Extreme weather

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Rain to replace snow in the Arctic as climate heats, study finds
Climate models show switch will happen decades faster than previously thought, with ‘profound’ implications

Damian Carrington Environment editor

30, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Hail in South Africa and record lows in Europe as extreme weather strikes
Golf ball-sized hail hits Klerksdorp while mercury falls to -34.7C in Sweden and wettest November on record in Canberra, Australia

Azure Prior (Metdesk)

30, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Minus 10C Arctic blast predicted as Storm Arwen rages on
Expect more wintry conditions says Met Office, after three people killed and half a million households left without power

Robyn Vinter and Robert Booth

28, Nov, 2021 @6:21 PM

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NSW floods: Sydney’s Warragamba Dam spills as warnings issued in Upper Hunter
Dozens of SES flood rescues as flooding forecast in Singleton and Maitland

Caitlin Cassidy, Peter Hannam and AAP

27, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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‘Taste this, it’s salty’: how rising seas are ruining the Gambia’s rice farmers
The farmers, mostly women, once grew enough but must now buy imported rice as the climate crisis edges them into poverty

Lizzy Davies in Kerewan

27, Nov, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Blowing the house down: life on the frontline of extreme weather in the Gambia
A storm took the roof off Binta Bah’s house before torrential rain destroyed her family’s belongings, as poverty combines with the climate crisis to wreak havoc on Africa’s smallest mainland country

Lizzy Davies in Jalambang

26, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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India’s apple farmers count cost of climate crisis as snow decimates crops
Kashmiri farmers lose half their harvest to early snows for third year, with fears for future of the region’s orchards

Aakash Hassan in Ramnagri, Kashmir

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Floods and wildfires are now normal life in small-town Canada
Locals traumatised by the scorching heat of the summer are having to rebuild their lives once again after massive flooding

Salmaan Farooqui in Nelson, British Columbia

21, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘I thought I was a goner’: survivors detail harrowing stories of Canada mudslides
Emergency crews continue search for victims after flash floods tear through region

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

20, Nov, 2021 @4:13 AM

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Canada storm: floods could lead to country-wide shortages as air force deployed to British Columbia – as it happened
Latest updates: Canadian Armed Forces deployed after massive disruption around Vancouver and rest of province

Samantha Lock (now) Dani Anguiano Gloria Oladipo and Oliver Holmes (earlier)

19, Nov, 2021 @3:36 AM

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Canada floods leave thousands of farm animals dead and more trapped
Frantic rescue operation to save livestock from submerged farms underway, with many animals in desperate need of food

Ashifa Kassam

18, Nov, 2021 @12:37 PM

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How bad is the British Columbia and Pacific north-west flooding and what caused it?
Flooding and landslides have devastated the western seaboard of Canada and the US, months after the region suffered a record-breaking heatwave

Chris Watson, Finbarr Sheehy and Pete Guest

18, Nov, 2021 @10:08 AM

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