Typhoon Hagibis: At least 10 dead, 16 missing

At least 10 people were killed and 16 missing as a powerful typhoon slammed Japan, causing major flooding and landslides across the central and eastern parts of the country and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. More than 120 people … Read More

Typhoon Hagibis: Tokyo braced for battering as ‘worst storm in 60 years’ roars in

The threat of widespread flooding and landslides compounded by an earthquake in nearby Chiba prefecture. Damaged caused by typhoon Hagibis in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo. Photograph: Jiji Press/EPA Evacuation orders were issued to more than 800,000 households in Tokyo … Read More

Barry continues to weaken but significant flood risk remains for lower Mississippi Valley

Barry prompts new mandatory evacuation orders as floodwaters overtop multiple levees in Louisiana While Barry is no longer a hurricane, the risk for major flooding will remain as up to two feet of rain is expected to inundate parts of the … Read More

In embattled Venezuela, residents line up for hours to get clean water

The scene in Venezuela‘s capital of Caracas is dire: a long line of people searching for clean water during the country’s daily power outages. Children and adults alike can be seen carrying jugs as residents prepare to make a dangerous trip … Read More