‘Catastrophic’ storm rocks Texas with floods
All weekend, a powerful storm in Texas has ripped apart homes and flooded streets. It could drop almost a year’s worth of rain in a few days. How far can Harvey be blamed on climate change?
Climate change row as snow storm batters USA
Storm Stella has brought chaos to millions in America’s north-east. Scientists are increasingly convinced climate change plays a role in extreme weather events. How confident can they be?
Britain blitzed by ‘weather bomb’
Lights go out and boats huddle in harbours as Scotland and Northern England feel the blast from an ‘explosive’ North Sea storm. Will we soon be able to ward off such extreme weather?
America battered by monstrous ‘Frankenstorm’
Over one hundred dead, hundreds of thousands homeless and millions without electricity: Hurricane Sandy has wreaked destruction across America and the Caribbean. Is this a sign of things to...
Wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes sweep US
Thousands of Americans are still without electricity this morning after severe storms over the weekend destroyed power lines across the eastern United States. More than a dozen people have died.