Natural Disasters

Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; 3 dead

Oct 17, 2017

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with strong winds, killing at least 3, halting transport, shutting schools and causing widespread power outages

911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

Oct 17, 2017

Emergency calls from sweltering Florida nursing home show staffers increasingly stressed, agitated as patients begin dying after Hurricane Irma knocked out air conditioning to the home

Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss

Oct 17, 2017

The winds are easing and the some of the smoke is clearing in the battle against the California wildfires

The Latest: Storm blamed for odd odors on British flights

Oct 16, 2017

Several flights to British airports have been diverted because of unusual odors on board thought to be associated with the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia

Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria

Oct 16, 2017

Damage from Hurricane Maria is letting raw sewage pour into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico, forcing people without running water to bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams

Forest-thinning project saved homes but highlights obstacles

Oct 16, 2017

A forest-thinning project saved homes from a wildfire this summer near Sisters, Oregon, but also highlighted the challenges of replicating such work across the U.S. West.

The Latest: Infant dies in Portugal fires; toll rises to 32

Oct 16, 2017

Portuguese authorities say a 1-month-old baby has died in the country's spate of wildfires, raising the death toll in the forest blazes to 32

California firefighting truck driver dies in crash of water transport truck near wildfire

Oct 16, 2017

California firefighting truck driver dies in crash of water transport truck near wildfire

Portuguese authorities say the wildfire death toll has risen to 32 with an infant's death and seven people are missing

Oct 16, 2017

Portuguese authorities say the wildfire death toll has risen to 32 with an infant's death and seven people are missing

Portugal wildfires kill 27; 4 dead across border in Spain

Oct 16, 2017

Officials say that wildfires in Portugal have killed at least 27 people, injured dozens more and left an unconfirmed number of missing in the country's second such tragedy in four months

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH