21 dead as torrential rain hits Brazil

21 dead as torrential rain hits Brazil

At least 21 people have been killed in torrential rain that hit the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, triggering flash floods and destroying homes, authorities said on Tuesday (Mar 3).
Transport disrupted across Europe as Storm Ciara sweeps in

Transport disrupted across Europe as Storm Ciara sweeps in

Hundreds of flights and train services were cancelled across northwest Europe on Monday (Feb 10) as Storm Ciara swept in packing powerful winds after lashing Britain and Ireland, where tens of thousands of homes were left without power.
Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia

Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia

"Apocalyptic" dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas of Australia over the weekend, with thunder and giant hail battering the east coast, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country.
UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record

UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record

The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said on Wednesday (Jan 15), warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond.
More than 80 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan and Afghanistan

More than 80 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan and Afghanistan

Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 80 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said on Tuesday (Jan 14), as authorities struggled to reach people stranded by heavy snowfall.
Tourists stranded as storms batter New Zealand

Tourists stranded as storms batter New Zealand

Almost 1,000 tourists were stranded in New Zealand's South Island on Monday (Dec 9) after wild storms cut highways, washed away bridges and flooded the rugged landscape.
Vietnam and New Zealand further weather intelligence co-operation

Vietnam and New Zealand further weather intelligence co-operation

Vietnam and New Zealand has announced closer ties to provide timely and accurate weather intelligence.
Late monsoon fury kills 100 in north India

Late monsoon fury kills 100 in north India

At least 100 people have died in northern India over the last three days in unusually heavy late monsoon rains which have submerged streets, hospital wards and houses, officials said Monday (Sep 30).
Two dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee heavy rains

Two dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee heavy rains

Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday (Aug 28) as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings, and orders for 670,000 people to seek safety.
Brazil's Bolsonaro blames Amazon fires on NGOs as Twitter erupts

Brazil's Bolsonaro blames Amazon fires on NGOs as Twitter erupts

Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil have ignited a firestorm on social media, with President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday (Aug 21) suggesting green groups started the blazes.
Paris braces for record heat as Europe scorched again

Paris braces for record heat as Europe scorched again

Parisians were on Monday (Jul 22) bracing for potentially the hottest ever temperature in the French capital this week as a new heatwave blasted into northern Europe that could set records in several countries.
India heatwave temperatures pass 50 degrees Celsius

India heatwave temperatures pass 50 degrees Celsius

Temperatures passed 50 degrees Celsius in northern India as an unrelenting heatwave triggered warnings of water shortages and heatstroke.
Two dead, one missing as freak weather hits Italy, France

Two dead, one missing as freak weather hits Italy, France

Two people died and another person went missing on Sunday (May 5) as high winds and heavy rain pummelled Italy and neighbouring France.
Danang flood to continue for several days more

Danang flood to continue for several days more

Central Vietnam is at the mercy of the elements, with Danang being flooded for several days now.
Italy storms claim 12 more lives

Italy storms claim 12 more lives

ROME: Floods have killed 12 people on the southern Italian island of Sicily, nine of them from the same family, rescue services said Sunday (Nov 4), raising the week's toll across Italy past 30.
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