Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia’s east coast early on Saturday, causing road closures and flash flooding, but

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Australian bushfires death toll rises to four, Karratha blaze being monitored

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A man’s body has been found in burnt-out bushland in New South Wales (NSW) state, taking the

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Australia orders evacuations as firefighters struggle to contain bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday

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Wall Street increasingly weighs risk from climate change

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the wake of two years of devastating wildfires in California, Wall Street is incorporating a

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Firefighters make gains against wildfire in Southern California farm country

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Firefighters began to get the upper hand on a destructive wildfire in a Southern California farming

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Southern California blaze sears homes, orchards, threatens oil fields

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fast-moving scrub fire threatened orchards, oil fields and homes while displacing thousands of residents in

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U.S. issues new rules requiring rail oil spill response plans

FILE PHOTO: A crude oil train moves past the loading rack at the Eighty-Eight Oil LLC’s transloading facility in Ft.

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California wildfire evacuees prepare their tents for rains

CHICO, Calif. (Reuters) – Heavy rains expected on Wednesday in northern California are expected to hinder search teams sifting through

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California wildfires-related insured losses within anticipated level: Fitch

FILE PHOTO: Smoke from the Camp Fire blankets Highway 99 in Chico, California, U.S., November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester (Reuters)

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Extreme ‘devil winds’ may worsen deadly California fires

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Crews faced hot dry “devil winds” as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends

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