Avalanche in Pakistan kills at least 11 members of nomadic tribe
A snowy avalanche in northern Pakistan killed 11 people Saturday, including a 4-year-old boy, and injured 25 from a nomadic tribe as they crossed a mountainous area with their goat herds, police said.
Here’s why the US leads the world in weather disasters
Some experts believe extreme weather triggered by America’s unique geography creates dangers explaining that it takes people to turn those hazards into disasters.
Hope fading as deaths in Turkey, Syria earthquake pass 11,000
The 7.8 magnitude quake and its powerful aftershocks were so immense — and spread so wide, including in areas isolated by Syria’s ongoing civil war — that many are still waiting for help.
Peru struck by magnitude-7.5 earthquake, USGS says
The quake occurred at 5:52 a.m. (1052 GMT) and its epicenter was in the Amazon region, 42 kilometers (26 miles) north northwest of the city of Barranca. It had a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Los Angeles County named most dangerous area in the U.S. for natural disasters
Los Angeles County, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is the most dangerous area in the U.S. for natural disasters.
Puppy rescued from charred remains of home in California as wildfires burn through West Coast
Rescuers found a puppy sheltering within the charred remains on a property impacted by the Berry Creek fires.
Tennessee ‘hero’ dog dies after saving family from deadly tornado
A family's dog barked incessantly and woke them up just before a tornado ripped apart their home, giving them time to shelter in their laundry room.
New South Wales authorities drop vegetables from helicopter to feed animals in Australia
Helicopters have been loaded with boxes of food to drop through the bushland and canyons.
Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter.
Hurricane Dorian: Woman in Bahamas houses nearly 100 dogs to protect them from storm
A woman in Nassau, Bahamas, opened her home to nearly 100 dogs to protect them from the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, which struck the region as a Category 5 hurricane.