A team of Turkish researchers established the observation station in Antarctica, which will provide meteorological data such as wind speed, pressure and global solar radiation for two years.
The weather system, also known as an atmospheric river, gets its name from the flow of moisture that periodically heads east from waters adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands to soak the US West Coast.
Thousands of people have been left without electricity as rains and violent winds sparked flooding and tore trees from their roots.
Hurricane Willa was just 3.2 kmh shy of being designated a devastating Category 5 storm.
Hurricane Rosa is expected to affect parts of the coastlines of southwestern Mexico, the southern Baja California Peninsula, and southern California later this week and over the weekend.
A powerful tornado ripped apart dozens of homes and threw cars into the air near the Canadian capital Ottawa, leaving two people critically injured.
The weather at Lake Victoria is unlike any other place on earth with thunderstorms and lightning strikes killing around 5,000 people a year.
The majority of the victims were men aged between 53 and 85 living in vulnerable conditions and without access to air conditioning.
Frozen eyelashes and broken thermometers. This is what winter in Russia looks like this year with the country experiencing record lows.
The brutal cold in parts of the East Coast and Midwest shows no sign of abating but according to meteorologists, a thaw should begin on Monday.
Temperatures have hit record-breaking lows in some northeastern regions as at least 19 people lost their lives due to the brutal cold.
Freezing weather strikes the US east coast, as residents in Georgia say they haven't seen this much snow in 30 years.
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