37 killed in Bangladesh storms

At least 37 people were killed when powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend and left a trail of devastation in the northwest, officials said on Monday.

At least 35 killed in Bangladesh storms

Powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend leaving a trail of devastation in the country`s northwest and killing at least 35 people, officials said Monday.

Lima accord essential to combat climate change: France
Lima accord essential to combat climate change: France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Sunday welcomed Lima accord on climate change which he said prepared the ground for Paris's next year gathering to forge concrete measures aimed at slowing increases in global temperature, droughts, floods, storms, and sea-level rise.

Heavy flooding brings chaos to Sao Paulo

Brazilian megalopolis Sao Paulo saw violent storms and heavy rains causing flooding and traffic chaos as authorities announced a state of alert in some parts of the city.

Philippines` 10 deadliest storms

Typhoon Hagupit was on Sunday churning across the Philippines, the latest in a never-ending series of often-deadly storms that plague the Southeast Asian archipelago.

Nations pledge USD 9.3 bn for Green Climate Fund

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin today pledged USD 9.3 billion for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for global warming, just shy of a USD 10 bn target.

Cyclone Hudhud: 8 dead, Visakhapatnam worst affected

After Cyclone Hudhud pounded at the eastern seaboard of India, hitting Visakhapatnam the hardest, the storm - less intense now.

Storms to hit Britain Monday

Stormy conditions are set to hit parts of Britain Monday, with strong winds and heavy rain bringing the risk of travel disruption and flooding, the Guardian reported Sunday.

Missing Malaysia Airlines MH370: New debris sightings, storms ground missing plane`s air search

A Thai satellite has detected 300 floating objects in southern Indian Ocean that could possibly be the debris of the missing Malaysian plane, even as bad weather on Tuesday grounded multination air search for the aircraft`s wreckage.

2013 revealed as sixth warmest year on record

In its review of 2013, the world`s leading meteorological authority suggests that many of last year`s weather extremes are likely to have been heavily influenced by rising global temperatures.

Wind farms can tame hurricanes: Scientists

Huge offshore wind farms can protect vulnerable coastal cities against devastating cyclones like Katrina and Sandy by tempering winds and ocean surges before they reach land, a study said Wednesday.

Storms as big as Jupiter`s `great red spot` discovered on brown dwarfs

New observations from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope have suggested that most brown dwarfs also feature one or more Jupiter`s "Great Red Spot" like planet-size storms.

`Frequent destructive storms as global warming intensifies`

Intense and destructive storms are likely to occur more frequently as global warming intensifies, Greenpeace said Saturday.

Big storms hit Mexico on opposite coasts, 33 dead

Tropical Storm Ingrid and the remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel drenched Mexico`s Pacific and Gulf coasts with torrential rains caused at least 33 deaths.

NASA launches drones to track secrets of hurricanes

NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which they say could ultimately save lives by improving forecast models that predict a hurricane`s strength.

New smartphone app could help forecast storms

Researchers have developed a new app that lets users send pressure measurements to scientists which may help predict storms.

Stomach bugs linked to wetter conditions, storms

Rain and bigger storms could be the cause of more stomach bugs in certain countries, according to new research.

Christmas Day storms blamed for 3 deaths in US

An enormous storm system that dumped snow and sleet on the US.

US braces for storms, tornadoes on Christmas

Amid forecast of snow, sleet and freezing rain, several Gulf Coast states in the US are bracing for a Christmas with twisters and thunderstorms.

Stress on emergency management in Assam

A week-long preparedness exercise on emergency management was inaugurated.