Weather

Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end

This year's Atlantic hurricane season was particularly deadly and destructive, with 15 named storms.

Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end

Hurricane

'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

Portugal

Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal

Hurricane Leslie batters Portugal uprooting trees and cutting electricity supplies to 15,000 households.

Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal

US & Canada

Rescue efforts continue as Hurricane Michael toll rises

Over a million people are without power and the death toll is expected to climb, rescue officials say.

United States

Michael devastates parts of Florida before moving north

The storm’s eye is moving towards the Carolinas, which are still reeling from Hurricane Florence floods.

Hurricane

'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael bashes parts of Florida

Record-breaking Category-4 storm brings life-threatening winds and storm surges to the Florida Panhandle.

Hurricane Michael makes landfall as 'monstrous' Category-4 storm

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