Global warming to pick up in 2015, 2016: experts

Man-made global warming is set to produce exceptionally high average temperatures this year and next, boosted by natural weather phenomena such as El Nino, Britain's top climate and weather body said in a report Monday.

Japan resumes search for 16 missing as flood evacuees wait to return home

TOKYO - Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded.

WATCH: Crane crashes in Mecca's Grand Mosque

(UPDATED) At least 87 people were killed and 183 injured when a construction crane crashed into the Grand Mosque of Saudi Arabia's holy Muslim city of Mecca Friday, authorities said.

IN PHOTOS: Massive flooding hits Japan

At least 3 people have died, with 25 others missing amid the deluge that hit Japan.

Japan rivers burst their banks triggering further floods, 25 missing

JOSO, Japan - Floods that swept houses off their foundations and crushed others under landslides spread across Japan on Friday as more rivers burst their banks, leaving at least 25 people missing and forcing more than 100,000 to flee.

Thousands of rescuers head to flood-hit Japanese city

JOSO CITY, Japan - Thousands of rescuers arrived in a deluged city north of Tokyo on Friday to help evacuate hundreds of trapped residents and search for 12 people missing after torrential rains triggered massive flooding.

How farmers will deal with El Nino threat

Inaasahang magiging matindi ang epekto ng El Niño sa huling bahagi ng taon.


Farmers encouraged to plant more resilient rice

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has submitted a P45-million mitigation plan to the DA central office amid the expected effects of the El Nino in the region.

Libu-libong residente sa Japan, inilikas dahil sa matinding pagbaha

Niragasa nang mala-tsunaming baha ang mga bayan sa hilagang silangang bahagi ng Japan.

Dozens trapped as floods sweep Japan

Dozens of people were trapped in buildings and several were missing after powerful floods ripped through parts of Japan Thursday, in the wake of torrential rains.