The "thousand-year" flood that hit the Carolinas earlier this week is just the latest in a string of extraordinary rain events in the US and around the world. And while the details differ, they fit into a pattern directly linked to climate change.
One year after massive floods engulfed Pakistan and displaced 10 million people, many haris, or sharecroppers, face a difficult decision. Do they return home, where huge debts and impatient zamindars, or landlords, await?
There is a new focus on the safety of Lake Shore Drive and how Lake Michigan affects it after last week's blizzard. Hundreds of drivers got stuck in the snow there and eventually had to abandon their vehicles.Illinois U.S.
More than six million people in Pakistan now face the start of winter without adequate shelter because their homes were destroyed in August's devastating floods.Many Pakistanis are increasingly angry and accuse the government of failing to help them.
In Pakistan, skin disease has developed into one of the top three medical conditions experienced by those affected by August's massive floods.Dr. Aisha Sethi is a professor of dermatology at the University of Chicago Medical Center.