Rob McElwee

Rob McElwee

Environment

Climate change produces wetter and slower tropical cyclones

Hurricanes are moving slower than thus last longer in one place. Harvey's flooding of Texas may be a direct result.

Climate change produces wetter and slower tropical cyclones

Weather

A record warm May in northern Europe

It hasn't just been a little warmer than usual, it's like mid-summer.

A record warm May in northern Europe

Weather

South Asia's summer monsoon starts early

The forecast is for an average rainy season but distribution of rain and intense thunderstorms will be uneven.

South Asia's summer monsoon starts early

Weather

Flash-flooding in Baghdad, basking in the sun in Riyadh

Another winter storm is set to bring extreme conditions to the Levant and neighbours.

Flash-flooding in Baghdad, basking in the sun in Riyadh

Weather

Pennsylvania's Christmas beyond all expectations

Lake effect snow – it's more dramatic than it sounds

Pennsylvania's Christmas beyond all expectations

Weather

5 days on, another tropical storm for the Philippines

Less than a week after a tropical storm crossed the Philippines, another one has already formed and is moving in.

5 days on, another tropical storm for the Philippines

Weather

Fierce winds drive Southern California's fires

Santa Ana winds are common in December but this is an extreme example

Fierce winds drive Southern California's fires

Weather

The Little Girl returns to change the world

La Nina is officially announced as the eastern Pacific surface temperature swings beyond neutral to cold conditions.

The Little Girl returns to change the world

Weather

Tokyo hit by second tropical cyclone in a week

Second storm in a week hits Japan but this time the winds are far weaker.

Tokyo hit by second tropical cyclone in a week

Weather

Tropical cyclones plague Central America

El Salvador, Honduras, Cayman, Cuba, Bahamas and Florida - all in line for tropical storm weather.

Tropical cyclones plague Central America

Sport

Southern California: Hottest World Series on record

Southern California hits new temperature records with the help of Santa Ana

Southern California: Hottest World Series on record

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