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The death toll from a devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen above 160, an official said today, as authorities urgently appealed for medicine, food and clean water for

Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp said on Thursday it would disburse A$100 million ($74.2 million) in cheap loans to farmers as a record dry spell hits parts of the nation, while the country’s lende

Rabat – A violent storm hit Ourika Valley, 90 kilometers from Marrakech, causing floods and damage to many merchants and restaurateurs.

Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, authorities said.

The driest start to a year in five decades and a dimming outlook for better-than-average rainfall in coming months have prompted the Berejiklian government to declare all of NSW to be in drought.

A powerful typhoon was churning towards Japan on Wednesday, prompting the weather agency to warn of heavy rain and strong winds and forcing airlines to cancel scores of flights.

Wildfires, drought and extreme heat have been the talk of the town and country across Europe this summer.

Gaborone — President Mokgweetsi Masisi has declared 2017/18 an arable agriculture drought year following the findings of the Botswana Vulnerability Assessment Committee (BVAC).

KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from last weekend’s powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Lombok island rose to 131 on Wednesday as rescuers found more people crushed under collaps

While many German farmers fret about the sweltering heat which has damaged their crop, wine growers are harvesting early thanks to the hot and dry weather.

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