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  • Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:10:35 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:27:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...(AP Photo/John Locher,File). FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2018 file photo Gary Parmely, father of Jeremy Stoke of the Redding Fire Department, visits a memorial for his son, in Redding, Calif. Officials say Stoke the first firefighter to die battling a Nort...

    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • People plucked from rooftops as Indian floods kill 324

    People plucked from rooftops as Indian floods kill 324

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:12:41 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:26:28 GMT
    (AP Photo). People move past a flooded area in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flo...(AP Photo). People move past a flooded area in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flo...
    Rescuers are using helicopters and boats to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed more than 320 people in the...
    Rescuers are using helicopters and boats to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed more than 320 people in the past nine days.
  • Lane quickly intensifies into a Category 2 hurricane in East Pacific

    Lane quickly intensifies into a Category 2 hurricane in East Pacific

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:02:49 GMT
    Hurricane Lane is expected to become a major hurricane by Saturday. (Image: NOAA)Hurricane Lane is expected to become a major hurricane by Saturday. (Image: NOAA)

    Lane is now the sixth hurricane of the 2018 Pacific season, and is expected to cross into the Central Pacific on Saturday as a major storm.

    Lane is now the sixth hurricane of the 2018 Pacific season, and is expected to cross into the Central Pacific on Saturday as a major storm.

  • Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

    Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:11 GMT
    Japan has raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island, urging its 150 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption.
    Japan has raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island, urging its 150 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption.
  • Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:51:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:07 GMT
    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories. (Source: Pixabay, File)Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.

    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.

  • Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

    Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:12:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, a Guadalupe fur seal, foreground, passes by as SeaWorld animal rescue team member Heather Ruce feeds a California sea lion at a rescue facility in San Diego, with rescue crews s...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, a Guadalupe fur seal, foreground, passes by as SeaWorld animal rescue team member Heather Ruce feeds a California sea lion at a rescue facility in San Diego, with rescue crews s...
    Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves.
    Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves.
  • Subtropical storm forms way out in Atlantic

    Subtropical storm forms way out in Atlantic

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:18:44 GMT

    The fifth named storm of the year has winds that barely classify it as a named storm.

    The fifth named storm of the year has winds that barely classify it as a named storm.

  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:11:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:22:22 GMT
    The nearly three-week closure of Yosemite was the result of a massive wildfire that has burned 150 square miles and killed at least two firefighters since it started July 13. (Source: KCRA/CNN)The nearly three-week closure of Yosemite was the result of a massive wildfire that has burned 150 square miles and killed at least two firefighters since it started July 13. (Source: KCRA/CNN)

    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

  • Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:41:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:35:56 GMT
    (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...(Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP). Draper Battalion Chiefs Bart Vawdrey and Kevin Holt listen during a press conference in Draper, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died battling the largest recorded wil...
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.
    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.
  • Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

    Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:38:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:57:55 GMT
    Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.
    Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.
  • Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:40:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:52:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
  • Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:21 GMT
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
  • Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:30:22 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:03:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.
  • The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

    The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:20:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:54:11 GMT
    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history. (AP Photo/Patrick Record)Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history. (AP Photo/Patrick Record)

    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.

    Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.

  • Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires

    Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:10:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:52:28 GMT
    (AP/Daily Inter Lake, Brenda Ahearn). From left, Yaqmur Abay from Turkey and Anne Ruiz from Spain, two summer employees in Glacier National Park, sit on the edge of the Apgar dock with the feet in the water of Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, ...(AP/Daily Inter Lake, Brenda Ahearn). From left, Yaqmur Abay from Turkey and Anne Ruiz from Spain, two summer employees in Glacier National Park, sit on the edge of the Apgar dock with the feet in the water of Lake McDonald on Monday morning, Aug. 13, ...
    A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week...
    A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure.
  • Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

    Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:24:10 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:51:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Workers clean up debris swept into the street during flooding in Upper Darby, Pa., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Authorities say heavy rains have been causing flooding and prompting road closures and rescues of people from stranded car...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). Workers clean up debris swept into the street during flooding in Upper Darby, Pa., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Authorities say heavy rains have been causing flooding and prompting road closures and rescues of people from stranded car...
    Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues.
    Portions of eastern and central Pennsylvania are again dealing with heavy rains and high waters that have shut down highways, flooded homes and prompted rescues.
  • California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

    California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:25:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:51:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were kille...(AP Photo/John Locher). Ed Bledsoe tries to hold back tears as he searches through what remains of his home, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Redding, Calif. Bledsoe's wife, Melody, great-grandson James Roberts and great-granddaughter Emily Roberts were kille...
    A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.
    A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.
  • California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

    California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:18:56 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:49:49 GMT

    California homeowners may find themselves facing insurance headaches even if their houses weren't affected by this year's blazes.

    California homeowners may find themselves facing insurance headaches even if their houses weren't affected by this year's blazes.

  • UPDATE: Authorities identify man killed in flooded wash

    UPDATE: Authorities identify man killed in flooded wash

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:14:39 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    The water swept the car about a half-mile downstream from where the man tried to cross on Old Nogales Highway.

    The water swept the car about a half-mile downstream from where the man tried to cross on Old Nogales Highway.

  • Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:35:11 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:08:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Indonesian men carry the body of a victim of last week's earthquake past a damaged building during a funeral in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Hundreds of people were killed while nearly 400,000 peop...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Indonesian men carry the body of a victim of last week's earthquake past a damaged building during a funeral in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Hundreds of people were killed while nearly 400,000 peop...
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.
  • Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

    Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:44:03 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:54:22 GMT
    Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's...
    Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's Cleveland National Forest.
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
  • WATCH: Newlyweds rescued on wedding day after car trapped in floodwaters

    WATCH: Newlyweds rescued on wedding day after car trapped in floodwaters

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:35:19 GMT
    Police made sure the bride’s dress and shoes stayed dry during the incident. (Source: Bogota Police Department/CNN)Police made sure the bride’s dress and shoes stayed dry during the incident. (Source: Bogota Police Department/CNN)

    Police made sure the bride’s dress and shoes stayed dry during the incident.

    Police made sure the bride’s dress and shoes stayed dry during the incident.

  • Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

    Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 06:11:13 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:34:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu). A firefighter keeps watch on the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu). A firefighter keeps watch on the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

    Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.

    Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.

  • Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

    Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:44:16 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:24:55 GMT
    Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.
    Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.
  • Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

    Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:09:37 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:30:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Homes destroyed by a wildfire are seen from an aerial view in the Keswick neighborhood of Redding, Calif., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Fire crews have made progress against the biggest blaze in California history but officials say ...

    Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.

    Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.

  • Heat wave put flamingos in the mood for 1st time in 15 years

    Heat wave put flamingos in the mood for 1st time in 15 years

    Sunday, August 12 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-08-12 06:40:37 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-08-12 08:29:58 GMT
    (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust via AP). An Andean flamingo looks after a surrogate Chilean flamingo chick, supplanted to replace its own infertile egg, in Slimbridge, England, in this undated photo. The British conservation charity Wildfowl & Wetla...(Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust via AP). An Andean flamingo looks after a surrogate Chilean flamingo chick, supplanted to replace its own infertile egg, in Slimbridge, England, in this undated photo. The British conservation charity Wildfowl & Wetla...

    A British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged six Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.

    A British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged six Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.

  • British charity says heat wave put flamingoes in the mood

    British charity says heat wave put flamingoes in the mood

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:55:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-11 18:06:10 GMT
    British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingoes to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.
    British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingoes to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.
  • French judge charges 2 German officials in campsite flood

    French judge charges 2 German officials in campsite flood

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:34:58 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:59:56 GMT
    (Jose Rocha/French Gendarmerie Nationale via AP). In this photo provided by the French Gendarmerie Nationale, a damaged trailer is photographed after floods at Saint-Julien de Peyrolas camping site, in southern France, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. About 1,60...(Jose Rocha/French Gendarmerie Nationale via AP). In this photo provided by the French Gendarmerie Nationale, a damaged trailer is photographed after floods at Saint-Julien de Peyrolas camping site, in southern France, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. About 1,60...
    A French judge handed preliminary charges Saturday to two Germans whose group ran an unauthorized campsite in southern France that was destroyed by flash floods, forcing the emergency evacuation of 119 children.
    A French judge handed preliminary charges Saturday to two Germans whose group ran an unauthorized campsite in southern France that was destroyed by flash floods, forcing the emergency evacuation of 119 children.
  • Toll from Greek seaside resort wildfire rises to 94

    Toll from Greek seaside resort wildfire rises to 94

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:24:08 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:06:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, burned cars are seen outside a damaged house in Rafina, east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the holiday resorts near Greece's capital.  The prime mi...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, burned cars are seen outside a damaged house in Rafina, east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the holiday resorts near Greece's capital. The prime mi...

