A powerful dust storm left more than 90 people dead in India. Extreme winds and rain brought down trees and destroyed houses throughout the north-west, causing many of the deaths.
Worldwide, heavy rainfall and flooding are wreaking havoc from Mozambique to the US. At the same time, ancient water sources are drying up. On World Water Day, DW looks at extreme weather's threat to freshwater sources.
There was a time when weather presenters were all about rain, sunshine and areas of high pressure. Now the climate is changing, so are their jobs. Many see it as their role to help raise awareness.
At least 23 people, some of them children, have been confirmed dead after a tornado tore across the southeastern US state of Alabama. Authorities say they expect the death toll to rise.
Winter storms in the US have been felt in Hawaii, with snow falling in some areas. A viral "boiling water challenge" where people throw boiling water into the icy air has caused several hospitalizations in the US.
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