At least 10 people were killed after Hurricane Irma tore through Cuba over the weekend, Cuban authorities said. Picture: Xinhua/Str

MANILA (Reuters) - Heavy rains caused flooding in some parts of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, forcing the closure of financial markets, government offices and schools on Tuesday as a

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump approved a major disaster declaration on Sunday to help Florida recover from Hurricane Irma, Florida Governor Rick Scott said.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.

One week after the record deluge in Texas, the biggest hurricane ever measured in the mid-Atlantic is tearing through the Caribbean.

After disasters in the United States like Hurricane Harvey, lawyers get busy with lawsuits seeking to apportion blame and claim damages.

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Lidia’s death toll rose to at least seven people, including two children, as the storm doused various states in Mexico with heavy rain on Saturday and left a

A severe late spring storm in central Mexico in March 2016 that struck the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve was unique because it was accompanied by high-velocity winds that eliminated the normal thermal protection provided by the Oyamel fir forest. Temperatures throughout the forest merged with the colder open-area ambient temperatures. The storm was in effect a rain and snow storm sandwiched within a powerful and sustained wind storm, followed by lethal freezing that killed 31–38% of the butterflies in the Sierra Chincua and Cerro Pelón overwintering colonies.

A "wave of legal action" over climate change has already begun and cases will become more likely to succeed as the scientists get better at attributing extreme weather events to global warming, act