    The death toll from the July 23 fire at the seaside resort of Mati, near Athens, has risen to 94 after a 57-year-old woman in intensive care died of her injuries, the ministry of health announced.

    The death toll from the July 23 fire at the seaside resort of Mati, near Athens, has risen to 94 after a 57-year-old woman in intensive care died of her injuries, the ministry of health announced.

  • French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe

    French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:42:01 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:24:27 GMT
    (Stéphane Decoux via AP). In this image from video, flash floods send a torrent of water down a street in Aubagne, France on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Hundreds of rescuers backed by helicopters evacuated about 1,600 people, most of them campers, in three...(Stéphane Decoux via AP). In this image from video, flash floods send a torrent of water down a street in Aubagne, France on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Hundreds of rescuers backed by helicopters evacuated about 1,600 people, most of them campers, in three...
    A top police official of the Gard, the French region that was hardest hit by violent storms and flooding, has told French media that all children were successfully rescued.
    A top police official of the Gard, the French region that was hardest hit by violent storms and flooding, has told French media that all children were successfully rescued.
  • 14,000 fight California fires, some from prisons or overseas

    14,000 fight California fires, some from prisons or overseas

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:06:47 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:32:03 GMT
    (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). Crystal Easter uses a pot of water to put out spot fires around her home, as her neighbor's home burns to the ground in the background, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Spring Valley, Calif. The Ranch Fire spotted 200 y...(Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP). Crystal Easter uses a pot of water to put out spot fires around her home, as her neighbor's home burns to the ground in the background, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Spring Valley, Calif. The Ranch Fire spotted 200 y...

    Some of the largest fires have erupted just within the past few weeks as the state has seen record-setting temperatures - and the historically worst months of wildfire season are still to come.

    Some of the largest fires have erupted just within the past few weeks as the state has seen record-setting temperatures - and the historically worst months of wildfire season are still to come.

  • Hector moves away from islands as powerful Category 4 hurricane

    Hector moves away from islands as powerful Category 4 hurricane

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:43:14 GMT

    Hurricane Hector is still a major Category 3 hurricane as marches south of the Big Island, pushing up surf but otherwise having no major impacts.

    Hurricane Hector is still a major Category 3 hurricane as marches south of the Big Island, pushing up surf but otherwise having no major impacts.

  • Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

    Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:20:11 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has not been reached.
    The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has not been reached.
  • Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from hurricane but toll still at 64

    Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from hurricane but toll still at 64

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:47:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:02:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurri...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File). FILE - In this June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurri...

    Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year and not just the 64 in the official death toll.

    Puerto Rico has conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island last year and not just the 64 in the official death toll.

  • NOAA revises hurricane predictions, says Atlantic will have below average season

    NOAA revises hurricane predictions, says Atlantic will have below average season

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:21:38 GMT
    NOAA revised down their 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast. It's more likely to be below average. (Source: NOAA)NOAA revised down their 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast. It's more likely to be below average. (Source: NOAA)

    NOAA now says we're likely to see a below normal season in the Atlantic. 

    NOAA now says we're likely to see a below normal season in the Atlantic. 

  • The Latest: Indonesia minister says quake deaths pass 300

    The Latest: Indonesia minister says quake deaths pass 300

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 05:54:40 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:25:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of bu...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of bu...
    A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake on Sunday.
    A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake on Sunday.
  • Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies

    Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:31:50 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:56:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after a powerful earthquake, while rescuers doubled down on efforts to find the dead, pulling another body from the rubble.
    Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after a powerful earthquake, while rescuers doubled down on efforts to find the dead, pulling another body from the rubble.
  • Portugal says major wildfire will take days to put out

    Portugal says major wildfire will take days to put out

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:27:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:32:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...
    Emergency services in Portugal are struggling for a sixth day to contain a major wildfire blackening hills in the country's southern Algarve region.
    Emergency services in Portugal are struggling for a sixth day to contain a major wildfire blackening hills in the country's southern Algarve region.
  • Scattered storms, sultry weather on tap at PGA Championship

    Scattered storms, sultry weather on tap at PGA Championship

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-08-07 22:50:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:54:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Dustin Johnson responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Dustin Johnson responds to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in St. Louis.
    Heavy storms rolling through Missouri help with oppressive heat, rain sends humidity soaring ahead of PGA Championship.
    Heavy storms rolling through Missouri help with oppressive heat, rain sends humidity soaring ahead of PGA Championship.
  • All of Puerto Rico's power is finally restored, except for 25 customers

    All of Puerto Rico's power is finally restored, except for 25 customers

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:53:11 GMT

    Nearly 1.4 million customers lost electric service immediately after Hurricane Maria hit the island in September.

    Nearly 1.4 million customers lost electric service immediately after Hurricane Maria hit the island in September.

  • The Latest: Official death toll still 131 in Indonesia quake

    The Latest: Official death toll still 131 in Indonesia quake

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:57:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-08-08 15:15:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake that shook Lombok island has risen to 131.
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake that shook Lombok island has risen to 131.
  • The Latest: Greek fires death toll stands at 92

    The Latest: Greek fires death toll stands at 92

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-08 10:02:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-08 13:50:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). People cool off in the fountains of the Trocadero gardens Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Paris. The hottest weather was expected Tuesday in the center and northeast of France, with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenhei...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). People cool off in the fountains of the Trocadero gardens Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 in Paris. The hottest weather was expected Tuesday in the center and northeast of France, with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenhei...
    A county near Norway's capital has beaten a 71-year-old record of consecutive days with temperatures above 25 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit).
    A county near Norway's capital has beaten a 71-year-old record of consecutive days with temperatures above 25 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit).
  • Biggest blaze in California history challenges firefighters

    Biggest blaze in California history challenges firefighters

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-08-07 06:09:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:46:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, a firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif. The residence eventually burned. Authorities say a rapidly expanding Northern C...(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, a firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif. The residence eventually burned. Authorities say a rapidly expanding Northern C...

    Gigantic wildfires that devour scores or hundreds of homes may become the new normal in California's future.

    Gigantic wildfires that devour scores or hundreds of homes may become the new normal in California's future.

  • Indonesia struggles to recover quake's dead, help the living

    Indonesia struggles to recover quake's dead, help the living

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-07 18:06:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-08-08 06:45:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Relatives react as rescue teams recover the bodies of victims killed in an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damag...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Relatives react as rescue teams recover the bodies of victims killed in an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damag...
    In quake-hit Indonesia, recovering the dead presents massive challenge in the aftermath of the country's latest natural disaster.
    In quake-hit Indonesia, recovering the dead presents massive challenge in the aftermath of the country's latest natural disaster.
  • Subtropical Storm Debby forms in N. Atlantic, will stay out at sea

    Subtropical Storm Debby forms in N. Atlantic, will stay out at sea

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-08-08 04:00:44 GMT

    Debby is forecast to fizzle out in the Atlantic Ocean in a couple of days.

    Debby is forecast to fizzle out in the Atlantic Ocean in a couple of days.

  • Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

    Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-08-07 04:01:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-08-07 23:50:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). A resident inspects a mosque damaged by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Thousands left homeless by the powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist isla...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). A resident inspects a mosque damaged by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Thousands left homeless by the powerful quake that ruptured roads and flattened buildings on the Indonesian tourist isla...
    Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless locals wait for aid.
    Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless locals wait for aid.
  • The Latest: Dutch campsites evacuated amid brush fire

    The Latest: Dutch campsites evacuated amid brush fire

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-08-07 10:02:57 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:28:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Edme). A woman cools down under a fountain in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Monday, Aug.6, 2018, where temperatures rose up to 35 degrees Celsius ( 95 degrees Fahrenheit). The heat wave in France is expected to last until Thursd...(AP Photo/Bob Edme). A woman cools down under a fountain in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Monday, Aug.6, 2018, where temperatures rose up to 35 degrees Celsius ( 95 degrees Fahrenheit). The heat wave in France is expected to last until Thursd...
    France's environment minister has called on motorists to comply with car restrictions amid a heat wave expected to peak Tuesday in the country.
    France's environment minister has called on motorists to comply with car restrictions amid a heat wave expected to peak Tuesday in the country.
  • Wildfires torment Portugal, Spain; French, Dutch feel heat

    Wildfires torment Portugal, Spain; French, Dutch feel heat

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-07 09:32:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-07 19:44:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter jumps off a small mound while working on a fire near the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfi...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter jumps off a small mound while working on a fire near the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfi...
    More than 1,000 firefighters supported by 19 aircraft are battling for a fifth straight day a major wildfire in southern Portugal.
    More than 1,000 firefighters supported by 19 aircraft are battling for a fifth straight day a major wildfire in southern Portugal.
  • 'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

    'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:13:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-07 15:57:48 GMT
    (Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy via AP). In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley...(Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy via AP). In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley...
    Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe.
    Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe.
  • Hawaii's Big Island readies as Hurricane Hector approaches

    Hawaii's Big Island readies as Hurricane Hector approaches

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:36:20 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-08-07 14:19:18 GMT
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
  • The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

    The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-07 08:22:52 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-07 12:10:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Rescuers carry the body of an earthquake victim recovered from the collapsed Jabal Nur Mosque in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday nigh...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Rescuers carry the body of an earthquake victim recovered from the collapsed Jabal Nur Mosque in North Lombok, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday nigh...
    A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening said there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and though many got...
    A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening said there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and though many got out, dozens were buried in the rubble.
  • Heat wave: Portugal tames wildfire; French cities ban cars

    Heat wave: Portugal tames wildfire; French cities ban cars

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:28:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-08-07 08:14:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). People observe as fire gets closer to the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town of Monchique in the so...
    Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight.
    Emergency services in Portugal say they are still fighting a major wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight.
  • The Latest: Southern California fire expanding into forest

    The Latest: Southern California fire expanding into forest

    Monday, August 6 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-08-07 02:46:17 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-08-07 05:13:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Josh Edelson). A spotter plane banks in front of an air tanker as it drops fire retardant on a burning hillside during the Ranch Fire in Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Josh Edelson). A spotter plane banks in front of an air tanker as it drops fire retardant on a burning hillside during the Ranch Fire in Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
    Authorities say twin blazes rapidly spreading in Northern California have become the state's largest wildfire in recorded history.
    Authorities say twin blazes rapidly spreading in Northern California have become the state's largest wildfire in recorded history.
  • Germany launches earliest grape harvest yet amid heat wave

    Germany launches earliest grape harvest yet amid heat wave

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-06 13:08:42 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-08-07 04:32:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). A harvest helper empties a bucket with grapes during the earliest start of the grape harvest in history in Loerzweiler, some 50 kilometers south of Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Aug.6, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). A harvest helper empties a bucket with grapes during the earliest start of the grape harvest in history in Loerzweiler, some 50 kilometers south of Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Aug.6, 2018.
    Germany's grape harvest is officially underway on its earliest date yet after a scorching summer.
    Germany's grape harvest is officially underway on its earliest date yet after a scorching summer.
  • The Latest: Tropical storm watch issued for Hawaii Island

    The Latest: Tropical storm watch issued for Hawaii Island

    Monday, August 6 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-06 23:00:59 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-08-07 03:29:02 GMT
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
    Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands.
  • VIDEO: 10-year-old captures incredible lightning strike on camera

    VIDEO: 10-year-old captures incredible lightning strike on camera

    Monday, August 6 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-08-07 02:57:44 GMT
    A still from the video of a lightning strike that 10-year-old Brody Lee shot outside his home in Davidson, NC.A still from the video of a lightning strike that 10-year-old Brody Lee shot outside his home in Davidson, NC.

    Brody Lee was standing right by his home’s front window when – boom! - he got the scare of this life.

    Brody Lee was standing right by his home’s front window when – boom! - he got the scare of this life.

  • Thousands left homeless by deadly quake on Indonesian island

    Thousands left homeless by deadly quake on Indonesian island

    Monday, August 6 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-08-06 08:13:32 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-08-07 02:27:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adrial Pranandi). Indonesian men inspect buildings damaged by an earthquake in Sembalun, on Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and...(AP Photo/Adrial Pranandi). Indonesian men inspect buildings damaged by an earthquake in Sembalun, on Lombok Island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and...

    Some areas of the island still haven't been reached, with rescuers battling against collapsed bridges, electricity blackouts and damaged roads blocked with debris.

    Some areas of the island still haven't been reached, with rescuers battling against collapsed bridges, electricity blackouts and damaged roads blocked with debris.

  • Baseball-sized hail pummels zoo in CO, killing two animals and wrecking cars

    Baseball-sized hail pummels zoo in CO, killing two animals and wrecking cars

    Monday, August 6 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-08-07 02:06:11 GMT

    The area around the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo appeared to be hit hardest, with smaller hail hitting the more central parts of Colorado Springs.

    The area around the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo appeared to be hit hardest, with smaller hail hitting the more central parts of Colorado Springs.

  • Chrissy Teigen caught in Bali earthquake while on vacation

    Chrissy Teigen caught in Bali earthquake while on vacation

    Sunday, August 5 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-08-05 22:02:36 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:19:48 GMT
    Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers.
    Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers.
  • Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

    Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:57:43 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-08-06 15:07:43 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Smoke from multiple wildfires billows into the sky, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Scotts Valley near Lakeport, Calif.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Smoke from multiple wildfires billows into the sky, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Scotts Valley near Lakeport, Calif.

    Officials say a utility worker has been killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews continue to battle multiple blazes that have forced more evacuations.

    Officials say a utility worker has been killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews continue to battle multiple blazes that have forced more evacuations.

  • Gorillas at Prague zoo cool down with sorbet amid heat wave

    Gorillas at Prague zoo cool down with sorbet amid heat wave

    Monday, August 6 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-06 13:08:55 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-08-06 14:21:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Western lowland gorilla Richard licks ice cream, prepared from fruits, for the gorillas to cool down during a heat wave at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Western lowland gorilla Richard licks ice cream, prepared from fruits, for the gorillas to cool down during a heat wave at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018.
    Gorillas at Prague's zoo are keeping cool during the European heat wave by eating sorbet.
    Gorillas at Prague's zoo are keeping cool during the European heat wave by eating sorbet.
  • The Latest: EU: Wildfires show impact of climate change

    The Latest: EU: Wildfires show impact of climate change

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:43:40 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:25:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter group set before heading towards the fire at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town o...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). A firefighter group set before heading towards the fire at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018. Over 700 firefighters were still battling a forest fire near the Portuguese town o...
    Three French cities have banned the most polluting cars from the roads because of pollution linked to the current heat wave in Europe.
    Three French cities have banned the most polluting cars from the roads because of pollution linked to the current heat wave in Europe.
  • The Latest: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98

    The Latest: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98

    Sunday, August 5 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-08-06 03:42:57 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-06 11:15:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Patients are evacuated to a tent outside a hospital, following an earthquake in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, shaking neighboring Bali...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Patients are evacuated to a tent outside a hospital, following an earthquake in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, shaking neighboring Bali...
    Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the death toll from the earthquake on Lombok has risen to 91 and could rise as rescuers still haven't reached some of the worst affected areas in the north of...
    Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the death toll from the earthquake on Lombok has risen to 91 and could rise as rescuers still haven't reached some of the worst affected areas in the north of the island.
  • Lisbon breaks record for maximum temp, hits 44 C (111.2 F)

    Lisbon breaks record for maximum temp, hits 44 C (111.2 F)

    Sunday, August 5 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-08-05 09:31:21 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:00:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People sunbathe on a beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high ...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People sunbathe on a beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high ...
    Lisbon has broken a 37-year-old record to notch its hottest temperature ever as an unrelenting wave of heat bakes Portugal and neighboring Spain.
    Lisbon has broken a 37-year-old record to notch its hottest temperature ever as an unrelenting wave of heat bakes Portugal and neighboring Spain.
  • Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island; 91 dead

    Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island; 91 dead

    Sunday, August 5 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-08-05 12:47:24 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-08-06 07:59:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rosidin). Villagers walk near destroyed homes in an area affected by the early morning earthquake at Sajang village, Sembalun, East Lombok, Indonesia, Sunday, July 29, 2018. A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10...(AP Photo/ Rosidin). Villagers walk near destroyed homes in an area affected by the early morning earthquake at Sajang village, Sembalun, East Lombok, Indonesia, Sunday, July 29, 2018. A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10...
    (AP Photo/ Rosidin). Villagers walk near destroyed homes in an area affected by the early morning earthquake at Sajang village, Sembalun, East Lombok, Indonesia, Sunday, July 29, 2018. A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10...(AP Photo/ Rosidin). Villagers walk near destroyed homes in an area affected by the early morning earthquake at Sajang village, Sembalun, East Lombok, Indonesia, Sunday, July 29, 2018. A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10...

