A huge storm bearing down on the Pacific coast of Mexico has strengthened to a hurricane just hours before it is due to make landfall.

The death toll from Typhoon Lionrock, which struck Japan on 29 August, has risen to 17 with several people still missing and a new tropical storm set to batter the southern islands.

Atlantic storm Hermine lurked off the middle of the U.S.

Though Arctic sea ice started the summer at record lows, it is unlikely to set a new record annual minimum, reports Climate Central

Nine people were killed when floods inundated an old people's home in Japan, police said on Wednesday, taking the death toll from a typhoon battering northern parts of the country to at least 11.

While international efforts are under way to help keep dwindling populations of monarch butterflies from disappearing, scientists are raising concerns about how severe weather and a loss of forest

More than 100 flights were canceled and evacuation warnings were issued for thousands of people as a powerful typhoon approached Japan's northeast on Tuesday, a region devastated by a massive earth

A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.

The weather agency on Monday warned of heavy rain, strong wind and rough seas as Typhoon Lionrock swirled off Japan’s eastern coast.

Typhoon Mindulle lashed the greater Tokyo area on Monday, dumping heavy rain and leaving at least one person dead and 29 injured in storm-related incidents.