There have been roughly 35,000 major catastrophes since 1900 to 2015, with storms and flooding causing the most damage by far. Continue reading →
When faced with a lack of weather data, researchers look to shipwrecks to understand hurricanes in history.
Although the hurricane lost steam as it approached land, heavy rainfall is expected.
Models present a range of possible outcomes and right now forecasters are still weighing the odds for Joaquin. Continue reading →
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Monday began releasing previously contaminated water into the sea.
Tropical Storm Etau prompted emergency warnings in Japan and calls for 200,000 to evacuate, as the storm caused a river to overflow a levee.
Hurricanes this year have set records in the Atlantic and Pacific. See some incredible images of these tropical cyclones from space.
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, killing nearly 2,000 people. Has the U.S. improved how it responds to such disasters?
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