Photos released on Monday show the power of the tornados that hit the midwest in the US on Sunday.
The most destructive wildfires in southern California's history continued to rage across Northern LA, threatening major coastal towns. The so-called Thomas Fire has already scorched an area larger than New York City.
Authorities in Florida are assessing damage left in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Six million homes have been left without power as the downgraded storm continues heading north, bringing with it strong winds and rain.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey insurers, oil producers and home owners in Texas are cleaning up and itemizing the costs from the storm and the "unprecedented" flooding it brought. A quick recovery is expected.
At least 40 people have been killed in a week of wildfires in California. With hundreds still missing, officials fear the toll could rise. DW spoke with an evacuated resident who described a "war zone" of charred houses.
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