    A strong earthquake has struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok, one week after another quake in the same area killed more than a dozen people.

    A strong earthquake has struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok, one week after another quake in the same area killed more than a dozen people.

  • The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

    The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-08-05 23:47:44 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-08-06 03:08:24 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018.
    President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the wildfires hitting California are "being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of readily available water to...
    President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the wildfires hitting California are "being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of readily available water to be properly utilized.".
  • Greece's police, fire chiefs fired in wake of deadly fire

    Greece's police, fire chiefs fired in wake of deadly fire

    Sunday, August 5 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-05 18:07:22 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-08-05 22:03:16 GMT
    The Greek government says the chiefs of the national police and fire service have been fired in the wake of a forest fire that killed at least 90 people near Athens.
    The Greek government says the chiefs of the national police and fire service have been fired in the wake of a forest fire that killed at least 90 people near Athens.
  • Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as state battles 17 blazes

    Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as state battles 17 blazes

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-08-04 05:18:14 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-08-05 20:14:28 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). A tower of smoke pours from Cow Mountain as Burney, California firefighter Bob May keeps a watch on surrounding vegetation for spot fires during a wildfire off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near L...(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). A tower of smoke pours from Cow Mountain as Burney, California firefighter Bob May keeps a watch on surrounding vegetation for spot fires during a wildfire off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near L...

    Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires are bracing for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes.

    Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires are bracing for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes.

  • Hot weather forces 4 French nuclear reactors to shut down

    Hot weather forces 4 French nuclear reactors to shut down

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:58:52 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-08-05 19:37:52 GMT
    As Europe struggles through a major heatwave, the French energy company EDF says it has halted a fourth nuclear reactor, this time one at the country's oldest nuclear plant at Fessenheim, in eastern France.
    As Europe struggles through a major heatwave, the French energy company EDF says it has halted a fourth nuclear reactor, this time one at the country's oldest nuclear plant at Fessenheim, in eastern France.
  • Red alerts for Portugal, Spain amid smothering heat wave

    Red alerts for Portugal, Spain amid smothering heat wave

    Saturday, August 4 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-08-04 12:53:46 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-05 09:32:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). A man rests next to the beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally hi...(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). A man rests next to the beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally hi...
    Portugal and Spain are sweltering under an intense wave of heat that has produced near-record temperatures in the southern European countries.
    Portugal and Spain are sweltering under an intense wave of heat that has produced near-record temperatures in the southern European countries.
  • NYC twister: Queens tornado knocks down trees, crushes car

    NYC twister: Queens tornado knocks down trees, crushes car

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:59:29 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-08-04 22:32:13 GMT
    A tornado that touched down in Queens felled at least 50 trees, crushed a car and broke a limb that hit a man.
    A tornado that touched down in Queens felled at least 50 trees, crushed a car and broke a limb that hit a man.
  • Finnish brothers killed by lightning as they heated sauna

    Finnish brothers killed by lightning as they heated sauna

    Saturday, August 4 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-08-04 12:28:27 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-08-04 12:51:08 GMT

    Finnish police say they suspect two brothers died by a lightning strike's electric charge while they were heating up sauna in eastern Finland.

    Finnish police say they suspect two brothers died by a lightning strike's electric charge while they were heating up sauna in eastern Finland.

  • The Latest: Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

    The Latest: Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

    Friday, August 3 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-08-03 18:19:34 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-08-04 04:18:15 GMT
    (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.(Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP). Flames from a wildfire advance down a hillside, towering over homes off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.
    Experts say a deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that reached 143 mph.
    Experts say a deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that reached 143 mph.
  • No time to grieve: Wildfires hit emergency workers hard

    No time to grieve: Wildfires hit emergency workers hard

    Friday, August 3 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-08-03 07:06:25 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-08-03 23:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Burke). Diane Bell-Gardiner, a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center, who lost her home in the Carr Fire, orients Christopher Smith, an RN, to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Redding, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Bell-Gardin...(AP Photo/Michael Burke). Diane Bell-Gardiner, a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center, who lost her home in the Carr Fire, orients Christopher Smith, an RN, to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Redding, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Bell-Gardin...
    For an increasing number of Californians, wildfire season has turned into a series of life upheavals.
    For an increasing number of Californians, wildfire season has turned into a series of life upheavals.
  • The Latest: Another Greek fire victim dies of her injuries

    The Latest: Another Greek fire victim dies of her injuries

    Friday, August 3 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-03 16:04:18 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-03 19:19:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People swim at a beach in Rafina, east of Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, ten days after the the wildfire. The bodies of 76 people killed by Greece's deadliest wildfire in decades have been identified, authorities said ...
    Greece's public order minister has resigned in the aftermath of last week's deadly forest fires near Athens that killed at least 87 people.
    Greece's public order minister has resigned in the aftermath of last week's deadly forest fires near Athens that killed at least 87 people.
  • The Latest: Hundreds of workers battle Portuguese wildfire

    The Latest: Hundreds of workers battle Portuguese wildfire

    Friday, August 3 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:39:44 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-03 18:51:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Spain's Meteorological Agency says eight provinces in the southern Andalusia region and around Madrid are under high risk because of the he...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People cool off in an urban beach at Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Spain's Meteorological Agency says eight provinces in the southern Andalusia region and around Madrid are under high risk because of the he...
    Some 400 firefighters and five water-dropping aircraft are responding to a wildfire in southern Portugal.
    Some 400 firefighters and five water-dropping aircraft are responding to a wildfire in southern Portugal.
  • Python that went missing during California fire is found

    Python that went missing during California fire is found

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-08-01 02:03:46 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-03 15:23:12 GMT
    A 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a Northern California wildfire has been found safe.
    A 14-foot python that went missing after a pet store was evacuated during a Northern California wildfire has been found safe.
  • Back to rubble, some 'lost everything' in California fire

    Back to rubble, some 'lost everything' in California fire

    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-08-02 05:04:04 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-08-03 13:04:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). Flames consume a home as the River Fire tears though Lakeport, Calif., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah Berger). Flames consume a home as the River Fire tears though Lakeport, Calif., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

    Following years of drought and a summer of record-breaking heat, immense tracts of land have become tinder that allows even a small spark to explode into a devouring blaze, authorities said.

    Following years of drought and a summer of record-breaking heat, immense tracts of land have become tinder that allows even a small spark to explode into a devouring blaze, authorities said.

  • Hot African air brings scorching heat, dust to Europe

    Hot African air brings scorching heat, dust to Europe

    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-08-02 09:49:14 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-08-03 05:26:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). A boy somersaults into the sea at a beach in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Much of Spain is on alert as the country's weather agency warns that temperatures could surpass 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) due t...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). A boy somersaults into the sea at a beach in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Much of Spain is on alert as the country's weather agency warns that temperatures could surpass 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) due t...
    Much of the Iberian Peninsula is experiencing the year's first heatwave, with the mercury expected to soar before peaking at 47 degrees Celsius (116.6 Fahrenheit) in some areas of southern Portugal this weekend.
    Much of the Iberian Peninsula is experiencing the year's first heatwave, with the mercury expected to soar before peaking at 47 degrees Celsius (116.6 Fahrenheit) in some areas of southern Portugal this weekend.
  • 2017 was one of the three hottest years in recorded history

    2017 was one of the three hottest years in recorded history

    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:54:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:54:39 GMT
    2017 only trails 2016 and 2015 for highest average temperatures, according to scientists. (Source: Pixabay, file)2017 only trails 2016 and 2015 for highest average temperatures, according to scientists. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    2017 only trails 2016 and 2015 for highest average temperatures, according to scientists.

    2017 only trails 2016 and 2015 for highest average temperatures, according to scientists.

  • Tour boat passenger hurt in lava explosion: It 'felt like I was being encased in lava'

    Tour boat passenger hurt in lava explosion: It 'felt like I was being encased in lava'

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-01 22:21:33 GMT
    Jessica Tilton recalls being hit by lava from a Honolulu hospital bed. (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)Jessica Tilton recalls being hit by lava from a Honolulu hospital bed. (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)

    Jessica Tilton remembers the lava explosion and the suffocating blackness that surrounded the tour boat she was riding two weeks ago. 

