Extreme weather

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'This is a disaster': Texas faces dwindling food supplies amid Arctic conditions
With grocery stores empty, school meals suspended and pantries forced to close, millions are trapped in precarious situations

Nina Lakhani

19, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Texans facing blackouts and burst pipes: 'Do I wait for the ceiling to cave in?'
After millions lost power in a winter storm, residents condemn leadership: ‘They don’t want to do anything for anyone’

Alexandra Villarreal and Erum Salam

18, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Snowstorms throw US vaccine distribution into disarray
Vaccination sites close or see shipments delayed, heightening frustrations as thousands of shots are canceled

Guardian staff and agencies

18, Feb, 2021 @3:04 AM

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Severe snowstorm forces Greece to halt Covid vaccination drive
Greeks told to stay at home to avoid extreme weather as giant vaccine centres close

Helena Smith in Athens

16, Feb, 2021 @7:18 PM

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Tropical Cyclone Ana: Fiji suffers second deadly storm in a month
Three-year-old boy among those missing in floodwaters in the country’s northern and western islands

Sheldon Chanel in Suva

01, Feb, 2021 @2:38 AM

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Storm Christoph: Boris Johnson visits flood-hit Manchester
PM praises region’s defences as five severe flood warnings remain in place in UK

Alexandra Topping, Steven Morris , Josh Halliday , Severin Carrell and Alex Mistlin

21, Jan, 2021 @4:31 PM

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Thousands evacuated as Storm Christoph hits Manchester, Wales and Merseyside
Severe flooding and torrential rain forcing many residents into what No 10 says are Covid-secure facilities

Press Association

21, Jan, 2021 @6:46 AM

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No power, no water, no hope: inside Europe’s largest shanty town
Freezing weather from Storm Filomena, and Spain’s third wave of Covid, compound dire situation in settlement outside Madrid

Sam Jones in Madrid

15, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Countries adapting too slowly to climate breakdown, UN warns
Report says not enough funding is being made available to deal with effects of extreme weather

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Climate crisis: record ocean heat in 2020 supercharged extreme weather
Scientists say temperatures likely to be increasing faster than at any time in past 2,000 years

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Cities provoke, worsen and prolong storms, finds research
Modelling of thunderstorms over Houston and Kansas City finds heat and pollution amplify effects

Kate Ravilious

12, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Madrid hospital staff walk for hours to relieve colleagues after snow storm
With roads blocked and trains cancelled, healthcare staff decide to make trip to work on foot

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

10, Jan, 2021 @12:40 PM

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