It was the strongest storm ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere - clearly visible from outer space. But Hurricane Patricia lost momentum as it pushed inland. Weather experts have downgraded it to a tropical depression.
At least five people have been killed by a powerful nor'easter that slammed into the US East Coast and Midwest, bringing snow, rain and hurricane-force winds. A flight into Dulles Airport also faced a rough landing.
Is extreme weather really increasing? How are people coping with more severe drought, flooding, heat waves and storms? In this dossier of multimedia stories that span the globe, DW takes an in-depth look.
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.
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.
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