The scenes in India echoed disasters around the world caused by deadly floods in recent weeks in China and in Germany and Belgium.
- by Sammy Westfall
After rubbing mud on herself, Ohlen presented a news package at the scene of floods under the heading “RTL presenter Susanna Ohlen lends a hand in Bad Münstereifel”.
- by Daniel Wighton
The designs of underground trains, based on the expectations of another era, are being overwhelmed, and investment in upgrades could be squeezed by the pandemic.
- by Hiroko Tabuchi and John Schwartz
Events have conspired to drive global supply chains towards breaking point, threatening the fragile flow of raw materials, parts and consumer goods.
- by Jonathan Saul, Muyu Xu and Yilei Sun
Scientists who once studied climate change as a future threat are now grappling with the immediacy of violently altered weather patterns.
- by Peter Hannam
More than 500 were pulled to safety after a subway tunnel flooded, state media reported, as dozens are reported dead in the Chinese region’s record deluge.
- by Alfred Cang
Scientists created rainstorms in the United Arab Emirates by launching drones, which then zapped clouds with electricity to make it rain.
- by Jonathan Edwards
A key climate influence for southern and eastern Australia has shifted to favouring wetter than normal conditions, raising the odds of a damp spring, a late start to the fire season and even floods.
- by Peter Hannam
The German government is readying more than $478 million in immediate relief and billions more as part of a reconstruction plan following catastrophic floods.
- by Ralph Brock and Romana Fuessel
The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 170 on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week collapsed houses and ripped up roads and power lines.
- by Petra Wischgoll and David Sahl