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Trump claims he’s never heard of a Category 5 hurricane — but 4 storms of that intensity have threatened the US under his presidency

Four storms once designated Category 5 have threatened the US under President Donald Trump: Irma in 2017, Maria in 2017, Michael in 2018, and Dorian.
Home Depot and Lowe's both run emergency command centers dedicated to responding to natural disasters.

An inside look on how home improvement giants Lowe’s and Home Depot are battening down the hatches for Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is heading toward the southeast of the United States. Here's how home improvement retailers are preparing for the storm.
A beach in Bandon, Oregon — near Coos Bay — is seen in June.

A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake was registered off the coast of Oregon, where the ‘big one’ is overdue

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake happened about 184 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon, at 8:08 a.m. local time.
Shanghai residents endure a rainstorm on August 10, 2019, ahead of Typhoon Lekima.

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China

A million people were evacuated from their homes and thousands of flights were cancelled across major airports in China.
Extreme cases of hot, cold, wet, and dry weather are becoming more intense as the climate changes.

36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years

Extreme weather is increasing in terms of intensity and frequency as the planet warms, and these photos show us just how extraordinary that is.
Extreme cases of hot, cold, wet, and dry weather are becoming more intense as the climate changes.

36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years

Extreme weather is increasing in terms of intensity and frequency as the planet warms, and these photos show us just how extraordinary that is.
A rendering of Oceanix City.

The UN is supporting a design for a new floating city that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Floating cities could help address two global challenges: sea level rise and a lack of affordable housing.
Cities could see 10 to 12 feet of sea level rise by 2100.

7 American cities that could disappear by 2100

Rising sea levels threaten to submerge entire cities by the turn of the century.
"The Day After Tomorrow" movie exaggerates the possible effects of the Atlantic Ocean circulation coming to halt, but the movie doesn't get everything wrong.

The film ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ foretold a real and troubling trend: The ocean’s water-circulation system is weakening

The Hollywood disaster film "Day After Tomorrow" foretold an abrupt climate shift that could be within the realm of possibility.

A quake-triggered landslide in Indonesia’s Lombok killed 2 Malaysians, including the chief editor of a prominent newspaper – here’s what w...

According to Bernama, the earthquake and the aftershock injured a total of 44 people and destroyed almost 500 houses.