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.
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.
(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.
At least 3 people have died, with 25 others missing amid the deluge that hit Japan.
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.
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.
Inaasahang magiging matindi ang epekto ng El Niño sa huling bahagi ng taon.
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.
Niragasa nang mala-tsunaming baha ang mga bayan sa hilagang silangang bahagi ng 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.