Learn More About Severe Weather
The raw and awesome power of severe weather is frightening and captivating. Follow these links to delve into this fascinating world.
Environment Canada Hazardous Weather
What is hazardous weather and what role does Environment Canada play in warning us?
The Atlas of Canada – Natural Hazards
Learn more about extreme weather in Canada and check out maps that show where it has struck, and how frequently – you might be surprised.
Ever wondered what severe storms look like from space? Check out these awesome pictures from NASA.
Canadian Disaster Data Base
Oh yes, it can and does happen here. Research information on disasters that have directly affected Canadians, at home and abroad, over the past century.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Photo Gallery
Spellbinding photos of tornadoes, lightening, hail and more.
Canadian Summer Storms Quiz
Find out how much you really know about severe summer weather in Canada.
National Geographic Natural Disasters
Learn how rock, wind, ice, snow, raging storms, and Earth's inner fire have transformed the planet and life on it. Watch video from inside a tornado, create your own hurricane, and see photos of tsunami devastation.
CBC Digital Archives – Extreme Weather
Watch and listen to historic Canadian radio and television broadcasts concerning extreme weather.
ZuiTube Videos for Kids – Extreme Weather
While the extreme weather videos on this site have been reviewed by teachers and parents to ensure they are safe for kids, EMO suggests that parents review them first to decide if they are appropriate for your family.
Climate Change Nova Scotia
Climate change is a reality, and we are beginning to experience a gradual increase in its impacts. This might mean increasingly extreme weather: droughts, flooding, and erosion. Find out what is being done and what you can do to help.