Tuesday, December 7, 2021
WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — A sheriff in Tennessee said Sunday that 22 people are dead in Humphreys County after record-setting rain caused devastating flooding that swept away homes. A Facebook page from officials in Waverly listed...
With Tropical Storm Henri moving near the East Coast on Friday, officials are warning beachgoers about life-threatening conditions.  Rip currents and rough surf associated with the storm are already impacting coastlines this week and a father and son drowned in the waters...
A wildfire has burned across the Sierra Nevada mountain range for the first time in recorded history, according to a leading California official. Cal Fire Director Thom Porter said on Wednesday the Dixie Fire is the...
Tropical Depression Grace drenched earthquake-damaged Haiti on Monday, threatening to dump up to 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain on a landscape where people are huddling in fields and searching for survivors. Tropical Storm Fred...
A weather station in Sicily may have set an all-time high temperature record for all of Europe on Wednesday, when the temperature climbed to a scorching 48.8°C (119.8°F) amid a regional heat wave that has shown few...
The Dixie Fire, burning in Butte and Plumas counties, expanded an additional 16,000 acres heading into Monday after becoming the second-largest wildfire in state history over the weekend. The blaze has charred 489,287 acres (764 square...
Eerie scenes of dark-red skies, and of the sun completely blocked by smog from wildfires are coming today from the Republic of Sakha. Russia’s largest territory, used to be known as the Kingdom of Permafrost is...
While Brazil gets hit repeatedly by unusually low temperatures, destroying crops, the extraordinary flooding in China’s Henan province has damaged wheat, infrastructure, and thousands of large hog farms. Just keep in mind this region of China accounts for 10% of...
A violent hailstorm hit the town of Fidenza, northwest of Parma, Italy, on July 26, 2021, damaging hundreds of vehicles and bringing traffic on a highway between Milan and Naples to a standstill. A number of...
Heavy rains affecting central India since Wednesday, July 21, 2021, caused rivers to overflow in parts of Maharashtra, causing severe flooding. Severe flooding are also affecting neighboring Telangana, where more than 1 000 people have...