As floodwater surrounded the van, two deputy sheriffs were able to climb onto the roof but were unable to remove two women from the back seat.
- by Martha Waggoner
Heartbreak for families and rescuers in the wake of Florence's furry.
- by Theoden Janes
Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan thought about all the spots that made Wilmington home growing up and was moved to dramatic action.
Sydney, the Hunter and the Illawarra will again face very high fire dangers on Wednesday as the mercury nears 30 degrees and humidity levels dive.
- by Peter Hannam
A Philippine mayor said it's unlikely any of the dozens of people feared buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive.
Typhoon Mangkhut continued its trail of destruction as moved into southern China. Although it has weakened it still packs a punch and death tolls are tipped to rise.
The death toll continues to rise as the rain continues to hammer already flooded areas throughout North and South Carolina, pushing rescue services to the limits.
- by David Zucchino
As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding.
Tropical cyclone Mangkhut made landfall in the country's most populous province after killing scores of people in the Philippines.