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Dazzling northern lights, major geomagnetic storm hits Earth (PHOTOS)
A major solar explosion and geomagnetic storm resulted in incredible northern lights on Monday night, mainly seen across northern Europe and North America.

23.06.2015 05:36

Swim to your car, it’s 'normal'! Downpour turns roads to rivers in Russian cities (PHOTOS)
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."

20.06.2015 20:46

Wow! Double rainbow shines above Sydney, spectacular photos flood social media
​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.

17.06.2015 10:12

The perfect storm: ‘Brown ocean effect’ threatens disaster for Texas residents
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.’

16.06.2015 18:57

UK tornado capital of the world? Britain has most twisters per square mile, scientists discover
Britain experiences more tornadoes per square mile than any other country in the world, scientists have found.

16.06.2015 14:06

Georgian capital flood: 12 killed, zoo animals escape, several shot dead (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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.

14.06.2015 08:13

Crop circles mystify southern Russia (PHOTOS)
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.

09.06.2015 05:45

Twin twisters: Stunning photo shows tornadoes dancing across Colorado
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.

08.06.2015 09:42

Californians opting for 'gray water' recycling amid drought - report
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.

05.06.2015 17:27

Obama signs disaster declaration over Texas storms – death toll 24
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.

30.05.2015 11:21

Drought may hasten demise of California's enigmatic Salton Sea
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.

29.05.2015 16:28

​Japan volcano eruption triggers highest alert, locals' evacuation (VIDEO)
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.

29.05.2015 01:41