Cassandra Vinograd As winds pick up, Britain is preparing for a major storm - dubbed St Jude officially and Stormageddon on social networks - to cause havoc.
Warm Atlantic waters and favorable wind patterns may produce 13 to 20 named storms this year for the fourth above-average hurricane season in a row, the US National Oceanic & Atmospheric...
An above-average number of storms will emerge from the Atlantic this hurricane season, and the odds of the US being hit by a major system are about 70 per cent greater than predicted last year,...
Devastating storm affects millions as it bears down onthe US east coast.
Isaac has turned into a full-blown Category 1 hurricane as it rolls toward the US Gulf Coast.
Michael Biesecker, Jennifer Peltz Hurricane Irene battered the North Carolina coast yesterday, wreaking havoc as it began a potentially catastrophic run up the US East Coast.
Tropical storm-force winds from Hurricane Irene lashing the US east coast with rain have the potential to cause billions of dollars in damage along a densely populated arc, that includes Washington,...
Major hurricane Irene has intensified into a powerful category three storm as it tears through the Bahamas on its path towards the United States.
Peter Hannam Extreme storm events such as super typhoon Haiyan, which wreaked havoc in the Philippines on Friday, are more likely in the future as the build-up of greenhouse gases warms the planet, scientists say.
The death toll from a severe storm that ripped across Britain and onto mainland Europe has risen to 13, with the UK and Germany hit the hardest.
Central London is not only being battered by a once-in-a-decade storm. It's also being menaced by a giant, rampaging beach ball.
Ten months after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the north-eastern US, coastal communities are shoring up their homes to limit a surge in insurance premiums and the damage from future weather furies.
Over the next 40 years, the number of sweltering summer days in New York City could double or even triple, making it as hot in 2050 as Birmingham, Alabama, is now.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a $US20b system of flood barriers to protect low-lying areas from storms almost eight months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region.
As the sun began to set one recent Sunday, saltwater poured off Jamaica Bay into one of the lowest-lying areas in New York City.
Power plants across the US are at increased risk of temporary shutdown and reduced power generation as temperatures and sea levels continue to rise and water becomes less available, the country's...
Climate scientists are surer than ever that human activity is causing global warming, according to leaked drafts of a major UN report, but they are finding it harder than expected to predict the...
The world should stop arguing about whether humans are causing climate change and start taking action, the president of the World Bank said.
With respect to the science of climate change, many experts regard the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the world's authoritative institution.