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Heavy rainfall, flooding distress over 1mn in China (PHOTOS)
Hundreds of thousands have been forced to evacuate with over 1 million people in total affected in China as heavy rainstorms batter Hunan and Guizhou provinces, with reports of several deaths and mass destruction.

15.07.2014 20:53

Nestle continues to sell bottled water sourced from California despite record drought
California is facing one of its most severe droughts on record, which is hurting farmers and recreation alike. But despite water restrictions, Nestle is bottling spring water from the state and selling it, creating controversy alongside profits.

15.07.2014 01:49

Swimsuits for snow boots: Freak summer snow & hail hit Siberia, Urals (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Snowdrifts piled up on the roads of Russia's Ural region on Saturday as an abnormal summer snowstorm hit the region, bringing the area into the spotlight once again after last year's meteorite fall. Siberia also witnessed a downpour of giant hailstones.

13.07.2014 19:10

World's first climate-controlled domed city to be built in Dubai (PHOTOS)
Dubai has announced plans to build the first climate-controlled city on the planet. The area, constructed under a huge glass dome, will accommodate the world's largest shopping center, over 100 hotels, and a wellness district for medical tourists.

12.07.2014 15:51

Ex-Greenpeace member scared of imminent ‘global cooling’
​A former prominent member of Greenpeace told an audience at a Las Vegas, Nevada event this week that concerns regarding global warming are overblown, and that the opposite may actually soon be occurring.

09.07.2014 20:11

Half-million people evacuated in Japan amid 'worst-in-15-years' typhoon
A super typhoon with destructive winds, towering waves and storm surges is heading to the Japanese island of Okinawa. Authorities have canceled flights and urged over 500,000 people to evacuate as meteorologists issued the highest storm warning.

08.07.2014 08:47

Red alert: Climate change could obliterate the ginger gene
A gene that cultivates red hair faces extinction as climate change alters Northern European weather patterns, according to a group of Scottish scientists.

08.07.2014 09:49

Underwater City? Cars submerged and floating in Russian town after downpour (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Heavy rains in the town of Izhevsk in central Russia flooded its streets, plunging hundreds of cars under water. The rain not only washed off the traffic, but also tarnished the city administration’s reputation as residents complained on social networks.

05.07.2014 15:15

Arthur coming: Lightning hits One World Trade Center in NY thunderstorm
A powerful thunderstorm rolled through New York on Wednesday, providing the residents with scary, but spectacular light show as hurricane Arthur is expected to touch down.

03.07.2014 15:11

Twister on CCTV: Wisconsin gas station’s direct hit from tornado (VIDEO)
The chilling moment a tornado hit a gas station in Colfax, Wisconsin, has been posted online as the state recovers from a weekend storm. A CCTV camera caught a car avoiding flying debris as a tornado struck in a matter of a few seconds.

01.07.2014 17:48

Amazing views of thunderstorms on Earth taken from space station
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman is at it again, posting another mesmerizing Vine video from space. This one, taken from the International Space Station, shows lightning flashes during a thunderstorm above Houston, Texas.

27.06.2014 22:18

Spanish World Cup team plane struck by lightning on way back from Brazil
The plane carrying the Spanish national football team home from the World Cup in Brazil was struck by lightning on Tuesday as it approached its landing in Madrid, adding to the streak of bad luck the team seemed to be on after its World Cup defeat.

24.06.2014 18:00