Extreme weather

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Supercell review – storm-chasing adventure makes for primal pleasure-giving
A teenage son wants to follow his a legendary storm-tracker dad’s footsteps – with the late lamented Anne Heche sparky in one of her final roles

Leslie Felperin

06, Jun, 2023 @8:00 AM

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El Niño may push heating past 1.5C but urgent action could avert catastrophe
Without emissions reductions, in next 10 years 1.5C target may be permanently exceeded

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

02, Jun, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Weather tracker: Shanghai reports record high May temperature of 36.7C
Heatwave continues in southern and eastern Asia as temperatures exceed 40C in vast swathes of region

Lauren Herdman and Matt Andrews (MetDesk)

02, Jun, 2023 @8:37 AM

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Land for 10,000 northern rivers homes flagged in NSW plan to ease housing crisis
Exclusive: Houses for 7,800 residents in areas worst hit by 2022 floods proposed in near term, with more development later

Tamsin Rose

01, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Climate change to blame for up to 17 deaths on Mount Everest, experts say
Nepal’s head of tourism says variable weather on the mountain has led to one of the deadliest years on record

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

30, May, 2023 @2:56 PM

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Vietnamese cities cut public lighting to save energy amid heatwave
Measures come after warning of electricity shortages due to high demand and decreased hydropower production

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok and agencies

26, May, 2023 @11:53 AM

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Weather tracker: Guam narrowly avoids worst of Typhoon Mawar
Wind and rain bring island to a standstill but eye replacement cycle weakens super typhoon temporarily

James Parrish for MetDesk

26, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Heavy rains in Canada offer relief from wildfires but could lead to flooding
Crews hope wet weather could be ‘turning point’ after worst start to fire season on record in which area the size of Wales has burned

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

23, May, 2023 @4:26 PM

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Global heating will push billions outside ‘human climate niche’
World is on track for 2.7C and ‘phenomenal’ human suffering, scientists warn

Damian Carrington Environment editor

22, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Weather tracker: Guam and Philippines brace for Typhoon Mawar
Typhoon projected to affect US territory of Guam as early as Tuesday. Elsewhere, Europe is heating up

Brendan Jones for MetDesk

22, May, 2023 @10:05 AM

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‘Roads have disappeared’: Italy begins cleanup after catastrophic floods
Emilia-Romagna still on alert, with 36,000 people homeless after six months’ worth of rain fell in 36 hours

Angela Giuffrida in Ronta

21, May, 2023 @2:45 PM

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Italy’s disasters suggest the climate crisis is at the gates of Europe
This week’s floods are latest weather disaster to hit country, as policymakers finally begin to respond to crescendo

Damien Gayle Environment correspondent

18, May, 2023 @5:41 PM

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