Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
A new UN report found global oceans could rise 3 feet by 2100 due in part to melting ice. That melt could also slow the Atlantic ocean current system.
Deltec Homes' round, aerodynamic designs have withstood previous hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Michael.
Hurricanes that hit the Americas tend to follow a similar course. That’s because most come from the same place in the world.
Three days after the devastating passage of Hurricane Michael, search teams in Florida pressed their hunt for victims into hard-to-reach areas.
Daylight is yielding scenes of rows upon rows of homes smashed to pieces by Hurricane Michael in Florida.
A weakened Hurricane Michael smashes across the Southeast after crashing ashore and leaving wide destruction in parts of the Florida Panhandle; at least one death.
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Authorities have warned residents displaced by a killer hurricane that its devastation was far from over, as Florence dumped 'epic amounts of rainfall' across the southeastern United States, bringing catastrophic flooding and up to 13 deaths.
Emergency crews rescued hundreds of stranded people as Hurricane Florence pounded the US East Coast with driving rain, howling winds and dangerous storm surge.
Hurricane Lane lumbers toward Hawaii with 193km/h winds, heavy rain
Hurricanes are becoming stronger and more devastating, generating the need for new technologies that keep homes safe during a storm.
Dorian's storm surge could flood coastal communities in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina with 4 to 7 feet of water.
Storms packing nearly 180km/h winds have hit Portugal, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities have said.
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How a hurricane is defined from level one to level five, according to its strength and the damage it causes.
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The Dutch company Beladon is opening the world's first floating dairy farm in the Netherlands.
A mother and her baby have been killed when a tree fell on their house in Wilmington, North Carolina, the first reported fatalities from Hurricane Florence, police say.
2017 was a record-breaking year for natural disasters, but only three in 10 Americans say they have an emergency preparedness kit.
Without living coral reefs, flooding damage around the world would double.
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