    Jessica Tilton remembers the lava explosion and the suffocating blackness that surrounded the tour boat she was riding two weeks ago. 

  • Flood walls go up in Vicksburg to prevent flooding

    Flood walls go up in Vicksburg to prevent flooding

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:23:17 GMT
    The Mississippi River is flooding Vicksburg neighborhoods and roads. Source: WLBTThe Mississippi River is flooding Vicksburg neighborhoods and roads. Source: WLBT
    The Mississippi River is flooding Vicksburg neighborhoods and roads. Source: WLBTThe Mississippi River is flooding Vicksburg neighborhoods and roads. Source: WLBT

    Flood walls are going up around the riverfront in Vicksburg.

    Flood walls are going up around the riverfront in Vicksburg.

  • 'Firenadoes,' pyrocumulus clouds, and how CA wildfire has stunned scientists

    'Firenadoes,' pyrocumulus clouds, and how CA wildfire has stunned scientists

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-07-31 18:42:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 31 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-07-31 18:42:27 GMT
    With more than 1,100 structures leveled, the Carr fire is now California’s seventh-most destructive fire ever. (Source: AP Photo/Noah Berger)With more than 1,100 structures leveled, the Carr fire is now California’s seventh-most destructive fire ever. (Source: AP Photo/Noah Berger)

    The Carr fire in Northern California is so intense, it's been creating its own localized weather systems.

    The Carr fire in Northern California is so intense, it's been creating its own localized weather systems.

  • Dozens injured in lava explosion that hurled molten rock onto tour boat

    Dozens injured in lava explosion that hurled molten rock onto tour boat

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:05:42 GMT

    At least one person was transported to a hospital after a lava explosion near a tour boat off Kapoho on Monday morning, according to Big Island fire officials. 

    At least one person was transported to a hospital after a lava explosion near a tour boat off Kapoho on Monday morning, according to Big Island fire officials. 

  • Breakouts from vigorous lava channel destroy 3 more homes

    Breakouts from vigorous lava channel destroy 3 more homes

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:05:50 GMT
    Just a few structures can be seen still standing in this aerial view of Kapoho. (Image: USGS)Just a few structures can be seen still standing in this aerial view of Kapoho. (Image: USGS)

    In lower Puna, a bizarre new normal has set in.

    In lower Puna, a bizarre new normal has set in.

  • Hurricane Chris becomes Category 2, continues moving away from coast

    Hurricane Chris becomes Category 2, continues moving away from coast

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:19:52 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-11 03:14:45 GMT

    Swells from the hurricane could produce dangerous surf conditions along the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states. 

    Swells from the hurricane could produce dangerous surf conditions along the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states. 

  • TS Chris to become hurricane off NC coast

    TS Chris to become hurricane off NC coast

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:32:14 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-07-10 03:18:00 GMT

    The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Chris was about 210 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, in its 11 p.m. ET report.

    The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Chris was about 210 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, in its 11 p.m. ET report.

  • Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast

    Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast

    Sunday, July 8 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-07-08 09:39:08 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-07-09 03:09:29 GMT

    As it meanders off the Carolina coast, Tropical Storm Chris is expected to strengthen into a hurricane.

    As it meanders off the Carolina coast, Tropical Storm Chris is expected to strengthen into a hurricane.

  • 'Tiny' Hurricane Beryl strengthens; another storm may develop off NC coast

    'Tiny' Hurricane Beryl strengthens; another storm may develop off NC coast

    Friday, July 6 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-07-06 09:36:58 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-07-06 16:23:15 GMT

    A tropical system may cause headaches in the Carolinas. Hurricane Beryl, however, is not expected to cause the U.S. problems.

    A tropical system may cause headaches in the Carolinas. Hurricane Beryl, however, is not expected to cause the U.S. problems.

  • Heat dome brings dangerously high temps, humidity to most of US

    Heat dome brings dangerously high temps, humidity to most of US

    Monday, July 2 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-07-02 08:22:47 GMT
    Monday, July 2 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-07-02 08:57:40 GMT

    Everyone is urged to take precautions against the heat by drinking plenty of water, watching out for the symptoms of heat stroke and restricting strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

    Everyone is urged to take precautions against the heat by drinking plenty of water, watching out for the symptoms of heat stroke and restricting strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

  • The incredible scope of the Big Island eruptions, a disaster with no end in sight

    The incredible scope of the Big Island eruptions, a disaster with no end in sight

    Saturday, June 30 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-06-30 19:48:41 GMT

    Nearly six weeks after eruptions on the Big Island started, officials are measuring the incredible scope of a disaster with no end in sight.

    Nearly six weeks after eruptions on the Big Island started, officials are measuring the incredible scope of a disaster with no end in sight.

  • Here's where all of the fissures in lower Puna have opened up

    Here's where all of the fissures in lower Puna have opened up

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:02:08 GMT
    (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)(Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)

    Twenty active lava fissures have opened in Leilani Estates, where lava has destroyed dozens of homes and is threatening more.

    Twenty active lava fissures have opened in Leilani Estates, where lava has destroyed dozens of homes and is threatening more.

  • Army of volunteers help lava evacuees as vigorous eruptions continue

    Army of volunteers help lava evacuees as vigorous eruptions continue

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:39:20 GMT
    Volunteers have been helping lava evacuees with a variety of services including food, shelter, and mental health needs.( Image: American Red Cross of Hawaii )Volunteers have been helping lava evacuees with a variety of services including food, shelter, and mental health needs.( Image: American Red Cross of Hawaii )

    The American Red Cross provides evacuees with shelter, food, water and everything they need to survive after a disaster like the Kilauea eruption.

    The American Red Cross provides evacuees with shelter, food, water and everything they need to survive after a disaster like the Kilauea eruption.

  • Another El Nino this season? It's looking more likely, says National Weather Service

    Another El Nino this season? It's looking more likely, says National Weather Service

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:58:18 GMT
    Pixabay/filePixabay/file
    Pixabay/filePixabay/file

    According to the National Weather Service, it’s looking more likely that we’ll have another El Nino this season.

    According to the National Weather Service, it’s looking more likely that we’ll have another El Nino this season.

  • VIDEO: Security footage captures lightning strike feet from Louisiana man

    VIDEO: Security footage captures lightning strike feet from Louisiana man

    A lightning bolt struck feet from a Paradis man Tuesday. Source: Carla Watson BoudreaxA lightning bolt struck feet from a Paradis man Tuesday. Source: Carla Watson Boudreax

    That was too close for comfort! A Paradis man hit the ground after a lightning bolt struck feet from him and his dogs.  Carla Watson Boudreax shared a video of Malvin Boudreaux outside a home in Paradis.  Around 6:20 p.m. Malvin can be seen walking up the steps of his home with his dogs when a bolt of lightning strikes behind him.  The video shows Malvin hit the ground, scoop up his dogs, and run inside.  Southwest Louisiana has experienced several strong, spo...

    That was too close for comfort! A Paradis man hit the ground after a lightning bolt struck feet from him and his dogs.  Carla Watson Boudreax shared a video of Malvin Boudreaux outside a home in Paradis.  Around 6:20 p.m. Malvin can be seen walking up the steps of his home with his dogs when a bolt of lightning strikes behind him.  The video shows Malvin hit the ground, scoop up his dogs, and run inside.  Southwest Louisiana has experienced several strong, spo...

  • WATCH: Video shows wind send portable toilets flying into air

    WATCH: Video shows wind send portable toilets flying into air

    Strong winds sent portable toilets flying. Source: Whistle Sports Facebook PageStrong winds sent portable toilets flying. Source: Whistle Sports Facebook Page
    Strong winds sent portable toilets flying. Source: Whistle Sports Facebook PageStrong winds sent portable toilets flying. Source: Whistle Sports Facebook Page

    Take cover! A viral video posted by Facebook Page Whistle Sports shows high winds send portable toilets skyrocketing into the air. 

    Take cover! A viral video posted by Facebook Page Whistle Sports shows high winds send portable toilets skyrocketing into the air. 

