These fires are deliberately started to clear space for the planting of crops. Sometimes this is done without realising we are possibly in the process of destroying mankind’s only chance of survival
Spain’s forecaster has issued a red weather alert for the Costa Blanca around Alicante and Valencia after Majorca was hit by severe rain, hail and a tornado.
Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in Canada damaging parts of the east coast. The Bahamas have now started to evacuate as the real damage of Dorian starts to become apparent.
Dr. Duane Sands, health minister of The Bahamas told NBC News the official number of deceased in The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian is 50.
"We went from almost no water to 4 to 6 feet in a matter of minutes," said Steve Harris, who lives on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.
Experts say that warming oceans and rising sea levels will likely make hurricanes more intense and their impact more devastating.
The storm has been downgraded but has already left 156,000 homes and businesses without power.
"It has only started. We have a long night ahead of us," Gov. Roy Cooper said as Dorian promised life-threatening floods.
The streets of Charleston, South Carolina, vanished beneath water on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian skirted the US coast after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble.
Hurricane Dorian ripped through the northwestern Bahamas over the weekend, killing at least seven people and leaving a path of destruction across the island
These are the satellite images that show how flooding from Hurricane Dorian has ravaged the Bahamas.
At least 5 dead as 'monster' storm batters the Caribbean islands.
"It's scary as heck," said a woman as female inmates from the Brevard County jail stacked sandbags in the trunk of her car.
Hurricane Dorian was forecast to become an "extremely dangerous major hurricane" on Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The search continued in Chamoson after two people were carried away in a car during a violent storm.
Fears circulated prior to the storm that some of Mississippi River's levees would be toppled at New Orleans, allowing the canals to rush into the city. This destruction happened before, in 2005's Hurricane Katrina, with devastating consequences for the city.
Barry is expected to weaken as it heads further inland and is forecast to become a tropical depression by Sunday.
The Humane Society evacuated animals that were up for adoption in Louisiana shelters, which helps to increase capacity for dogs and cats that may displaced in the storm.
Tropical Storm Barry moved closer to landfall on Saturday, threatening millions with rain and high winds and testing New Orleans' flood defences.
People hurt and homes destroyed as severe storms hit parts of the southern US
Stories about animals abandoned during natural disasters drew widespread attention in the last few years as hurricanes slammed the U.S.
Hurricane Bora hits Italian and Croatian coasts
Hurricane Willa, a category 5 storm, is expected to make landfall on mainland Mexico on Tuesday afternoon.
Only fifth hurricane ever recorded in the region
60 people evacuated from their homes after power lines are ripped out and trees uprooted
Portugal has been hit by a rare Atlantic Hurricane, with some weather experts describing the storm as the most powerful to hit the country since 1842.