Rescue teams in boats, trucks and helicopters are scrambling to reach hundreds of Texans marooned on flooded streets in and around the city of Houston. President Trump is visiting the area to review the damage caused by tropical storm 'Harvey.'
Winter storm Eleanor has caused traffic chaos and at least two fatalities as it slammed western Europe. Hundreds of flights were grounded and gale-force winds blew a train car in Switzerland off its tracks.
Scientists say millions more are at risk of flooding over the decades to come based on climate change already in the pipeline. In order to survive, the time to adapt is now.
A rare storm has hit the Philippines' second-largest island of Mindanao, with at least 230 reported dead. Deforestation exacerbated the ferocity of the flash floods and mudslides.
Swimming on Thailand's popular island of Koh Samui has been banned due to heavy rains and strong winds. All small boats are banned from sailing until Saturday.
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