- Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by flooding Updated: Aug-02-15 12:02 pm
KALAY, Myanmar - Myanmar's president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their homes.
- Guillermo could bring life-threatening high surf to Hawaii Updated: Aug-02-15 12:01 pm
HONOLULU - Hurricane Guillermo is expected to weaken as it approaches Hawaii later this week, but forecasters say it will still bring life-threatening high surf.
- Wildfire in Upper Peninsula's Marquette County under control Updated: Aug-02-15 11:52 am
HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, Michigan - An 80-acre wildfire in the Upper Peninsula is under control.
- July was wettest on record for Juneau, says weather service Updated: Aug-02-15 9:50 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The National Weather Service says this July was the wettest on record for Juneau.
- Rome-Milan train service back after storm pummels Florence Updated: Aug-02-15 7:56 am
ROME - The Italian state railways says service is back to normal on a key Rome-Florence line after a roof, ripped off by a whirlwind, toppled a power pylon.
- Guillermo still far from Hawaii, expected to begin weakening Updated: Aug-01-15 6:09 pm
MIAMI - Hurricane Guillermo continues to head west and is expected to begin slowing down deep in the Pacific.
- Oklahoma is on pace to break record for its rainiest year Updated: Aug-01-15 2:49 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is on pace to have its soggiest year on record.
- Storms bring rain, cooler temperatures to Las Vegas Updated: Aug-01-15 2:10 pm
LAS VEGAS - Rain and gusty winds have capped off one of the coolest months, by Las Vegas standards at least, in nearly 15 years.
- Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains Updated: Aug-01-15 11:02 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain.
- Having made Olympic history, Beijing faces challenges Updated: Aug-01-15 4:52 am
BEIJING - Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to ramping up support for winter sports in a nation where few people ski or skate.
- A look at the extreme West Coast weather Updated: Jul-31-15 7:53 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Southern California has been pummeled by heavy rain and hail, while the Pacific Northwest is baking in a triple-digit heat wave. Here's a look at the extreme weather:
- Monsoon storm topples some power lines in Apache Junction Updated: Jul-31-15 7:38 pm
APACHE JUNCTION, Arizona - Strong winds from a monsoon storm have topped some power lines in Apache Junction, leaving thousands of residents temporarily without electricity.
- Crews to begin rock hauling at site of Oklahoma rockslide Updated: Jul-31-15 7:01 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma transportation officials say workers are preparing to start rock hauling at the site of a rockslide that has closed a portion of Interstate 35 between Oklahoma City and Dallas.
- Presidential disaster signed for Iowa June storm damage Updated: Jul-31-15 5:19 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Nineteen Iowa counties will be getting federal help in their recovery from severe storms last month that delivered high wind, tornadoes, heavy rain, hail and thunderstorms
- Southern California thunderstorm threat easing Updated: Jul-31-15 5:07 pm
LOS ANGELES - The thunderstorm threat in Southern California eased Friday as some communities cleaned up muddy messes left by downpours that triggered flash flooding, toppled trees and caused power outages.
- Small tornado takes down trees, damages barn; misses houses Updated: Jul-31-15 1:05 pm
WARNER, New Hampshire - A tornado ripped through a small section of Warner, New Hampshire, damaging a barn, but missing houses and power lines.
- Image of Asia: Crossing the river after monsoon flooding Updated: Jul-31-15 9:31 am
In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, rescuers help residents cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, Nepal, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu. Rescuers on Friday also were searching for more victims of landslides in mountain villages hit by heavy monsoon rains. Authorities counted at least 30 dead as of Thursday, and the searchers were looking for at least 11 others in one hard-hit village, Lumle. The seasonal monsoon brings heavy rains each year that cause flooding in Nepal's southern plains and landslides in the mountains.
- Federal disaster aid helping to rebuild Arkansas communities Updated: Jul-31-15 3:16 am
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Federal officials say more than $6 million in disaster assistance will help fund local governments' storm recovery efforts following this spring's severe weather in Arkansas.
- Records show 48 drivers paid fines in 193-vehicle pileup Updated: Jul-30-15 4:28 pm
GALESBURG, Michigan - About a quarter of the motorists involved in a massive 193-vehicle pileup during a winter storm on a southwestern Michigan freeway were fined.
- Outdoor workers have various strategies to beat the heat Updated: Jul-30-15 4:06 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - It's hard enough having to work outside in the heat of summer, but Robert Carpenter has to do it standing over a smoking hot, 10-foot steel cylinder. He's the pit master at The Grille, a Memphis to-go restaurant that specializes in chicken-on-a-stick and chicken wings.
- Landslides bury Nepal villages, killing at least 30 people Updated: Jul-30-15 11:13 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday, killing at least 30 people, and bad weather was hampering the search for others, authorities said.
- Iraqis take mandatory day off as heat wave smothers Mideast Updated: Jul-30-15 8:07 am
BAGHDAD - Iraqis have a mandatory day off as temperatures soar above 50 degrees Celsius (123 F), part of a heat wave enveloping much of the already scorching Middle East.
- Study: Sandy's impact takes toll on residents' mental health Updated: Jul-30-15 6:44 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - A new study says the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy are taking a toll on the mental health of New Jersey residents impacted by the storm.
- Excessive heat warning remains for parts of New Jersey Updated: Jul-30-15 6:01 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Thunderstorms are expected to punctuate the hazy, hot and humid conditions that continue to blanket New Jersey.
- Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness Updated: Jul-29-15 7:47 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan authorities say there's a growing danger of wildfires because of hot weather and a lack of rain in many parts of the state.