Several Russian cities, including Moscow and Kursk, were partly flooded on Saturday. While streets turned into "rivers" as sewer systems failed to cope with the torrents of water, local authorities said that everything was "normal."
If one rainbow is a sign of good fortune, Sydney has been given a double dose. Two arcs shined above the city on Wednesday, adding a colorful addition to the skyline. The Twitter-sphere was flooded with gorgeous images taken by smartphones.
Texas is already soaked after an unprecedented amount of rainfall in May. However, things could get even worse. Tropical Storm Bill made landfall on Tuesday, but rather than weaken, it could actually gain in power due to the ‘brown ocean effect.’
An incessant torrential downpour has ravaged Tbilisi, resulting in flooding of low-lying areas in Georgia’s capital. The severe weather took the lives of 12 people and resulted in the deaths of 300 animals from the local zoo.
A farmer in Russia’s southern Republic of Adygea woke up to find his very own crop circles. No one understands how the six perfect formations, measuring 7-13 meters in diameter got there, and security reports seeing nothing during the night.
Undeterred by weather warnings and life-threatening conditions, a US storm chaser managed to capture the moment a single Colorado thunderstorm spawned two tornadoes. The result is breathtaking, showing nature at its most awe-inspiring and mysterious.
As California's four-year drought persists, residents are increasingly turning to water recycling systems that allow for reuse of so-called "gray water" from bathroom sinks, bathtubs, showers and washing machines.
A record-setting rainfall that caused massive flooding has triggered the US President Barack Obama to sign a disaster declaration for areas in Texas affected by severe weather that killed at least 24 people and prompted mass evacuations.
Created by accident and sustained by agricultural water privileges, the fate of Salton Sea in California may be sealed by the state's historic drought. If the lake isn’t restored, it could spell ecological disaster for humans and wildlife alike.
A sudden volcano eruption on the small southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu-jima has forced authorities to raise the alert to the highest level and advise evacuation of the immediate area. Residents have fled by boat to the nearest neighboring island.