Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Parts of Australia’s east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing... Read more »

Flood death toll rises in Jakarta, tens of thousands evacuated

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides in the area killed up to 21 people,... Read more »

Body of Arizona girl swept away in floods found

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona searchers on Friday recovered the body of a missing six-year-old girl at a lake northeast of Phoenix, the third child to have died when her... Read more »

Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons... Read more »

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone formation near South Carolina

(Reuters) – A small area of low pressure located few hundred miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina has 40% chance of cyclone formation in the next 48 hours, the... Read more »

Third person dies, two airports closed as torrential rains hit southern Spain

People are seen next to a partially submerged car as torrential rains hit Orihuela, Spain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – A third... Read more »

Investing in climate adaptation can spur trillions in benefits: report

FILE PHOTO: Two new icebergs are seen after breaking off from the Grey glacier in Patagonia, Chile March 9, 2019. Ricardo Jana/Courtesy of Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH)/Handout via REUTERS... Read more »

‘You can’t break down’: Bahamas keeps up search of Dorian-devastated island

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (Reuters) – Rescue workers wearing white hazard suits carried out a grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on Monday, as relief agencies... Read more »

As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorian’s devastation

NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) – Thousands of people fled devastation in the Bahamas on Saturday as conditions grew increasingly desperate nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, reducing many... Read more »

Hundreds of weary, hopeful Bahamas evacuees arrive in Florida by ship

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Hundreds of weary Bahamians, some carrying small bags of belongings and children on their hips, disembarked a cruise ship in south Florida on Saturday... Read more »