Hurricane

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Michael set to hit Florida

Over half a million people in US state of Florida have been urged to seek shelter before the storm hits on Wednesday.

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Michael set to hit Florida

Weather

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Evacuations under way as 'monstrous' storm expected to make landfall on Wednesday, bringing strong wind and heavy rain.

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, heads to Florida

Weather

Hurricane Rosa to bring flash floods to Mexico, US

It has been an above average tropical season for the eastern Pacific.

Hurricane Rosa to bring flash floods to Mexico, US

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: One year after Maria, recovery remains slow

Thousands still without adequate shelter or reliable electrical power a year after deadly hurricane ravaged the island.

Puerto Rico: One year after Maria, recovery remains slow

Natural disasters

2 women in sheriff's van drown in Florence floodwaters

Police say mental heath patients were being transported to another centre when floodwaters swept their van away.

Florence: Death toll climbs to 36 as women in sheriff's van drown

Weather

Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain

Officials says 'danger still immediate' as record flooding continues to plague parts of the US state.

Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain

United States

'Florence is not over': At least eight dead as storm downgraded

At least eight killed as Florence, downgraded to a tropical storm, continues to 'wreak havoc' on East Coast.

United States

Tropical Storm Florence 'to batter US for days'

Mother and child among five fatalities as storm sweeps through eastern US states, bringing with it heavy rain and gusts.

Tropical Storm Florence to batter US for days, officials warn

Hurricane

Hurricane Florence edges closer with life-threatening storm surge

Outer edges of Florence, now Category 1 storm, reach North Carolina with centre of hurricane expected to hit on Friday.

Hurricane Florence edges closer with life-threatening storm surge

US & Canada

Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

Around 5.4 million people were issued storm warnings on the US East coast as Hurricane Florence builds in the Atlantic.

Weather

1 million told to evacuate as hurricane nears US coast

The Category 4 storm, declared 'very dangerous', set to make landfall in North or South Carolina states on Thursday.

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

Weather

This week's weather in pictures

A recap of the flooding caused by tropical cyclones and the scorching summer heat.

This week's weather in pictures

Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 in Puerto Rico: study

Government-commissioned independent study finds that 2,975 deaths in the six months after Marie resulted from storm.

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 in Puerto Rico: study

Weather

Hurricane Lane set to go down in Hawaii's record books

Once a category-5 hurricane, Lane brought incredible amounts of rain to Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane Lane set to go down in Hawaii's record books