Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the U.S. West and struggling to contain wildfires, the largest burning in California and Oregon, as another heat wave baked the region, straining power grids.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Elsa's winds weakened, but it was dropping torrential rains over the Carolinas as it made its way through South Carolina early Thursday.
By Russ Bynum, Curt Anderson, Associated Press
Americans in Alabama and Georgia are now facing a future of rebuilding as they awoke Friday to heavy damage and the loss of six lives after a series of powerful tornadoes that wreaked havoc in the region Thursday night. The…
Heat waves, droughts and deep freezes can all strain the electric grid, leading utilities to impose rolling blackouts. Climate change is likely to make these events more common.
By Michael E. Webber, The Conservation
By Jennifer Peltz, Karen Matthews, Associated Press
A sprawling, lumbering winter storm walloped the East Coast on Monday, shutting down coronavirus vaccination sites, closing schools and halting transit.
By Associated Press
A strong, shallow earthquake has shaken Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 42 people. More than 600 people were injured by the magnitude 6.2 quake that struck just after midnight Friday and sent…
Hurricane Iota made landfall in Central America earlier this week as a Category 4 storm. It's the 30th storm this Hurricane season, surpassing 2005 as the year with the most hurricanes ever. With this record Atlantic Hurricane season officially ending…
Hurricane Delta, now a Category 2 storm, is expected to make landfall in southwest Louisiana Friday evening. Its outer bands have already brought substantial rain and wind to the area. Delta is the second hurricane to hit this region in…
The remnants of Hurricane Sally are moving east, still pouring rain onto parts of the Southeast. In the storm’s wake, heavy flooding along the Gulf Coast is keeping rescuers busy, while others begin the work of cleaning up. Hundreds of…
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