LOS ANGELES – A storm pounding California with record rain forced authorities in the San Joaquin Valley to order 2,000 residents to evacuate the farming community of McFarland due to major flooding. An estimated 400 to 500 homes were in
One of Guatemala’s active volcanoes, Fuego, is rumbling at a greater-than-usual rate, the emergency services office said Saturday. The volcano is seeing 12-15 small explosive events per hour, the office said, citing a report from the National Seismological Institute.
Authorities say floods in Western Australia’s Gascoyne region have caused widespread damage to crops and pastoral stations. A station owner at Mooloo Downs, more than 200 kilometres east of Carnarvon, expects to have lost a significant number of cattle.
A massive blast along a state-owned pipeline in central Mexico killed 27 people, injured 52 others, and engulfed dozens of homes in a raging inferno, officials said. Puebla state secretary Valentin Meneses said the pre-dawn explosion occurred along the Petroleos
Lightning blasted holes up to four metres wide in Melbourne house roofs as a severe storm hit the city’s south-east overnight. Emergency services responded to about 40 calls for assistance at Aspendale as a severe storm and waves of heavy
Video Report: Residents living along the historic Ganges River in eastern India complain water pollution is on the rise. David Botti reports.
Thirty people have been rescued by helicopter from the roof of a property near Gascoyne Junction, 950 kilometres north of Perth, as flooding continues in parts of Western Australia. Another six people were rescued after becoming stranded at Yalgoo, east
LOS ANGELES – A series of winter storms bearing down on California Saturday was threatening parts of the state with flooding, and officials were posting mudflow warnings in areas recently affected by wildfires ahead of this weekend’s rains. Southern California