"I felt like a ghost for a second, like everything was happening, and yet we can't control any of it."
The vast wildfire tearing through California this month illuminates more than just the land it burns — it lights up everything we lose, or leave behind.
Days after the hurricane hit south Florida, the hard-hit Keys are in a "humanitarian crisis," according to officials.
"There are dead bodies in the water and littering some of the streets, and houses are still under water," an NGO worker in Freetown said.
The death toll has been estimated at 254, many of them children.
Bring out those giant pink flamingos!
Rescue efforts are underway to find the hundreds of people reported missing following flooding in the city of Mocoa.
The announcement from the White House comes amid criticism that the president was playing golf on vacation instead of visiting the state.
Around 40,000 homes have been damaged by torrential rains and flooding, officials said Thursday, and many were still underwater.
Do you have the endurance of a hurricane or the speed of a tornado?
“This is basically a zombie apocalypse without the zombies.”
A 34-year-old woman was killed Monday when part of the tourist-frequented Big Four Ice Caves collapsed in a national forest north of Seattle.
Residents of Ramche village in Myagdi district were forced to abandon their homes in the early hours of Sunday, following a massive landslide which made the water levels of the Kali Gandaki River rise a reported 600 ft.
President Baldwin Lonsdale called the storm a "monster" and said it had "wiped out" any recent development on the archipelago. An estimated 65,000 people still require temporary shelter one week after Cyclone Pam hit.
Severe flooding has prompted the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and left dozens dead. The number of people impacted by the high water is expected to be much larger.
The mudslide that struck Oso, Wash., last Saturday killed at least 28 people.
As many as 55 people have died and tens of thousands evacuated after some of Mexico's worst storm damage in decades. (WARNING: Graphic content)
At least 89 are dead. More than 21,000 buildings damaged; 1,200 have collapsed.
Record rainfall in South Korea has triggered massive flooding and deadly landslides. At least 53 people have been reported dead or missing in and around the capital city of Seoul. (via)
Nature, this is not a contest. You don't have to prove yourself.
In chronological order! Today's disaster is merely one of many reminders that Mother Nature only tolerates our presence most of the time. From ancient Greece to modern day Peru, millions have suffered the devastating effects of tectonic shift.