Hurricane Patricia toppled trees and battered buildings after crashing into western Mexico Friday evening, but the Category 5 storm, which was briefly rated as the strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere, skirted major cities and caused much less…
By Nsikan Akpan
Hurricane Patricia's brute strength is just one sign that 2015's cyclone season is one for the ages.
By Anna Christiansen
Hawaii is under a tropical storm warning as two hurricanes spin their way across the Pacific ocean. Residents are bracing themselves for torrential winds, rains and flooding, all of which are likely to cause power disruptions on the Islands.
By Andrew Troast
Typhoon Rammasun, named after the Thai word for “Thunder God,” made landfall on the Chinese island of Hainan Friday killing at least one person. 130 mph winds and steady rain tore through the northern region of Hainan Friday as…
By Sarah Sheffer
A new study from a team of researchers at the University of Illinois says Americans elicit gender-based expectations about hurricane severity, and perceive hurricanes with female names as less threatening than those with male names that may sound more foreboding.
Klaus Jacob explains how climate change will affect flooding from storms like Sandy.
Miles O'Brien reports for NOVA on New York City's recovery from Hurricane Sandy.
N.Y. survivors of Sandy ditch the city to 'bug out' in preparation for doomsday…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Wild winds, a searing drought, fires and a superstorm -- 2012 was a year of unusual and devastating natural disasters. These photos show what those erratic weather patterns meant for millions of Americans.
Industrial Residue From Receding Sandy Flood Waters Raise Concerns for Residents…
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