New Yorkers were shown trying to navigate waist-deep water at subway stations following flash floods and thunderstorms.
The 93-year-old Korean War veteran died at his Pittsburgh home after storms in western Pennsylvania led to widespread power outages.
Severe weather causes three 18-wheeler trucks on Interstate 35E to flip over, causing one serious injury.
A Tornado Watch is in effect in parts of south central Texas through 5 a.m. local time Thursday, the National Weather Service said.
Severe weather left at least five people dead and tens of thousands without power this week.
Tornadoes caused widespread damage across parts of the state, including in Peachtree City and Coweta County.
States facing the highest risk of tornadoes on Wednesday include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.
Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are still without access to clean water more than two weeks after severe winter weather ravaged through the South.
Hurricane and storm surge watches have been issued for most of southern Louisiana, including New Orleans, and southeast Texas, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed earlier.
More than 2.5 million people have been evacuated from coastal districts in India's West Bengal and Odisha states, as well as areas of Bangladesh, in response to Wednesday's severe storm.
Heavy rainfall is expected in the sub-Himalayan region of West Bengal as well as the Indian states of Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya through Thursday.
A thunderstorm advisory has been issued in parts of Luzon, the country's largest and most populous island.
Tropical storm locally known as "Ambo" is the first tropical cyclone of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean typhoon season.
The Weather Channel says 42 million people could experience threats such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail and damaging winds.
Six people were injured by a large tornado which struck the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas.
Tornadoes were reported in Texas as strong northeasterdly winds brought rain and thunderstorms to large parts of the state.
"We have seen a fair amount of damage across the area," said meteorologist Kyle Pallozzi from the National Weather Service.
Local websites have listed the names of educational faculties that will remain shut today in light of the power shortages affecting Vermont, Maine, Connecticut and Rhode Island this week.
How to check the outage maps for Dominion and Pepco as the DMV area is left without power following a storm.
One of the biggest of the year, the PG&E outages in Northern California serve as a reminder that blackouts are becoming a routine aspect of millions of Americans' lives.
"The overall weather pattern that has been in place across the U.S. will continue early this week, which will bring more rounds of severe weather to the Plains," AccuWeather Meteorologist Brett Rathbun said.
This technology could hear tornado storms hours before they start and potentially save lives.
The slow-moving system has already dropped large hail and inches of rainfall in parts of Texas and Missouri.
The National Weather Service announced a tornado watch has now been issued for parts of Florida and Georgia.
Parts of the Midwest brace for more flooding and heavy rain this week, after storms claimed the lives of at least five people over the weekend.
Bitter cold and strong winds hindered some athletes this week, but temperatures are expected to creep back up.
Scientists at the Florida Institute of Technology filmed lightning at 7,000 frames per second.