California is abnormally dry after low-precipitation winter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dry beginning of the year has left most of California abnormally parched and officials are bracin...
21:27 27 February 2022

German, Dutch carnival parades called off due to weather

BERLIN (AP) — Several cities in western Germany canceled their traditional carnival parades at short notice Sunday, citi...
15:21 23 February 2022

Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

MILAN (AP) — The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where “pretty” is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather se...
18:21 20 February 2022

Weather and protests hamper Ukraine quarantine efforts

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s effort to evacuate more than 70 people from China over the outbreak of a new virus faced setback...
11:45 20 February 2022

AP PHOTOS: Olympic bidder Sapporo has erratic snowfall

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — After two months of almost no snow, Japan’s northern city of Sapporo was overwhelmed with the whit...
5:19 20 February 2022

Soggy neighborhoods under flash-flood warning in Mississippi

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — Forecasters expected more heavy rains in parts of the flood-ravaged South on Tuesday, prolonging...
17:03 18 February 2022

UK faces another fierce storm; 2 found dead in rough seas

LONDON — Rescuers pulled two male bodies from rough seas off the coast of southeast England and military personnel mobilized to help build flood barri...
18:35 15 February 2022

Freezing weather compounds crisis for displaced in Syria

BEIRUT — A military offensive on an opposition-controlled region of northwestern Syria has created one of the worst catastrophes for civilians in the ...
5:34 15 February 2022

Bitter cold in Midwest, Northeast to ease during weekend

MINNEAPOLIS — Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the Northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England, with schools in some...
15:13 14 February 2022

Flooding seems certain for some along the Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. — Several states along the Missouri River face an elevated flood risk this spring because the soil remains wet and a significant amount of...
18:11 13 February 2022

Rains flood roads, swell rivers across the Deep South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Deep South on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a ...
18:57 11 February 2022

Deluge in Australia drenches fires and eases 3-year drought

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Drought, wildfires and now flooding have given Australia's weather an almost Biblical feel this year. The good news is that ...
5:33 10 February 2022

Hurricane-force winds pound UK and Europe, upend travel

LONDON — Storm Ciara battered the U.K. and northern Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains Sunday, halting flights and trains and producing...
23:18 9 February 2022

Syrian advance sends hundreds of thousands fleeing in Idlib

BEIRUT — Turkey on Friday sent more troops and tanks to bolster its military presence in northwestern Syria, where President Bashar Assad's forces hav...
18:39 7 February 2022

At least 2 die as bad weather batters Eastern Europe

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — At least two people died Wednesday in central and eastern Europe as strong winds, heavy rain and snow battered the regi...
15:37 5 February 2022

Extreme weather has gardeners looking for resilient plants

Fiercer and more frequent natural disasters in recent years have many homeowners re-evaluating their landscaping. Many are restocking with trees and p...
13:23 4 February 2022

4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Mis...
14:49 26 January 2022

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states

NEWTON, Iowa — As a winter storm barreled down on Iowa, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign team struggled with whether to scrap a town hall scheduled at the ...
17:46 18 January 2022

Oops! Weather Channel has a correction for ‘Jeopardy’

NEW YORK — The Weather Channel says the folks at “Jeopardy!” need to get their directions straight.
21:55 17 January 2022

Artist uses snow as canvas for massive geometrical designs

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — Simon Beck carefully plots his course before shuffling through a windswept snowfield high in the Rocky Mountains.
6:07 16 January 2022

Harsh weather kills 70 more people in Pakistan, Afghanistan

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan — Severe winter weather has claimed more lives as avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall killed 55 people in Pakistan-administe...
10:53 14 January 2022

Recovery begins after storms kill 11 in Midwest, South

Icy roads, deadly tornadoes, punishing waves — severe weekend weather has been blamed for 11 deaths and major damage in parts of the Midwest, South an...
6:35 13 January 2022

Four dead as severe storm sweeps through southern US

BENTON, La. — Authorities say at least four people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelentin...
16:29 11 January 2022

Aleutian volcano spews up ash cloud in two strong bursts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands spewed ash into flight paths, prompting a warning to pilots by the National Weather Service...
0:19 8 January 2022

Australian crews race to contain blazes as damage bill soars

SYDNEY — Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia raced to shore up defenses against deadly wildfi...
0:53 7 January 2022

Kazakh officials investigating causes of deadly plane crash

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Technical failure, pilot error and weather conditions are being considered as possible causes of the plane crash in which 12 peop...
10:57 28 December 2022

Australia firefighters brace for extreme heatwave at weekend

PERTH, Australia — Firefighters battling wildfires in Australia’s most populous state attempted to make headway Thursday amid favorable conditions, be...
6:38 26 December 2022

The Beat goes on: Feuz defends downhill Birds of Prey title

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — For a second straight year, weather forced the relocation of the downhill start to a lower spot on the hill.
22:05 7 December 2021

Schools, offices close as long-lived storm clobbers US East

ALBANY, N.Y. — A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wal...
21:26 2 December 2021

The Latest: One-two wintry punch hits eastern US

NEW YORK — The Latest on a wintry storm in the U.S. East (all times local):
19:59 2 December 2021