Natural Disasters

The Latest: 91 arrests this year in Portugal over wildfires

Aug 17, 2017

Portugal's Interior Ministry says police have arrested 91 people _ a record number _ this year on suspicion of being behind a spate of wildfires

At least 40 dead in northeast Congo after mudslide hits town

Aug 17, 2017

At least 40 dead in northeast Congo after mudslide hits town after heavy rains

Flooding maroons people in Indian states, eases in Nepal

Aug 17, 2017

Monsoon flooding is easing in Nepal, but water flowing downriver has marooned thousands of villagers in an Indian state across the border

The Latest: Forest fire threatens homes on Greek island

Aug 16, 2017

Greek authorities say a forest fire is threatening homes in a village on the western island of Kefallonia, but no injuries have been reported

Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone

Aug 16, 2017

Family members line up to identify loved ones' remains as Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides

Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

Aug 16, 2017

Greece's fire department says it's close to containing a wildfire that is burning north of Athens for a fourth day

US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

Aug 16, 2017

U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River, thanks to heavy snows last winter

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

Aug 15, 2017

The death toll from mudslides and flooding in the capital of Sierra Leone has topped 300, and the Red Cross estimates that another 600 people are still missing

The Latest: Greece seeks EU help with major forest fire

Aug 15, 2017

Greek authorities have requested the loan of water-dropping aircraft to help fight a major blaze that has been burning fiercely north of Athens for three days

The Latest: Israel says delivers food aid to Sierra Leone

Aug 15, 2017

The Israeli Foreign Ministry says it has delivered thousands of meals to Sierra Leone as the West African country recovers from a deadly mudslide

Weather, 20 December
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