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Brazil

Clean-up begins after major flooding hits Rio

Three people died after torrential rain and strong winds swept through the city.

Clean-up begins after major flooding hits Rio

Weather

South Africa: Day Zero pushed back to June

Welcome rains arrive in the Western Cape, but flash floods leave nine people dead.

South Africa: Day Zero pushed back to June

Tonga

Cyclone Gita leaves trail of destruction across Tonga

Clean-up operation under way following passage of major tropical system that ripped through the South Pacific.

Tonga: Cyclone Gita leaves trail of destruction

Asia Pacific

Cyclone Gita smashes Tonga, heads towards Fiji

Several people have been seriously injured after a powerful storm lashed the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, prompting the government to declare a state of emergency.

Weather

Tropical storm threatens major flooding in Mindanao

Tropical Storm Sanba churns towards the Philippines bringing torrential rain and the threat of landslides.

Tropical storm threatens major flooding in Mindanao

Weather

Samoa swept by Cyclone Gita

Second named cyclone of the South Pacific season damaged the Samoan Islands and could be catastrophic for Tonga.

Samoa swept by Cyclone Gita

Argentina

More than 10,000 flee floods in northern Argentina

More than 10,000 people in the northern Argentine province of Salta have fled their homes after the Pilcomayo River burst its banks, causing extensive flooding.

Olympics

How global warming threatens future Winter Olympics

Climate change suggests that some previous sites of the Winter Olympics will not be viable to host again in the future.

How global warming threatens future Winter Olympics

Weather

Morocco: A rare snowfall for second time this winter

Air from the Arctic makes it down to northwest Africa again this winter covering the solar power station.

Morocco: A rare snowfall for second time this winter

Weather

Backpackers rescued as Australia flood waters rise

Tourists woke up to find van partially submerged in crocodile-infested floodwater.

Backpackers rescued as Australia flood waters rise

Weather

One person killed as snow smothers Moscow

Record snowfall buries Russian capital, killing one person and injuring 22 others mostly in vehicle accidents.

One person killed as snow smothers Moscow

Weather

Deadly storms hit Bolivia and Argentina

Severe flooding hits central parts of South America, leaving at least six people dead.

Deadly storms hit Bolivia and Argentina

Science

Super Blue Blood Moon awes onlookers around the world

Delight as rare lunar spectacle lights up the world.

Super Blue Blood Moon awes onlookers around the world

Weather

Storms set to break the New Zealand heat

Tropical Cyclone Fehi heads towards the South Island with hurricane force winds and flooding rains.

Storms set to break the New Zealand heat

Weather

Once again, Trump skips facts on climate change

The US president shared his strange ideas on climate in an interview with a UK presenter.

Once again, Trump skips facts on climate change