From cold snaps to super-storms, extreme weather affects many around the world.
Heavy flooding, severe storms, record heat waves: extreme weather is on the rise due to climate change. This is affecting people, ecosystems and economies around the world. Content relating to extreme weather is presented on this page.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years has pummeled the country's western coast, destroying buildings and triggering mass floods. At least 11 people have been killed and as many as 340 others have been injured.
This week, a runway at Hanover airport cracked because of unusually hot temperatures while some German roads have also buckled this summer. In an age of rising temperatures, can the country’s concrete hold up?