the April tornadoes and the storms that passed two months ago. The school bus was built in 1985. The couple bought it from a junkyard for only $800. It was an extra $700 to dig a hole to bury it.

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