Woman survives lightning strike in Johannesburg

2016-12-09 20:09

A woman in her late 30s has been struck by lightning in Johannesburg, paramedics say.

Poland suffering disastrous weather

2016-12-02 17:50

Technicians were working across Poland to restore power to around 180 000 households and to unblock roads and railway tracks after heavy snowfall and strong winds.

Hurricane Otto makes landfall

2016-11-24 22:18

Hurricane Otto has made landfall as a dangerous Category 2 hurricane on a sparsely populated stretch of Caribbean coast in Nicaragua.

One dead, one missing as storm batters Britain

2016-11-22 22:33

A woman died and a pensioner is missing as flash floods and strong winds swept across Britain, stranding a ferry carrying 150 people for 26 hours.

70 000 homes without power in storm-hit France

2016-11-20 16:38

Winds gusting to hurricane force left nearly 70 000 homes in western and northwestern France without power on Sunday.

Climate change to blame for extreme weather - Cabinet

2016-11-17 15:36

The extreme weather experienced in various regions in the country this month is a direct result of climate change, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

Govt will help floods victims - Zuma promises

2016-11-15 18:56

Government will do everything in its power to help the victims of the flash floods in Alexandra, Johannesburg, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Divers find body of pregnant woman missing after flash floods

2016-11-12 13:51

The body of a pregnant woman who disappeared during flash floods in Edenvale this week has been found, Gauteng police say.

We need closure, says family of toddler missing after floods

2016-11-11 17:41

The search and rescue operation to find missing 3-year-old Everite Chauke has been called off for the day with her family still looking for closure.

Flash floods wreak havoc in Joburg: 12 life-saving tips for motorists

2016-11-10 12:51

'Although flash floods are rare, when they occur, they can wreak havoc', says the Automobile AJossociation as it shares live-saving tips for dealing with flooding in SA.


Rain causes traffic disruptions in Cape Town

2016-12-09 08:40

Heavy rain in Cape Town has resulted in localised flooding and traffic delays.

Death toll in storms sweeping US increases

2016-11-30 22:30

Possible tornadoes have swept parts of Alabama and Tennessee, killing five people and injuring more than a dozen.

PICS: Snow falls in November in Tokyo for first time in 54 years

2016-11-24 13:39

Tokyo residents have woken up to the first November snowfall in more than 50 years.

Storms lash French South Pacific islands

2016-11-22 20:07

Heavy rains and strong winds have destroyed homes and left at least three people dead in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia.

Earth sees hottest year-to-date in modern era

2016-11-18 20:32

The first 10 months of this year have been the hottest in modern times, while last month was the third warmest October since 1880.

Joburg couple turns to social media to find dog missing after flash floods

2016-11-16 14:11

A Johannesburg couple, who lost all their household belongings in the recent flash floods, has turned to social media pleading for help to try and find their dog which went missing after their home was flooded.

WATCH: 'Hectic' tornado destroys Ennerdale homes

2016-11-15 11:57

A tornado has ripped through Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, leaving at least 50 homes damaged, Johannesburg's emergency services say.

Flash-flood hit parts of Gauteng to be declared disaster areas

2016-11-12 11:15

Gauteng Premier David Makhura intends declaring some parts of his province disaster areas following the fierce flash floods that left destruction in its wake.

Tshwane residents warned to prepare for flash floods

2016-11-10 22:47

City of Tshwane MMC for infrastructure Darryl Moss has urged motorists to be vigilant following an extreme weather alert by the South African Weather Service for the weekend.

Girl, 3, still missing after Joburg floods - city

2016-11-10 12:23

The City of Johannesburg has confirmed that a 3-year-old girl is still missing following the devastating flash floods that have affected parts of Gauteng.

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