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Europe

Ireland braces for storm Ophelia's arrival

Former hurricane expected to bring severe weather conditions to the island, with gusts of up to 200km/h.

Ireland braces for storm Ophelia's arrival

Weather

Is it autumn yet in Europe?

Is it autumn yet in Europe?

Weather

El Nino contributes to new high in CO2 levels

NASA study confirms El Nino's affect on climate change, adding to the impacts of human activities.

El Nino contributes to new high in CO2 levels

Weather

Heatwaves and 'hurricanes': Europe's outlook

An unusual autumn weather pattern promises sunshine for many, but a major storm heads for parts of the British Isles.

Heatwaves and 'hurricanes': Europe's outlook

Environment

S Africa shack-dwellers 'most affected' by deadly storm

Officials scamper to fix city as storm hits areas around South Africa's third-largest city, killing at least eight.

Picking up the pieces after horrific Durban storm

Vietnam

Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam

Casualties include four families whose houses were buried in a landslide early Thursday while they were sleeping.

Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam

Weather

Northern California wildfires flare anew

Death toll climbs to 21 and expected to rise as thousands of firefighters continue to battle 22 blazes across US region.

Weather

Katabatic winds fan California's wildfires

Firestorms, such as the one currently engulfing the south of the state, are often made worse by these downslope winds

Katabatic winds fan California's wildfires

Environment

US: EPA announces withdrawal of Clean Power Plan

Environmentalists in the US have slammed the Trump administration for sending the wrong message on climate change.

Weather

California wildfires cause deadly havoc

Death toll rises to 15 with thousands left homeless in wine country as Trump declares major disaster in western US state.

Weather

Deadly wildfires hit Northern California

At least 11 people have been killed and more than 1,500 structures damaged as wildfires fan across parts California.

In pictures: Deadly wildfires hit Northern California

Weather

Deadly storms hit South Africa

At least three killed and dozens injured as strong winds and torrential rain lash Johannesburg and surrounding areas.

Deadly storms hit South Africa

Weather

Wildfires sweep through California wine country

Blazes destroy at least 1,500 homes and businesses and send up to 20,000 people on flight to safety in US state.

Wildfires sweep through California wine country

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Vietnam braces for heavy rain and flooding

Tropical Depression 23W has developed in the South China Sea threatening floods across parts of Indo-China.

Vietnam braces for heavy rain and flooding

US & Canada

Nate downgraded to tropical storm in US

Storm is expected to continue to quickly weaken as it moves farther inland, National Hurricane Center