Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Over 58,000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned Monday, amid severe drought in the impoverished and war-torn Horn of Africa country.

Quake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

New storm approaches Philippines after typhoon kills 20

A new storm was threatening to dump heavy rain on the southern Philippines on Friday, as people in northern farming regions battled floods from deadly Typhoon Melor, authorities said.

Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 11

Rescuers on speedboats hauled rain-soaked residents off rooftops in the Philippine countryside on Wednesday after Typhoon Melor killed at least 11 people and cut power for millions.

How El Niño 2015 will effect weather phenomenon – Watch video

How El Niño 2015 will effect weather phenomenon – Watch video

Researchers at NASA feel that the effects of El Niño is the strongest since 1997-98.

Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster spreads off US shores

Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster spreads off US shores

Trace amounts of cesium-134 have been detected within several hundred miles (km) of the Oregon, Washington and California.

Hurricane Sandra upgraded to Category 3, gathers force fast in Pacific

Hurricane Sandra upgraded to Category 3, gathers force fast in Pacific

National Hurricane Center in Miami said Hurricane Sandra was expected to weaken before nearing land.

Ocean warming blamed for North Pacific dead zones

Ocean warming blamed for North Pacific dead zones

 Abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age was linked to the sudden onset of low-oxygen, hypoxic, conditions that led to vast marine dead zones in the North Pacific, new research has found.

Ecuador declares state of emergency for El Nino

Ecuador braced for a destructive season of weather caused by the El Nino phenomenon by declaring a 60-day state of emergency in its most vulnerable provinces.

 2015 on track to become the hottest year ever recorded!

2015 on track to become the hottest year ever recorded!

According to a report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , September 2015 was the hottest September, by a large margin, since records first began in 1880.

Tropical storm Patricia in Pacific upgraded to hurricane

Tropical storm Patricia off the Pacific coast of Mexico has been upgraded to a hurricane, US forecasters said today.

Powerful 7.3 quake hits off Vanuatu, no tsunami threat

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean today, but no tsunami threat was detected, seismologists said.

Buenos Aires departure for 2016 Dakar Rally

Buenos Aires departure for 2016 Dakar Rally

The Argentine capital Buenos Aires will host the start of the 2016 Dakar Rally following Peru`s decision to withdraw from the event last month, race organisers announced Thursday.

Powerful quake off Chile slams waves into coastal towns; eight killed

Chile lifted the tsunami warning early on Thursday it had put in place after Wednesday`s major earthquake, the government said.

Visitors near Japan's Mt. Aso ordered to evacuate

 Mount Aso in Japan erupted at 9.43 am (local time) on Monday, the Meteorological Agency said.

Watch: Robot exploring the Pacific Ocean floor

Watch: Robot exploring the Pacific Ocean floor

Two robotic submersibles, or ROVs have plunged into the warm waters off the coast of Hawaii as part of a US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project.

El Niño getting stronger, could cause 'mayhem'

El Niño getting stronger, could cause 'mayhem'

Warm water sloshing from the western Pacific towards the Americas has strengthened El Niño in the past several months.

Solar Impulse grounded in Hawaii for repairs

The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has been grounded in Hawaii, its crew said today, after a gruelling five-day, fuel-less flight across the Pacific Ocean overheated its batteries.

Cook Islands warns jet blast thrillseekers to stay away

Airport authorities in the Cook Islands on Thursday warned thrillseekers to stay away from their runway`s jet blast zone after three tourists were injured when a plane was taking off.

Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight

Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight

A solar-powered aircraft on a round-the-world flight was high above the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, over a quarter of the way to Hawaii after leaving Japan, the mission website showed.