Unusually heavy rain has caused flooding that has killed dozens of people since the start of the year. It's supposed to be Thailand's dry season, and the floods have taken the country by surprise. DW's Bastian Hartig reports from the hard hit south.
The 2017 UN climate report has found extreme weather and climate-related events cost a devastating $320 billion in 2017. The UN says 2018 has followed in the footsteps of 2017 with extreme weather destroying livelihoods.
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.
The engorged Seine River leveled out at a height of 5.8 meters in the French capital and is not expected to recede until Tuesday. Although Paris can now start cleaning up, towns downstream aren't in the clear yet.
Snowmelt in the Alps and volatile weather patterns have caused rivers across Germany to burst their banks. Europe's most important shipping routes have been closed off to traffic, with some areas facing evacuation.
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