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Flights cancelled, schools closed as storm rages in New Zealand

Torrential rain and strong winds trigger flooding and landslips forcing school closures and damaging roads and bridges.

Flights cancelled, schools closed as storm rages in New Zealand

People & Power

Greece: Eye of the Fire

Investigating the numerous failures that led to the worst fire in the Mediterranean country's modern history.

Environment

Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole and El Nino

After a winter of drought, Australia faces failing summer rains too as the oceans adopt an unfavourable pattern.

Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole and El Nino

Weather

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Rains hit parts of Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Iran with many cities in Kuwait forced to shut schools due to flooding.

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

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Northeastern US braces for rough weather during midterms

Storm clouds are brewing up over the White House as severe storms test the commitment of US voters.

Northeastern US braces for rough weather during midterms

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Delhi air 'hazardous', doctors sound alarm

The US embassy in New Delhi said its air pollution index breached the 'hazardous' level upper limit.

India: Delhi pollution level deteriorates to 'hazardous' category

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Heavy snowfall hits India's Himalayan states

Winter sets in early across parts of northern India, leading to widespread disruption for many.

Heavy snowfall hits India's Himalayan states

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Italy and neighbours hit by damaging weather

Destructive storm spreads damage far and wide around the western Mediterranean.

Italy and neighbours hit by damaging weather

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This week's weather in photos

From Hurricane Willa to flash flooding, here is last week's weather in pictures.

This week's weather in photos

Jordan

Jordan floods death toll reaches 21, mostly children

Search and rescue efforts continue in the Dead Sea area after flash floods swept away scores of people on Thursday.

Weather

India's air quality plummets to worst possible category

The level of PM2.5, tiny particulate matter that can clog lungs, is over six times higher than the WHO safe level.

India's air quality plummets to worst possible category

Middle East

Schoolchildren among 19 dead in Jordan flash floods

At least 19 people, mostly children, killed when rains swept away a group of teachers and students touring the Dead Sea.

Weather

Hurricane Willa slams Mexico's Pacific coast

Powerful wind blowing at 195 kph lashes western Mexico bringing heavy rain before weakening to a tropical storm.

Hurricane Willa slams Mexico's Pacific coast

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Two tropical storms to make landfall in Mexico on Tuesday

Hurricane Willa and tropical storm Vicente approaching western Mexican coast, with landfalls just hours apart.

Two tropical storms to make landfall in Mexico on Tuesday

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'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico

Hurricane Willa is slated to hit heavily-populated areas on western Mexican shores, producing life-threatening floods.

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa barrels towards Mexico