  • PHOTOS: Lava decimates whole subdivisions on Hawaii Island

    PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-06-11 22:36:29 GMT

    PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

    PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

  • breaking

    Housing scramble underway as lava evacuations drag on

    Housing scramble underway as lava evacuations drag on

    Saturday, June 9 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-10 02:43:50 GMT
    Authorities are scrambling to find short- and long-term housing options for lava evacuees. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Authorities are scrambling to find short- and long-term housing options for lava evacuees. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    As Hawaii County and the state discuss what to do about hundreds of lava evacuees, the first temporary housing project is already being built — without government help.

    As Hawaii County and the state discuss what to do about hundreds of lava evacuees, the first temporary housing project is already being built — without government help.

  • breaking

    State pledges $12M for lava response as number of homes destroyed rises to 600

    State pledges $12M for lava response as number of homes destroyed rises to 600

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-06-09 02:02:50 GMT
    Fissure no. 8 continues to spew out fountains of lava, creating flows that are emptying into the sea off Kapoho. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)Fissure no. 8 continues to spew out fountains of lava, creating flows that are emptying into the sea off Kapoho. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)

    Active eruptions claimed dozens more homes over the weekend as it cut its way through Kapoho before reaching the sea.

    Active eruptions claimed dozens more homes over the weekend as it cut its way through Kapoho before reaching the sea.

  • breaking

    As eruptions drag on, evacuees make homes out of tents

    As eruptions drag on, evacuees make homes out of tents

    Friday, June 8 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-06-08 21:56:15 GMT
    Tents have popped up as makeshift homes in the parking lots of designated shelters. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Tents have popped up as makeshift homes in the parking lots of designated shelters. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Parking lots outside several evacuation shelters in Puna are turning into tent cities.  

    Parking lots outside several evacuation shelters in Puna are turning into tent cities.  

  • New photos show extent of damage to Halemaumau Crater overlook area

    New photos show extent of damage to Halemaumau Crater overlook area

    Friday, June 8 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-08 20:11:09 GMT
    A crack is seen at the former Halema‘uma‘u parking lot after extreme volcanic activity damaged the area. (IMAGE: U.S. Geological Survey)A crack is seen at the former Halema‘uma‘u parking lot after extreme volcanic activity damaged the area. (IMAGE: U.S. Geological Survey)

    Amid ongoing explosive eruptions at Kilauea's summit, new images show the incredible extent of damage at the former Halemaumau Crater overlook. 

    Amid ongoing explosive eruptions at Kilauea's summit, new images show the incredible extent of damage at the former Halemaumau Crater overlook. 

  • Huge flash flooding hits Oklahoma City

    Huge flash flooding hits Oklahoma City

    Thursday, June 7 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-08 00:17:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-08 00:17:48 GMT
    The National Weather Service says life threatening flash flooding is likely. (Source: KOCO/CNN)The National Weather Service says life threatening flash flooding is likely. (Source: KOCO/CNN)

    Up to three inches of rain fell in a short period, and the storm was expected to continue to pound the region.

    Up to three inches of rain fell in a short period, and the storm was expected to continue to pound the region.

  • Big Island man paralyzed while fleeing from lava utters first words

    Big Island man paralyzed while fleeing from lava utters first words

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:18:17 GMT

    As a fountain of lava threatened his home, Dave Jarman scrambled to pack belongings before fleeing with his wife.

    As a fountain of lava threatened his home, Dave Jarman scrambled to pack belongings before fleeing with his wife.

  • breaking

    Big Island residents mourn loss of homes — and communities

    Big Island residents mourn loss of homes — and communities

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-07 08:24:39 GMT
    Residents of Kapoho are trying to come to terms with the loss of their community. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Residents of Kapoho are trying to come to terms with the loss of their community. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Thousands of people in lower Puna have evacuated in the past month as cataclysmic volcanic activity overwhelms neighborhoods with earthquakes, eruptions, and ash explosions.

    Thousands of people in lower Puna have evacuated in the past month as cataclysmic volcanic activity overwhelms neighborhoods with earthquakes, eruptions, and ash explosions.

  • Explosion at Kilauea's summit triggers 5.4-magnitude quake

    Explosion at Kilauea's summit triggers 5.4-magnitude quake

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-06-07 04:03:07 GMT
    Hundreds of quakes have rattled the Big Island in recent days. (Image: USGS)Hundreds of quakes have rattled the Big Island in recent days. (Image: USGS)

    The shaking is near constant. And sometimes it's severe.

    The shaking is near constant. And sometimes it's severe.

  • Newlyweds watch and wait as lava threatens the home they built together

    Newlyweds watch and wait as lava threatens the home they built together

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-06 03:51:27 GMT
    Hundreds of homes have been claimed by lava in Kapoho and surrounding areas. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)Hundreds of homes have been claimed by lava in Kapoho and surrounding areas. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)
    Hundreds of homes have been claimed by lava in Kapoho and surrounding areas. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)Hundreds of homes have been claimed by lava in Kapoho and surrounding areas. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)

    As Pele continues her march through lower Puna all evacuees can do is wait. For those with homes, still standing the anxiety can be crippling.

    As Pele continues her march through lower Puna all evacuees can do is wait. For those with homes, still standing the anxiety can be crippling.

  • Baby found alive amid Guatemala volcano wreckage

    Baby found alive amid Guatemala volcano wreckage

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-06-05 15:39:29 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-05 15:59:54 GMT

    A video shows a rescuer carrying a baby through an ash-covered doorway and handing her to another rescue worker.

    A video shows a rescuer carrying a baby through an ash-covered doorway and handing her to another rescue worker.

  • Into thin air: Lava flows claim Hawaii's largest lake in a matter of hours

    Into thin air: Lava flows claim Hawaii's largest lake in a matter of hours

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-06-05 05:20:24 GMT

    Green Lake, also known as Ka Wai a Pele, effectively vanished on Saturday after lava flows caused all of the 400-year-old lake's water to evaporate.

    Green Lake, also known as Ka Wai a Pele, effectively vanished on Saturday after lava flows caused all of the 400-year-old lake's water to evaporate.

  • Lava enters ocean in Kapoho, raising more concerns about 'laze'

    Lava enters ocean in Kapoho, raising more concerns about 'laze'

    Monday, June 4 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-06-04 21:05:08 GMT

    The Big Island will start enforcing a mandatory evacuation order parts of lava-ravaged Leilani Estates on Thursday. 

    The Big Island will start enforcing a mandatory evacuation order parts of lava-ravaged Leilani Estates on Thursday. 

  • Overnight storms pummel eastern Arkansas leaving widespread damage

    Overnight storms pummel eastern Arkansas leaving widespread damage

    Monday, June 4 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-06-04 09:44:11 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Storms raged overnight in eastern Arkansas leaving damage throughout St. Francis County.   

    Storms raged overnight in eastern Arkansas leaving damage throughout St. Francis County.   

  • 5.5-magnitude quake rattles Big Island; No tsunami generated

    5.5-magnitude quake rattles Big Island; No tsunami generated

    Monday, June 4 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-04 06:24:39 GMT
    (Image: USGS)(Image: USGS)

    A 5.5-magnitude quake rattled the Big Island on Sunday, US Geological Survey officials said.

    A 5.5-magnitude quake rattled the Big Island on Sunday, US Geological Survey officials said.

  • Mississippi River towboat pilot captures what appears to be tornado on video

    Mississippi River towboat pilot captures what appears to be tornado on video

    Friday, June 1 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-01 15:04:42 GMT
    A towboater captured video of what appears to be a tornado on the Mississippi River. (Still image from video: Marktwained/YouTube)A towboater captured video of what appears to be a tornado on the Mississippi River. (Still image from video: Marktwained/YouTube)

    An unconfirmed tornado was caught on video crossing the Mississippi River on Thursday evening, May 31.

    An unconfirmed tornado was caught on video crossing the Mississippi River on Thursday evening, May 31.

  • Here's how to help those affected by the Big Island eruptions

    Here's how to help those affected by the Big Island eruptions

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-30 17:05:42 GMT
    Lava flows from fissure no. 6, creating a spatter cone and a small lava pond. (Image: USGS)Lava flows from fissure no. 6, creating a spatter cone and a small lava pond. (Image: USGS)

    In times of disaster, the Hawaii community comes together to help those in need. No different is the eruption at Kilauea. 

    In times of disaster, the Hawaii community comes together to help those in need. No different is the eruption at Kilauea. 

  • Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 people in Puerto Rico, study says

    Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 people in Puerto Rico, study says

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-05-29 17:39:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-05-29 17:39:41 GMT
    In September 2017, Hurricane Maria raked the island, doing tens of billions of dollars in damage to buildings, roads and power lines. (Source: Carlos Giusti/AP)In September 2017, Hurricane Maria raked the island, doing tens of billions of dollars in damage to buildings, roads and power lines. (Source: Carlos Giusti/AP)

    Hurricane Maria struck the island in September, doing tens of billions of dollars in damage to buildings, roads and power lines.

    Hurricane Maria struck the island in September, doing tens of billions of dollars in damage to buildings, roads and power lines.

  • breaking

    Seismic activity and explosions ramp up at Kilauea summit

    Seismic activity and explosions ramp up at Kilauea summit

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-05-29 14:50:43 GMT

    A "nearly continuous" plume of gas and steam is pouring from Kilauea's summit crater amid ongoing explosive eruptions that are prompting ashfall warnings for downwind communities, officials said.

    A "nearly continuous" plume of gas and steam is pouring from Kilauea's summit crater amid ongoing explosive eruptions that are prompting ashfall warnings for downwind communities, officials said.

  • breaking

    Firefighters rescue Puna man trapped by fast-moving lava flow

    Firefighters rescue Puna man trapped by fast-moving lava flow

    Monday, May 28 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-05-28 18:37:45 GMT

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

  • LATEST: Officials warn of hazardous air quality due to shifting winds, explosions

    LATEST: Officials warn of hazardous air quality due to shifting winds, explosions

    Monday, May 28 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-05-28 17:41:15 GMT
    Cracks formed on Highway 11 in Volcano after a 3.5 magnitude quake. (Image: Hawaii DOT)Cracks formed on Highway 11 in Volcano after a 3.5 magnitude quake. (Image: Hawaii DOT)

    This story is regularly updated with the latest on Kilauea eruptions.

    This story is regularly updated with the latest on Kilauea eruptions.

  • breaking

    Number of structures destroyed by lava soars to 82; eruptions continue

    Number of structures destroyed by lava soars to 82; eruptions continue

    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-26 18:45:36 GMT

    Several additional homes in lower Puna have been destroyed by fast-moving lava over the last day, according to residents and witnesses. 

    Several additional homes in lower Puna have been destroyed by fast-moving lava over the last day, according to residents and witnesses. 

  • After lava claimed their dream home, a family is buoyed by a wave of support

    After lava claimed their dream home, a family is buoyed by a wave of support

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:57:08 GMT

    Two years ago, the Peters family moved from Leeward Oahu to the Big Island's Leilani Estates.

    Two years ago, the Peters family moved from Leeward Oahu to the Big Island's Leilani Estates.

  • Visitor cancellations turn normally vibrant Volcano into a ghost town

    Visitor cancellations turn normally vibrant Volcano into a ghost town

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:41:23 GMT
    Eruptions are hitting tourism on the Big Island hard and many normally busy spots are deserted. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Eruptions are hitting tourism on the Big Island hard and many normally busy spots are deserted. (Image: Hawaii News Now)
    Eruptions are hitting tourism on the Big Island hard and many normally busy spots are deserted. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Eruptions are hitting tourism on the Big Island hard and many normally busy spots are deserted. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    The roads leading into Volcano village look deserted. 

    The roads leading into Volcano village look deserted. 

  • Alberto forms in the Gulf, flooding rains forecast

    Alberto forms in the Gulf, flooding rains forecast

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:17:12 GMT

    The 2018 hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June 1.

    The 2018 hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June 1.

  • Family on edge as home teeters on brink above 10-foot volcanic crack

    Family on edge as home teeters on brink above 10-foot volcanic crack

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:34:51 GMT
    Cracks in the ground continue to grow in the Leilani Estates subdivision.Cracks in the ground continue to grow in the Leilani Estates subdivision.
    Cracks in the ground continue to grow in the Leilani Estates subdivision.Cracks in the ground continue to grow in the Leilani Estates subdivision.

    In Leilani Estates, the residential neighborhood on Hawaii Island where lava began spewing onto homes and over roads exactly three weeks ago, cracks in the ground caused by seismic activity are widening by the day.

    In Leilani Estates, the residential neighborhood on Hawaii Island where lava began spewing onto homes and over roads exactly three weeks ago, cracks in the ground caused by seismic activity are widening by the day.

  • NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

    NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:03:47 GMT

    The organization predicted 10 to 16 tropical systems, with five to nine becoming hurricanes. One to four of those hurricanes is predicted to develop into major hurricanes of Category 3 strength or above. 

    The organization predicted 10 to 16 tropical systems, with five to nine becoming hurricanes. One to four of those hurricanes is predicted to develop into major hurricanes of Category 3 strength or above. 

  • With each passing day, more Big Island homes swallowed by lava or devoured by cracks

    With each passing day, more Big Island homes swallowed by lava or devoured by cracks

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:25:19 GMT
    The white circle shows where lava has covered Emily Clearwater's propertyThe white circle shows where lava has covered Emily Clearwater's property

    With no end in sight to this eruption activity, dozens of families whose homes and properties were consumed by lava or severely damaged by earthquakes are trying to move on. 

    With no end in sight to this eruption activity, dozens of families whose homes and properties were consumed by lava or severely damaged by earthquakes are trying to move on. 

  • After 'lava bomb' hit him, Big Island man feared for his life

    After 'lava bomb' hit him, Big Island man feared for his life

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:11:17 GMT
    Darryl Clinton was seriously injured when a "lava bomb" hit him in the leg. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Darryl Clinton was seriously injured when a "lava bomb" hit him in the leg. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    It happened in an instant. 

    It happened in an instant. 

  • Volcanic emissions drive up ER visits on Hawaii Island

    Volcanic emissions drive up ER visits on Hawaii Island

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:11:50 GMT
    Eruptions in lower Puna are sending heavy emissions into the air. (Image: USGS)Eruptions in lower Puna are sending heavy emissions into the air. (Image: USGS)

    Volcanic emissions from ongoing eruptions is more than five times what the Big Island typically sees.

    Volcanic emissions from ongoing eruptions is more than five times what the Big Island typically sees.

  • breaking

    Lava continues pouring into ocean, creating new health hazard

    Lava continues pouring into ocean, creating new health hazard

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:09:16 GMT

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

  • Two-story lava wall cuts off parts of Highway 137, impacting thousands

    Two-story lava wall cuts off parts of Highway 137, impacting thousands

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:05:33 GMT
    A 20-foot lava flow has cut off part of Highway 137, a critical access point for those wanting to get in or out of lava affected areas. (Image: Hawaii News Now)A 20-foot lava flow has cut off part of Highway 137, a critical access point for those wanting to get in or out of lava affected areas. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    The destructive lava flows that have been setting homes, roads, and land ablaze in Lower Puna dealt a critical blow on Saturday night when it created a 20-foot wall of lava on Highway 137.

    The destructive lava flows that have been setting homes, roads, and land ablaze in Lower Puna dealt a critical blow on Saturday night when it created a 20-foot wall of lava on Highway 137.

  • PHOTOS: Giant plumes of ash pour from Halemaumau Crater

    PHOTOS: Giant plumes of ash pour from Halemaumau Crater

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:24:56 GMT
    Ash plumes are climbing sky-high amid concerns over air quality in Puna. (Image: USGS)Ash plumes are climbing sky-high amid concerns over air quality in Puna. (Image: USGS)

    Volcanic activity at Halemaumau crater has officials and Big Island residents concerned about air quality in Puna.

    Volcanic activity at Halemaumau crater has officials and Big Island residents concerned about air quality in Puna.

  • Big Island businesses face layoffs, losses as visitor cancellations mount

    Big Island businesses face layoffs, losses as visitor cancellations mount

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-16 09:14:38 GMT
    Big Island businesses say they've seen a big spike in cancellations since eruptions started nearly two weeks ago. (Image: Hawaii News Now)Big Island businesses say they've seen a big spike in cancellations since eruptions started nearly two weeks ago. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    The Big Island is already grappling with a natural disaster.

    The Big Island is already grappling with a natural disaster.

  • breaking

    Eruptions continue with new fissure in Lanipuna Gardens subdivision

    Eruptions continue with new fissure in Lanipuna Gardens subdivision

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:45:56 GMT

    Residents in Puna are being urged to be on alert after a series of earthquakes in Kilauea volcano's east rift zone, which may indicate an eruption is imminent.

