15 Sep 2021
Strong winds and heavy rains lash the town of Matagorda as Hurricane Nicholas slams into the Texas coast, as meteorologists warn of life-threatening flooding. The storm is packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour, and is expected to dump up to 18 inches (around 460 millimeters) of rain in the Houston area, according to weather officials.
12 Sep 2021
Incessant rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered flash floods that have killed scores in four northeastern states in the US. A state of emergency has been declared in New York and New Jersey.
11 Sep 2021
At least 17 patients died after floods swept through a hospital in central Mexico, disrupting the power supply and oxygen therapy, authorities said Tuesday. The facility in the town of Tula in Hidalgo state was inundated after a river overflowed following heavy rain, the government said on Twitter.
10 Sep 2021
"We were all caught off guard," says Jesus Olguin, who came to inspect the damage floods caused to his small jewelry store in Tula, central Mexico. About 39,000 residents have been affected and 14 died people at a hospital after flooding disrupted the power supply and life-sustaining oxygen treatment.
8 Sep 2021
A helicopter was dispatched to rescue people from a hospital in central Mexico, where at least 17 patients have died after floods swept through, causing power outages and disrupting oxygen therapy.
4 Sep 2021
The American press breaks down the "sinister brilliance" of an anti-abortion law that's gone into effect in Texas. We also look at coverage of record flooding in New York and how the intensity of storms is increasingly hard to predict because of climate change. Finally, we discover the papers' take on the latest in brain science: how our thoughts could soon be read by machines and how dogs may be smarter than we thought.
2 Sep 2021
Vast swathes of land are underwater in India's Assam state, as incessant monsoon rains burst the banks of swollen rivers and strand thousands of people in cut-off villages.
23 Aug 2021
Hurricane Grace slams into Mexico for a second time as a major Category Three storm, threatening to bring significant flooding and mudslides.
21 Aug 2021
Rescuers search for the missing in Unzen city, Nagasaki prefecture, after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in western Japan.
15 Aug 2021
Rescue and relief operations are under way as a quarter of a million people are displaced from their homes after heavy monsoon rains hit eastern India.
13 Aug 2021
Search and rescue teams look for survivors as the death toll of the flash floods in Northern Turkey soars to 27. The disasters across Turkey's northern Black Sea regions come just as the disaster-hit country was winning control over hundreds of wildfires that killed eight people and destroyed swathes of forest along its scenic southern coast.
13 Aug 2021
Endless rows of mud-caked vehicles damaged during deadly floods last month sit abandoned in a parking lot in the central city of Zhengzhou, a monument to the power of last months' record floods to hit Henan province.