Iran

Iran suffers '$2bn in damages' as flood toll continues to rise

Officials say 725 bridges destroyed, 14,000km of roads damaged, as six more people confirmed dead in the southwest.

Iran suffers '$2bn in damages' as flood toll continues to rise

Iran

Iran floods: Sanctions hamper relief efforts

A race against time, more heavy rain forecast for Iran as it battles to recover from flooding.

Iran

Iran: Deadly floods highlight need for 'natural disasters' fund

Despite flooding that has killed 70, Iran's efforts to establish an insurance fund are hampered by a lack of resources.

Iran: Deadly floods highlight need for 'natural disasters' fund

United States

Unprecedented flooding hits parts of US

A large spring storm has brought one of the country's worst flooding events in decades.

Unprecedented flooding hits parts of US

Africa

'Women, babies trapped in trees' after deadly Mozambique storm

Six days after Cyclone Idai, rescuers scramble to save hundreds stranded by floodwaters amid fears death toll will rise.

'Women, babies trapped in trees' after deadly Mozambique storm

Zimbabwe

Anxious Cyclone Idai survivors assess losses in Zimbabwe

The country's estimated death toll is 98 and is expected to rise with many people still missing.

United States

Six US states reeling as rivers rise to record levels

At least two people have died and flooding is expected to continue with more rain forecast and snowmelt expected.

Six US states reeling as rivers rise to record levels

Tornado

Alabama tornado claims lives of seven from same family

Deadliest tornado in US in six years killed at least 23, aged 6 to 89, including seven members of one extended family.

'We're hurting': Alabama town mourns victims of deadly tornado

Asia Pacific

Indonesia: Palu struggles to rebuild three months after tsunami

People say a lack of coordination is hampering distribution of aid and relocation has been slow.

Weather

Wildfires tear through Chile

More than 100 people have been displaced by the blazes to the west of the capital, Santiago.

Wildfires tear through Chile

Indonesia

Several dead and dozens missing in Indonesia landslide

The landslide comes just over a week after a devastating tsunami killed more than 400 people.

Several dead and dozens missing in Indonesia landslide

Weather

2018 - The year's weather extremes in photos

As we end the year, we highlight month by month some of the impressive weather stories and images that we covered.

2018 - The year's weather extremes in photos

Asia Pacific

Indonesia rescuers hampered by rain after tsunami

Torrential rain on Java is threatening to cut off traffic on the main coastal road, upon which recovery efforts depend.

Indonesia

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Soldiers arrive in island close to volcano to pluck stranded residents who spent days in mountainous areas without food.

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Indonesia

Indonesia tsunami death toll soars, thousands homeless

At least 429 people have died in Saturday's tsunami, while at least 128 are still missing.

Indonesia tsunami death toll soars, thousands homeless