    Residents in Puna are being urged to be on alert after a series of earthquakes in Kilauea volcano's east rift zone, which may indicate an eruption is imminent.

  • Stuck between a lava flow and a fence line, missing dogs rescued after 10 days

    Stuck between a lava flow and a fence line, missing dogs rescued after 10 days

    Monday, May 14 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-14 09:44:41 GMT
    (Image: Aloha Ilio)(Image: Aloha Ilio)

    After being missing for 10 days, dogs Brus and Little Dude were rescued near a lava vent in lower Puna on Sunday morning.

    After being missing for 10 days, dogs Brus and Little Dude were rescued near a lava vent in lower Puna on Sunday morning.

  • When a lava evacuee returned home to get his belongings, he found a man inside

    When a lava evacuee returned home to get his belongings, he found a man inside

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-05-11 14:47:48 GMT
    29-year-old Alexandru Stingu-Dragomir (Image: Hawaii County Police)29-year-old Alexandru Stingu-Dragomir (Image: Hawaii County Police)

    Hawaii County Police have filed charges against a man accused of burglarizing Leilani Estates homes while the homeowners were under evacuation orders.

    Hawaii County Police have filed charges against a man accused of burglarizing Leilani Estates homes while the homeowners were under evacuation orders.

  • 'The earth is breathing': Family voluntarily evacuates from home near Puna Geothermal

    'The earth is breathing': Family voluntarily evacuates from home near Puna Geothermal

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:56:48 GMT
    The Hills have lived in Puna for two decades, but are voluntarily evacuating over concerns about safety at Puna Geothermal plant. (Image: Hawaii News Now)The Hills have lived in Puna for two decades, but are voluntarily evacuating over concerns about safety at Puna Geothermal plant. (Image: Hawaii News Now)
    The Hills have lived in Puna for two decades, but are voluntarily evacuating over concerns about safety at Puna Geothermal plant. (Image: Hawaii News Now)The Hills have lived in Puna for two decades, but are voluntarily evacuating over concerns about safety at Puna Geothermal plant. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

    Hawaii County Civil Defense says crews have finished removing all pentane fuel from the Puna Geothermal Venture. 

    Hawaii County Civil Defense says crews have finished removing all pentane fuel from the Puna Geothermal Venture. 

  • Amid eruptions and evacuations, Puna families say they're grateful for each other

    Amid eruptions and evacuations, Puna families say they're grateful for each other

    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-05-10 08:59:02 GMT

    Around 1,700 Leilani Estates residents have been displaced by the now 14 eruptions that have destroyed several homes, cars and buildings in the Puna neighborhood.

    Around 1,700 Leilani Estates residents have been displaced by the now 14 eruptions that have destroyed several homes, cars and buildings in the Puna neighborhood.

  • KILAUEA ERUPTION

    'Dashed dreams': As toll of lava grows, residents wonder how they'll pick up the pieces

    After eruption, residents fled with little — and don't know what they're return home to

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-05-08 22:48:20 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    With tears in his eyes, one Leilani Estates resident left his home — not knowing if he'd ever see it again. " 

    With tears in his eyes, one Leilani Estates resident left his home — not knowing if he'd ever see it again. " 

  • An evacuee returns to his home for the first time — and then all he's lost sinks in

    An evacuee returns to his home for the first time — and then all he's lost sinks in

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-05-08 09:58:07 GMT

    John Moylan is one of several Leilani Estates residents who was able to return home to salvage what he left behind after officials issued an emergency evacuation on Thursday.

    John Moylan is one of several Leilani Estates residents who was able to return home to salvage what he left behind after officials issued an emergency evacuation on Thursday.

  • 'Devastating': Residents begin work of cleaning up after raging floods

    'Devastating': Residents begin work of cleaning up after raging floods

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:46:14 GMT
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)
    (Image: Hawaii News Now)(Image: Hawaii News Now)

    A flash flood warning has been issued for Windward and East Oahu until 10:30 p.m. as heavy rain and thunderstorms pound the area.

    A flash flood warning has been issued for Windward and East Oahu until 10:30 p.m. as heavy rain and thunderstorms pound the area.

  • Large waterspout spotted off Oahu's windward coast

    Large waterspout spotted off Oahu's windward coast

    Monday, March 26 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-03-26 07:02:07 GMT
    (Image: Mary Anne Overstreet)(Image: Mary Anne Overstreet)

    From snow on the Big Island to water spouts on Oahu, Hawaii has seen some wild weather the last few days. 

    From snow on the Big Island to water spouts on Oahu, Hawaii has seen some wild weather the last few days. 

  • Rapper Pitbull sends his plane to rescue Puerto Rican cancer patients

    Rapper Pitbull sends his plane to rescue Puerto Rican cancer patients

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-09-27 19:54:12 GMT
    Wednesday, September 27 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-09-27 21:12:52 GMT

    Pitbull isn't the only celebrity stepping up to help the people of Puerto Rico, whose homes have been devastated by Hurricane Wilma.

    Pitbull isn't the only celebrity stepping up to help the people of Puerto Rico, whose homes have been devastated by Hurricane Wilma.

  • Breaking

    LOOK HERE: Schools, businesses announce reopening plans after Irma

    LOOK HERE: Schools, businesses announce reopening plans after Irma

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-09-13 15:27:44 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Lowcountry school districts, government offices and businesses are announcing their plans to reopen in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. 

    Lowcountry school districts, government offices and businesses are announcing their plans to reopen in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. 

  • CRAZY VIDEO: Driver slams into falling tree on GA highway

    CRAZY VIDEO: Driver slams into falling tree on GA highway

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:53 AM EDT2017-09-12 10:53:29 GMT
    (Source: Michael Head)(Source: Michael Head)

    Video shot by a Georgia man has gone viral after his dash camera captured video of a driver crashing into a tree that fell directly in front of her.

    Video shot by a Georgia man has gone viral after his dash camera captured video of a driver crashing into a tree that fell directly in front of her.

  • Irma's heavy rain, wind bring trees down, leaves hundreds without power in NC

    Irma's heavy rain, wind bring trees down, leaves hundreds without power in NC

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:31 AM EDT2017-09-12 09:31:02 GMT

    At 3 p.m., 1,337 customers in the area of Park Road and Fairview Road were impacted. "Adverse weather," is to blame, according to Duke Energy's Outage map

    At 3 p.m., 1,337 customers in the area of Park Road and Fairview Road were impacted. "Adverse weather," is to blame, according to Duke Energy's Outage map

  • VIDEO/PICS: Flooding, damage reported throughout the Lowcountry from Irma

    VIDEO/PICS: Flooding, damage reported throughout the Lowcountry from Irma

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:48:17 GMT

    Flooding and damage was seen throughout the Lowcountry on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma affected the Lowcountry with heavy rain and wind. 

    Flooding and damage was seen throughout the Lowcountry on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma affected the Lowcountry with heavy rain and wind. 

  • Uprooted tree lands on moving car in Fort Mill

    Uprooted tree lands on moving car in Fort Mill

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:46:33 GMT
    (Kristi O'Connor | WBTV)(Kristi O'Connor | WBTV)

    A person driving a silver Chevy on Clebourne was hit by a fallen tree. The tree landed on the hood of the car and took a power line down with it.

    A person driving a silver Chevy on Clebourne was hit by a fallen tree. The tree landed on the hood of the car and took a power line down with it.

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    Hurricane season 2018

    The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and the Atlantic already saw it's first storm.

    The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and the Atlantic already saw it's first storm.

  • April 27th: Five Years Later

    April 27th: Five Years Later

    On April 27, 2011, many cities in Alabama were devastated by a series of tornadoes. According to the SPC and EMA, 238 people were killed that day in Alabama.

    On April 27, 2011, many cities in Alabama were devastated by a series of tornadoes. According to the SPC and EMA, 238 people were killed that day in Alabama.

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    Check out these slideshows from weather events and natural disasters around the world.

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    More than 20 wildfires across hundreds of square miles have claimed lives and property in northern California. 

    More than 20 wildfires across hundreds of square miles have claimed lives and property in northern California. 

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    (Source: FEMA)(Source: FEMA)

    Flooding does more than just make things wet - it's potentially deadly and causes widespread destruction that can take years to recover from.

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    Tornadoes are a deadly force of nature that can leave death and destruction in their path. Check here for tornado and severe weather coverage.

    Tornadoes are a deadly force of nature that can leave death and destruction in their path. Check here for tornado and severe weather coverage. 

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