Before-and-after photos from space reveal some of the biggest moments that changed our world in the last decade

2019-12-27 08:12

Some of the decade's most important events were documented in remarkably detailed images from orbiting space satellites.

A house made of plastic bottles can withstand winds twice as strong as a Category-5 hurricane. Take a look inside.

2019-09-14 09:55

Hurricanes are becoming stronger and more devastating, generating the need for new technologies that keep homes safe during a storm.

Hurricane Dorian brought a 7-metre-high wall of water to parts of the Bahamas. Here's what a storm surge is and why it's so dangerous.

2019-09-03 09:36

Dorian's storm surge could flood coastal communities in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina with 4 to 7 feet of water.

'Zombie' storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

2018-10-14 17:57

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.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-12 05:38

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 12, 2018.

WATCH: The 5 categories of hurricanes explained

2018-10-11 21:13

How a hurricane is defined from level one to level five, according to its strength and the damage it causes.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-11 05:40

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 11, 2018.

The world's first floating dairy farm will house 40 cows and be hurricane-resistant

2018-09-27 09:34

The Dutch company Beladon is opening the world's first floating dairy farm in the Netherlands.

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, baby killed by tree

2018-09-14 21:36

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.

Life-saving facts that could help in almost any natural disaster, from fires to hurricanes

2018-09-06 09:08

2017 was a record-breaking year for natural disasters, but only three in 10 Americans say they have an emergency preparedness kit.


Melting ice is slowing down the Atlantic ocean's circulation system. Yes, that's similar to what happens in 'The Day After Tomorrow.'

2019-09-29 08:53

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.

These round homes have survived every major hurricane in the last 50 years, including Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Take a look.

2019-09-07 09:39

Deltec Homes' round, aerodynamic designs have withstood previous hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Michael.

WATCH: Most hurricanes that hit the US come from the same exact spot in Africa

Hurricanes that hit the Americas tend to follow a similar course. That’s because most come from the same place in the world.

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WATCH: Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17, officials say it could rise

2018-10-14 09:13

Three days after the devastating passage of Hurricane Michael, search teams in Florida pressed their hunt for victims into hard-to-reach areas.

WATCH: 'Unimaginable destruction': Hurricane Michael smashes rows of houses

2018-10-12 05:33

Daylight is yielding scenes of rows upon rows of homes smashed to pieces by Hurricane Michael in Florida.

WATCH: Hurricane Michael charges into Southeast after slamming Florida, at least 1 dead

2018-10-11 08:16

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.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-10 05:42

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about world news videos today, October 10, 2018.

WATCH: Killer storm far from over, US officials warn as 'epic' rain falls

2018-09-16 13:03

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.

Hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas

2018-09-14 20:22

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

2018-08-24 18:45

Hurricane Lane lumbers toward Hawaii with 193km/h winds, heavy rain

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