Extreme Weather News
It is the second heatwave engulfing parts of southwest Europe in weeks as scientists blame climate change and predict more frequent and intense episodes of extreme weather
In the past week after heavy rains in India, floodwater breached a major embankment in Bangladesh's Sylhet region, affecting around two million people, swamping dozens of villages and killing at least 10
Scientists say that unchecked burning of fossil fuels and other human activity is changing the climate, making wild swings in weather a common occurrence now
The team modelling the conditions of the space hurricane to pinpoint the cause of the 'plasma ruckus'.
Puerto Rico, Myanmar and Haiti were among the countries worst-affected by extreme weather events.
India reportedly had most (2,081) deaths in 2018 due to extreme weather events caused by climate change.
2018 sixth warmest year since 1901 in India, says IMD: 1,428 die due to harsh weather, including floods and thunderstorms
A total of 1,428 people died due to extreme weather events in 2018, which was also the sixth warmest year since 1901, Of the 1,428 deaths recorded last year, heavy rains and subsequent flooding, dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning claimed half the lives.
Human vulnerability to climate change can have a lot to do with where people choose to settle.
Among pleas made for climate action plans, small islands facing the threat of oblivion express concerns.
Organisations are working to improve sanitation, provide treated surface water at Re 1/L in response.
200% more Indians experienced heatwaves with India facing the worst of climate change impacts: Study.
Certain areas could see severe tropical storms causing more rain & large-scale flooding: Researcher.
The climate hazards will affect rich & poor countries equally, particularly in tropical regions.
Hurricane Michael slams into Florida with terrifying winds of 155 mph; now twisting towards Georgia and Carolinas
Hurricane Michael is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., and the proof is strewn across miles of Florida's coastline: Roofs and awnings peeled from buildings, pieces of homes scattered amid snapped trees and downed power lines, chunks of beaches washed away.
Supercharged overnight, Hurricane Michael menaces Florida with winds of 145mph; North Carolina declares emergency
Gaining frightening fury overnight, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 145 mph, the most powerful storm on record ever to menace the stretch of fishing towns, military bases and spring-break beaches.
A fast and furious Hurricane Michael sped toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday with 110 mph winds and a potential storm surge of 12 feet, giving tens of thousands of people precious little time to get out or board up.
Monster typhoon Mangkhut slams into northeastern coast of Philippines; more than 5 million people at risk
Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the country's northeastern coast early Saturday, with witnesses saying the storm's ferocious wind and blinding rain ripped off tin roof sheets and knocked out power at the start of the onslaught.
Hurricane Florence sows fear across Carolinas, 10 million in crosshairs as monster storm takes aim with 120 mph winds
Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading worry across a widening swath of the Southeast.
Hurricane Florence spirals towards North and South Carolina; strengthens into potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm
Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.
After the widespread destruction caused by a hailstorm in March in Marathwada, farmers who lost lakhs worth of a good crop say erratic weather and faulty insurance have made every sowing season a gamble.