Have you been following the ‘freak’ weather recently?
NASA and the National Academy of Sciences has warned us of a coming 2012-2013 solar event that could possibly be the solar catastrophe that could spell disaster across the globe.
Almost everyone in Krymsk was caught by surprise when devastating flood waters hit the town. Cars and buildings were swept away by the deluge as the nearby Adagum River turned into a roaring nightmare.
The vast wildfires of this summer and last represent a new normal for the western United States. They may signal a radical landscape transformation, one that will make the 21st century West an ecological frontier.
An underwater volcano that erupted near the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa is giving scientists a closer look at how ocean ecosystems could respond to climate change, from dying fish to adapting plankton.
About 1.7 million customers in 10 states and the District of Columbia remained without power Tuesday, four days after storms swept across the mid-Atlantic area.
"This is a firestorm of epic proportions," said Colorado Springs Fire Chief Richard Brown. The Waldo Canyon fire in El Paso County — which had been growing in the forested hills on the city's west side — blew into an inferno
The Waldo Canyon fire, which officials here called "very aggressive," spread in three directions and displaced about 11,000 people from their homes as fires continued to burn statewide Sunday.
A magnitude-5.5 earthquake has struck a mountainous region in southwestern China, leaving at least four people dead and more than 100 injured.
A fast-growing wildfire has forced thousands of residents from homes in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and nearby communities as firefighters struggled on Sunday to contain out-of-control and wind-stoked blazes in several western U.S. states.
Tropical storm warnings were issued Sunday along the northeast coast of the Gulf of Mexico, as Debby lashed parts of the Gulf States with wind and rain. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency as a result of forecasts for Tropic
Fires are raging in the western U.S. and in one overpass from its orbit around the Earth, NASA's Aqua satellite picked up smoke and identified hot spots from fires in Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has hit the southeastern coast of Australia, 120km from Melbourne.
Last month the news of wildfires in Michigan, New Mexico and elsewhere sent a wake up call to those who live in fire country.
Funding for preventing and putting out wildfires has fallen by $512m since 2010.
magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck northern Italy Tuesday, killing at least 10 people. It's the second major quake to strike northern Italy in 9 days.
Volcanologists have found a direct link between swarms of earthquakes at the surface of Mount St Helens in the US and injections of hot magma into its magma chamber.
At least seven people killed and many historical buildings damaged in 6.0-magnitude quake near city of Bologna.
Japan is set to shut down its last operational nuclear plant following last year’s Fukushima meltdown disaster.
A Harley Davidson motorbike has been washed up on the coast of British Columbia, believed to have been swept into the Pacific by the Japanese tsunami 14 months ago.
A series of tremors rocked parts of Indonesia for several hours overnight, causing panic.
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano has been spewing molten rock up to a mile from its crater.
Hanoi has asked the World Health Organization for help to cure a virulent disease affecting children.
A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale has hit close to the Chilean capital Santiago, prompting the authorities to evacuate a large stretch of coastline.
More than 120 tornadoes reported in two-day outbreak
The death toll rose to six from a tornado that ripped through an Oklahoma town during a weekend outbreak of dozens of twisters across the Great Plains, officials said on Monday.
A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck offshore western Java in Indonesia's Sunda Strait at a depth of 30.5 miles.
Europe's highest and most active volcano, Mount Etna has erupted for the sixth time this year from a new crater on its south-eastern slope.
India withdrew tsunami warnings and alerts it issued on Wednesday following an 8.6 magnitude earthquake off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.
A RESCUE operation to free nine miners trapped since last Thursday in a mine in southern Peru could be delayed by two to three days, a top official says.