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'Weather Bomb' mega-storm hits California

A colossal storm has been causing mayhem in California, with torrential rain, flash floods, strong winds and… sinkholes.

A colossal storm has been causing mayhem in California, with torrential rain, flash floods, strong winds and… sinkholes.

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Wildfires rage in Australia

An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.

An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.

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Tisza River frozen in Hungary

A security guard was rescued on Monday (February, 13) from a ferry that was torn from its moorings on the Tisza River in Hungary.

A security guard was rescued on Monday (February, 13) from a ferry that was torn from its moorings on the Tisza River in Hungary.

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Truck lands on police car in high winds

Following an accident near Elk mountain, Wyoming, three state troopers pulled over on the edge of Interstate 80 to help the victims. It was lucky

Following an accident near Elk mountain, Wyoming, three state troopers pulled over on the edge of Interstate 80 to help the victims. It was lucky

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New California storm brings flooding, mudslides

The latest storm in the wet California winter triggered street flooding and rockslides around the San Francisco Bay Area.

The latest storm in the wet California winter triggered street flooding and rockslides around the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Migrant deaths prompt work at Greek camp

Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.

Greek media say three men were poisoned by fumes from stoves lit inside the tents to combat the bitter winter temperatures. However, the authorities would neither confirm nor deny this.

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Bad weather in Italy

The region of Calabria, in southern Italy, has been hit by bad weather.

The region of Calabria, in southern Italy, has been hit by bad weather.

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'Europe must do more to help refugees' according to the UNHCR

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

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30 missing in hotel buried by avalanche in Italy

A full-scale operation is underway after a hotel was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano in the village of Farindola. Rescuers say

A full-scale operation is underway after a hotel was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano in the village of Farindola. Rescuers say

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Record for hottest year broken once more in 2016

2016 was the hottest year on record – that is according to data compiled by NASA and the World Meteorological Organisation.

2016 was the hottest year on record – that is according to data compiled by NASA and the World Meteorological Organisation.

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Is Europe about to go dark?

A wave of cold is expected to bring sub-zero temperatures across the continent over the coming days and, with it, fears of electricity blackouts.

A wave of cold is expected to bring sub-zero temperatures across the continent over the coming days and, with it, fears of electricity blackouts.

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An icy Danube

Ice floats down the Danube river in the scenic capital of Budapest, Hungary on a sunny Thursday (12 January).

Ice floats down the Danube river in the scenic capital of Budapest, Hungary on a sunny Thursday (12 January).

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More than 70 deaths as extreme weather hits Europe

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

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Struggling to care: hospitals in crisis across Europe

Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.

Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.

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Icicles on Kosovo power plant cooling towers

A spokesperson for Kosovo’s energy corporation has said a power plant in Obiliq is running near to full capacity despite reports of power blackouts.

A spokesperson for Kosovo’s energy corporation has said a power plant in Obiliq is running near to full capacity despite reports of power blackouts.