A weather formation located over the Atlantic, half way between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles has a 20 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours,

At least 100 people have been injured and 400 homes destroyed after a tornado hit the Tembisa township in the East Rand, government has said.

Molefi Ramantele, a small-scale livestock farmer who ekes out a living in Botswana's arid scrubland, lost a third of his cattle in the drought that has scorched southern Africa.

More than 800 people have died and about 200 are missing in a series of natural disasters that have struck China since June, the worst casualty figures since a similar period in 2011, state media s

HEAVY rain across north and northeast China last week has left 164 people dead and 125 missing, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

BEIJING – Provincial authorities in northern China said Sunday that they have suspended four local officials for inadequately responding to floods over the past week that killed 114 people and left

RAINSTORMS have left 42 people dead and another 74 missing across north and central China since Wednesday morning, in addition to traffic chaos and the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of citize

THERE has been at least one confirmed fatality and 34 people remain missing, after heavy rain hit north China's Hebei Province Tuesday.

Global warming will cost the world economy more than £1.5 trillion a year in lost productivity by 2030 as it becomes too hot to work in many jobs, according to a major new report.

China's meteorological authority on Tuesday raised its storm alert to yellow for heavy rain across China in the coming two days.