Niklas was one of the strongest storms to hit Germany in recent years. It felled trees, severed rail connections and - well - caused thousands in Germany to reach for their smartphones.
A solar eclipse - Europe's first since 1999 - wowed people in northern latitudes but failed to impress many in Europe whose view was hindered by gloomy weather. Scientists say a "supermoon" will bring strong tides (20.03.2015)
Vanuatu is the world's most at-risk country for natural hazards, according to a UN University WorldRiskIndex. And it's not just storms, earthquakes, volcanoes or tsunamis that are the Problem. (17.03.2015)
When Hurricane Xaver swept across northern Europe in December, it left behind a trail of destruction. It's also allowing beachside strollers near Hamburg to rediscover the fiery wrath of Operation Gomorrah. (23.01.2014)
Three people are reported to have died and thousands are without power as ex-hurricane Ophelia moves over Ireland. The storm was downgraded overnight, but authorities issued a red alert as it made landfall.
US authorities expect Hurricane Nate to slam into the Gulf Coast as it heads for New Orleans. Nate claimed at least 25 lives as a tropical storm in Central America before charting a path towards the US.
Hurricane Nate has weakened to a tropical storm as it moves inland after hitting the US Gulf Coast. Nate left at least 30 people dead and displaced thousands more as it swept through Central America.
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