Natural Disasters

Latest: Destructive Northern California fire under control

Dec 12, 2017

Fire officials in the San Francisco Bay Area say crews have mostly surrounded multiple blazes that sent people fleeing homes in the hills east of Oakland

Iran state TV: 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Iran

Dec 12, 2017

Iran's state TV says that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake has jolted the country's southern province of Kerman

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

Dec 12, 2017

Ash fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for as a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size and drove celebrities from a wealthy hillside enclave

The Latest: Celebrities among thousands fleeing wildfire

Dec 12, 2017

Celebrities among thousands fleeing a huge Southern California wildfire

Mexico City arrests man over building collapse's in quake

Dec 11, 2017

Mexico City prosecutors say they have arrested a man who signed off on an apparently faulty construction project that collapsed in the magnitude 7.1 earthquake of Sept. 19 and killed two women

Policyholders still waiting for payment after Hurricane Ike

Dec 11, 2017

Several school districts, cities and other government agencies are still waiting for a Texas insurer to pay nearly $60 million in claims from Hurricane Ike, adding to more insurance worries in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Strong 6-magnitude quake rocks western Iran

Dec 11, 2017

Iranian state TV says a 6-magnitude earthquake has jolted a western region near the border with Iraq

New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

Dec 11, 2017

A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns

The Latest: Officials urge Santa Barbara residents to flee

Dec 11, 2017

More than 30,000 people are now under mandatory evacuation from what has become one of the largest wildfires in California history

The Latest: California governor: Fires are 'new reality'

Dec 10, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown says deadly and destructive wildfires in winter are "the new normal."

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