Sierra Leone mudslides: Excavators pull bodies from rubble

2017-08-15 09:08

At least 312 people were killed and more than 2 000 left homeless after heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown, leaving excavators to pull bodies from rubble and overwhelming the city's morgues.

Extreme heat in Europe decimating crops

2017-08-11 22:15

Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world.

China's Sichuan hit by 6.5 magnitude quake: USGS

2017-08-08 17:39

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has rattled southwest China, the US Geological Survey said, with early reports of collapsed houses and evacuations.

Study: Being outside could become deadly in South Asia

2017-08-03 13:31

A new study suggests wide swaths of northern India, southern Pakistan and parts of Bangladesh may become so hot and humid by the end of the century that it will be deadly just being outdoors

Taiwan hit by second storm after Nesat injures 111

2017-07-30 15:27

Taiwan has been hit by its second major storm in two days after Typhoon Nesat battered the island, leaving at least 111 injured while causing flooding and widespread power outages.

Hop on! Wild rabbits surf on sheep to flee New Zealand flood

2017-07-26 21:46

It was a woolly ride, but three wild rabbits managed to escape floodwaters in New Zealand by clambering aboard sheep and surfing to higher ground.

Pioneering Paris canal swimming spot closed due to pollution

2017-07-24 21:14

A new public bathing area on a Paris canal that has been helping residents keep cool during the summer has been temporarily closed due to pollution concerns just a week after opening.

Severe storms lash New Zealand’s South Island

2017-07-22 16:07

State of emergency declared as floods and mudslides batter southeast coast of Pacific Island nation.

Keep saving water while it rains - Western Cape government

2017-07-17 14:07

Western Cape MEC Anton Bredell has urged consumers not to revert to using water wastefully, as dam levels are still recovering.

9 dead, boy missing in flash flood in Arizona swim hole

2017-07-17 09:52

A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona.


Massive monsoon disasters across Nepal, India

2017-08-13 15:31

Monsoon floods and landslides have killed at least 66 people across Nepal and India but officials fear that figure could almost double as rescuers search for dozens believed lost under mud and in submerged villages.

Hurricane Franklin strikes Mexico coast

2017-08-10 12:45

Hurricane Franklin has slammed into Mexico's eastern coast, sweeping the region with powerful winds and heavy rain capable of producing deadly flash floods.

One dead as Italy heatwave breaks in Alps

2017-08-06 17:39

One woman died after her car was swept away by an avalanche of water and mud as a heatwave broke into storms in the Italian Alps.

11 killed by lightning strikes as India floods continue

2017-07-31 12:38

Lightning has killed at least 11 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials have said.

Summer treat: Polar bears frolic in donated load of snow

2017-07-27 17:53

Polar bear mum Venus frolics in the snow with her eight-month-old cub in Ranua Wildlife Park in the summer heat of the northern wilds of Finland's Lapland

Getting stuck in the icy Arctic: You're on you own

2017-07-25 15:00

The MSV Nordica is as robust a ship as you can find, but striking out to sea in the remote and icy Arctic always carries a risk. What if something goes wrong? The short answer is: you're on your own.

Hurricane Hilary forms in Pacific off Mexico

2017-07-24 19:58

Hurricane Hilary has formed in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, but forecasters say the storm does not pose any imminent threat to land.

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2017-07-17 19:02

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WATCH: Flurries of snow captured on Table Mountain

Flurries of snow falling on Table Mountain were captured on Sunday afternoon, as a cold snap hit the Western Cape and other parts of South Africa this weekend. Watch.

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4 killed, 6 missing in India's Gujarat amid monsoon floods

2017-07-16 13:35

Heavy monsoon flooding has killed four people in western India, officials say, with grave fears held for at least six others still missing following torrential downpours.

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