Niger: Thousands left without homes after severe flooding

2017-09-21 15:30

Tens of thousands of people have been left homeless in Niger after months of severe flooding.

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

2017-09-19 22:29

Hurricane Maria has smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called 'mind-boggling' devastation.

Maria makes landfall in 'potentially catastrophic' hurricane

2017-09-19 07:16

Hurricane Maria has strengthened into a "potentially catastrophic" Category Five storm as it barrelled into eastern Caribbean islands still reeling from Irma, forcing residents to evacuate in powerful winds and lashing rain.

Hurricane Maria grows on fearsome Irma's path

2017-09-18 08:45

Maria has been forecast to surge to major hurricane strength as it nears the storm-battered eastern Caribbean with 140km/h winds, the US National Hurricane Centre has said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma.

Fierce storm hits western Romania

2017-09-17 19:31

Authorities say five people have died and at least 30 were injured during a violent storm in western Romania.

More tragedy after Hurricane Irma

2017-09-17 06:16

Three days after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, the first 911 call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills came in. Then came another call. Then another.

Storm warning for Los Cabos

2017-09-16 17:17

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the resort-studded southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula due to Hurricane Norma, which is forecast to pass nearby in the coming days.

Climate change aggravates global hunger - UN

2017-09-16 06:59

Hunger is on the increase across the globe once again after a decade of declines, a UN report has said, thanks in part to climate change aggravating severe weather and conflicts.

Vietnam braces for 'strongest storm in a decade'

2017-09-15 06:15

Vietnam has ordered tens of thousands of people to evacuate its central coastal area as Typhoon Doksuri closed in, with officials predicting the storm could be the most powerful in a decade.

Aircraft carrier rushed to hurricane-battered Keys

2017-09-12 13:12

Authorities have sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to hurricane-battered Florida to help with search-and-rescue operations.


Hurricane Maria threatens to flatten Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

2017-09-20 14:19

Puerto Rico faces what officials have said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the US territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.

Hurricane Maria weakens somewhat

2017-09-19 12:51

Hurricane Maria, after pounding Dominica with high winds, has weakened slightly to a still extremely dangerous Category 4 major storm.

WATCH: Footage of KZN storm that wreaked havoc, left 3 critically injured

Strong gale force winds swept through in and around Kwazulu Natal as heavy winds dominated the province on Saturday morning.

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3 critically injured as storm hits KZN

2017-09-17 21:03

At least three people have been critically injured and admitted to hospital as a result of the gale force winds and heavy rain that battered KwaZulu-Natal.

Maria threatening storm-battered Caribbean

2017-09-17 15:19

Forecasters say that Tropical Storm Maria is likely to hit the hurricane-battered Leeward islands of the Caribbean as a strengthening hurricane on Tuesday.

Five injured in Durban after roof collapse

2017-09-16 21:27

Five people have been injured in two separate incidents after two roofs collapsed on the corner of Grey Street and Warick Triangle in Durban due to strong winds in the area.

Widespread typhoon damage in Vietnam

2017-09-16 13:27

Shaken residents in central Vietnam are piecing their homes and businesses back together after a powerful typhoon hammered large swathes of coast and killed at least four people.

Max threatens Mexico's earthquake-hit area

2017-09-15 10:17

Hours after barrelling into Mexico's Pacific coast as a Category One hurricane, Max has been downgraded to a tropical storm, threatening parts of Mexico's southwest with inundating rains.

Irma: Gone but never to be forgotten

2017-09-14 12:43

The remnants of Hurricane Irma have largely dissipated over the eastern US, leaving behind a swathe of death and destruction across the Caribbean.

'It's devastating' - Florida residents stunned by Irma's destruction

2017-09-12 08:21

Witness account as Florida residents have got a first look of the destruction mega-storm Irma caused as it swept over the state, leaving virtually no area of the peninsula untouched.

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