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World weather news, June 2017

Tropical Storm Dora continued strengthening near the southwestern coast of Mexico after forming early on the 25th and by 0900 GMT on the 26th became a hurricane, the first of the 2017 Pacific hurricane season.
At least two people were injured and dozens of homes damaged as severe storms accompanied by tornadoes and large hail swept through the US states of Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, and Wisconsin on Wednesday afternoon, June 28, 2017. The NWS Storm Prediction Center received reports of 27 tornadoes, most of them in Iowa. In the Des Moines area, a severe thunderstorm marched into the metro during the evening rush hour, dumping rain and hail, The Des Moines Register reports. Particularly in Clive, West Des Moines, Waukee and Van Meter, residents reported seeing golf ball-sized hail and larger.

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Last updated 30 June 2017.

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