Rescue teams in boats, trucks and helicopters are scrambling to reach hundreds of Texans marooned on flooded streets in and around the city of Houston. President Trump is visiting the area to review the damage caused by tropical storm 'Harvey.'
Rough seas off the Thai city of Phuket have caused a tourist boat with 105 people on board to sink and prompted a major rescue operation. At least 33 Chinese nationals have died.
An intense but brief storm hit Moscow after Russian authorities warned that torrential rain and strong gusts of wind were expected to hit the city. The Russian capital is hosting hundreds of thousands of World Cup fans.
Flooding in Japan and a heat wave in Canada have killed hundreds. With extreme weather causing unimaginable disasters, and extreme weather events on the rise, some experts believe many more could die if nothing is done.
German authorities managed to recapture lions, tigers and a jaguar after the predators fled their cages in a zoo in Lünebach, near Belgium. The animals got out after a powerful storm flooded parts of the zoo.
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