Many Tongans living in North Texas still have family members and property on the islands. Very few of them have heard from their families because communications are down for the foreseeable future.
Government officials in Tonga said tsunami waves nearly 50 feet high rushed inland, destroying everything in their path on the western coasts of the Tongatapu Islands, 'Eua and Ha'apai Islands. At least three people died.
Officials have raised Hurricane Ida's death toll in Louisiana to 26. The additional 11 deaths all occurred in the city of New Orleans.
Pressure for a coordinated response to Haiti's deadly weekend earthquake is mounting as more injured trickle into hospitals already overwhelmed with thousands of patients.
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti left 1,297 people dead and tens of thousands homeless, according to the country’s Civil Protection Agency.
A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Haiti has claimed at least 724 lives and injured a minimum of 2,800 people.
Hundreds died Saturday when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti.
President Joe Biden's national climate adviser says. the deadly winter storm that caused widespread power outages in Texas and other states is a “wake-up call” for the United States to build energy systems and other infrastructure that are more reliable.
Many Southern California residents were woken up by a jolt early Thursday morning as a preliminary 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley followed by a series of aftershocks, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
People in a Puerto Rico discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, setting off a social media uproar as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.
Firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from Australia's wildfires.
Australia's government is allocating $50 million to help wildlife affected in the bushfire crisis.
Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Urey were among the 47 people on White Island when a volcano suddenly erupted on Monday.
In all, CalFire said that more than 90,000 structures remain threatened and 206 have been destroyed.
Evacuation warnings were issued for parts of Lake County, as deep orange flames rose from the dark sky before sunrise.
Many of the shelters in place for the Kincade Fire are at capacity. Evacuees are trekking as far away as San Francisco, where there's power and an emergency shelter at St. Mary's Cathedral.
Firefighters realize they need to work quickly and efficiently. The winds are expected to pick up speed again on Tuesday night into Wednesday, which could also prompt the fourth PG&E proactive power outage.
NASA scientists are worried about record ice loss in Greenland as they study the dramatic effects of climate change.
Officials in Texas began preps on Wednesday for a potential tropical storm or hurricane to hit within a few days as people in New Orleans dealt with heavy flooding.
Seismologist Lucy Jones said Friday night’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake was the “main event” — and aftershocks in Southern California in the days, months and even years ahead were possible.